Dredging Stump Pass The channel between the southern tip of Manasota Key and Don Pedro Island, called Stump Pass, is the only connection between the Lemon Bay (Intracoastal Waterway) and the Gulf of Mexico in the Englewood area. Therefore, this is also the only thoroughfare which boaters can use if they want to go out on the open water of the Gulf. The next two passages are the Venice Jetty, about 16 miles further north, or Gasparilla Pass, which is 7 miles further south. So, if you don’t have one […]
Walkability is the new global, national and regional trend. Many younger families want to be active, buy and shop locally and live in communities that fit into their lifestyles.
The Farmer's Market is open for the public every Thursday morning. Dearborn Street is the perfect location for an event like this. The Market is attracting thousands of people every week. Fresh, organic produce, plants, clothes and other items are sold. Freshly prepared food and food samples are also available.
Inexpensive but not Cheap Englewood, Florida, the two county town on the sparkling waters of Lemon Bay, is one of Florida’s best-kept secrets. Approximately 15,000 people live here – and they love it. Englewood is an unincorporated community northwest of Charlotte County and southwest of Sarasota County. It is a quiet community, especially during the summer months, when the snowbirds are gone. You can often read that this community is one of Southwest Florida’s best-kept secrets – a town with that old Florida charm, laid back, with beautiful sandy white beaches, and reasonable […]