Proceed With Caution

Florida’s I-4 is America’s Deadliest Highway

Between 2011 and 2015, more than 150 people died on the 132-mile interstate between Tampa and Daytona Beach.

11/17/2017 By Pam Daniel

Best of Sarasota 2018

Vote for the Best of Sarasota 2018!

As Sarasota Magazine gets ready to celebrate the city’s finest people, places and traits, here's your chance to weigh in.

11/13/2017

Tiki Time

Plans for a New Restaurant and Tiki Bar at Lido Beach Spark Protest

Should the City of Sarasota partner with private businesses to add a 200-seat restaurant and tiki bar to Lido Beach?

11/07/2017 By Pam Daniel

Sandimonium

Siesta Key Crystal Classic Returns

The annual sand-sculpting competition returns to Siesta Key Beach Nov. 10-13.

11/01/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Cheers!

The i-Ride is Downtown Sarasota's Newest Ride-Sharing Option

The low-speed cruisers make for a fun way to let you pack as many destinations as possible into that narrow happy hour window, without having to drive with a buzz.

11/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Score!

How to Score a Great Deal on Local Arts Groups' Performances

The area’s performing arts troupes beckon with bargain tickets.

10/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Power Player

County Commission Chair Paul Caragiulo Became a Social Media Hero After Hurricane Irma

Caragiulo tracked FPL's progress on his Facebook page.

10/30/2017 By Susan Burns

Frankenstorm, Revisited

After Hurricane Irma

One year after writing about how a monster storm might affect Sarasota, Robert Bowden feared his story would come true.

10/30/2017 By Robert Bowden

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Flamingos at Jungle Gardens

This month: iconic pink flamingos at North Sarasota's Jungle Gardens.

10/30/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

Made in SRQ

Made in SRQ: Chris-Craft's Catalina 30

Sarasota is a natural place to boat and make boats.

10/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Honk!

Five Migraine Inducing Intersections—and What to Do About Them

We've identified the region's most horrific traffic hot spots.

09/28/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Charting the Charters

Essential Info About Sarasota County's 11 Charter Schools

Educate yourself about Sarasota County’s 11 charter schools.

09/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Burning Question

How Can Sarasota Attract More Young People?

We take to the streets to find out.

09/27/2017 By Katherine Flanders, Stephanie Hagan, and Rick Morgan

Out of Sight

What Happened to the Idea of Affordable Downtown Housing?

Downtown Sarasota is in the midst of a building boom while also facing a critical affordable housing shortage.

09/27/2017 By Susan Burns

Quiet Victory

A Small Mennonite Congregation Breaks LGBT Barriers

Eight years ago, Sarasota's Covenant Mennonite Fellowship was threatened with excommunication for having a gay pastor.

09/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Mutt-opia

Puparazzi: These Pups Steal the Spotlight

Meet Stella, Max and Belle.

09/27/2017

Mutt-opia

Pamper Your Pooch With These Local Shops and Artists

Local services to sit up and bark about.

09/27/2017 By Megan McDonald and Emma Burke

Mutt-opia

Elaborate Pet Funeral Services Aren't Uncommon in Sarasota-Manatee

You'll find everything from traditional Jewish burials to circus-themed celebrations of life.

09/27/2017 By Pam Daniel

Mutt-opia

There's an Activity for Every Dog—and Every Activity Level—in Sarasota-Manatee

From dog yoga to flyball, keep your pet active with these local classes.

09/27/2017 By Megan McDonald and Emma Burke

Mutt-opia

Behind the Scenes at Doggie Day Care

We shadowed Meghan Farrell's mixed-breed dog River at Camp Bow Wow to see just what goes on at a doggie day care.

09/27/2017 By Emma Burke