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Selby Gardens' New Florida Highwaymen Exhibit Opens Tomorrow

The Highwaymen were a group of Black artists who produced colorful paintings of Florida landscapes despite being denied representation by galleries due to the color of their skin.

07/19/2024 By Megan McDonald

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The St. Regis Longboat Key Will Open on Aug. 14

The long-anticipated completion of the prestigious waterfront resort will bring a spa, seven restaurants, events space, multiple pools and more.

07/19/2024 By Kim Doleatto

posh pods

This Polynesian-Inspired Compound Is an Old Florida Escape

Accessible only by water, these sprawling pods showcase throwback island vibes. They can all be yours for $8.95 million.

07/19/2024 By Kim Doleatto

End of an Era

Ed Chiles' Sandbar, Mar Vista and Beach House Restaurants Have Been Sold

In a letter to his staff, Chiles reflected on his restaurants' humble beginnings and his 45-year career. "We have come a long way," he wrote.

07/18/2024 By Megan McDonald

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Week

On tap this week: a Sundown Get Down at Historic Bridge Street, Christmas in July at UTC, a sound bath at Palma Sola Botanical Park, banned book club and more.

07/18/2024 By John Thomason

Seeing Stars

Visit Sarasota County Inks Name, Image and License Deal With 2024 Olympic Swimmer Emma Weyant

Weyant, who won a silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, will swim the 400-meter individual medley at the Paris Olympics this month.

07/17/2024 By Megan McDonald