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  Bonni London – The Woman I Love To Hate is a top Sarasota Nutritionist   I am a confessed food junkie.  And the junkier the food, the more I crave it.  My car nosedives into every Taco Bell and McDonalds and I have never met anything fried that I did not like.  However, as the clock keeps ticki...
Sarasota’s Boutique “Hotel Ranola”   Just a few blocks from our J Wood Realty Office  is a darling nine room hotel that is just steps from countless restaurants and our very hip downtown.  Back in 1926 it served as an apartment hotel for snowbirds and is now living a revived life as a cozy place...
Who knew that when I sold a home to some wonderful people from New Jersey that I would not only get a commission check but also a cooking lesson?  Carole Ann and John Aragona have become very good friends and now that they are happily settled in Sarasota, John is continuing to market and sell his...
Remember the adventures of the secret agent, MacGyver, who never met a challenge he could not overcome by using his infinite scientific resourcefulness?  We have such a hero right here in Sarasota.  Jon Pardue is the “go to guy” for just about any problem you encounter that requires computer, ele...
    Sarasota’s  “A Slice of Heaven” is one of the most creative bakeries you will ever find.  No matter what the occasion they tailor bake mouth-watering delights that taste even better than they look.  How many times have you been so impressed with a decorative cake only to bite into it and have...
My most favorite eatery in all of Sarasota has to be Café Epicure.  From its delightful dining area and stunning bar there is something on the menu for just about any time of day or evening. Authentic Italian fare and European service make it a wonderful dining experience and Café Epicure really...
Elvis loves his little shopping trips when he spends the day at the office and Posh on Palm is always an adventure for him.  He may weigh 102 pounds but he is no match for the resident cat, Romeo and he enters the store tentatively, knowing that the big black and white ball of fur can take him d...
New College of Florida, Ringling College of Art & Design and USF of Sarasota-Manatee  are all located on a one-mile  strip of U.S. 41 in North Sarasota.  Sarasota’s Coffee Loft has achieved its lofty aspiration of becoming a safe and sociable gathering place for students every day of the week.  ...
Small businesses are what make America such a country of opportunity for anyone willing to invest time and money in a product they believe in.  One of my most favorite destinations is Sarasota Architectural Salvage, a company that profits from the old adage, “One man’s junk is another man’s treas...
My fabulous Doberman, Elvis, loves to shop.  One of his most favorite stores in Sarasota is right downtown just a few blocks from our real estate office.  On the days he accompanies me to work he knows that a trip to WET NOSES will be the highlight of his day. We stroll the four blocks and as we...

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