Intelligence Matters, Part 2

Trump's Sharing of Top-Secret Information With Russians Alarms Former Intelligence Official

"The whole thing makes me sick."

05/16/2017 By David Hackett

Intelligence Matters

A Retired CIA Officer Talks Russia, the 2016 Presidential Election and More

“I understand that people have a lot of questions right now. That’s why I agreed to meet you.”

04/17/2017 By David Hackett

Siesta Sanctuary

Siesta Key Beach is Home to One of the Most Consequential Conservation Areas in Sarasota County

A sliver of beach is a lifeline for the imperiled snowy plover.

03/29/2017 By David Hackett

Change Agent

Can the "Prince of Darkness" Become a Beacon of Hope?

The 48-year-old Venice accountant has a reputation as the money man behind scores of Florida political campaigns.

03/29/2017 By David Hackett

Meating Agenda

6 Boss Butcher Shops

Our guide to local meat spots that are a cut above.

03/15/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker and David Hackett

Set the Screen

March Madness at Five Great Sarasota Sports Bars

Travel on down to these great spots for watching the NCAA basketball tournament.

03/14/2017 By David Hackett

Road Trips

For Avid Golfers, Alabama's Golf Trail is a Glorious Getaway

Spend a few days on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail and you'll discover one of the best-kept secrets and values in regional golf.

03/01/2017 By David Hackett

Fore!

It's a Great Time to Be a Golfer in Southwest Florida

Reasonable prices: check. Abundant places to play and practice: check. Clubs that value their customers: check.

11/30/2016 By David Hackett

Tweet, Tweet

This is the Best Spot for Bird-Watching in Sarasota

The Celery Fields are a hub for bird life.

11/30/2016 By David Hackett