Year in Review

Sarasota Magazine's Top 10 Stories of 2021

What a year it was.

By The Editors December 30, 2021


We did a deep dive into our top digital stories this year and pulled out 10 great reads from 2021.

The Best Restaurants in Sarasota

Where and what to eat right now.

Home Sales Are Sizzling in These Sarasota-Manatee Neighborhoods

With listings scarce and prices going through the roof, the local real estate market has entered an unprecedented era.

Everything You Need to Know About Boating in Sarasota

From water adventures to dockside dining, here’s your guide to boating in Sarasota.

The Rockstars Who Live in Sarasota Right Now

These golden oldies have taken up at least part-time residence in the region.

Who Owns Florida's Beaches?

Isaac Eger tells us about the new ordinance that further privatizes the Sarasota shoreline.

Home Tour: A Small, Curvy House Is Remodeled With Midcentury Flair

Shaped like a cylinder, the house has an unusual floorplan and features. Let’s take a look inside.

Neighborhood Guide: Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island is as Old Florida as you’re going to get in this region.

Siesta Key Star's Home Hits the Market

Sam Logan—former boyfriend of star Juliette Porter—listed his Siesta Key home for just under $6.8 million...or 112 Bitcoin. Take a peek.

The Strange, Spectacular, Sad Story of The Ringling Bros.' Elephant Polka

In 1942, the Ringling Bros. circus convinced Balanchine and Stravinsky to produce a ballet—for elephants.

Will We Ever Know the True Story Behind Sarasota’s Connection to 9/11?

How three journalists began to uncover Sarasota’s integral role in the events of that day.

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