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Brian McCarthy (and his young business Always Home) is revolutionizing the "home management" industry by working with second home owners in Florida.
Danae DeShazer pops over to the shoot at Center Gate Family Dentistry for the upcoming Store Around the Corner video.
Fresh New England seafood, Florida seafood, and a little Elvis the Pelvis at Lotsa Lobster Seafood Market in South Sarasota.
Danae gives you the low-down on what the funny-looking boxes mean and how you can start scanning!
The eclectic "gastropub" serves fresh seafood in a relaxed neighborhood environment.
Make a Statement in your kitchen with recycled glass countertops by Vetrazzo. Last night's wine soiree can turn into today's decor beauties.
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: Polo Under the Palms
With sunglasses and drinks in hand, attendees of the fourth Polo Under the Palms event March 8 at the Sarasota Polo Club grounds, enjoyed the sunshine and a polo match. Proceeds from food and drink sales benefited research, education and patient care programs at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and the Center for Building Hope.
PHOTO GALLERY: Just Play Sports Fest
Attendees of the Just Play Sports Fest March 8, munched on snow cones, enjoyed a backyard tailgate party with live music from Gamble Creek, and spent the afternoon at Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch playing cornhole, and other games. The day began with a 5K run in the morning, and continued with a lacrosse tournament, which lasted throughout the day, in addition to the outdoor festival. Event coordinator Todd Herrick planned to charge event participates $10 for adults and $5 for children, but decided to waive the fees and promote the sale of raffle tickets for prizes. Proceeds from the sports-centered event benefited The V Foundation for Cancer Research.
PHOTO GALLERY: International Women's Day
Ladies in Sarasota and Manatee counties celebrated International Women's Day March 8, during a special luncheon at the Polo Grill and Bar in Lakewood Ranch.
PHOTO GALLERY: 'Little Mermaid' splashes at Haile
Students at Haile Middle School brought Disney's "The Little Mermaid" to life during performance March 7 and March 8. The final performance is today at 3 p.m.
8 Roy Bookbinder in Concert
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
10 Nia with Gail in Sarasota
4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
10 'Latin Variations' Gala honoring Teri Hansen
10 Mote's Special Lecture Series
11 Nia with Gail on Anna Maria Island
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
11 Girls Inc Custom Pendant Auction
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
11 Celebration Luncheon Launch Party and Designer Meet and Greet
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
12 3rd annual Leadership Luncheon
11:30 am - 2:00 pm