This month’s column on real estate will take a look at a new hotel in our area in an unprecedented area called the Compass Hotel on Anna Maria Sound. I’ve lived up and down the Gulf Coast for more than 30 years now.  I’ve been to all the islands—from MarcoContinue Reading


Whenever someone thinks of Florida, the thought of the amazing seafood that is part of the cuisine here comes to mind. Do not be fooled, though. All fish may be created equal, how caught and prepared does matter. When looking for a sustainable, fresh from the water quality fish option,Continue Reading


Mattison’s is ending the summer with a special gift card sale. According to Owner and Executive Chef Paul Mattison, “It has been a long, hot summer and a very difficult time for many people. We want to thank everyone for their continued support by offering a Free Bonus Gift CardContinue Reading


In this time of change throughout the world, it is more important than ever that we find creative ways to stay mind and body strong. Revolutionary Martial Arts might be one of those choices worth a second glance. They feature smaller class sizes and something for everyone in their lineContinue Reading


Tidewell Hospice and GuitarSarasota, two local not-for-profits, have collaborated to create a virtual concert, “Heart Strings: Bringing You the Power of Music,” for the enjoyment of residents within the communities and care facilities Tidewell serves. Music as Therapy Music therapy is one of Tidewell’s wide array of complementary services forContinue Reading


With over thirty years of experience in the glass business, Roy Schneider brings the quality of beautiful glass to commercial and home projects. J&R Glass & Mirror runs the full gamut of projects from commercial external or internal glass to etched glass artwork. Years of experience have come together toContinue Reading