Shop Talk

Trend Report: All Things Neon

Neon is having a moment. Fashion blogger Heather Saba investigates the origin of the trend and shares 15 neon pieces to add to your closet right now.

01/18/2019 By Heather Saba

Let's Cook

Alex Jordan Brings the Flavors of Ethiopia to Sarasota

Jordan's next class will be on Feb. 19 at 5 p.m. at Selby Public Library.

01/14/2019 By Megan McDonald

Real estate

Lakewood Ranch, West Villages High in New Ranking of Top-Selling Communities

Both were recently ranked among the top-selling master-planned communities in the nation by a real estate research company.

01/11/2019 By Staff

Neighborhood Watch

Nature Rules at Venetian Golf & River Club

A snapshot of real estate activity in the popular Venice community.

01/10/2019 By Ilene Denton

The Notorious RBG

Journalist Irin Carmon on RBG, Women's Rights and Hope for the Future

Carmon is the keynote speaker for Planned Parenthood’s gala dinner and silent auction on March 7.

01/07/2019 By Megan McDonald

Get Organized

13 Stylish Ways to Organize Your Beauty Products and Accessories

Doing a little New Year's organizing? Our fashion blogger Heather Saba has tracked down some fashionable ways to reach your goals.

01/04/2019 By Heather Saba

Get Real

Ringling College’s Fashion Photography Exhibit Challenges the Industry’s Notions of Beauty

Don’t expect the usual glamorous, upscale luxury magazine fashion photos.

01/03/2019 By Kay Kipling

Hot 'Hoods

West Villages Mirrors the Way We Live Now

The houses are the result of years of learning what people want.

01/02/2019 By Robert Plunket

Hot 'Hoods

It's Water, Water Everywhere at Waterside at Lakewood Ranch

It’s the first Lakewood Ranch community to be built in Sarasota County.

01/02/2019 By Robert Plunket

Breaking Away

R. Derek Black Was the Heir Apparent to America’s White Nationalist Movement. Then He Went to New College

A new book tells the remarkable story of how New College students came together to transform Black’s values and life.

01/02/2019 By Susan Burns

Trend Report

2019's Color of the Year Is Living Coral—Here's How to Wear It

Fashion blogger Heather Saba shows us exactly how to incorporate it into our home and wardrobe.

12/31/2018 By Heather Saba

Year in Review

Our Editors' Favorite Stories of 2018

11 pieces that made us proud.

12/27/2018 By Staff

New Year, New You

Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet With These Four Fab Finds

Start the new year with four items you'll feel good about buying.

12/26/2018 By Megan McDonald

Young Blood

An Upswing of Under-30 Voters Puts Our Politics in Uncharted Territory

In November's general election, 13,019 voters under the age of 30 cast a ballot in Sarasota County. That was a more than 200 percent increase from the fewer than 6,000 voters under 30 in the 2014 midterms.

12/26/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Chic in Sarasota

2019 Is the Year of the Headband

It's time to embrace your inner Blair Waldorf.

12/21/2018 By Heather Saba

Building History

Conversations at the Crocker Continues Jan. 8 with “Owning a Historic Home”

The Historical Society panel discussion will feature a realtor, a historic salvage expert and an architect.

12/17/2018 By Ilene Denton

Entertainment

Season Two of MTV's Siesta Key Starts Jan. 22

The new season will feature "a lot of love, a lot of heartbreak, a lot of friendships and drama," according to cast member Madisson Hausburg.

12/17/2018 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A 1950S Time Capsule in Nokomis

Everywhere you look is great bamboo furniture and wood paneled walls—kitschy, yes, but also a great deal of fun.

12/14/2018 By Robert Plunket

The Bay

New Photos: A Closer Look at the Plans for Downtown's Bay Development

The Bay will include a new performing arts hall, a promenade, a children’s playspace, amphitheater, three pedestrian bridges across U.S. 41 and, most happily, green space to enjoy the bayfront.

12/11/2018 By Staff