Platinum 2018

The Gazillionaire's Guide to Sarasota

Want to know what to buy when money is no object? Here’s a list of over-the-top bling for the home, for the body, for the spirit, or just for the heck of it. And it’s all available right here in Sarasota.

07/25/2018 By Staff

Top Stories

Circus Sarasota

The Lavish Life and Forgotten Legacy of John Ringling North

The story of the other circus king.

07/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

Review

Summer House Is the Best New Restaurant on Siesta Key

Summer House pays homage to a Siesta Key legend while charting a new course.

07/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Offshore Treasure

Manasota Offshore is a Treasure Worth Protecting

Public agencies and citizens' groups are working together to safeguard the underwater burial site off Manasota Beach.

08/08/2018 By Brad Edmondson

Table of Contents

Arts & Entertainment

Joyful Noise

Blue Rooster's Gospel Brunch Shakes Up Sunday Mornings

White, black, young, old, locals and visitors alike, they’re all here to leave their cares behind for a couple of hours while enjoying Sarasota’s gospel band, Truality.

07/26/2018 By Kay Kipling

Turnaround Artist

Lisa Berger Wakes Up Art Center Sarasota

Producing diverse shows that unite all kinds of people is the point of a community art center, Berger says.

07/26/2018 By Audrey Warne

In the Rough

What's Going on with the Bobby Jones Golf Complex?

The City Commission is expected to vote late this summer on whether to fund improvements to the neglected facility.

07/26/2018 By David Hackett

Eat & Drink

Eat Drink Jump

These Three Party Boats Offer the Ultimate Sarasota Summer Experience

Three more reasons to love the water.

07/26/2018 By Isaac Eger and Cooper Levey-Baker

Cheap Eats

Mirna's, a Tiny Eatery on the North Trail, Is a Winner

The menu, which largely follows Cuban tradition, keeps the place packed.

07/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Review

Summer House Is the Best New Restaurant on Siesta Key

Summer House pays homage to a Siesta Key legend while charting a new course.

07/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Fashion & Shopping

Modern Love

Six Gorgeous Local Weddings

These couples decided to celebrate their love in our beautiful city.

07/26/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Platinum 2018

The Gazillionaire's Guide to Sarasota

Want to know what to buy when money is no object? Here’s a list of over-the-top bling for the home, for the body, for the spirit, or just for the heck of it. And it’s all available right here in Sarasota.

07/25/2018 By Staff

Health & Fitness

A Nutty Idea

A Pharmacist's Quest for Better Almond Milk Led Her to Start Her Own Company

Totally Nuts—whose base recipe includes only water, California almonds, salt and a probiotic—is the brainchild of Vicki Gregory.

07/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Home & Real Estate

Spirit of Sarasota

Halflants + Pichette Architects' Venice Residence Wins Our Spirit of Sarasota Readers' Choice Award

Our readers’ choice for the architectural icon that best represents Sarasota’s unique sense of place.

07/26/2018 By Ilene Denton

News & City Life

Offshore Treasure

Manasota Offshore is a Treasure Worth Protecting

Public agencies and citizens' groups are working together to safeguard the underwater burial site off Manasota Beach.

08/08/2018 By Brad Edmondson

Circus Sarasota

The Lavish Life and Forgotten Legacy of John Ringling North

The story of the other circus king.

07/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Sizes Up Our Political Candidates

This month: We're going politicking.

07/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

Roundabout Reality

Will Improvements Help Reduce Crashes in Venice's 'Circle of Death' Roundabout?

The roundabout, which opened in 2011, had the highest crash rate of any signalized intersection or roundabout in 2016 in unincorporated Sarasota County.

07/26/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

From the Editor

From the Editor: Thoughts on Wealth

A bumper crop of rich people from around the country continues to settle here.

07/26/2018 By Susan Burns