+ Rugs by Reza moves to new location
Rugs by Reza, formerly known as Heriz Persian Rugs, has moved from St. Armands Circle to 652 S. Washington Blvd. in Sarasota. The store features contemporary and antique rugs from around the world and home accessories.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday by appointment. Parking is available behind the store. Call 388-2049.
+ Harry’s earns TripAdvisor certificate
Harry’s Continental Kitchens, 525 St. Judes Drive, has earned a 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of at least four out of a possible five points and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. The certificate is also based on the volume of reviews in the past month.
+ Baron D’Orr to close
Baron D’Orr Designer Jewelry, 353 St. Armands Circle, will close at the end of July after 25 years on the Circle. Owners Don and Linda Orr are retiring.
The store is currently holding a retirement sale. For information, call 388-2099.
+ Key Club to hold new summer camps
The Longboat Key Club & Resort will hold Camp Loggerhead for three one-week sessions for ages 5 to 12.
The first week is “Spirit Week” and runs from June 24 through June 29; “Ocean Explorer Week” runs from July 15 through July 20; and “Wet and Wild Week” is from Aug. 5 through Aug. 10.
Cost is $220 per week for members; $260 per week for nonmembers. Call 383-8821, Ext. 1110.
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19 Longboat Key Fine Art Festival
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
19 Mote's Party on the Pass
22 Nia with Gail on Anna Maria Island
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
23 Nia with Gail on Longboat Key
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
A Cinderella story
A 10-week-old miniature pinscher puppy found a “happily ever after ending” at the Celebration of Pets April 12, at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds.
Pharmacy brings dose of medicine to Publix
The in-store pharmacy of Longboat Key Publix opened Monday, approximately 16 months after the completion of the new store at 525 Bay Isles Parkway, in the Shoppes of Bay Isles.
Golfer scores victory with less than a stroke
The Longboat Key Masters Golf Tournament, which took place March 28 through March 31, at the Resort at Longboat Key Club’s Islandside and Harbourside golf courses came down to less than one stroke’s difference between first-place winner Kevin Preston and second-place winner Michael Russell, of Longboat Key.