Carole Stevens Bibisi - Sarasota Artwork


Carole Stevens Bibisi is an accomplished local artist and vocalist.  Using mixed media, she creates vibrant worlds of color filled with Angels, Goddesses, Mandalas, cats, and other figures.  Carole has created several children’s books and portions of her work may be viewed locally at the Art Center.  To view moreContinue Reading

Sarasota Artwork


Local Sarasota artist, Karin Schluter Billings, uses acrylics and oils to produce incredible expressionistic works of art.  Many abstracts – her recent passion – as well as Sarasota landscapes and figures can be seen in her amazing online gallery.  Her website was designed and created by Sande Caplin & AssociatesContinue Reading


Dig local Sarasota bands?  Here’s one for you…  The Lauren Mitchell Band is a regional band based out of Sarasota, Florida.  Just getting ready to release their first album, they’re a great with lot’s of new original songs..  Look for Lauren at the next Ladies Sing the Blues event!  VisitContinue Reading - Sarasota Charity

2011-07-31 is a local Sarasota – Bradenton Charity organized by the Elks of Lodge 1511 in Bradenton.  This great effort is put together for the benefit of the 2,000 children that the Manatee County School Board has identified  as homeless or living in food deprived homes.  Some of these kidsContinue Reading

Ophelia's On The Bay on Siesta Key


Ophelia’s on the Bay has offered visitors and Sarasota locals waterfront dining on Siesta Key for over 22 years!  From 5pm to 10pm daily and open for a Sunday brunch from 11am to 2pm – enjoy an intimate, uniquely Floridian atmosphere while dining.  The menu features American cuisine, local freshContinue Reading

Bruce Famiglio, Flying Dog Cafe


Looking for a great place to enjoy local Sarasota bands playing live?  The Flying Dog Cafe offers live entertainment in a great atmosphere – perfect for dancing and socializing.  Bruce Famiglio, the owner and operator, can always be found close to the action – often making the rounds himself toContinue Reading


Sarasota’s own Main Street Station band entertains all with songs from yester-years.  They can found playing under the neon lights of many of the local Sarasota haunts and shouldn’t be missed.  A great group of entertainers that seem to draw a great following where ever they get together. Please followContinue Reading


One thing that you’ll quickly learn when researching online job opportunities is that the wealth of information out there can quickly become overwhelming.  Perhaps one of the most important parts of making money online is to be able to weed through the distractions and stay focused on learning, work, andContinue Reading

Cafe Amici - Main Street Sarasota


Downtown Sarasota’s Main Street has been home to Cafe Amici for many years.  Offering flavorful pasta, seafood, and fine meats with only the finest imported ingredients available.  This is one of Sarasota’s best sources for authentic Italian cuisine and is positioned perfectly for a romantic evening walking through our lovelyContinue Reading