Sarasota Florida Named Best Place to Retire

March 12, 2012 by  
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Sarasota, Florida was just named by TopRetirements.com as the top place to retire 2012. Sarasota residents already know that our city has it all!  TopRetirements.com cited a few of the reasons why Sarasota received this prestigious honor:  “The economics are very attractive: median home prices well below the national average, no income tax, low property […]

2012 Sarasota Designer Showhouse – Jewels on the Bay

February 2, 2012 by  
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The 17th annual Jewels on the Bay Designer Showhouse Sarasota is open to the public from January 22, 2012 to February 19. Thirty Sarasota interior designers were invited to transform two homes in historic Bay Point Park, a gorgeous West of the Trail neighborhood. The 2012 Showhouse Exhibition focuses on bungalows and ranch homes of the […]

Tis the Season to Visit Downtown Sarasota, Florida

December 1, 2011 by  
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Downtown Sarasota Main Street When I think of “home,” I think of Main Street in downtown Sarasota. Streets filled with people, shops and restaurants bustling especially in the holiday season. Downtown Sarasota has a historical district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Many of the buildings were built in the early 1900s. On Main […]

2011 Sarasota Christmas Boat Parade of Lights

November 29, 2011 by  
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Sarasota Christmas Boat Parade The 25th annual Christmas Boat Parade of Lights will be held on December 10, 2011 at 6:00 pm. The spirit of the holidays is depicted in twinkling decorations as area boat owners show off their creative talents.  Spectators gather at Marina Jack’s, Bayfront Park, City Island and Centennial Park to watch […]

County Proposes Revisions to Manatee Protection Plan

July 31, 2011 by  
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  Under a county proposal meant to revise the current Manatee Protection Plan, some Bird Key marinas and other boat facilities will need to follow new guidelines if they wish to add more than five new boat slips. Under the new proposal, the areas where manatees congregate have been identified and recommendations have been made […]

Southeastern Guide Dogs 2011 Summer Events

June 17, 2011 by  
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For those of us who love our pets, it is no secret that our animals possess a certain charm. And while each pet may have its own unique personality, one need only to look at recent research to realize the healing and helping potential that animals can bring to the community.  This summer, the Southeastern […]

2011 Pug Parade on St Armands Circle – Saturday March 19, 2011

March 17, 2011 by  
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Keep on celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and by all means don’t forget to attend the 14th Annual Pug Parade this Saturday! This is one of Sarasota’s most enjoyable events. This year’s Pug Parade is at word-famous St. Armands Circle and has a St. Patrick’s Day theme. There will be costume contests, demonstrations and games. Pre-registration ended March […]

Kappa Delta Alumni Holiday Luncheon at Prestancia

December 12, 2010 by  
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Several members of the Kappa Delta Alumni Association of Sarasota attended a holiday luncheon held at TPC at Prestancia Country Club on Saturday, December 11. The event was hosted by Polly Boegel. Guests were seated at a lovely long table in the Club’s grill room. The Kappa Delta blessing was sung by KD sisters, and […]

Siesta Key Beach – Crystal Classic Master Sand Sculpting Competition

November 19, 2010 by  
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Siesta Key will be busy this weekend as spectators of the this weekend’s Siesta Key Crystal Classic Master Sand Sculpting Competition on Siesta Beach will be out to see master sculptors and local sculptors shape fabulous creations.  The featured centerpiece is a 6-foot-tall, 300-ton sand masterpiece with the logos of the event sponsors. Today, Thursday, […]

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Production at Sarasota Opera House

November 13, 2010 by  
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The Sarasota Opera House’s  stage was the scene for Fred Astaire Dance Studios’ “Let Us Entertain You” production on Saturday night, October 3, 2010 in downtown Sarasota, FL.  If you missed it this year, make plans to be in Sarasota for this event next season.  The musical dance revue spotlighted some of the studio’s dance students as […]

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