Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: SRQ Airport, Winter Afternoon

Illustrator John Pirman sketches the local airport on a sunny afternoon.

12/27/2017 By John Pirman

Money Matters

Will You Outlive Your Money?

Americans are increasingly haunted by that fear. And as financial journalist Richard Rescigno reports, many should be.

12/27/2017 By Richard Rescigno

Feeding the Soul

Restaurateur Steve Seidensticker Starts a Nonprofit Newtown Eatery

An upscale restaurateur starts a nonprofit Newtown eatery.

12/27/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Made in SRQ

Made in SRQ: Moke Electric Jeep

Moke military jeeps earned new life in the 1960s when movie stars made them a stylish way to cruise Mediterranean hot spots like Saint-Tropez.

12/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Living on the Edge

Do Rising Car Loan Defaults Signal a Precarious Economy?

Last year, the rate of delinquencies on subprime auto loans rose to 9.7 percent for auto lenders not affiliated with banks or credit unions, up from just 5.8 percent in 2012.

12/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Mr. Chatterbox

The Ghostly Links Between Lido Key's Sandcastle Resort, the Late Leona Helmsley—and Donald Trump

Future historians who ignore Leona while studying Trump do so at their peril. There are too many connections, too many similarities, too much shared history.

12/27/2017 By Robert Plunket

From the Editor

From the Editor: A Lost Chance at Lido

Pam Daniel sees a lost opportunity with the new plans for Lido Beach.

12/27/2017 By Pam Daniel

Generocity

GeneroCity 2018

Sarasota Magazine is proud once again to bring you GeneroCity, the second annual nonprofit showcase.

12/22/2017

Unity Awards 2018

Sarasota Magazine Hosts the 2018 Unity Awards

The Unity Awards celebrate the people, companies and projects advancing equality, diversity and inclusion in our community and around the world.

12/18/2017

Preview

Downtown's New Art Ovation Hotel Offers Guests a Sneak Peek

The hotel on Palm Avenue aims to provide a focus on Sarasota's arts and cultural opportunities.

12/14/2017 By Kay Kipling

Year in Review

Our Top 10 Stories of 2017

Hurricane Irma, MTV's Siesta Key, the best restaurants in Sarasota and more—here's what you were buzzing about this year, Sarasota.

12/14/2017 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

It's Showtime

The Sarasota Culture Collective is Accepting New Members

The Culture Collective allows anyone ages 21 to 39 to experience Sarasota's vibrant and growing arts community.

12/07/2017 By Ella Melzer

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Segway Tour, Downtown Sarasota

Years after their prime, these scooters are still rolling.

11/29/2017 By John Pirman

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