You will learn fairly quickly that Sarasota is 'ga-ga' about their hounds! From our parks, to our beach to where we love to eat, you will NOT run out of places to bring your pups with you when you grab a bite to eat. Here are some of my favorites! Station 400 (Downtown) Il Panificio (Downtown and Gulf Gate) C'est La Vie (Downtown) The Old Salty Dog (Siesta Key) O'Leary's (Downtown bayfront) Sun Garden (Siesta Key Village) Mandeville Beer Garden (Downtown) Casey Key Fishhouse (Osprey, FL) Morton's Market (Southside Village) Epicure (Downtown) State Street Eatery (Downtown) Do yourself and your dog a favor, try to avoid mid day in the summer, unless they have some nice shade and a strong bre
What part of Lido Shores was this house built in? Or was it on the bay on Siesta Key...The Museum area? Nope, nope and nope! As we're seeing land prices rise slowly but surely, we're seeing more new construction in neighborohoods that are considered "older" and less expensive and certainly not fancy schmancy enough for a house that looks like this. Have you figured out where? Phillippi Gardens, just off Constitution Boulevard, north of Stickney Point! This truly unique home, designed by Halflants + Pichette, stands out amongst the modest ranches around it built in the early 1960s. My hats off to the owners of ths property and their courage to spend the $$$ on what has to be the most expe
It's that time again, when baseball fans flock south for the winter to enjoy a hot dog, a cold beer and their favorite baseball team. Sarasota's had a long history of baseball most notably in this New Englanders mind, the Boston Red Sox (yeah!) from 1933-1942 and then 1946 to 1958. Today we are happy to see the Baltimore Orioles calling Sarasota home at Ed Smith Stadium. For more information and the game schedule, Click HERE!