Three Major Projects will change Sarasota Dramatically

Shark in a tank

Post updated 1/5/2021 There are three game-changing projects in Sarasota in the makes; three ambitious projects that will change Sarasota soon.  Mote Marine Laboratory – what a Bold Plan MoteMarine Laboratory, an independent, not-for-profit, marine research organization, will build a new aquarium on a 12-acre lot at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota. The existing facility on City Island, located in the Sarasota Bay, will solely be used as a research center. That “International Marine Science, Technology and Innovation Park” on City Island will attract marine scientists from all over the world, although it has already […]

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Where is the next “Albert Einstein” coming from?

You have probably never heard the name “Osprey,” Florida, right? Yes, of course, it is the name of a bird, you’re right, but it is also the name of a community in Sarasota County. Why is this even worth mentioning, you may ask? Well, this is the place where  “Pine View School” is located, and  this particular school has just been rated “#1 School in Florida” and  “#6 in the nation.” This may be good news for you if you ever wanted to enjoy the year-round beautiful weather in the Sunshine State without “leaving your kids behind.” Send your kids to Pine View and let them build a solid foundation for their future careers. We don’t know if they will be as famous as the developer of the general theory of relativity one day, but what the heck, why don’t you give it a try? By the way, Osprey is only a stone’s throw away from the best beach in the US….the #1 rated Siesta Key Beach…… Sigh! Another #1 rating…… However, if you are looking for a home within a short distance to  “Pine View School” you will find some really nice neighborhoods in that area. Woodlands at Rivendell is a community with newer homes, like Park Trace and Willowbend. Do you like boating?  Southbay Yacht & Racquet Club might be your choice. They have a harbor where you can park your little 50′ cruiser. For those of you looking for […]

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Rive′ Isle – an Exclusive Island Community on the Manatee River.

  A lifestyle at the water’s edge….simply unique Imagine a community that has it all: boating, golf and tennis on a private island surrounded by pristine nature preserves in a subtropical climate. Though is sounds like an oasis, such place does exist and it’s just minutes from the cultural triangle of downtown Sarasota, Bradenton and St. Petersburg in the Tampa Bay area on the West Coast of Florida. Whether seeking an active lifestyle or a relaxing sanctuary…you have found a place that has it all. Rive Isle is a creation of a secluded […]

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Discover the Legacy Trail – a scenic bike ride from Sarasota to Venice, Florida

Updated in January 2020 The Legacy Trail, a 12.4-mile paved trail in Sarasota County, Florida, is one of the best ways to experience what it means to enjoy the outdoors’ year-round. The trail is perfect for biking, rollerblading, jogging and walking. If you want to take Fido with you, you can. However, your little furry friend has to be on a leash, but that is the only inconvenience he has to face. Not bad, isn’t it? What to expect on the Legacy Trail in Sarasota County In the summer months, […]

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Are you thinking of relocationg to Sarasota,Florida?

Everybody who considered to move to beautiful Sarasota on the West Coast of Florida, but was hesitant, because there was no Trader Joe’s or Costco, you can make the move NOW. The opening day was Friday, September 7th. Of course, I haven’t been in a Trader Joe’s yet, I was curious about the store and so I went on Saturday. The place was packed with shoppers and lookers alike – I thought they give away food for free. After the dust settles I will be back for sure. Along with […]

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Siesta Key Beach, FL – one pearl out of a string of beautiful subtropical Barrier Islands in the Gulf of Mexico

Flock of Birds

Sunny beaches with crystal-white, powdery sand that stretch for miles and miles. You can stroll through shops with all sorts of fashion, beach accessories, and souvenirs. You will find restaurants where you can grab a quick breakfast or lunch in your flip-flops and sandy toes, or where you can relax in style over an extraordinary candlelight dinner while watching the sea birds go to rest. Originally, the place was named “Sarasota Key”. In the late 1920s this 8-mile long, crescent-shaped Gulf Coast barrier island was renamed to “Siesta Key“. This […]

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