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Let it all hang out with today's Design Inspiration for Kitchen design.
Bourbon brings out the salty and sweet in this delicious salmon recipe.
Carving pumpkins is so old-school. Get inspired to do something a little more with the brightly-colored gourds and fall decor.
Make fish & chips at home. Trust me, it's easy!
Everyone loves a good awards show - especially for the fashion! These celebs and their smiles won me over.
Fast, fresh pasta with delectable seafood. I'm in!
If home is where the heart is, the kitchen is where the soul is. Happy Monday with eye-candy for the cookery canteens within our homes.
Fish Friday is back, and I'm going all Food Truck on ya.
The delicately-pretty hue of Coral rocks the boat for Monday Inspiration at Let's Talk Shop.
A break from our regularly scheduled recipes, here's a carpet cleaning concoction for you domestic gods and goddesses.
About Danae DeShazer
Store Around the Corner's "Let's Talk Shop" blog is the number one resource for local business events, services, promotions, news, deals, and special offers in the Sarasota and Manatee area.
This is an opportunity to get to know your favorite stores, just around the corner from you! Go behind the scenes and see what really makes these businesses tick. Meet the owners. Find out how they came to be. And, share what you think!
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Alleged drunk driver kills pedestrian
Sarasota Police responded to the report of a traffic fatality at the intersection of Irving Street and U.S. 41 before 12:45 a.m. Wednesday.
Shelter site could become available
The city has identified a possible alternate staging area for a deep-injection well project, which would free up a potential homeless shelter site on city property.
PHOTO GALLERY: Dreams Are Free Food Truck Rally
Dreams Are Free held its inaugural Food Truck Rally Wednesday, April 16. Families from both Dreams Are Free and St. Martha’s Catholic School celebrated the beginning of spring break with hot food from food trucks. The luncheon was a fundraiser for the school for students with special needs. “All of our families were able to join together,” says Dreams Are Free Principal Rebecca Shields. “This was really a community builder as well as a fundraiser.”
PHOTO GALLERY: Class 7A-District 10 Semifinal Softball- Lakewood Ranch vs. Sarasota
The No. 2 seed Lakewood Ranch High softball team defeated No. 3 seed Sarasota 9-1 in the Class 7A-District 10 semifinals April 15. Freshman Logan Newton allowed one run on five hits and two walks while striking out four in five innings of work to earn the win on the mound. Junior Amanda Rak pitched the final two innings in relief, striking out five, to earn the save. Jackie Schoff went 1-for-1 with a double, three walks, a stolen base, a RBI and three runs scored to lead the way for Lakewood at the plate. Maddie Biggs went 2-for-3 with a double, three RBIs and a run scored. Kaylee Misiti went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs. SaraBeth Wengerd went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored to lead the way for Sarasota at the plate. Clarissa Lynch pitched 1/3 of an inning before turning the ball over to Brittany Bendel. Lakewood Ranch will travel to rival Braden River for the district championship April 17.
16 USF Sarasota-Manatee HospitaBull Evening
16 Key West Sunset Pool Party
16 Tenebrae Service
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17 8th annual Paws on the Catwalk Luncheon
10:30 am - 2:30 pm