Many venues for recreation, shopping, and dining are within easy reach from the community because of its strategic location. Some of the popular restaurants in the area include Buffalo Bill’s and Knights Trail Café, while Gemini Apparel and Bon Worth are near the community.
The historic Osprey Fishing Pier reopened in November 2014 after more than two years of being closed to the public for critical repairs. This well-known local landmark, often a reference point for searches of southern Sarasota homes for sale, was closed in May 2012. This after inspection by county engineers showed that the pier’s piling foundation has dangerously deteriorated and its wooden structure was already failing. Work on the old pier’s demolition, installation of new piling and construction of the new pier began in July 2014. more>>