• North Port’s People Are For Trees

    North Port’s People Are For Trees

    “They paved paradise and put up a parking lot.” Those are the famous words sung by Joni Mitchell, echoing a society nervously aware of the de-greening of their cities. Where squirrels, birds, bees, and children had once frolicked amongst trees and flowers in wide open spaces, a cement fortress was forming and the justification of money and progress over nature was beginning.

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  • Nothing Better Than Sarasota Farmers Market

    Nothing Better Than Sarasota Farmers Market

    We spent Saturday morning at a very special treasure in Sarasota.  The Farmers Market is truly a gem on Saturday mornings!  We met so many nice people who were vendors, and visitors who came to look, eat, enjoy and buy!

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  • Happy Easter, Happy Passover From The Sarasota Post

    Happy Easter, Happy Passover From The Sarasota Post

    Here are some interesting facts from Wikipedia about Easter and Passover and how they are linked!  Easter, also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD. 

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Dining

Brewburger’s in Venice, Simply Tasty Burgers and More

Along the I-75 corridor between Sarasota and North Port is the Jacaranda exit into Venice.  A great stop for travelers with an oddly appealing range of restaurants for an exit location.  Here, one can find the standard McDonald’s and a new Wawa and Culver’s, alongside restaurants featuring Mexican and Chinese food. 

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