Sarasota: Pieces of Paradise

The Visit Sarasota website covers all the see-and-do basics, but in our quest to make each of your visits memorable we also publish monthly "Pieces of Paradise" (POP) newsletters to share what’s happening and happy-ning in the Sarasota area.

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Activity suggestions for seasonal Sarasota residents who use Home Watch services.

The Bay

POP January 2023

We gave a super short mention of The Bay during our Zombie Run description in October 2020. At that time, the Mangrove Bayou Walkway had recently been completed. Fast forward two years and there's a lot more to say about the park!

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Gifts of Home Watch

POP December 2022

This December we're reflecting on the ways we've been able to deliver peace of mind to our Home Watch clients. If you are one of our clients, we hope these stories mirror the level of service you have received from us, and reaffirm...

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Siesta Beach and the Crystal Classic

POP November 2022

Every November the call goes out to artists who descend upon Siesta Beach to display their skills working with one of the most unique mediums in the sculpting world: sand.

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Hurricane Ian

Not-so-POP October 2022

Given that our home watch clients were not in the state of Florida during the onset and landfall of Hurricane Ian, this month we'll share a bit about the storm experience in northern Sarasota County.

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Activity suggestions for seasonal Sarasota residents who use Home Watch services.
Activity suggestions for seasonal Sarasota residents who use Home Watch services.

UTC

POP September 2022

You might be thinking, "Really? A mall? What's so special about a mall?" That's exactly what we're here to tell you! University Town Center (UTC) is far more than a single-building shopping complex

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Circus Menagerie

POP August 2022

We really wanted to love Discover Sarasota's newest tour, the Murder Mystery Trolley. The local tour provider offers a true variety of custom, quirky, research-based and unique-to-Sarasota experiences.

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Activity suggestions for seasonal Sarasota residents who use Home Watch services.

Archives

June 2022: Sunset Tour

April 2022:
Big Cat Habitat

March 2022:
Bishop Museum

February 2022: 
Legacy Trail

January 2022: Food Delights

December 2021: Slingshot Rental

November 2021:
Selby Gardens

October 2021:
Ghost Tour

September 2021:
Sarasota Art Museum

August 2021: Accolade Season

April 2021: Mote Aquarium

March 2021: Ringling Causeway

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