Stride in Style Luncheon and Fashion Show

By | August 1, 2015

InStride Therapy

On August 13th at 11:30am, InStride Therapy Inc. invites you to come out and relax with your friends in your best western dress at their “Stride in Style” luncheon. Sip champagne and dine on great food provided by fete CATERING & BALLROOM AT POLO GRILL while watching a fashion show sponsored by Redneck Outpost. They will have raffles and a Chinese auction, so bring your friends and come … Read More! »

Strong Real Estate Market Continues in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

By | July 30, 2015

The Realtors Association of Sarasota and Manatee reports that falling inventory didn’t hold back the real estate market in June 2015, as sales continued to push into near-record territory and median sale prices rose in both counties. Total June sales again topped 2,000 for both counties combined (2,058), pointing toward another potential record-breaking year in 2015. Sales in Sarasota County hit 1,183 in June, one more than in … Read More! »

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

By | July 28, 2015

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ 40th Anniversary Celebration is kicking off with a great surprise. Selby Gardens is officially dedicating a new, permanent exhibition about the life and times of Marie Selby, which will be located in her former residence at the Gardens. The exhibit features rare, vintage photography, a renovation of the home’s first-floor interior and antique botanical illustrations along with images of some of the most iconic … Read More! »

August in Sarasota

By | July 24, 2015

There are so many things to do in paradise this month. It’s a great time to get out and enjoy all that our area has to offer. Here’s just a few of the activities happening in the area during the month of August: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link for More Information Aug. 1st Venice Farmers Market Venice Venice Farmers Market Aug. 1-2nd Sarasota Swap Meet Sarasota … Read More! »

Pomona Bistro and Wine Bar

By | July 21, 2015

Pomona Bistro

Recently we had a neighborhood dinner at Pomona Bistro and Wine Bar. I had not dined there before but had heard it was a great restaurant. We had a group of 30 there on a Wednesday night and they handled us beautifully. One of the two owners (Arthur) was there and couldn’t have been more attentive. The menu is varied and changes seasonally. It features locally sourced meats, seafood and produce. They … Read More! »

Venice Celebrates Christmas in July

By | July 14, 2015

Don’t miss out this weekend as the Chamber of Commerce in Venice sponsors “Christmas in July”.  Join over 55 merchants and restaurants in celebrating the non-season! Enjoy sales, specials, and prizes… that’s right, PRIZES! Of course, Summer Santa will be enjoying the holiday with us… and the TROLLEY will be back for all to enjoy! The trolley will be a free service thanks to all of the participating … Read More! »

Celebrating the 4th of July

By | June 29, 2015

There are lots of fireworks displays, parades and other conventional ways to celebrate our nation’s independence but if you’re looking for something different this year, check out this blog that highlights many unique events all across the state of Florida and some right in our backyard. Brenda’s background in strategic planning, marketing, prospecting, and sales give her an advantage when searching for the right properties for her clients. By … Read More! »

July in Sarasota

By | June 26, 2015

July Flip Flops

Celebrate our nation’s independence this month by getting out and enjoying all that our area has to offer. Here’s just a few of the activities happening in the area during the month of July: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link for More Information July 1-31st Summer Circus Spectacular Sarasota July 1st Kids Summer Beach Runs Siesta Key July 1-5th Grand Prix Super Boat Race and … Read More! »

Sarasota Farmer’s Market 5th Annual Shrimp & Lobster Festival

By | June 25, 2015

This Saturday (June 27th) the Sarasota Farmer’s Market vendors will be serving Lobster rolls, Shrimp, and Maine lobster dinners from 9am til 2pm. Other delights include lobster crepes, homemade crab cakes, burgers on the grill, and more. Dining will be under a 100 ft. tent located in the First Church parking lot on State Street. Live entertainment will be provided by Big Night Out – a 7 piece … Read More! »

Home Sales Continue On Record Pace

By | June 23, 2015

House Upward Graph

The residential real estate market in May 2015 in both Sarasota and Manatee counties continued to produce near-record sales, pointing toward another potential recordbreaking year in 2015. Overall sales in Sarasota County hit 1,182, only 42 sales below last month’s all-time monthly record, while Manatee County saw total sales of 827, higher than April’s figure of 813 and last year’s May total of 752. Sales levels in both … Read More! »