Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Colorful Cottage in Village of the Arts

This charming house/studio dates back to 1938.

09/21/2017 By Bob Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Our Humor Columnist Gets Enlightened at the Women's March

Our humor columnist on women's rights, pussy hats and all that traffic.

03/01/2017 By Bob Plunket

Sunshine Memories

100 Years of Sarasota History

Our history in words and pictures.

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

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

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Midcentury Modern in Southgate

Bob Plunket takes us inside a beautifully updated midcentury modern home on Valencia Street in Southgate.

08/22/2016 By Bob Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Midcentury Modern (and Fabulous!) in Bradenton

This week: Bob Plunket takes us inside a midcentury estate on Bradenton's Riverview Boulevard.

08/03/2016 By Bob Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. C Considers the Art of the Nude

This month: Mr. Chatterbox gets exposed to the art of the nude in a Ringling Museum exhibition.

07/29/2016 By Bob Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Spectacular Beachfront Home in Siesta Key's Sanderling Neighborhood

This week: Step inside a gorgeous beachfront home that's currently for sale in Sanderling.

07/25/2016 By Bob Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

A Look Inside the "Hijacker House"

Bob Plunket takes us inside the Prestancia home where the al-Hiijjii family reportedly hosted the 9/11 hijackers.

07/19/2016 By Bob Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: $3.2 Million Condo at 888 Boulevard of the Arts

This huge downtown penthouse is the perfect place to catch the fireworks this Fourth.

07/01/2016 By Bob Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Finding the Fountain of Youth at Warm Mineral Springs

Legend says North Port's Warm Mineral Springs was the Fountain of Youth that Ponce de Leon was searching for.

06/22/2016 By Bob Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: 1925 Colonial-Style Bungalow in Downtown Sarasota

Bob Plunket takes us inside a downtown Sarasota home from the 1920s that comes with a light-filled sunroom, a garage apartment—and a chicken coop.

06/13/2016 By Bob Plunket

Money Talks

What $800,000 Buys in Sarasota

With $800,000 to spend on a Sarasota property, you’ll have your pick of luxurious homes

05/31/2016 By Bob Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Hollywood Confidential: Inside Ringling College’s Film Program

In the past several years Ringling has zoomed up to No. 17 on the list of best film schools in the country as ranked by the Hollywood Reporter

05/31/2016 By Bob Plunket

Home Tour

Step Inside the Hillview Street Home of Artist Frank Colson

This historic Sarasota home leaves all the others in the dust.

05/03/2016 By Bob Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Pee-wee Herman, Paul Reubens and Sarasota

The comedian is making a comeback this month with a new movie on Netflix. We're reposting our award-winning story from 1991 about the Sarasota incident that derailed his career.

03/01/2016 By Bob Plunket

Money Talks

What $450,000 Will Get You in Sarasota

Bob Plunket takes a look at three real estate listings, all priced around $450K.

03/01/2016 By Bob Plunket

Gossip Girl

Remembering Marjorie North

Mr. Chatterbox remembers the late, great Sarasota Herald-Tribune columnist Marjorie North.

03/01/2016 By Bob Plunket

Article

Rosie O'Donnell is Selling Her Casey Key Home

Rosie O'Donnell is selling her Casey Key home after just three years.

02/11/2015 By Bob Plunket

Article

For Sale: Southern Mini-Estate in Venice

Bob Plunket shows us a piece of Venice real estate--a Southern mini-manse--that's currently for sale on River Road.

02/02/2015 By Bob Plunket