How to Reactivate Apple CarPlay or Android Auto Should it be Disabled on Your Vehicle

June 1st, 2022 by

Apple CarPlay and AndroidAuto are currently found in more than 80% of new cars sold worldwide, from economy models to the priciest sedans and roadsters. Designed to integrate the smartphone user experience into your car’s infotainment system, Apple CarPlay and AndroidAuto are massively popular platforms that enabling safe, hands-free access to many of your favorite…

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A Brief History of Ellenton, Florida

April 29th, 2022 by

A Brief History of Ellenton, Florida Until the late 19th century, the Village of Ellenton was little more than a rural outpost in Southwest Florida. Today the village is at the crossroads (some would say “crosshairs”) of some of the most consequential residential and commercial development in the Sunshine State, if not the entire U.S….

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Croque Madame, Madame? Your Basic Guide to French Breakfast in Sarasota

March 21st, 2022 by

Breakfast in France is called “le petit-déjeuner,” or “p’tit dej”  in colloquial usage.  Either form translates to “little lunch.”   And with good reason.  Unlike the U.S., breakfast is not considered an important meal in France.  Le dejeuner, or lunch, is their big meal of the day.  Breakfast, if it is eaten at all, usually consists…

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What Kind of Food and Cuisine is Sarasota Known for? Discovering Sarasota’s Home-grown Cuisines

January 31st, 2022 by

Over the past couple of decades, several national media outlets have variously called Sarasota the best place to live, retire, raise a family, start a business, go to school, and so forth. Moreover, the city’s vibrant cultural landscape is often cited as the principal reason people choose to live here. As if these many accolades…

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Honda Civic Trim Levels Explained – A Definitive Guide

October 5th, 2021 by

Trim levels are a vehicle’s equipment and unique features. Different Trim levels will determine what exactly comes in the Honda Civic model you drive. Product designers create Trim-level names to communicate the package offering of a vehicle best. A good example would be the Honda Sport and EX-L trim. Unlike the other trims, Honda Sport…

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2022 Honda Civic Safety Features and Safety Ratings

September 7th, 2021 by

Here at Honda, we priorities safety. We believe it is our duty to continually set the standard for Active and Passive safety in compact vehicles. There is no doubt that the 2022 Civic Sedan will be as unique as the 2021 model, and this is why:   Improved Body Structure The Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure…

How to Setup the 2022 Honda Bluetooth System

August 2nd, 2021 by

How to Setup Bluetooth Phone Pairing to a 2022 Honda using the “HandsFreeLink” 1.) Put your Honda vehicle in PARK. 2.) Go into your mobile devices SETTINGS and swipe BLUETOOTH on. for more information on Bluetooth Phone Pairing Click here for more information. 3.) Using the display knob, make the following selections in this order: SETTINGS…

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Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch’s Best Animal Shelters – Where to Adopt a Furry Friend

July 1st, 2021 by

Southwest Florida is a fantastic place to raise a furry family. Luckily, we also have plenty of non-profits that are absolutely wonderful when it comes to the adoption and care of dogs and cats. Listed below are some of our favorite picks in the Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch area for animal shelters and adoptions. Nate’s…

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Things To Do in Bradenton – Summer 2021

May 17th, 2021 by

Bradenton’s calendar of upcoming events, which has sat largely empty for over a year, is gradually filling up again as the Coronavirus pandemic begins to wane.  That should come as excellent news for a region long accustomed to no shortage of good things to do on any given day. The pandemic’s easing may not have…

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How to Set Up and Use Android Auto in a 2021 Honda

April 5th, 2021 by

Connecting an Android Auto compatible phone to the display audio on your Honda lets you enjoy many of the smartphone’s functions through the vehicle’s touchscreen, without having to touch the phone. And select models let you make the connection wirelessly.  Here’s how it is done.           Making the connection: First, if you have Android…

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