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Experience Sarasota: Pecky

Experience Sarasota: Pecky

They wanted a space to show what could really be done with their custom pieces. The name 'Pecky' just seemed to fit.

Experience Sarasota: Geckos Grill & Pub

Experience Sarasota: Geckos Grill & Pub

Gecko’s is a place for Sarasotans to go and be Sarasotans. It’s truly a part of the community.

Experience Sarasota: American Shave

Experience Sarasota: American Shave

Described as a barber shop and spa, American Shave, according to Justin Rosado, will, “be a place just for men, created by men. Here, no-one is going to judge you or criticize you about what you want. This is an exclusively male environment.”

Experience Sarasota: Green Bean Coffee House

Experience Sarasota: Green Bean Coffee House

Ramped-up is one way to describe the Green Bean Coffee House as skateboards click-clacked across the café’s back-yard half pipe and local bands entertained a laid-back crowd of friends and well-wishers.

Experience Sarasota: Barbershop 941

Experience Sarasota: Barbershop 941

Barbershop 941 offers is a classic haircut, pure and simple.

Experience Sarasota: Simply The Very Best for Men

Experience Sarasota: Simply The Very Best for Men

Chris Wagner is at the forefront of a global marketing campaign that aims to take on the behemoths of the men’s grooming industry with Simply the Best for Men grooming products.

Experience Sarasota: Siesta Key Rum & Drum Circle Distilling

Experience Sarasota: Siesta Key Rum & Drum Circle Distilling

Snug amid an anonymous industrial estate near US 301, DrumCircle Distilling provides a sweet-smelling, rum-laden oasis. They offer tours of the distillery and people are often shocked at the operation, but in a good way.

Experience Sarasota: T. Georgianos

Experience Sarasota: T. Georgianos

The nouveau-Venetian store is located in the heart of downtown Sarasota where it has instantly become a go-to haven of the best of Italy's most coveted names, a brick and mortar complement to the stunningly successful online boutique.

Experience Sarasota: Planned Parenthood

Experience Sarasota: Planned Parenthood

Sure, most of us know that Planned Parenthood is the place for condoms and birth control, but if you've limited your PP point of view to just that then you're missing out on the bigger picture.

Experience Sarasota: Painter's Palate

Experience Sarasota: Painter's Palate

All through Chef Marc Brediger’s travels, from his native France, to Thailand and finally to Sarasota, an eclectic curiosity has always driven him to search beyond the merely satisfied.

Experience Sarasota: Bijou Cafe

Experience Sarasota: Bijou Cafe

Situated on the site of a former Twenties-era Texaco gas station, the Bijou Cafe, on First Street, has proved a resilient member of Sarasota’s business community.

Experience Sarasota: Ideal Image

Experience Sarasota: Ideal Image

Hair, it’s a love hate relationship! When your luscious locks are looking good you feel a million dollars but when you’re having a bad hair day it is a different story. As far as hair goes though I think we can mostly agree that there is only one place that we really want it, on our head.

Experience Sarasota: L.Boutique

Experience Sarasota: L.Boutique

The moment you step into L. Boutique you’re surrounded by vibrant colors, luxurious fabrics, unique accessories, a team of lovely stylists… Ladies, this is heaven.

Experience Sarasota: Clean Smoke

Experience Sarasota: Clean Smoke

Clean Smoke promotes better health and well being than traditional smoking. With no smoke, no ash, no tar and money savings, you can see why so many people are making the switch!

Experience Sarasota: The Cottage

Experience Sarasota: The Cottage

The Cottage’s lounge-themed late night ‘get happier’ hour has locals and tourists alike congregating at this cozy joint after 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays to enjoy great drink specials and select delectable bites from The Cottage kitchen.

Experience Sarasota: Get Fit Fuel

Experience Sarasota: Get Fit Fuel

With three different locations throughout Sarasota, Get Fit Fuel possesses a foodie philosophy that stems from Gentile’s realization that life is much easier when life doesn’t revolve the drudgery and expense of grocery shopping.

Experience Sarasota: Pub 32 Irish Gastropub

Experience Sarasota: Pub 32 Irish Gastropub

Much like Ireland, the country of its inspiration, Pub 32 is a small, yet proud destination next to the behemoth of its neighbor.

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