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Thursday, August 22, 2019

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Equifax Data Breach Part II. Ashley Moody, Florida’s Attorney General, warns of new phishing scam targeting people victimized by the credit monitoring company, Equifax’s, previous data breach. The Equifax settlement set up a $425 million fund to help those affected by the 2017 data breach that impacted nearly half of all Americans. Now scammers are creating fake claim websites to gain access to personal information from Floridians. Anyone who was a victim of the Equifax data breach and wants to file a claim should visit the official claims website, which is EquifaxBreachSettlement.com. Moody said the phishing scam succeeds because it […]

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July 2019 Real Estate Market Activity Recap

Thursday, August 22, 2019

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July Sarasota And Manatee Single Family Home, Condo And Townhome Sales. Housing trends are holding steady as we get to the end of summer. Click HERE to download the report. Data supplied by Burns & Bertha, www.DiscoverSuncoastHomes.com, SaraBay Real Estate. Reprinted with permission of Florida Realtors. All rights reserved. ©Florida Realtors® For Specific Information contact them at (941) 921-2117 or Info@DiscoverSuncoastHomes.com

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Public Service Announcement

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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Be Careful How You Charge Your Device! A bigger threat than charging cables are public USB charging stations. “There are certain things in life that you just don’t borrow,” says Charles Henderson, Global Managing Partner and Head of X-Force Red at IBM Security. “If you were on a trip and realized you forgot to pack underwear, you wouldn’t ask all your co-travelers if you could borrow their underwear. You’d go to a store and buy new underwear.” The easiest, and usually quite effective, way to avoid these problems is to switch off the smartphone completely before charging it and keeping […]

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August 28, 2019 A Taste Of Venice FL

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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3rd Annual “A Taste Of Venice FL”. The 3rd Annual “A Taste Of Venice FL” is coming your way on Wednesday, August 28th from 5:30-8PM hosted by Hotel Venezia. They’ll have 15+ Great Local Venice Florida area Restaurants Serving all you “Foodies” out there! Get your”Early Bird” Tickets HERE for just $12 for ALL THE TASTES YOU CAN EAT While They Last!!!. https://www.ticketor.com/powellpromotions/tickets/a-taste-of-venice-fl-168611#buy A Taste Of Venice FL WHEN: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 8 PM WHERE: Ramada Venice Hotel Venezia 425 US 41 Bypass N, Venice, Florida 34285

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Spanish Point – Call To Artists

Monday, August 19, 2019

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Historic Spanish Point is soliciting artists for one or two person shows. Last year the Gallery hosted exhibits by artists David Skaggs, Ray Lawler, and Olwen Hughes. They are now seeking artists for their December 2019/January 2020, February 2020/March 2020, and May 2020/June 2020 slots. You must have enough art created to exhibit in at least half the space. An Opening Night Reception will be held during the first week of the exhibit. Historic Spanish Point will lead in the advertisement of the opening reception and the exhibit. What they’re looking for: Artwork that connects to the crucial mission of […]

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The Daily Meal Selects The Best Burger In Florida

Monday, August 19, 2019

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What’s Your Best Burger Place? I’ll Start With Patrick’s $5 Monday Burger In Sarasota! Best Florida Burger – Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink in Miami. Popular Miami, Florida, restaurant Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink used to serve its first-rate burger only at lunchtime, but it’s finally made it onto the dinner menu as well. The beef is house-ground Black Angus from California’s Harris Ranch and the bun is brioche. House-smoked bacon and blue or Vermont white cheddar are optional during lunch; bacon and cheddar come standard during dinner. Selected by The Daily Meal.

