What’s Happening in SRQ!

Last weekend, Sarasota played host to it’s second annual Sarasota Music Half Marathon. This popular event sold out to 30,000 runners who looked forward passed by 20 live bands, a girl scout cookie station and even a beer garden at mile 12. Though only in its second year – this race is fast becoming a big draw for locals and visitors alike.

To find out more about upcoming events in this beautiful gulf coast city, check out a full calendar here!  Everyone in the family is sure to find something of interest. Activities and planned events range from arts festivals, film festivals and speed boat races to charity runs and more.

Interior Designer – Sara Story

Internationally influenced designer Sara Story shares her inspiration and her take on home style and design in the latest feature on Previews Inside Out. From her travels to Asia and Copenhagen to her experience as a a member on a championship elephant polo team, this rare glimpse into her story is sure to inspire some design changes in your own home.

Check out the full story here.

Team Buky Closes on $7m Mansion

A 7,568-square-foot mansion, built on speculation in 2014 at 3475 Gulf of Mexico Drive on Longboat Key, sold this month for $7 million.

This stunning Longboat Key beach house, listed by Gabe and Charles Buky has five en-suite bedrooms, five bathrooms and one half-bathroom, 151 feet of beachfront, and luxury amenities that include a six-car garage, game room, exercise room, a refrigerated, walk-in wine cellar that can hold 500 bottles, and an elevator.

See the full story on this impressive sale here!