August in Sarasota

By | July 24, 2018

August Calendar

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. 1-4th Sarasota Slam Fishing Tournament Sarasota SarasotaSlam.com Aug. 1-5th Florida State DanceSport Championships Sarasota … Read More! »

A Day in Englewood

By | July 17, 2018

Farlow's Logo

We recently took a day trip down to Englewood as we had never had an occasion to check out the town. Since we arrived close to noon we found a great lunch spot called Farlow’s On The Water. The owner, Keith Farlow, grew up in the Caribbean and you can find dishes on the menu that have that influence. His wife has a passion for Southern cooking so … Read More! »

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 Coast. Featuring not one, not two, but an unprecedented THREE headliners – Baby … Read More! »

Real Estate Sales Going Strong in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

By | June 21, 2018

The Realtors Association of Sarasota and Manatee  reports that both counties have closed more home sales so far in 2018 than sales in January through May of 2017. Inventory is still tight and median prices continue to rise year-over-year. Overall, this month reports more closed sales and pending sales across the two counties. The two-county area reported 2,191 total closed sales, a one percent increase from May 2017. In the … Read More! »

July in Sarasota

By | June 19, 2018

American Flag 1

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 1-28th Summer Circus Spectacular Sarasota Ringling.org July 1-4th Grand Prix Super Boat Race and Festival Downtown Sarasota Sarasota Power Boat Grand Prix July … Read More! »

Capital Grill at UTC

By | June 14, 2018

Capital Grille Outside

I had the pleasure of dining at Capital Grille last night and took advantage of their Savor Sarasota menu which was a great deal and an excellent dining experience. The ambience is very classy with low lighting and many booths which create an intimate experience. They also have a cozy bar and an outdoor patio. The regular menu is what you would expect for a fine dining evening … Read More! »

Real Estate Prices Continue to Rise in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

By | May 29, 2018

The Realtors Association of Sarasota and Manatee recently reported that in April 2018, Sarasota and Manatee housing inventory levels dropped again, with pressure from rising median sales prices. Overall, April showed an increase in sales across the two counties, as well as an increase in new listings. April reported 2,014 total sales which is a 3.3 percent increase from last year. Sarasota condo sales increased by 17.8 percent … Read More! »

June in Sarasota

By | May 22, 2018

Beach June 2018

  Summer begins and school’s out so it’s a fun time to take in 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 June: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link for More Information June 1-14th Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week Various Savor Sarasota June 1st Free Live Music in the Park … Read More! »

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 ages.” For complete performance information and to purchase tickets visit: www.ringling.org/events/summer-circus-spectacular The Asolo … Read More! »

The Serving Spoon in Sarasota

By | May 8, 2018

The Serving Spoon

The menu is extensive and everything is homemade and delicious. They have loads of options with generous portions. The menu has the usual and not so usual options. Gluten free pancakes, quinoa power bowl, omelets as well as burritos. They also have bakery items such as scones, muffins and breads. The Serving Spoon is everything you want in a breakfast place! They are located at 1825 S Osprey … Read More! »