Growing Stronger

Seeds of Hiroshima Exhibit Opens at Selby Gardens

In anticipation of the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bomb, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens reveals its newest exhibit.

08/02/2017 By Katherine Flanders

Memories

Remembering Downtown Sarasota's Short Stop Market and Deli

Four regulars share their memories of Ali Molavi's beloved downtown market, which closed in June.

08/01/2017 By Rick Morgan Illustrations by Regan Dunnick

Gone But Not Forgotten

The Fight for a Snooty Statue in Downtown Bradenton

In the wake of Snooty the manatee's tragic drowning, one local man wants to immortalize the famous sea cow in downtown Bradenton. He has the signatures, but will they be enough?

07/27/2017 By Rick Morgan

Team Sarasota

Meet the New Starting Five on the City Commission

The five power players who make up Team Sarasota.

07/26/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Nathan Benderson Park, U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships

Sarasota is gaining a reputation for world-class sporting events.

07/26/2017 By John Pirman

Gotcha!

What Happens to Your Mug Shot if You Get Arrested in Sarasota?

Spoiler alert: Your booking shot will follow you, even if charges don’t.

07/26/2017 By David Hackett

From the Editor

Dear Reader—Who Are You?

Stats about our readers.

07/26/2017 By Pam Daniel

At the Car Wash

It's All in the Details: Johnny's Car Wash Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Johnny's Car Wash focuses on maintaining a car's value and staying environmentally friendly. Find out what you can learn from the 60-year-old business.

07/12/2017 By Rick Morgan

Family Fun Guide

The Best Things to Do With Kids in Sarasota-Manatee

Your ultimate family fun guide.

07/11/2017 Edited by Ilene Denton

Things to Do

Find an Accommodation

From motels to resorts, here's where to stay while you're here.

06/30/2017

Things to Do

Find an Activity

From fine arts to golf to water sports, there's something for everyone in Sarasota-Manatee.

06/30/2017

Religion

"We Are Not the Other"

Voices of Muslims in Sarasota.

06/28/2017 By Susan Burns

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Lido Beach Pool and Pavilion

This month: an affordable way to stay in shape in a beautiful beach setting.

06/28/2017 By John Pirman

News

Dates for This Year's Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Festival Announced

The eighth annual competition will take place November 10-13, 2017.

06/20/2017 By Megan McDonald

Welcome to the Jungle

An Unused Plot of Land Becomes a Thriving Food Forest at Bay Haven School of Basics Plus

Bay Haven science teacher Rolf Hanson is using a sustainable food forest to teach valuable lessons to students.

06/13/2017 By Rick Morgan

Applause

Van Wezel Named No. 1 Performing Arts Hall

The hall was named the best in its category by Venues Today magazine.

06/02/2017 By Megan McDonald

Heat Wave

Think Sarasota Summers are Unbearable? Just Wait.

Here's what rising temperatures will mean for our region.

06/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Hart’s Landing, Weekday Morning

Illustrator John Pirman sketches a weekday scene at the city's oldest bait and tackle shop.

06/01/2017 By John Pirman

Heat Index

Nancy Parrish Leads a National Battle Against Sexual Harassment 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