March in Sarasota

By | February 24, 2017

Spring Flowers

Spring is here and our weather is outstanding so get out and enjoy the area. Here’s just a few of the activities happening in the Sarasota area during the month of March: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link for More Information March 2-12th Florida Strawberry Festival Plant City Florida Strawberry Festival March 2-5th 23rd Annual NMRA Nitro Spring Break Shootout Bradenton NMRA Bradenton Motorsports Park March 3rd … Read More! »

Strong Housing Market in 2016

By | February 16, 2017

Real Estate Up Graph

The Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee reports that according to recent data from Florida Realtors® Industry Data and Analysis department, Sarasota and Manatee County wrapped up 2016 with fewer distressed sales, an increase in traditional closed sales, an expanding inventory and higher median prices as compared to the year before. The combined 2016 closed sales of single-family homes and condos in Sarasota and Manatee County totaled 20,091, a … Read More! »

Le Marche Bohemien

Le Marche Bohemien

By | February 15, 2017

Le Marche Bohemien

The Sarasota Downtown Merchants Association and the Sarasota Farmers Market are proud to co-sponsor Le Marché Bohémien 2017, which will be held on Saturday, February 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Five Points Park in downtown Sarasota. This is Sarasota’s first open‑air marketplace for eclectic, chic, salvaged, coastal, repurposed, vintage and epicurean treats, treasures and art‑‑all in the Bohemien spirit. Entertainment and food vendors will add to … Read More! »

Baseball Spring Training in Florida

By | February 10, 2017

Spring Training

Spring Training in Florida’s Grapefruit League, a tradition since the 1890s, offers a multitude of treats for connoisseurs, sun worshipers and casual fans alike. Fifteen Major League teams train in Florida, 12 of them along or essentially near the east and west coastlines and three in the center of the state. With so much available, fans can easily take a hot-dog-filled journey that suits their own schedules and … Read More! »

Cannon’s Steakhouse and Tavern

By | February 6, 2017

Cannon's Steakhouse

A perfect cross between high-end cuisine and a local tavern! There is no shortage of wonderful eateries in Sarasota, but we just stumbled on this truly local gem the other day and have found our new favorite steakhouse. Cannon’s is located in the wonderful area of Gulf Gate. This special place has a wonderful ambiance that is both inviting and charming. Patrons were dressed both causally and in … Read More! »

Circus Sarasota Winter Performance

By | February 4, 2017

Circus Sarasota Tent

Circus Sarasota celebrates 20 years of Big Top performances in it’s all new winter production! The show opens on Friday, February 10th and continues through Sunday, March 5th. The shows are scheduled at the following times: Weeknights 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM Wednesdays & Saturdays 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM and 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM Sundays 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM and 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM Ticket … Read More! »

Movies on the Green

By | February 1, 2017

movies-on-the-green

Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch hosts an outdoor series of family films, a kids zone and much more… park your blanket or a chair on the lawn and take in a free movie under the stars. The movie featured this month on Friday, Feb. 24th is “Shrek”. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the movie starts at 8:00 p.m. For more information call 941-757-1582 or visit premiersportscampus.com.

Sarasota YMCA Masters Swim Team

By | January 30, 2017

US Masters Swimming Logo

Sarasota has so many quality programs and activities for people of all ages and interests. The Master’s swim team is no exception.   The Masters program has been in Sarasota for over 15 years and in that time they have created a wonderful environment to go and get a quality workout while meeting some of the friendliest and most interesting people. There are 4 different practice times offered each … Read More! »

February in Sarasota

By | January 28, 2017

February Events

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 for More Information Feb. 2nd Brown Bag Concert Sarasota Phillippi Estate Park Feb. 2nd Ringling Underground Sarasota Ringling Museum of Art Feb. 3rd Music on Main Lakewood Ranch Main Street Lakewood Ranch Feb. 3-4th Shake, … Read More! »

The Beach House Restaurant

By | January 26, 2017

Beach House

Ed Chiles, owner of the Chiles Restaurant Group, remodeled the interior of the Beach House last year and we visited over the weekend. The new décor is now a more upscale beach atmosphere with a large central bar facing the Gulf of Mexico. Even the menu is not your typical beachfront fare. There is a good variety with many dishes that have locally sourced ingredients which is their … Read More! »