Lights, Camera

Agent Inc is Connecting Talent in the Modeling Industry

With more than 5,000 members and counting, Agent is the fastest growing modeling platform.

08/21/2017 By Heather Dunhill

Here Comes the Sun

Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse in Sarasota

On Aug. 21 the first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in 99 years will occur.

08/17/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Party On

What's it Like to Live for a Century? Ask One of These 12 Ladies

Pines of Sarasota held its seventh annual Centenarian Celebration Tea Party this past Friday.

08/17/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

May the Force Be with You

The Sarasota Ski-A-Rees Team Wins National Waterskiing Championship with Star Wars: The Skiquel

The Sarasota Ski-A-Rees team became the first Florida team to win a national waterskiing championship.

08/16/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Applause

Sarasota Magazine Takes Home 11 Awards at Florida Magazine Association Annual Conference

Including Best Overall Magazine, Best Public Service and Best Feature Design.

08/15/2017 By Staff

From the Editor

Our Snooty, Ourselves

Remembering the South Florida Museum's beloved manatee.

08/07/2017 By Pam Daniel

Shark Tank

Real Life Controversy Dogs MTV's Siesta Key

Just days before the show premiered, social media sleuths connected star Alex Kompothecras to a viral video that showed four young men, two from prominent Manatee County families, gleefully dragging a shark behind their boat at high speed until it died.

08/02/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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

No Frenzy Necessary

Want to Help Mote Staff, Learn Something and Have Fun? Try Shark Encounter.

Shark Week came and went, but the infatuation with these fascinating predators is year-round. Mote's Shark Encounter allows visitors to help Mote staff by feeding sharks.

07/31/2017 By Rick Morgan

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

Laws of the Jungle

A Walk Through the Wild at Sarasota Jungle Gardens

There's a little bit of everything at the Jungle Gardens.

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

Heat Index

Goodbye, Gregg Allman

Sarasota Blues Festival producer Barbara Strauss remembers Gregg Allman.

07/26/2017 By Barbara Strauss

Heat Index

Five Cool Local Pools

Longing for a dip, but no pool of your own? Read on.

07/26/2017 By Emma Burke

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

Mr. Chatterbox

What if Trump Tweeted from Sarasota?

A sampling of what we might see.

07/26/2017 By Robert Plunket

Pot-Pourri

Florida's New Medical Marijuana Law is a Mixed Bag

“Florida is near the bottom of giving people what they actually voted for."

07/26/2017 By David Hackett

Heat Index

How Frequent Are Local Shark Attacks?

Florida leads the nation in attacks.

07/26/2017 By Pam Daniel

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