Sarasota is full of Circus History

  When visiting Sarasota, Florida, you’ll want to immerse yourself in the history and culture of the circus. The circus has been a large part of life in this area since before the 1940s. During the golden age of the circus, Barnum & Bailey, the Ringling Brothers, and other circuses dominated the town. The circus…

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The Story of the Ringling Museum

  Created by John and Mable Ringling, the Ringling Museum is a center for the arts that is conveniently located in the center of Sarasota, Florida. After making his fortune as part of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, John Ringling developed an interest in supporting the growing community of Sarasota. He and…

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Vacation In Sarasota, Florida

  Renowned for its world-class beaches and vibrant art scene, Sarasota offers much to see and do. This beautiful Florida city is home to everything from top-notch art galleries to historic landmarks to a diverse culinary scene. No matter who you are, you’re sure to find something fun to do or something fascinating to see…

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Spring Break in Sarasota, Florida

The Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota, Florida is the number one beach in the United States for good reason. With beautiful white sand and gorgeous turquoise water on the Gulf of Mexico, Siesta Key Beach and the other Sarasota beaches of Longboat key, Caspersen Beach, Longboat Key, Casey Key, Manasota Key and Lido Key are…

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Have you visited Sarasota, Florida lately?

  Sarasota, Florida is one of the most beautiful and desirable places to live or visit all year. Located between Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico is the beautiful Island of Siesta Key, an eight-mile long barrier island that is partially located in Sarasota. The breathtaking Siesta Key beach is the top beach in…

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Visiting Sarasota for Spring Break?

  While visiting in Sarasota Florida you'll want to be sure and plan to have a great Italian meal at Caragiulos. Caragiulos offer simple but scrumptiuous Italian food. Every morning, they bake all of the bread that is served at the American-Italian restaurant. The biscotti is made in house, so you know that it is…

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The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall: The Hall on the Edge of the Bay

In Sarasota, Florida on the edge of Sarasota Bay you will find the world famous Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. The Van Wezel has an well-respected history. Construction on The Hall began in 1968 and finalized in 1969. This was a project supported by a number of financial sources, primarily by a generous donation by…

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The John Ringling Museum in Sarasota, Florida

Spanning a period of 64 years (1936-2000), the estate once owned by John Ringling, The Circus King, has become a museum in every sense of the word. Originally intended as a place to display his art collection, the home and grounds were willed to the State of Florida in 1936. After many court battles, the…

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Sarasota – A Place of Beauty and Wonder

  Located in southwest Florida and on the Gulf of Mexico coastline, Sarasota is an ideal retirement destination or winter escape for seniors. The city of Sarasota has a subtropical climate with mild winters of 70 degrees and plenty of white sandy beaches to enjoy on the many sun-kissed days. Sarasota features a wide array…

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Welcome The New Year With The Family At Caragiulos

  The holidays are here and it is time to start planning what to do and where to be when welcoming in the New Year. There is nothing better than sharing a great meal with family and friends which is why anyone who enjoys traditional Italian and American cuisine will really appreciate the wholesome family…

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