Place in the Sun

Siesta Key Beach Ranks No. 1 in the U.S. (Again, Some More)

TripAdvisor ranks Siesta Key beach No. 1 on its 2017 list of best beaches in the U.S.

02/23/2017 By Megan McDonald

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Why Millennials Struggle in Sarasota

The good news: Not all young people hate Sarasota. The bad news: The obstacles to keeping them here are bigger than most people realize.

02/14/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Everett Dennison

Breaking News

Five Circus Sarasota Performers Fall From High Wire

The extent of the performers' injuries is unknown at this time.

02/08/2017 By Staff

Deadly Waters

Our Local Waters are Beautiful But Deadly

Every year, Florida boaters are injured, killed or lost at sea. It doesn't have to be that way.

02/01/2017 By Tom Bayles Illustrations by Andrew Theophilopoulous

Great Scots!

It's Highland Games Time

This month's games remind us of our Scottish roots.

02/01/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Made in SRQ

Made in Sarasota: Aso Bandages

Aso's east Sarasota HQ cranks out billions of wound-care products and oversees operations in the U.S., Mexico, the Philippines and Europe.

02/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Road Warriors

The Battle Over Beach Road

Mike Cosentino and Elizabeth Gomez-Mayo crusade to keep a beachfront stretch of road public.

02/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Grab a Sign

Protesters Ready to Hit the Streets in D.C. and Here in Sarasota

Discussing Saturday's Women's March on Washington and Sarasota's local Solidarity March with organizer Shakira Refos.

01/20/2017 By Jasmine Respess

Walk This Way

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton Ranks No. 10 in the Country for Pedestrian Danger

And Florida accounts for more pedestrian deaths than any other state.

01/11/2017 By Jasmine Respess

100 Years of History

Listen to These Historical Recordings

Some sounds from our history.

01/04/2017

Feed Your Head

Wise Up: A Guide to Sarasota's Continuing Education Classes

If you want to learn something, chances are, there’s a class for it right here in town.

12/30/2016 By Hannah Wallace

From the Editor

Behind the Scenes of 100 Years of History

For our January cover package, we go digging through the historical archives.

12/29/2016 By Pam Daniel

Sunshine Memories

We're Still Living in Paradise

Even 100 years later.

12/28/2016

Sunshine Memories

Sarasota's Famous Faces

It seems like the whole world shows up sooner or later.

12/28/2016

Sunshine Memories

We've Always Been Driven by the Arts

Sarasota's talent and appreciation for the arts is in its DNA.

12/28/2016

Sunshine Memories

We Were Always Working and Building

We're more than just a pretty beach town.

12/28/2016

Sunshine Memories

Life Wasn't Easy for Sarasota's Early Pioneers

But tourists came here from almost the very beginning.

12/28/2016 Edited by Kay Kipling and Bob Plunket

Sunshine Memories

The Circus Made Us Famous

The circus' Winter Headquarters was the largest attraction in the state in the '30s and '40s.

12/28/2016

Human Interest

Life at Pine View, One Story at a Time

The student-run Facebook page Humans of Pine View shares personal stories of students and school employees.

12/15/2016 By Riley Board

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Burns Court, Downtown Sarasota

John Pirman illustrates downtown's charming Burns Court neighborhood.

12/13/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman