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Platinum 100

The 2017 Platinum 100

Our best luxury retailers.

07/26/2017 By Staff

Top Stories

History

The Cottages of Cortez

Surrounded by modern Florida, these quaint, handmade homes endure.

07/26/2017 By Robert Plunket

I Thee Wed

Five Gorgeous Sarasota Weddings

These love stories ended in "I do."

07/26/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Table of Contents

Arts & Entertainment

Heat Index

Goodbye, Gregg Allman

Sarasota Blues Festival producer Barbara Strauss remembers Gregg Allman.

07/26/2017 By Barbara Strauss

Hot Flash

Dog Days Theatre Aims to Provide New Shows This Summer

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory’s new Dog Days company fills the summer months’ theater gap.

07/26/2017 By Kay Kipling

A&E Insider

Posed, a New Photography Exhibit, Opens at The Ringling

The Ringling’s new exhibit illuminates the art of the portrait.

07/26/2017 By Kay Kipling

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Nathan Benderson Park, U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships

Sarasota is gaining a reputation for world-class sporting events.

07/26/2017 By John Pirman

Eat & Drink

Queue Up for 'Cue

Review: Sublime Smoked Meats at Brick’s

Brick's Smoked Meats is making its mark on State Street.

07/26/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Mad for Mangoes

In Praise of Mangoes, the Ultimate Summer Fruit

In praise of summer’s ultimate tropical fruit.

07/26/2017 By Ilene Denton

Food & Wine

The Best Siesta Key Beach Eats

Follow sun and fun with a sublime little something in Siesta Village.

07/26/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Fashion & Shopping

Platinum 100

The 2017 Platinum 100

Here's a list of each of the stores that made our Platinum 100 list.

08/01/2017 By Staff

I Thee Wed

Five Gorgeous Sarasota Weddings

These love stories ended in "I do."

07/26/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Platinum 100

The 2017 Platinum 100

Our best luxury retailers.

07/26/2017 By Staff

Platinum 100

Singular Sensations from Sarasota's Platinum 100 Stores

Don't miss these fab finds.

07/26/2017 By Ilene Denton and Alicia King Robinson

Health & Fitness

Pot-Pourri

Florida's New Medical Marijuana Law is a Mixed Bag

“Florida is near the bottom of giving people what they actually voted for."

07/26/2017 By David Hackett

Home & Real Estate

Home Dream Home

Must-Haves for the Buyer Who Has Everything

What does the 1 percent really want in a home? We'll tell you.

07/26/2017 By Pam Daniel

History

The Cottages of Cortez

Surrounded by modern Florida, these quaint, handmade homes endure.

07/26/2017 By Robert Plunket

News & City Life

Memories

Remembering Downtown Sarasota's Short Stop Market and Deli

Four regulars share their memories of Ali Molavi's beloved downtown market, which closed in June.

08/01/2017 By Rick Morgan Illustrations by Regan Dunnick

Team Sarasota

Meet the New Starting Five on the City Commission

The five power players who make up Team Sarasota.

07/26/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Heat Index

Five Cool Local Pools

Longing for a dip, but no pool of your own? Read on.

07/26/2017 By Emma Burke

Mr. Chatterbox

What if Trump Tweeted from Sarasota?

A sampling of what we might see.

07/26/2017 By Robert Plunket

Heat Index

How Frequent Are Local Shark Attacks?

Florida leads the nation in attacks.

07/26/2017 By Pam Daniel

Gotcha!

What Happens to Your Mug Shot if You Get Arrested in Sarasota?

Spoiler alert: Your booking shot will follow you, even if charges don’t.

07/26/2017 By David Hackett

From the Editor

Dear Reader—Who Are You?

Stats about our readers.

07/26/2017 By Pam Daniel