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Neighborhood Snapshots

Your Guide to Sarasota Neighborhoods

From old-Florida beachy to bustling downtown, these hotspots have charms and amusements all their own.

12/01/2016 By Su Byron

Top Stories

Eat This Now

52 Dishes to Eat Right Now

A critic's guide to the local dishes you need to try.

11/30/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Home Sweet Second Home

How Much Does It Cost to Own a Sarasota Vacation Getaway?

How much do you have to spend to get the Sarasota vacation home you’ve been dreaming about? Real estate blogger Robert Plunket runs the numbers.

11/30/2016 By Robert Plunket

Table of Contents

Arts & Entertainment

Fore!

It's a Great Time to Be a Golfer in Southwest Florida

Reasonable prices: check. Abundant places to play and practice: check. Clubs that value their customers: check.

11/30/2016 By David Hackett

Rocking the Boat

The 2017 World Rowing Championships are Coming to Town

We chatted with Meredith Scerba, executive director of the 2017 World Rowing Championships, about organizing an international sporting event.

11/30/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Mr. Chatterbox

A Cartoon Guide to Sarasota's Coming Attractions

Here’s an exclusive preview of some projects on the drawing board that are sure to raise our cultural profile.

11/30/2016 By Robert Plunket Illustrations by Regan Dunnick

Pedal!

We Tried It: BMX

Testing out Sarasota BMX's new multimillion-dollar facility.

11/30/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Best of Sarasota

Neighborhood Snapshots

Your Guide to Sarasota Neighborhoods

From old-Florida beachy to bustling downtown, these hotspots have charms and amusements all their own.

12/01/2016 By Su Byron

Eat & Drink

Eat This Now

52 Dishes to Eat Right Now

A critic's guide to the local dishes you need to try.

11/30/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Fashion & Shopping

Girl Power

Meet the Women of Burns Court's Eclectic Shops

Female business owners are the heart of downtown Sarasota’s Burns Court.

12/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Health & Fitness

Tanked

What It's Like in a Sensory Deprivation Tank

Writer Isaac Eger takes the plunge.

11/30/2016 By Isaac Eger

Home & Real Estate

Home Sweet Second Home

How Much Does It Cost to Own a Sarasota Vacation Getaway?

How much do you have to spend to get the Sarasota vacation home you’ve been dreaming about? Real estate blogger Robert Plunket runs the numbers.

11/30/2016 By Robert Plunket

News & City Life

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Burns Court, Downtown Sarasota

John Pirman illustrates downtown's charming Burns Court neighborhood.

12/13/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

Neighborhood Snapshot

What to Do on St. Armands Circle

St. Armands Circle attracts stylish shoppers and sidewalk-strollers to its fine boutiques, galleries, outdoor cafes and restaurants.

12/02/2016 By Su Byron

Neighborhood Snapshots

What to Do in Downtown Sarasota

Downtown Sarasota is the civic and cultural center of Sarasota.

12/01/2016 By Su Byron

Neighborhood Snapshot

What to Do in Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch has a friendly, small-town feel but big-league attractions.

12/01/2016 By Su Byron

Neighborhood Snapshots

What to Do in Downtown Bradenton

Downtown Bradenton offers all sorts of indoor and outdoor fun.

11/30/2016 Photography by Su Byron

Neighborhood Snapshots

What to Do on Anna Maria Island

Think of Anna Maria as a seven-mile-long necklace with three cities shining like jewels.

11/30/2016 By Su Byron

Neighborhood Snapshots

What to Do on the Island of Venice

Visitors flock to Venice's palm-tree lined streets, lively historic downtown district and powdery white beaches.

11/30/2016 Photography by Su Byron

Neighborhood Snapshots

What to Do in Siesta Key Village

In addition to its famous beach, Siesta Key is home to a lively little village.

11/30/2016 Photography by Su Byron

Game Changer

Mote Raises $52 Million in 21 Months

Its biggest-ever fund raiser will greatly expand Mote Marine Laboratory.

11/30/2016 By Susan Burns

From the Editor

How to Fall in Love with Sarasota

It starts with the sea.

11/30/2016 By Pam Daniel