Feel Good Friday: Children’s Garden & Art Center

SARASOTA – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at The Children’s Garden & Art Center in Sarasota. The nonprofit is hosting a series of camps this summer. This week featured the Outdoor Summer Art Camp, where children put their creativity on display with lots of colors. The Nature Survivor Camp and Gnome Sweet Home Camp are upcoming. There’s also a special Father’s Day event planned and a...

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Feel Good Friday: Savor Sarasota

SARASOTA – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at The Rosemary restaurant in Sarasota. The eatery is among dozens of restaurants participating in the 2018 edition of Savor Sarasota that runs through June 14. The event features $16 lunch and $32 dinner specials from establishments offering all kinds of cuisine. The Rosemary Owner George Armstrong talks about some of the entrees there and the...

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Feel Good Friday: Holiday weekend grilling ideas at Morton’s

SARASOTA — In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Morton’s Gourmet Market in Sarasota. The executive chefs at Morton’s are offering some outdoor cooking inspiration for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Some of the foods featured include specialized burgers, marinated flank steak and pork chops, along with a variety of salads. Please make sure you remember the fallen troops who fought for our...

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Feel Good Friday: Albritton Fruit Farms blueberry picking

SARASOTA COUNTY – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Albritton Fruit Farms on State Road 72 next to the Sarasota National Cemetery. The farm is winding down its annual “U-Pick” blueberry weekends. The public is invited to pick the fruit at a cost-per-pound basis from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and again May 26 and 27. Farm managers say that will mark the end of this picking...

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Feel Good Friday: Mother’s Day flowers

SARASOTA — In the next edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Suncoast Florist, 1227 S. Beneva Road, in Sarasota. This florist along with the others in the region remain busy this week arranging flowers for Mother’s Day, traditionally one of the busiest days for flower shops. The National Retail Federation reports $2.6 billion will be spent on flowers this year for mom. Mother’s Day is Sunday, and many...

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Feel Good Friday: Seagrass survey and festival

SARASOTA — In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Ken Thompson Park on Sarasota Bay. The 4th Annual Sarasota County Seagrass Survey and Festival will be held from 8 a.m.to 3 p.m. Saturday at the nearby Sarasota Sailing Squadron. The event is organized by Sarasota County and the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program. Nicole Iadevaia of Sarasota County and Darcy Young of Sarasota Bay Estuary Program talk...

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