Neighborhood Guide

From New Urbanism to Suburbanism, Venice Is a Tale of Two Cities

There's John Nolen’s celebrated walkable design downtown...and then there's the gated communities off the island.

03/03/2021 By Kim Hackett Edited by Kim Doleatto

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Three Unique, Fun Activities to Do With Kids in Venice

Best of all, they won’t leave your car sandy.

03/03/2021 By Kim Doleatto

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Neighborhood Guide: Anna Maria Island

Where to live, eat and play.

01/04/2021 Edited by Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Anna Maria Island Offers a Taste of Old Florida

Three communities, each with its own distinct personality, make up this popular vacation destination.

01/04/2021 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: Downtown Sarasota

Your guide to living the good life downtown.

12/07/2020 Edited by Ilene Denton

Open House

27 Sarasota-Manatee Neighborhoods You Need to Know

Whatever your passion, take it from us, we guarantee you’ll find the neighborhood to follow it in the Sarasota-Manatee area.

11/08/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: Wellen Park

Wellen Park is the new name for the fast-growing master-planned community in south Sarasota County previously known as West Villages.

10/02/2020 Edited by Ilene Denton

Wellen Park Neighborhood Guide

Nine Communities Comprise Fast-Growing Wellen Park

Slated for an eventual 33,000 homes, this south Sarasota County mega-development has begun to boom.

09/25/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Twenty-Five Years After Its Inception, Lakewood Ranch Has Become a Thriving Metropolis

The "Ranch," as its known, is comprised of almost 18,000 homes and nearly 43,000 residents—and growing.

09/04/2020 By Ilene Denton

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Your Guide to Lakewood Ranch

There are many reasons to love Lakewood Ranch—even if you don’t live there.

08/24/2020 Edited by Ilene Denton

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Neighborhood Guide: Babcock Ranch

The master-planned community promises environmental stewardship and high-tech amenities, as well as a serene location.

08/03/2020 By Ilene Denton

Babcock Ranch Neighborhood Guide

The Technology Behind Babcock Ranch

"Powered by the Sun" isn't simply a slogan.

08/03/2020 By Ilene Denton

Babcock Ranch Neighborhood Guide

Seven New-Home Neighborhoods Come to Babcock Ranch

Building has begun in earnest in this master-planned community.

08/03/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Babcock Ranch Is America's First All-Solar Town

Coupled with 9,000 acres of bicycle and hiking trails and interconnected lakes, it is to be a town that celebrates health, wellness and technology.

08/03/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: North Manatee County

Your guide to fast-growing Parrish, Ellenton, Palmetto and Terra Ceia.

07/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Welcome to North Manatee County

Tremendous growth and country charm mark this appealing region.

07/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

North Manatee County Neighborhood Guide

New Home Communities Come to North Manatee County

With 23,918 new homes permitted for construction, north Manatee County is booming.

07/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Outdoor Fun Abounds North of the Manatee River

From county parks and preserves to boating on the Manatee River, there’s plenty to enjoy.

07/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Welcome to Palmer Ranch

Sarasota County’s largest master-planned community is a haven for the good life.

06/15/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: Palmer Ranch

Your guide to Sarasota County’s largest master-planned community.

06/15/2020 By Ilene Denton