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2012-08-06 06:22:27

SARASOTA, Fla., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 22(nd) Sarasota Blues and Music Festival (#SBMF) is a tradition for Florida's Cultural Coast with national headliners and a family friendly atmosphere on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla. Known as Florida's "Cultural Coast" for its world-renowned artists, Sarasota offers visitors an escape where they can unwind in style in an authentic beach town. While travelers come to Sarasota for the annual Sarasota...

2011-09-13 15:10:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sarasota Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB) is "Searching For Sara" with a new Facebook contest offering individuals named Sara the chance to win a themed trip to this Gulf Coast destination. The contest, which launches today, is open to anyone named Sara, regardless of the spelling. Entrants will choose one of four vacations that best suits their personality. The categories are: eco/adventure/sports, arts/culture/romance,...

2011-04-27 10:25:00

SARASOTA, Fla., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sarasota Convention and Visitor's Bureau (SCVB) is proud to announce the return of Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week, June 1 - 14, 2011. Now in its sixth year, Savor Sarasota features $25 three-course dinner menus at more than 30 restaurants, ranging from elegant fine dining establishments to casual beach cafes. Participating restaurants include Italian spots like Aria, Salute!, Cafe Baci and Caragiulos, beach eateries like Daiquiri Deck...

2009-04-29 10:43:42

Police arrested a 70-year-old man in Siesta Key, Fla., for protesting the use of brown replacement sand on a beach of white sand, his wife says. Anne Overbeck said her husband, Jim, was arrested when he threw his body on top of a pile of the brown sand to stop a bulldozer from blending the off-color sand into Siesta Beach's white quartz sand, the Sarasota (Fla.) Herald-Tribune said Wednesday. He said he wanted to make a point, Overbeck said after her husband's arrest Tuesday. Two dump truck...