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The Concession Golf Club Expands Golf Course Facility

Sunday, August 18, 2019

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Nicklaus Design Serves Up A 9-Hole Short Course And 1-Acre Putting Green. The Concession Golf Club shares that the site is shaped and bunkers put into place! The Concession Golf Club has embarked on a $2 million expansion. The all-new Par-3, 9-hole short course and 1-acre putting green is designed by Jack Nicklaus’ team at Nicklaus Design (Existing course designers). Back in March construction of the new playing facilities began tucked into the beautiful natural setting known as The Concession. It will soon be open to members. “This course is designed to be fun and challenging for our members and […]

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Oregon Becomes First State to Ban Single Family Zoning

Saturday, August 17, 2019

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Duplexes Now Allowed In Single Family Neighborhoods. Oregon has become the first state in the nation to require cities with a population of more than 10,000 to permit duplexes in neighborhoods that were once zoned for single-family zoning—or only one home per lot. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed four bills into law last week that set out to address the state’s housing shortages. “This session, we committed to significant investments that will help every Oregon family have a warm, safe, and dry place to call home,” Brown said in a statement. “No one single solution will address our housing crisis, […]

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August 29, 2019 Pinot & Petals At Beneva Flowers

Friday, August 16, 2019

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A Tropical Design Workshop For You. On August 29th Beneva Flowers’ will supply the flowers, tools, and wine. You’ll take home the beautiful floral arrangement that YOU created with guidance from their expert design team: an elegant Pavé-styled centerpiece that you can make again and again! $65 per person is due upon registration and includes materials, instructions and refreshments (including wine – must be 21+). Register by calling (941) 923-7401 or email weddings@beneva.com for more info. Space is limited. Secure your reservation today! WHAT: Pinot & Petals WHEN: August 29, 2019, 6 to 8 p.m. WHERE: Beneva Flowers & Plantscapes, […]

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August 16, 2019 Everything Buffalo Tickets Go On Sale

Friday, August 16, 2019

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Get Your Everything Buffalo Tickets Before They Are Gone! Don’t miss the party of the year, the 2020 4th Annual Everything Buffalo Party. Get your tickets HERE. “Looking forward to 2020 bringing even more Buffalonians together in Sarasota, Florida during the winter.” Event Founder: Tim Mitten WHAT: 4th Annual Everything Buffalo Party WHEN: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 WHERE: Robarts Arena COST: Early Bird $50/pp

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Public Service Announcement

Thursday, August 15, 2019

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iPhone / iPad Hack. Your iPhone May Be Unsafe Due to a Four-Year-Old Contacts Bug That Hasn’t Been Fixed. Security researchers have revealed that the iOS Contacts app could make your iPhone or iPad vulnerable to malicious attack. Speaking at the Def Con 2019 security conference in Las Vegas this week, researchers from Check Point demonstrated a rare vulnerability in iOS that could allow attackers to run malicious code on Apple devices. Here’s what you should know. The vulnerability is in SQLite, an industry-standard database format. Essentially, it’s a technique that takes advantage of memory corruption issues in the format. […]

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August 15, 2019 HUD Announces New FHA Condo Rules

Thursday, August 15, 2019

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New Rules Should Open Up The Condo Market For Buyers. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released updated guidelines on FHA-insured condominium financing. The new rules allow more buyers to obtain low down-payment mortgages on affordable housing options. Specifically, the new rules will: • Extend FHA certifications on condo developments from two years to three years, reducing the compliance burden on condo boards. • Allow for single-unit mortgage approvals—often known as spot approvals—which will enable FHA insurance of individual condo units, even if the property does not have FHA approval. • Secure additional flexibility in the ratio of […]

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August 14, 1945 V-J Day

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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Victory Over Imperial Japan. Giving thanks to all those who served, and those who paid the price, so we may be free! Victory over Japan Day (also known as V-J Day, Victory in the Pacific Day, or V-P Day) is the day on which Imperial Japan surrendered in World War II, in effect bringing the war to an end. The term has been applied to both of the days on which the initial announcement of Japan’s surrender was made – to the afternoon of August 15, 1945, in Japan, and because of time zone differences, to August 14, 1945 (when […]

