Gulf shores of Siesta Key, FL Siesta Key is named the #2 Top Beach on Dr. Stephen Leatherman's Top 10 Beaches in the US for 2016. Dr. Leatherman, aka Dr. Beach, is Professor [...]
Information from the SCGov.net website announcing the Siesta Key Beach Grand Opening after beach improvements! - Siesta Key Beach, #1 Beach Celebration SARASOTA COUNTY - The community is invited to come see what's [...]
Plan your next Sarasota picnic in the park Going to the beach is one of the most popular things to do during the day when visiting Siesta Key, in Sarasota, Florida. The tranquil [...]
You probably know that Sarasota is famous for its beautiful beaches, but did you know it is also famous for its Ringling Circus heritage?
The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus was a world-renowned show that traveled across the United States, and had its winter headquarters settled in Sarasota. One of the brothers, John Ringling, was a great deal of importance in the modern development in Sarasota. He also bought water front land, which he then built a mansion on and later built a museum to hold him and his wife, Mable’s, collection of Baroque art. It wasn’t long before John became extremely wealthy and bought the American Circus Corporation, thus owning every traveling circus in America. During this time he traveled Europe while adding to his art collection, which is now the couples growing legacy: The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art; a unique gem of Sarasota. […]