An Open Letter to Sarasota’s First Female Postmaster, Carrie Abbe

By |2020-08-28T14:02:02+00:00August 28th, 2020|Blog|

Dear, Carrie - Sarasota sure is a different place than it was when you were Postmistress. Today I was dropping off postcards to my local USPS branch, and I was reminded how much we owe to people like you. The USPS is at risk right now, and I am scared we will lose this essential service you worked for 31 years to uphold - never taking a [...]

Lovably Local Podcast (Bonus Episode!)

By |2019-09-20T11:53:43+00:00October 10th, 2019|Podcast|

Lovably Local Podcast Episode 11 Bonus Episode: Mimi and Andrea Interview Each Other The Lovably Local Podcast is produced by Compass Rose History Experiences. Hosts Mimi Cirbusova and Andrea Knies have conversations about the importance of local history in a way that is relevant to the listener -  wherever they may be. Music: Oh! By Jingo! by All -Star Trio

Lovably Local Podcast (Episode 10): Save History, Make History

By |2019-09-20T11:53:00+00:00October 10th, 2019|Podcast|

Lovably Local Podcast Episode 10 Save History, Make History: Why Old Buildings Matter with historic preservationist Lorrie Muldowney The Lovably Local Podcast is produced by Compass Rose History Experiences. Hosts Mimi Cirbusova and Andrea Knies have conversations about the importance of local history in a way that is relevant to the listener -  wherever they may be. BOTA Center  Music: Oh! By Jingo! by All -Star Trio  

Complete Top 5 Old Buildings Lists

By |2019-09-20T20:52:06+00:00September 20th, 2019|Blog|

In celebration of old buildings in Sarasota that are still in use, we decided to each curate a top five list. Although, it was difficult to narrow it down to just five,  we hope that you enjoy our final selections, complete with blog posts and our own fan art!    Andrea's Top 5 Mimi's Top 5 5 Binz Warehouse 4 Sarasota Times Building 3 Sarasota High School [...]

Lovably Local Podcast (Episode 7): Pen Pals with the Past

By |2019-09-20T11:49:10+00:00September 20th, 2019|Podcast|

Lovably Local Podcast Episode 7 Pen Pals with the Past: Writing Your History with Dr. Jennifer Wells The Lovably Local Podcast is produced by Compass Rose History Experiences. Hosts Mimi Cirbusova and Andrea Knies have conversations about the importance of local history in a way that is relevant to the listener - wherever they may be. Music: Oh! By Jingo! by All -Star Trio