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October 11, 2017

Chalk Festival Returns to Venice in November

The Chalk Festival is celebrating its 10-year anniversary next month during the week of November 10-13th with this year’s theme of ‘EVANESCENT EVERLASTING‘. After six seasons in Burns Square, a historic district in downtown Sarasota, it moved to Venice in 2014. This year will be its fourth season on the Island of Venice. Managed entirely by volunteers, this 501c3 ... Read More! »
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October 10, 2017

Cabbage Key Inn Restaurant

The Cabbage Key Inn Restaurant is located on a little island with no cars, and not even a single paved road. This historic restaurant sits up on an Indian shell mound, giving it excellent views of Pine Island Sound. The entire island is a secluded paradise and is only accessible by boat. If you don’t ... Read More! »
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September 26, 2017

Upward Trend in Sarasota Real Estate

The Sarasota Manatee Board of Realtors reports that compared to August 2016, the latest market report shows an increase in closed sales, median prices, and inventory for single family homes, while condos in the two-county area reported an increase in closed sales and pending sales. The August 2017 data was compiled from My Florida Regional ... Read More! »
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September 21, 2017

October in Sarasota

  The weather is great and our fall season is in full swing. There are a myriad of festivals and fun events going on in the Sarasota area during the month of October. Here are just a few to check out: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link for More Information Oct. 4th Phillippi Farmhouse ... Read More! »
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September 12, 2017

Sarasota Celtic Music Festival

The Sarasota Celtic Music Festival will take place on Saturday, October 21st from 10am to 9pm at Nathan Benderson Park. It is sponsored by the Sarasota Chapter of New World Celts. SRQ Celtic Music Festival is proud to bring to Sarasota some of the most innovative bands touring America today who are on the forefront of the ... Read More! »
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September 6, 2017

Metro Diner Now Open in Sarasota

As part of the renovation of the Westfield Siesta Key Mall, new restaurants are moving in and one that is now open is Metro Diner. Since its humble beginnings in 1938 and its revival as Metro Diner in 1992, Jacksonville’s favorite place for breakfast has been serving satisfied guests for nearly 25 years. In 2000, master chef ... Read More! »
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August 30, 2017

Ski A Rees are Back for the Season

For almost 60 years the Sarasota Ski-A-Rees have brought excitement and fun to Sarasota Bay. They are a diverse group that spans several decades and several generations. They’re especially proud of their members, some of whom have grown up being a Ski-A-Ree and plan on passing on the tradition of performing one of the best amateur water ski ... Read More! »
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August 27, 2017

Inventory Low, Prices Rising

The Sarasota Manatee Association of Realtors reports that in July median prices continue to rise in response to the low inventory of properties for sale and the decreasing number of foreclosed and short sales. Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of REALTORS®, reported that home prices in most metro areas continued their fast ... Read More! »
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August 24, 2017

September in Sarasota

This month marks the beginning of the fall season. Here’s just a sampling of the activities happening in the Sarasota area during the month of September: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link for More Information Sept. 1st Music on Main Lakewood Ranch Main Street Events Sept. 1-24th “Roar! The Music of the 1920s and ... Read More! »
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August 16, 2017

Friday Fest at the Van Wezel

Jah Movement Reggae Band returns to Van Wezel for the FREE outdoor concert series Friday Fest bringing their infectious groove to the bay for the second year in a row on Friday, August 25th. Winners of Creative Loafing’s 2016 ‘Best Local Reggae Band’, Jah Movement feature a glorifying sound where individual talents of each member come ... Read More! »
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