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Doe and Fawn in a Field of Florida's State Wildflower in Myakka River State Park, Sarasota, Fla., May 15, 2022.
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It’s May and Now’s the Time to See Florida’s State Wildflower Blooming in Sarasota’s Myakka River State Park

Florida’s official state wildflower is coreopsis, commonly called tickseed. Each May, it’s blooming in portions of Myakka River State Park in Sarasota, Fla.

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H is for Hob Nob Drive In, Sarasota, Florida

I have a weakness for thick-sliced, golden, crisp onion rings and recently discovered simply divine rings at Sarasota, Florida’s Hob Nob Drive In. The exterior melted in my mouth while the onion slice was tender and juicy. Perfection! Of course, the cheeseburger isn’t too bad either. Established in 1957, the Hob Nob Drive In is […]

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Frosted Mug: Burger Time in Venice, Florida

One could say the Frosted Mug in Venice, Florida, is historic. It opened in 1957 when the city, located south of Sarasota, had a two-way county road and was the only commercial business around. Fast forward to 2011 and the Frosted Mug is still going strong. The main drag it’s on, U.S. 41 – the […]

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