New Year's Eve on Longboat Key

As 2013 comes to an end and the New Year is near, some of you may be wondering what you should do to celebrate. Well, what could be better than ringing in 2014 on beautiful Longboat Key? A handful of places along the key are taking reservations for New Year's Eve celebrations, which can include champagne toasts, gourmet meals and live music. If you haven't already made plans, here are some fabulous options!

Chart House Restaurant: Toast away 2013 with stunning views of the bay. Dine on fresh seafood, steak, prime rib and more. An atmosphere perfect for hitting off the New Year! Call 383-5593 to make reservations.
Pattigeorge's Restaurant: Waterfront dining featuring award winning...

Sarasota November Sales Take a Breather


...But House Prices Continue to Rise

Sales for November 2013 have leveled off somewhat, yet single-family home prices are still on the rise. It seems home buyers and sellers have stopped to take a breather after a very busy year of record-setting sales. All signs are pointing to an even busier 2014 for the Sarasota real estate market. Here are some of the highlights:

• Median prices for a Sarasota single family home in November 2013 are still on the rise with a 20.6 percent increase over November 2012. Average prices were $187,000 compared to $155,000 from last year.
• Condo prices were slightly lower than the same time last year, but up over 10 percent based on an average 12-month c...

Sarasota Holiday Events


Some folks are under the impression, that once the parade is over, that's it for holiday fun in Sarasota. Not so, there are plenty of great events planned right up to Christmas day. Here is a highlight of the festivities - be sure to bookmark this list to keep it handy:

" Give With a Purpose" - Holiday Shopping Program for Charity - Until December 21, 2013 at Westfield Southgate

This is a simple way to get your Christmas shopping done and donate to your favorite local charity. Simply spend $200 or more in the same day and receive a $25 Holiday Give Card to be donated to the charity of your choice. Visit or for more information.

Holiday Party for the Bird...


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