Hottest Neighborhoods

From hip downtown to postcard-perfect islands, the best places to live right now. From hip downtown to postcard-perfect islands, the best places to live right now.

In this issue:

Eat & Drink


Aniko Gulyas Brings Hungarian Kürtős Cakes to Sarasota

Aniko Gulyas recreates a beloved childhood pastry.

01/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Salt Life

Sea Salt Florida Harvests Salt from the Gulf of Mexico

Forget farm to table--this is Gulf to table.

01/01/2016 By Savannah Handerson

Fashion & Shopping


Top Fashion and Beauty Picks for January 2016

Genius looks and loot from our fashion editor.

01/01/2016 By Heather Dunhill


Eleganza Leather Opens in Downtown Sarasota

Berenise Ahumada brings leather love to downtown Sarasota.

01/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Home & Real Estate


A 1920s Spanish Revival Home in Indian Beach Gets a Makeover

The historic Taylor-Whitfield home in Indian Beach is gloriously revived.

01/01/2016 By Ilene Denton

Hot Neighborhoods

Sarasota Real Estate Market Sets Records in 2015

Ilene Denton reports on red-hot neighborhoods in Sarasota's record-setting real estate market.

01/01/2016 By Ilene Denton

News & City Life

Parks and Rec

Park Superintendent Jorge Acevedo Presides Over De Soto National Memorial

Park superintendent Jorge Acevedo presides over De Soto National Memorial's 30 historically and ecologically significant important acres.

01/01/2016 By Sylvia Whitman

My New Hometown

Why I Moved to Sarasota: Zoologist Diane Ledder

Zoologist Diane Ledder explores Sarasota's natural wonders.

01/01/2016 By Ilene Denton

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: The Blue Pagoda, Downtown

Victor Lundy's blue pagoda-style building in downtown Sarasota caught illustrator John Pirman's eye this month.

01/01/2016 By John Pirman

Here We Grow

Anna Maria Island's Building Boom Sparks a Civil War

On once-quiet and charming Anna Maria Island, developers and longtime residents are battling over growth. What's ahead for this piece of paradise?

01/01/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker