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Newsletter November 11, 2015

Published Wednesday, November 11, 2015

I pass this children’s day care in Laurel Park frequently, but have never stopped to look around and snap some photos. I’m glad I did, since this place has a lot of character and is a thriving business.

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Newsletter October 28, 2015

Published Wednesday, October 28, 2015

I normally choose one Drive By Gem, but today, I couldn’t resist these neat-looking bungalows all in a row. I am happy the residents obviously like vivid colors.

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Newsletter October 14, 2015

Published Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Before you know it, Halloween will be upon us. What better way to get in the mood, than to visit the Rosemary Cemetery?

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Newsletter September 30, 2015

Published Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Ever since I was a child, I have always admired this office building. Heck, it may have even been someone’s home in the late ‘50s. Over the years, it fell into disrepair and I feared it would be demolished.

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Newsletter September 2, 2015

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Recently Sarasota County embarked upon an ambitious long range planning effort intended to solicit community input on six planning areas including Historic Preservation. The undertaking will result in revisions to the County’s long range Comprehensive Plan.

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Newsletter August 19, 2015

Published Wednesday, August 19, 2015

“How to preserve history and share it with others?” This is a question faced by many communities. Some communities are equated with history, but for others, publicity is needed.

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Newsletter August 5, 2015

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Eagle Point Club is now a gated community with luxury homes on Roberts Bay. Almost 90 years ago this land was owned by Bertha Palmer, the multi-millionaire widow of Potter Palmer who, among many other enterprises, built and owned the famous Palmer House Hotel in Chicago.

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Newsletter July 22, 2015

Published Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Dean Koontz calls him his all-time favorite writer.  Stephen King thinks he’s the great entertainer of our age. Carl Hiassen says he was the “first modern writer to nail Florida dead-center, to capture all its languid sleaze, racy sense of promise and breath-grabbing beauty.”

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