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August 14, 2019 Live From The Academy

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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Join The Academy At Glengary For Their First Telethon. The Academy at Glengary is hosting it’s first livestream from their brand new studio. This unique 1-hour experience will open a window into the lives of their members and the recovery process. To watch you only need a computer/device with speakers. The live stream will also serve a dual purpose, a telethon fundraiser. Thanks to the generosity of the Steinwachs Family Foundation, telethon donations will receive a 1:1 match from them. WHAT: Live From The Academy WHEN: Wednesday, August 14th, 7:00pm-8:00pm WHERE: www.AcademySRQ.org/live COST: $0 to listen, $? to donate

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Public Service Announcement

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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New Data Breach At Suprema Biometrics & Security. Millions of fingerprint and facial recognition records exposed. “It has been coming for some time, but now the major breach of a biometric database has actually been reported—facial recognition records, fingerprints, log data and personal information has all been found on ‘a publicly accessible database’. The damage is not yet clear.” Read the brief HERE.

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Public Service Announcement

Public Service Announcement

Equifax Data Breach Part II. Ashley Moody, Florida's Attorney General, warns of new phishing sca[...]
July 2019 Real Estate Market Activity Recap

July 2019 Real Estate Market Activity Recap

July Sarasota And Manatee Single Family Home, Condo And Townhome Sales. Housing trends are holdin[...]
Public Service Announcement

Public Service Announcement

Be Careful How You Charge Your Device! A bigger threat than charging cables are public USB char[...]
August 28, 2019 A Taste Of Venice FL

August 28, 2019 A Taste Of Venice FL

3rd Annual "A Taste Of Venice FL". The 3rd Annual "A Taste Of Venice FL" is coming your way on W[...]
Spanish Point - Call To Artists

Spanish Point - Call To Artists

Historic Spanish Point is soliciting artists for one or two person shows. Last year the Gallery [...]
The Daily Meal Selects The Best Burger In Florida

The Daily Meal Selects The Best Burger In Florida

What's Your Best Burger Place? I'll Start With Patrick's $5 Monday Burger In Sarasota! Best Flor[...]
The Concession Golf Club Expands Golf Course Facility

The Concession Golf Club Expands Golf Course Facility

Nicklaus Design Serves Up A 9-Hole Short Course And 1-Acre Putting Green. The Concession Golf Cl[...]
Oregon Becomes First State to Ban Single Family Zoning

Oregon Becomes First State to Ban Single Family Zoning

Duplexes Now Allowed In Single Family Neighborhoods. Oregon has become the first state in the na[...]
August 29, 2019 Pinot & Petals At Beneva Flowers

August 29, 2019 Pinot & Petals At Beneva Flowers

A Tropical Design Workshop For You. On August 29th Beneva Flowers' will supply the flowers, tool[...]
August 16, 2019 Everything Buffalo Tickets Go On Sale

August 16, 2019 Everything Buffalo Tickets Go On Sale

Get Your Everything Buffalo Tickets Before They Are Gone! Don't miss the party of the year, the [...]
Public Service Announcement

Public Service Announcement

iPhone / iPad Hack. Your iPhone May Be Unsafe Due to a Four-Year-Old Contacts Bug That Hasn’t Be[...]
August 15, 2019 HUD Announces New FHA Condo Rules

August 15, 2019 HUD Announces New FHA Condo Rules

New Rules Should Open Up The Condo Market For Buyers. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban D[...]
August 14, 1945 V-J Day

August 14, 1945 V-J Day

Victory Over Imperial Japan. Giving thanks to all those who served, and those who paid the price[...]
August 14, 2019 Live From The Academy

August 14, 2019 Live From The Academy

Join The Academy At Glengary For Their First Telethon. The Academy at Glengary is hosting it's f[...]
Public Service Announcement

Public Service Announcement

New Data Breach At Suprema Biometrics & Security. Millions of fingerprint and facial recognition[...]
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