Wednesday, February 15, 2012
More than 450 couples celebrated renewing their marriage commitment together on America's No. 1 Beach.
For 15-plus years, couples flocked to Siesta Key Beach to renew wedding vows, committing their eternal love for each other. This year, it was the first time that couples got to do it on the official No. 1 Beach in America, and the last time that Judge Becky Titus would officiate with her lawyer husband, Elliot Metcalfe. Metcalfe announced Titus will retire at the end of this year and the two expect to enjoy life outside of the judicial system. About 450 couples registered for the event, which included a certificate, and additional couples participated as well. Couples lined up for photo opportunties on the beach; some wives dressed in veils or their old wedding dress, and other couples took the opportunity to have a sunset picnic. Sarasota…
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
All of us at Patch in South Florida wish you an awesome Valentine's Day.
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Valentine's Day is a sweet time to remember someone special. Thanks for being part of our community!
When a kiss isn't enough, these places in Sarasota seem to spark the mood.
Maybe it is the gentle waves crashing on Siesta Key Beach or the beautiful flowers at Selby Gardens that inspire the romantic side in couples looking for more than a peck on the cheek or a quick kiss. Somtimes, making out just happens. We turned to our Facebook fans last week asking for their best spots, and we thank Jason Robert White for divulging some of his secrets – from picnics, dates and photoshoots. His contributions have more area spots in Longboat Key, including Quick Point Park, just over/under the bridge from Lido Key and another Sarasota spot to try at your own risk. So if public displays of affection is your thing, here's Jason's list for you to consider: • The old pier and rocks at Avenida Messina and Beach Road on Siesta …
Here's 5 ways to say "I Love You" in Sarasota
1. OK guys, here's your chance to get a date on Valentine's Day. This Week In Sarasota blogger Blonde Out of Water decided to run a contest for a suitable date. There are seven beautiful girls having a happy hour at the new Half Shell Oyster House going from 6 to 9 p.m. If one of them finds you suitable, they'll wine and dine you at Darwin's on 4th afterward. They're actually two blondes and four brunnettes. And they'd also would like you to Like their Facebook page. 2. A great turnout is expected at today's annual vow renewal on Siesta Key Beach thanks to the beach being named America's No. 1 Beach. The couples had to register by Friday to participate and will get to re-commit thier marriages to each other. "Every year this event gets …