May in Sarasota

By | April 19, 2018

May 2018

Many of our seasonal residents have returned north so it’s a great time to get out and enjoy all that Sarasota has to offer. Here’s just a few of the activities happening in the Sarasota area during the month of May: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link for More Information May 1-26th “Soul Man” Sarasota Westcoast Black Theatre May 1-27th “Ragtime” Sarasota Asolo Reperatory Theatre May 1-31st … Read More! »

Venice Seafood & Music Festival

By | April 10, 2018

Venice Seafood & Music Festival

The 2nd Annual Venice Seafood & Music Festival to be held May 5-6, 2018 in Centennial Park.  Hours are Saturday 11am to 8pm and Sunday 11am to 7pm. General admission is free. VIP Tent admission is $130 that includes an open raw bar serving raw oysters, steamed snow crab, steamed peel-and-eat shrimp and an open bar serving premium drinks, all in a private tent with a dedicated service staff. The tent’s … Read More! »

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Gecko’s Sports Bar Newest Location

By | April 5, 2018

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The Original Gecko’s was established by Mike & Mike just down the street in 1992. Their newest location embraces their heritage of being known for hosting great game watching parties, family celebrations & award-winning Happy Hours. Located just south of the Stickney Point Bridge and 41 at the Gateway to Siesta Key, Gecko’s Stickney Point offers a spacious, newly renovated Sports Bar, fresh, locally sourced fare, American Pub food with … Read More! »

Home Sales Increase in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

By | March 22, 2018

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Home sales in Sarasota and Manatee County increased for the second consecutive month in 2018. The two-county area reports another month of tight inventory, pressuring median prices to rise again. Combined closed sales in the two-county area increased by 8.8 percent from February 2017. Manatee County single-family home sales increased by 8.6 percent to 441. Sarasota County showed a 9.8 percent increase to 569 closed sales. Sarasota condo … Read More! »

April in Sarasota

By | March 20, 2018

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  The winter season is winding down now so it’s a great time to enjoy 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 April: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link for More Information April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29th Ski-A-Rees Water Ski Show Lido Key Ski-A-Rees April 5th … Read More! »

Cannon’s Steakhouse and Tavern

By | March 17, 2018

There’s another great steakhouse in Sarasota…Cannons in Gulf Gate is a cross between high-end cuisine and the causal dining atmosphere of a neighborhood tavern. This place is on par with steakhouses such as Ruth Chris and Morton’s for a much more reasonable price. The staff is exceptionally friendly and the entertainment is great. The menu has something for everyone! They offer steaks, prime rib, one-of-a-kind salads, mouthwatering hamburgers and sandwiches, chicken & … Read More! »

Siesta Fiesta Coming Soon

By | March 14, 2018

Siesta Fiesta

Don’t miss this fun art and craft show on Siesta Key coming the weekend of April 28 & 29th. This is the 40th year of the show. Stroll along the beach while enjoying fine art and handmade crafts from 200 of the nation’s most talented artists and crafters. Showcasing an extensive collection of work ranging from life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one-of-a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics and more, this show … Read More! »

Sarasota Manatee Home Sales Up

By | February 22, 2018

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Sarasota-Manatee home sales and prices increased again in January 2018 according to the Realtor Association of Sarasota Manatee. Inventory tightens, but a rise in pending sales and new listings indicate an upcoming season of sales. Combined closed sales in the two-county area increased by 13 percent from this time last year. Single-family home sales in Manatee County rose by 12.7 percent to 399. Sarasota County showed a 9.5 percent … Read More! »

March in Sarasota

By | February 20, 2018

March 2018

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 1-31st Manatee Heritage Days Manatee County Manatee Village March 1-11th Florida Strawberry Festival Plant City Florida Strawberry Festival March 1-4th 24th Annual NMRA Nitro Spring … Read More! »

Cafe Baci for Great Italian in Sarasota

By | February 16, 2018

Cafe Baci

Café Baci in Sarasota strives to perfectly recreate the full Italian experience. From the moment you walk through our door, you sense the difference and you feel the culture. The atmosphere here is enchanting and peaceful, the Italian cuisine reminiscent of that created by some of the greatest Italian Chefs. We had an excellent meal here last week before heading to the Van Wezel for a show. Even … Read More! »