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January 31, 2014

Free Neighborhood Reports Are Now Available

Whether you're relocating from across town or across the country, it's important to know as much as you can about a property BEFORE you decide to purchase.  Our free neighborhood reports are available for all communities in Sarasota and Manatee counties and include the following: Detailed Real Estate Statistics (median home values, vacancy rates, recent pricing trends, typical home types, etc.) Demographic Information (population density, percentage of people with various…
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January 31, 2014

Lucky to have Javier’s Restaurant and Wine Bar on Siesta Key…

I count my blessings to live in Sarasota.  I count my blessings to have Siesta Key close by.  I count my blessings that Javier Arana and his wife Mary opened the ever fabulous ‘Javier’s Restaurant and Wine Bar’ on Siesta Key over 25 years ago!!  We are so lucky. If you’ve not been to Javier’s Restaurant near Crescent Beach, you’re missing out and you’ll be mad at yourself for not…
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January 29, 2014

February Events in and Around Sarasota

With our winter season in full swing, the calendar is full of many different events in Sarasota. Here are just a few for you to consider: Date Event   or Activity Location Click   Link for More   Information Feb. 1-2nd Venice Area Orchid   Society Annual Show & Sale Venice Venice Area Orchid Society Feb. 1-2nd 1929 Restored Ford   Tri-Motor Airplane Rides Venice Experimental Aircraft Association Feb. 1-2nd…
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January 27, 2014

Winter Season Farmer’s Market

During the winter season in the Sarasota area there are quite a few farmer’s markets that happen on weekends. The Phillippi Farmhouse Market takes place on Wednesdays between October and April from 9am to 2pm at the Phillippi Estate Park, just a little south of Sarasota on 41. Over 40 vendors offer produce and plants from local growers and producers, as well as prepared foods, specialty and sustainable items, and Florida agriculturally-related products.…
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January 25, 2014

Sarasota Bath Houses and Beach Pavilions

In Sarasota there has always been a need for beachfront facilities to accommodate sunbathing and recreation. Sarasota’s first bathhouse was built by C.I. Archibald on Crescent Beach. Its dressing rooms were a great improvement over the bushes for changing into one’s bathing attire. The first public bathhouse in Sarasota was built in Venice in 1925 by Dr. Fred Albee. Albee first visited Sarasota County (then Manatee County) in 1916 and…
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January 24, 2014

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act In Full Effect

The following is reprinted with permission from Berlin Patten Attorneys At Law from an original article published 1/24/13 on their website at www.berlinpatten.com. DODD-FRANK WALL STREET REFORM & CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT IN FULL EFFECT On January 10, 2014, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank") went into full effect. The 900 hundred page bill was drafted, in part, to attempt to address alleged shortcomings of the financial…
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January 24, 2014

Renovations are Underway at Siesta Key Beach

The groundbreaking ceremony was held this week at Siesta Key Beach. The project includes $21 million in improvements that upgrades and adds new facilities, increases parking spaces, provides new tennis courts, creates a new children’s playground, adds a 15 foot wide pedestrian esplanade and renovates the historic pavilion.  For more information on the Siesta Beach Improvements Project including the work schedule visit the County Parks website at http://siestabeachinfo.com/ Pat Ditton is originally from the…
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January 23, 2014

45th Annual Devereaux-Kaiser Antique Car Show This Weekend

45th Annual Devereaux-Kaiser Antique Car Show Come early to park together as there will be no reserved parking. New to the hobby or an avid collector—this will be a perfect day to enjoy time with fellow collectors. Lakewood Ranch will host the 45th Annual Devereaux-Kaiser Antique Car Show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 26, on Rangeland Parkway. This is a new location for the storied car show, hosted…
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January 22, 2014

2013 Real Estate Sales Up Double Over Last Year

Sarasota County median sale prices for single family homes and condos in December 2013 were up double figures over last December as the real estate market ended the year on another high note. Single family home prices were at $189,950 in December, compared to $165,000 last year at this time for a 15.1 percent increase. Condos also saw a big rise, hitting $182,000 in December 2013 compared to $165,100 last…
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January 21, 2014

The 11th Annual St. Armands Circle Art Festival Coming January 25th and 26th

If you’re a Sarasota resident, a visitor or just someone passing through Sarasota, you should mark your calendar for the 11th Annual St. Armands Circle Annual Arts Festival coming Saturday, January 25th and Sunday, 26th, 2014 from10AM to 5PM. For those two days, festival goers will get to see and enjoy, in addition to the eclectic boutiques and eateries for which St Armands Circle is so famous, the works of…
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