Let's Talk Shop
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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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PHOTO GALLERY: Class 7A-Distrit 10 championship
The Lakewood Ranch High volleyball team captured its fourth straight district title with a 25-16, 25-16, 25-13 victory over Sarasota in the Class 7A-District 10 championship Oct. 23. Nicole Grant powered the Lady Mustangs with 12 kills, two blocks and eight digs. Layne Thompson added 11 kills and one block. Kaylee York recored seven kills, one block and nine digs. Courtney Rapp dished out 35 assists and had a block. Lakewood will play host to East Lake in a regional quarterfinal match Oct. 29. Sarasota will travel to Seminole for its regional quarterfinal.
PHOTO GALLERY: Women's Club Casino Night
Ladies in the Lakewood Ranch Women's Club put on their poker faces Oct. 23 for the club’s annual Monty Carlos’ Casino Night, at the Polo Grill's Fete Ballroom.
Sarasota approves 2050 changes
Commissioners approved changes that eliminate monitoring requirements for fiscal neutrality, but require the developer to show the fiscal neutrality of a project at its inception.
It's Read Everywhere
Voting is now open for the 2014 “It’s Read Everywhere” contest. Visit YourObserver.com/itsreadeverywhere to vote for your favorite entries once per day through Oct. 31. One winner will receive two travel certificates, good for travel from SRQ Airport.
24 Lakewood Ranch Republican Luncheon
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
24 "Jazz at Two" with the Ken Loomer Quartet
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
24 Sarasota Pumpkin Festival
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
24 A Night to Remember Gala
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm