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American Business Women’s Day

Recognizing local businesses owned by women, is a good beginning. Let’s support these hard working, innovative ladies, who pave the way for, and inspire, our daughters into independence and leadership roles. Congratulate and support our local female proprietors, and patron their establishments. Here are a few on Anna Maria Island: *Captain Kim’s Charter fishing and […]

St Armonds Circle, is a must see, in Sarasota FL.

St. Armonds Circle, is a small Island of shopping and dining in Sarasota. A huge attraction for locals and vacationers alike. Featuring some of the best Dining,  Boutiques, Apparel, Unique Art, Gifts, Spas, and Specialty Stores and more, all in one place. Easy access from Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, and Siesta Key, this is a […]

5 Florida Gulf Aquariums, keeping Marine life flourishing.

With all of the sea life in the coastal area, many of the local Aquariums are dedicated to rescue and release injured sea creatures. From River Otters, Sea turtles, Rays, Sharks, Manatee, and the fan favorite, the Bottlenose Dolphin, each does their part in the ecosystem. Bring your family to enjoy the colorful and amazing marine life, […]

“Lakeview Cottage” is better than ever for your Island Vacation.

Newly updated to become your favorite place to stay on the island, Lakeview Cottage now boasts a private heated pool and spa, along with newly redesigned outdoor areas so you can dine al fresco, recline in the chaise with a good book, float in the pool with the kids, or relax in the heated spa […]

Indian Shores is the best little town you’ve never heard of!

Sandwiched between the intercostal waterway and the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico, Indian Shores has a welcoming, friendly feel and offers the best of all worlds! Only an hour’s drive from Tampa and about 45 minutes from Clearwater, you’re close enough to see all that the big cities have to offer (including hundreds of shopping locations, […]