Sarasota Sales Hit All Time High – Manatee Misses Mark By Just 38 Homes

By | January 26, 2015

To say we were busy in 2014 is an understatement: as it turns out, we were the busiest we’ve ever been. Home sales in Sarasota averaged almost 1,000 transactions per month throughout the year – and there’s no end in sight to our current appreciation. What Does This Mean For Me? If you’re a homeowner in the Sarasota area then it means things are sitting pretty. The average … Read More! »

February in Sarasota

By | January 26, 2015

February Balloons 2015

With our winter season in full swing, the calendar is full of many different events in Sarasota. Here are just a few for you to consider: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link forMore Information Feb. 1st Sarasota Masters Art Festival Sarasota Sarasota Masters Feb. 5-8th 31st Annual Greek Glendi Festival Sarasota St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church Feb. 5-16th Florida State Fair Tampa Florida State Fair Feb. 6th … Read More! »

31st Annual Greek Glendi Festival

By | January 23, 2015

St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church

St. Barbara’s annual 4 day Glendi….a Greek Festival evokes the sights, sounds and tastes that define the traditional Greek way of life. Enjoy the hospitality of the Greek community, and experience the simple pleasures of life in a Greek village. Festival hours Thursday through Saturday 11am to 9pm. Sunday Noon to 8pm. For more information visit their website at www.stbarbarafestival.org Susan Guice is a Licensed Real Estate Assistant with The … Read More! »

Kacey’s Seafood and More

By | January 20, 2015

Kaceys Seafood

I’ve been seeing ads for Kacey’s Seafood for several months and this weekend we decided to give it a try. The food is what makes it worth the trip. The restaurant is in a strip mall on Fruitville Road just west of Honore Avenue. It’s a small casual space with about 20 tables inside and a few outside on the sidewalk. We were warmly greeted and there were … Read More! »

Sarasota New Year’s Eve Party

By | December 30, 2014

Happy New Year

New Years Eve is right around the corner, so dress to the nines for the Inaugural New Years Eve Charity Party at the Municipal Auditorium. This Red Carpet experience offers an all Inclusive evening consisting of: Valet, Champagne Bar, Top Shelf Liquor Bar, Appetizer & Dessert Stations, Two Bands, DJ, Dancing, Visual display and Midnight Ball drop. Individual tickets can be purchased in advance online for $125 or … Read More! »

New Year’s Eve Fireworks On The Bay

By | December 30, 2014

Fireworks New Years

The 4th Annual New Years Eve Fireworks Celebration at Marina Jack will be bigger and better than ever. Stay landside and enjoy a variety of entertainment and menu options at Marina Jack on New Year’s Eve along with a sparklingmidnight fireworks show. Or climb aboard the Marina Jack II and cruise for a four-hour celebration dinner cruise, complete with party favors, live music and watch the fireworks on … Read More! »

January in Sarasota

By | December 26, 2014

Kick off the new year by enjoying one or more of the many events and adventures in and around Sarasota! Check out just a few of the activities happening during the month of January: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link for More Information Jan. 2nd “Live From Downtown Sarasota It’s Friday Night” Sarasota Downtown Sarasota Alliance Jan. 2nd Music on Main Lakewood Ranch Lakewood Ranch Jan. 3-4th … Read More! »

New Dining at the Mall at University Town Center

By | December 22, 2014

University Town Center Mall

Sarasota has a tremendous variety of dining options and now with the newly opened Mall at University Town Center we have quite a few more including: The Cheesecake Factory, Kona Grill, Seasons 52, Brio Tuscan Grille, The Capital Grill, Sophie’s, Mandarin Express, Antie Anne’s Pretzels, Rise Pies Handcrafted Pizza, Starbucks and Smoothie King. There are even more scheduled to open in the coming months: Burger & Beer Joint and Yo! Sushi. … Read More! »

Selby Gardens Lights in Bloom

By | December 18, 2014

Lights in Bloom

Selby Gardens dresses up in millions of colorful holiday lights in this holiday tradition. Bringing a Florida spin to the idea of a “winter wonderland”, the lights and the vintage toys and games bring out the kid in all of us as we wander through the gardens sipping on hot chocolate.This year’s event runs from December 19th-23rd and 26th-29th from 6-9:00pm. Selby Gardens is located at 811 South Palm Avenue. … Read More! »

Circus Ring of Fame Induction Ceremony

By | December 16, 2014

Circus Ring of Fame

One of the most fascinating things about the history of Sarasota is our connection to the circus. Since John Ringling wintered here and his home is one of the artistic treasures in our town, there are many related events and sites to see. One of these is the “Circus Ring of Fame”  St. Armands Circle on Lido Key. The “Circus Ring of Fame” annually recognizes those persons who … Read More! »