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Nancy Parrish Leads a National Battle Against Sexual Harrassment in the Military

"I realized all my life experience led me to this moment."

05/26/2017 By Kay Kipling

Ghosts of the Circus

All Over Our Region, Haunting Relics of the Greatest Show on Earth Remain

After a long goodbye, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is going out of business.

05/01/2017 By Robert Plunket

Best of Sarasota 2017

Best of Sarasota 2017: Readers' Poll

Drumroll, please: here are the results of our annual readers' poll.

04/26/2017 By Staff

Best of Sarasota 2017

Best of Sarasota 2017: Best New Arts & Entertainment

Our editors' top picks from Sarasota's arts and culture scene.

04/26/2017 By Staff

Ghosts of the Circus

All Over Our Region, Haunting Relics of the Greatest Show on Earth Remain

The door has closed on one of America’s greatest institutions.

04/26/2017 By Robert Plunket

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Alfred R. Goldstein Library, Ringling College

Sarasota's newest library has a Florida view.

04/26/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

Fond Farewell

A Fond Farewell to Longboat Key Center for the Arts

After six decades, the art center closes this month.

04/26/2017 By Kay Kipling

From the Editor

From the Editor: Celebrating Sarasota

As we roll out our Best of Sarasota Issue, we win some awards of our own.

04/26/2017 By Pam Daniel

Liquid Highways

Can a New Ferry and Water Taxis Help Reduce Our Growing Gridlock?

Can a new ferry and water taxis help reduce our growing gridlock?

04/26/2017 By Ilene Denton

Time Bombs

The Clock is Ticking on Florida's Mountains of Hazardous Phosphate Waste

Phosphate has also seeded Florida with the environmental equivalent of ticking time bombs.

04/26/2017 By Craig Pittman

Downtown Neighborhood Guide

Where to Live in Downtown Sarasota

So you want to live downtown? Here's your guide.

04/18/2017 By Robert Plunket and Staff

Neighborhood Guide

Where to Drink in Downtown Sarasota

Quench your thirst at any one of these downtown watering holes.

04/18/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Downtown Neighborhood Guide

Things to Do in Downtown Sarasota

Art, culture, outdoor adventures and more--downtown Sarasota has it all.

04/18/2017 By Staff

Neighborhood Guide

Where to Eat in Downtown Sarasota

From French to American to Vietnamese, there's something for every palate in downtown Sarasota. Here's a sampling of its vibrant dining scene.

04/18/2017 By Staff

Mind Goggling

Inside the World of Virtual Reality

Local pioneers push the boundaries of new technology.

03/29/2017 By Robert Bowden

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Ca'd'Zan

This month: Ca’ d’Zan at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

03/28/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

Mr. Chatterbox

Our Humor Columnist Gets Enlightened at the Women's March

Our humor columnist on women's rights, pussy hats and all that traffic.

03/01/2017 By Bob Plunket

Listen to Your Enemy

A USF Sarasota-Manatee Professor's New Book Sheds Light on Terrorism

Dr. Murat Haner spent five months researching what makes someone a terrorist.

03/01/2017 By Susan Burns

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Window Washers

If you doubt that art imitates life—and vice versa—consider the recent juxtaposition of the balancing act of a window washer at downtown’s Courthouse Centre with the sculpture in the background.

03/01/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman