Family Business

The Caragiulo family is dominating downtown Sarasota’s restaurant scene. What’s their recipe for success? Author: Molly McCartney Photographer: Alex Stafford & Matt McCourtney In 1988, two college boys and their father, a retired New York baker, were looking for the right spot to open an Italian-American family restaurant. They had been driving up and down…

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Caragiulo Brothers Takes Sarasota By Storm

The boys from Brooklyn are at it again, and now own three excellent Sarasota restaurants that will knock your socks off. The Caragiulo brothers were once involved in their father’s successful New York bakery, but sought warmer weather to begin their own ventures in the restaurant industry, and certainly, they have achieved their goal.  …

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Suncoast Restaurant Offers Device To Help Hearing Impaired Customers

SARASOTA – Going to a noisy restaurant can be difficult for the 110,000 people who are hearing impaired in Manatee and Sarasota counties. But new technology being offered at one Sarasota restaurant is making it easier for those suffering from hearing loss. The technology is used in restaurants, theaters and shopping malls all across Europe.…

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Downtown Sarasota Shopping

Along Main Street in Downtown Sarasota there are many shops and restaurants. At the Pineapple Square complex there is a Brooks Brothers store. The shops on Main Street stay open late for the First Friday Walk every month. A block away on Palm Avenue are several art galleries, which are also open during First Friday…

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Visit Sarasota Florida

Sarasota, Florida is the home of several serene beaches, a warm, sunny climate, and friendly people, making it an ideal location for a family getaway. There are six small barrier islands, often referred to as key islands, just off the Sarasota coastline. Accessible by bridge, the key island beaches are some of the finest in…

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Visiting Sarasota

Caragiulos Of Sarasota: A Perfect Italian Meal If you consider yourself a snowbird, you probably spend all year waiting for the winter so that you can escape the frozen north and travel to sunny, beautiful Sarasota. This is a prime destination with a lot to offer. The white sand of the beach stretches down the…

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2011 "Best of SRQ Local" Reader Competition

  2011 "Best of SRQ Local" Reader Competition Our readers vote for the best experiences in Sarasota and Manatee Counties in this annual feature in SRQ Magazine. Visit the link below for more information and to place your VOTES!   http://www.srqmagazine.com/events/eventDetails.cfm?datID=558   How 'bout a vote (or two) from YOU for Your FAVORITE Italian, Seafood and…

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2011 "Best of SRQ Local" Reader Competition

  2011 "Best of SRQ Local" Reader Competition Our readers vote for the best experiences in Sarasota and Manatee Counties in this annual feature in SRQ Magazine. Visit the link below for more information and to place your VOTES!   http://www.srqmagazine.com/events/eventDetails.cfm?datID=558   How 'bout a vote (or two) from YOU for Your FAVORITE Italian, Seafood and…

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