Real Estate Market Still Strong in October

By | December 1, 2015

The Sarasota Manatee Association of Realtors reports that the October real estate market in Sarasota and Manatee counties remained strong, with overall sales slightly lower than September and last October, but median sale prices up substantially over last year at this time. Property sales in October totaled 880 in Sarasota County and 708 in Manatee County, for a combined 1,588, down about 1 percent from the September total … Read More! »

“The New Deal” at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

By | December 1, 2015

Craig Ferguson

“The New Deal” comes to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Tuesday, December 1st at 8:00pm. One of Britain’s leading comedians and former television host, Craig Freguson will bring his tour to Sarasota. After writing feature films, starring in TV shows, and hosting the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, he has taken to the stage. Don’t miss this opportunity to see him live! Tickets $20-$35 Van Wezel … Read More! »

Holidays in North Port

By | November 30, 2015


The North Port Parks & Recreation Department will be sponsoring the annual Poinsettia Parade to be held on Saturday, December 12th at 5pm. The Poinsettia Parade is recognized as one of the City’s signature events attracting thousands from the community to celebrate the holiday season. This year’s theme is “Candy Canes & Carols” and features an evening of song and pageantry.  Floats adorned with poinsettias, decorated vehicles and … Read More! »

December in Sarasota

By | November 25, 2015

With Thanksgiving behind us the holiday season is in full swing in Sarasota. There are many of activities and events to choose from. Here are just a few: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link for More Information Dec. 1-31st Holly Days and Mangrove Lights Osprey Historic Spanish Point Dec. 3rd Holiday Nights at Ca’ d’Zan Sarasota Ringling Museum Dec. 4th 37th Annual Holiday Night of Lights Lido … Read More! »

So Much to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

By | November 12, 2015

It looks like it will be a nice Florida fall weekend and there is no shortage of things to do in our town. Here are just a few of the events happening this weekend in and around Sarasota. St. Armands Art Festival – Sat & Sun  St. Armands Circle Collegiate Tennis Tournament at Lakewood Ranch AC – Sat & Sun  Lakewood Ranch Clay Court Classic Chalk Festival in … Read More! »

Downtown Venice Art Fest

By | November 6, 2015

Settled along West Venice Avenue in Historic Downtown Venice, the 28th year of the Venice Art Fest adds to the ambiance of this unique town. More than 150 of the nation’s most notable artists will exhibit their work, ranging in mediums from photography to jewelry, paintings to sculpture, ceramics, glass, mixed media and more during this weekend community festival. Festival patrons and art collectors alike can meet and … Read More! »

Sales Stay Strong in Sarasota Real Estate

By | November 5, 2015

REMAX Sold Sign

Property sales in Sarasota and Manatee counties were somewhat slower in September 2015, but the drop off from August was expected after an unprecedented six month run of record-setting closings. In addition, the start of fall 2015 looks a lot like the same time last year, but with one major exception. Single family home median sale prices in both Sarasota and Manatee counties have risen sharply over last … Read More! »

Mr. CB’s Boat Club in Sarasota

By | November 4, 2015

Mr CBs

I just stumbled upon this great deal and wanted to pass it along… Mr. CB’s Saltwater Outfitters is a clothing store, bait store, all things fishing store, boat rental store and they now have a boat club. Members can join the boat club and get UNLIMITED BOAT RENTALS-Any boat, any time (according to their brochure). They have pontoon boats, center consoles, bay boats, deck boats, and runabout boats … Read More! »

November in Sarasota

By | October 26, 2015

November Cornicopia

With cooler fall temperatures, it’s a great time to get out and enjoy all that the Sarasota area has to offer. Here are just a few of the many events going on around town during November: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link for More Information Nov. 5th Music at the Point Osprey Historic Spanish Point Nov. 6th Music on Main Lakewood Ranch Lakewood Ranch Main Street Nov. … Read More! »

“Back to Our Roots” at Selby Gardens

By | October 22, 2015

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is featuring the historical exhibit “Back to Our Roots” about its founders during October and November as part of the Gardens’ year-long 40th anniversary celebration. The exhibit pairs stories of the people who built Selby Gardens’ collection of epiphytic plants alongside beautiful displays of the tropical plants like orchids and bromeliads that they researched. “Back to Our Roots” is on display in the Gardens’ … Read More! »