Row Your Boat
After a summer of scheduled maintenance, Historic Spanish Point has relaunched the Magic for tours along Little Sarasota Bay.
Spoiler alert: It doesn't come from Cuba.
Called one of the most significant historical sites in Florida and perhaps the U.S. by Florida historian Canter Brown Jr., Angola is a story of struggle, tragedy and, ultimately, survival in the quest for freedom.
In the Sunshine State, epic hurricanes and killer freezes have wrecked economies and changed the landscape. Here are some that stand out.
Gary R. Mormino
For decades, the city of North Port allowed damage to occur to these sites. But things may be changing now, thanks to an ordinary-looking marsh and a small group of activists.
The now-endangered sea turtles once were a plentiful source of food.
The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations is hosting a talk by John McCarthy.
The Florida Maritime Museum recently renovated Cortez's original general store to serve as a folk craft school and as storage and research space.
Professor and author Noah Feldman's most important message? “It’s going to be all right.”
The United States dropped from seventh to eighth in the latest ranking of the world's top countries by U.S. News & World Report.
Unity Awards 2018
Oldham and a team of professionals and volunteers have produced a book, a report, installed 15 historical markers, conducted oral history interviews and inventoried 150 historic Newtown structures.
It's a blast from the past.
Maybe it’s time for the State of Florida to rethink how it is presenting history at the Gamble Plantation.
Bring the Cane
A new historical marker details the role an Alabama food company played in the founding of Whitfield Estates.
A behind-the-scenes look at what the filming of Cecil B. DeMille's "The Greatest Show on Earth" in the 1950s was really like.
Step inside the Tucker treehouse, built in 1934 in Myakka.
In this week's Vintage Sarasota installment, we tak ea look at Englewood's historic Dearborn Street.
Electricity was often unreliable in the early years of Florida Power and Light.
His photographs of Sarasota helped put our city on the map.
The dredge, in years past, was a major instrument of change in Sarasota.