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Millionnaire Moves

Two Bird Key Homes Sell for More Than $20 Million

The sale of two neighboring homes on Bird Key last week saw more than $20 million in sales. The two homes mark the most expensive sales there to date.

06/06/2023 By Kim Doleatto

We're No. 1!

Florida Is the Lightning Capital of the U.S. Here's How to Stay Safe During a Storm.

The danger isnโ€™t because of some karmic retribution upon the residents of this stateโ€”itโ€™s due to the density of our large population, our tropical weather and our outdoor culture.

06/06/2023 By Isaac Eger

No Frenzy Necessary

Want to Help Mote Staff, Learn Something and Have Fun? Try Shark Encounter.

Mote's Shark Encounter allows visitors to help Mote staff by feeding sharks every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:30 a.m.

06/06/2023 By Rick Morgan

Grant Report

Thunder by the Bay Festival Raises $315,000 for Suncoast Charities for Children

Plus, the Barancik Foundation approves more than $20 million in grants and Ringling College is selected as the home of the Carl Foreman Award.

06/05/2023 Photography by Staff

Fast Track

Ron Turner Named President of Florida Supervisors of Elections

Plus, Selby Foundation awards "Selby Scholars" and the School Board of Manatee names Jason Wysong its next superintendent.

06/05/2023 By Staff

Mr. Chatterbox

'My Weekend as a Tourist in Pinecraft'

What's a Sarasota vacation like for the Amish and Mennonites? Our humor columnist aims to find out.

06/05/2023 By Robert Plunket