Author Archives: Missy Cleary

About Missy Cleary

Missy Cleary grew up in Sarasota and graduated from Florida State University with a Masters Degree in Special Education. Upon graduation she moved back to Sarasota and taught in the public schools. After ten years of teaching she decided to join her husband Joe and his family at The Cleary Group of RE/MAX Alliance Group. She has enjoyed selling real estate for the last nine years with The Cleary Group, and specializes in working with Buyers and helping them find their piece of Florida paradise. Together Missy and Joe have achieved RE/MAX’s most prestigious award, membership in The Chairman’s Club as well as RE/MAX Hall of Fame. They are also consistently in the top 5% of all Realtors in Sarasota. Missy loves her newest profession and is “living the dream” in Sarasota.

Sarasota Jazz Festival

By | February 18, 2019

Sarasota Jazz Festival 2019

The 39th annual Sarasota Jazz Festival is coming March 3-9th. Hosted by the Hyatt Regency Hotel, this week is loaded with a variety of concerts and events. Right in the middle of the festival week is one of the most popular events of the Jazz Club season – The semi-annual JAZZ TROLLEY AND PUB CRAWL! Get ready to ride one … Read More! »

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Greek Glendi Festival Coming Soon

By | January 31, 2019

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It’s time for the 35th annual Greek Glendi Festival at St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church in Sarasota. This festival is something we look forward to year after year. There is constant entertainment (music, dancing, etc.), great Greek food of all types, raffles and vendors with unique items for purchase. The festival runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday … Read More! »

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Master Gardener Plant Sale

By | September 6, 2018

Master Gardener

Don’t miss the 13th annual Master Gardener Plant Sale by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension. This is a FREE family-friendly fall gardening event featuring sustainable gardening education, landscape problem diagnosis, and thousands of plants for sale, plus an open house highlighting all UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County has to offer. Date:  … Read More! »

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The 10th Annual Sarasota Improv Festival

By | June 27, 2018

Florida Studio Theatre

The 10th Annual Sarasota Improv Festival is coming to Florida Studio Theatre in July on the 12th, 13th and14th – that’s THREE days of non-stop comedy coming your way. Troupes are coming from all over the country – and from as far away as France and Spain – all ready to bring their best spontaneous hilarity to the Gulf … Read More! »

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Summer Circus Spectacular

By | May 15, 2018

Circus Spectacular 2018

The 2018 Circus Spectacular will be happening June 12 through July 28th at the Historic Asolo Theatre. The circus will amaze and dazzle you! This show is an hour of incredible family fun at affordable prices. Presented in collaboration with The Circus Arts Conservatory of Sarasota, this onstage exhibition of circus artistry provides delightful summer entertainment for “children of all … Read More! »

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3rd Annual Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival

By | December 23, 2017

Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival

The 3rd Annual Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival will be held on January 20-21, 2018.  This year the event will take place at Gulfstream and Main near JD Hamel Park. General admission and live musical performances are free, as is parking downtown on the weekends. Select from exquisite foods cooked on site incorporating the freshest ingredients by local restaurants and food purveyors. … Read More! »

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New Year’s Eve at Selby Gardens

By | November 30, 2017

Selby Gardens

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is hosting Sarasota’s most sophisticated and diversely entertaining New Year’s Eve experience; a black-tie event featuring a private journey through tropical holiday light displays, passed hors d’oeuvres, a seated four course dinner, live entertainment and dancing at Michael’s on the Bay. The countdown to the New Year culminates with a champagne … Read More! »

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Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week

By | May 17, 2017

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Sarasota is known for having the #1 beach in the USA but we also have the highest concentrations of Zagat®-rated restaurants in Florida. During Savor Sarasota (June 1-14th) you can enjoy multi-course meals from the Sarasota area’s famed eateries for just $16 per person for lunch and $32 per person for dinner. And with a spread from Peruvian … Read More! »

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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 … Read More! »

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Sarasota YMCA Masters Swim Team

By | January 30, 2017

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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 … Read More! »

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