Posts Tagged ‘Sarasota Shopping’


hh gregg Sarasota

October 5, 2009

The electronics super store, hh gregg has opened a new location at the corner of Fruitville Road and Honore Avenue. The new store which is similar to Best Buy and the now out of business, Circuit City will be open soon.  Also opening soon in the Sarasota Crossings Plaza is an Office Depot.


Good Earth Natural Foods Lakewood Ranch

October 3, 2009

The Good Earth Natural Foods Grocery is now open on Main Street in Lakewood Ranch. Local residents are please to have the new grocery store in the location previously occupied by Morton’s Market. Prior to Good Earth Natural Foods opening the space had been leased to Ada’s Natural & Organic Foods but the deal fell though as Ada’s began having financial troubles with it’s existing stores.  For more information visit


Mahindra Dealership in Sarasota

May 13, 2009

Soon an Indian automotive dealership will open on Clark Road next door to the Land Rover Dealership. The new automotive dealership from India is known as Mahindra Motors. The company which is a maker of trucks and SUVs enjoy an 85 percent market share in India. The company hopes that their economical diesel powered vehicles will be hit here in the US. Sarasota will be home to the first US dealership. The company hopes to open hundreds more in the near future.


New Publix on Bee Ridge Road Update

February 6, 2009

Back in July I wrote of the new 28,000 square foot Publix grocery store and 19,000 square feet of retail to be developed on Bee Ridge Road.  This new shopping enter which will also include a Suntrust Bank will make life much more convenient for those living in communities such as;

  • Laurel Lakes
  • Laurel Meadows
  • The Hammocks
  • Bent Tree Golf & Country Club
  • Laurel Oaks Golf
  • Gator Creek Golf Club
  • Misty Creek Country Club
  • Heritage Oaks Golf & Country Club
  • The video above was taken February 5th, 2008.  Improvements are also being made to the intersection of Bee Ridge and Iona Roads.  In the coming days you will find profiles and updates of the above communities that will benefit most from this new shopping center.

    Click here to view more information about the new shopping center.


    Fresh Market University Parkway

    December 19, 2008

    The new Fresh Market Grocery is now open on University Parkway.  Click here to visit the official Fresh Market Website.  The store which is located at 5251 University parkway is open from 9 am to 9 p.m. Weekdays and Saturday and from 10 am to 8 p.m. on Sundays.  Fresh Market focuses on perishable goods such meats, fish and garden produce in the style of traditional European markets.  The new market is convenient to most Lakewood Ranch residents and communities along the University Parkway corridor such as University Park Country Club.


    Lakewood Ranch Farmers Market

    December 13, 2008

    Santa made an appearance this morning at the Farmers Market on Main Street in Lakewood Ranch.  Many enjoyed the farm fresh produce that he brought.  The Farmers Market is open every Saturday morning till 1P.M. beginning in November through April. Local vendors bring fresh organically grown produce and products not commonly found in the big box stores.


    Lakewood Ranch Christmas

    December 1, 2008

    Lakewood Ranch Christmas Tree on Main Street
    There are many holiday events going on in the Lakewood Ranch area this season.  Decorations are up and it is beginning to feel like Christmas on the ranch.  Some of the planed holiday events include:

    • Music on Main – December 5, 6-9pm
    • Farmers Market – 8am – 1pm every Saturday till April 25th
    • Celebrate the Holidays Around the World, Window displays on Main Street
    • Old Time Trains by RealRail – Dec. 5 & 13, 5pm – 9pm, 6, 13, & 2oth, 10am – 2pm
    • Strolling Carolers – Dec. 6, 13, 19, & 20th 6pm – 8pm
    • Horse Drawn Carriage Rides – Dec. 6, 13 & 20th, 6pm – 8pm
    • Pet Photos with Santa – Dec. 7, 2pm – 4pm & Dec. 18, 6pm – 8pm
    • Holidays Around the Ranch – Dec. 12, 5pm – 8pm
    • Snowman Festival – Dec. 12 to Jan. 2nd
    • Holiday Classic Movies – Dec. 13 & 2oth, 10am – Miracle on 34th Street
    • Holiday Story Telling at Little Bookworms, Main Street – Dec. 5, 12, & 19 at 12:30pm
    • Breakfast with Santa – 8:30am – 10:30am Dec. 13 at McAllisters & Dec. 20th at Polo Grill

    Visit for more details.