LOCAL FILM

Local Documentary Receives Three Awards at Film Festival Screenings Across the Country

Since its original test screening in Sarasota, the documentary has been shown at eight film festivals, receiving three separate awards along the way.

03/06/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Real Estate

Michael Saunders Named a Hero of History

The Historical Society of Sarasota County will honor the real estate pioneer at a luncheon March 20.

03/04/2019 By Ilene Denton

Uptown Downtown

A Surge of New $2-Million-Plus Condos Lifts the Sarasota Real Estate Market

A string of ultra-luxury condominium projects are filling in the downtown Sarasota skyline: Auteur, Blvd, Epoch, the Ritz-Carlton Residences at the Quay and, completed last season, 624 Palm.

02/28/2019 By Ilene Denton

Trend Report

Let Pantone's Color of the Year Brighten Your Life

Living Coral is hot, hot, hot.

02/28/2019 By Megan McDonald

Law

Pulitzer Prize Winner to Speak at Legal Aid Fundraiser

Gilbert King, author of Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys and the Dawn of a New America, will speak in Sarasota on Thursday, March 28.

02/28/2019 By Staff

A Night at the Opera

Sarasota’s Own Adelaide Boedecker Makes Her Sarasota Opera Professional Debut This Month

Boedecker became involved with the Sarasota Youth Opera the summer after second grade and says, “I fell in love with it."

02/28/2019 By Kay Kipling

Home of the Braves

The Atlanta Braves' New Spring Training Facility Opens March 24

The Braves, who have relocated from their 20-year home at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando, will play their final spring training game of 2019 at Cool Today Park against the Tampa Bay Rays.

02/27/2019 By Ilene Denton

Coffee Klatch

Varietal, a New Coffee Shop, Opens in the Rosemary District

The atmosphere is minimal and elegant and the coffee comes from L.A.'s Counter Culture roaster, which has an East Coast hub in Raleigh.

02/27/2019 By Isaac Eger

Street Style

Sarasota Street Style: Cool Things We Saw People Wearing

The most inspiring looks our fashion blogger has seen around town.

02/26/2019 By Heather Saba

Remember When?

The People, Milestones and Game-Changing Events That Made Us Who We Are

A decade-by-decade look at Sarasota over the past 40 years.

02/25/2019 By Susan Burns, Pam Daniel, Ilene Denton, Cooper Levey-Baker, Kay Kipling, and Megan McDonald

Preview

Booker High Grad Charlie Barnett to Speak at VPA Fund Raiser

The star of Netflix hit Russian Doll will be guest of honor March 9 at the school's Kaleidoscope of Creativity, raising money for visual and performing arts students.

02/22/2019 By Kay Kipling

Free Spirit

Artist and Author Kat Schuetz Wants to Help People Think Outside the Box

In her new book, The Gypspirit, Schuetz takes her readers on a metaphysical journey.

02/13/2019 By Megan McDonald

Shop Talk

Trend Report: Designer Tourist Sandals

Heather Saba takes a deep dive into a slightly peculiar new trend.

02/11/2019 By Heather Saba

Awards

DSDG Architects Wins Houzz 'Best of Design' Award

It's the company's seventh award from the popular site.

02/11/2019 Photography by Staff

Awards

Goodwill Manasota Receives $40,000 Grant from Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund

The money will help Goodwill Manasota implement the "Bank On" program to help employees, veterans and Job Connection customers get on the path to financial stability.

02/11/2019 Photography by Staff

Grants

Teen Court of Sarasota Receives $300,000 Grant from Florida Blue Foundation

The grant will allow Teen Court to provide improved health and well-being mental health services to youth in Sarasota County who participate in the program.

02/08/2019 Photography by Staff

Fast Track

JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation Names New Board Chair

Dan Vigne has been a board member since 2013.

02/08/2019 By Staff

Construction

Neal Signature Homes Breaks Ground on Carlotta Model in Country Club East

The 2,566-square-foot Carlotta is a new luxury home model located at Collingtree inside Country Club East.

02/08/2019 By Staff

Giving

New College of Florida Receives $1.2 Million Bequest

The gift will establish endowed scholarship for out-of-state students wishing to attend New College..

02/08/2019 By Staff

Awards

New College Named a 'Best Value College' by The Princeton Review

In the book’s profile of New College, editors praise the school for its “unique collaborative curriculum and emphasis on independent learning.”

02/07/2019 By Staff