Saturday, October 20, 2018

Feel Good Friday

Feel Good Friday: Art Avenue at Westfield Siesta Key

SARASOTA – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time inside Art Avenue at Westfield Siesta Key. The gallery, now occupying more than 30,000 square feet, features dozens of high-end works that occupy several business spaces in the mall, making it one of the largest art galleries in Florida. Art […]

Feel Good Friday: Fruitville Grove 30th Annual Pumpkin Festival

SARASOTA COUNTY – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Fruitville Grove ahead of the 30th Annual Pumpkin Festival. The longstanding event features a playground, live music, pumpkin painting and pony rides. Many vendors will also be on hand selling their wares. This year, many of the pumpkins […]

Feel Good Friday: Changes To Geier’s Oktoberfest

SARASOTA COUNTY – In this edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Geier’s Sausage Kitchen in Sarasota. In recent years, the business has held its annual Oktoberfest celebration in the parking lot at Westfield Sarasota Square, but this year the event is being held outside the store at 7447 S. Tamiami […]

Feel Good Friday: Let’s Eat Englewood

ENGLEWOOD – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Englewood Beach and Manasota Key. More than 20 Englewood area restaurants are participating in the Fourth Annual “Let’s Eat Englewood,” an event organized by the local chamber of commerce going on through Sept. 28. The participating establishments offers diners […]

Feel Good Friday: Light Plane and Golden Age Fly-in

SARASOTA COUNTY – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Rothenbach Park at the Sarasota R.C. Squadron Field. The club is getting ready for the Light Plane and Golden Age Fly-in, featuring remote control planes of scale showing off what they can do in the air. The event […]

Feel Good Friday: Southeastern Guide Dogs walking tours

PALMETTO – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Southeastern Guide Dogs. The nonprofit facility is resuming guided walking tours this week, where visitors can learn about the Puppy Academy and all the world-class training facilities and other features on the sprawling campus. Seeing the puppies and guide […]

Feel Good Friday: Sarasota Jungle Gardens

SARASOTA – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Sarasota Jungle Gardens. The popular Suncoast attraction, which has been around since 1939, is offering a Labor Day weekend special. Children ages 4 to 16 get into the gardens for half price Saturday through Monday. The segment features Frosty […]

Feel Good Friday: Cat Depot adoptions

SARASOTA – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Cat Depot in Sarasota. The nonprofit has a lot of kittens in the shelter right now available for adoption, along with some cats still remaining from a hoarding case in North Port. They are having an adoption special right […]

Feel Good Friday: SAF house tours

SARASOTA – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at the Umbrella House at Lido Shores. Renowned architect Paul Rudolph designed the unique house in 1953.¬†Architectural Digest¬†called it “one of the five most remarkable house of the mid-twentieth century.” It’s part of the house tours sponsored by the Sarasota […]

Feel Good Friday: Volumes at The Ringling

SARASOTA – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at The Ringling for a new performance installation that features drummers and light. It’s called “Volumes,” and artist Ezra Masch talks about his inspiration for the piece. Beginning Sunday, will be on display for the viewing public Tuesdays through Sundays¬† […]