Neighborhood Guide

Where to Live on St. Armands, Lido and Longboat Keys

Looking for a home on one of these beautiful keys? Here’s some inside info on neighborhoods to browse—and some of the neighbors, too.

05/15/2017 By Robert Plunket, Ilene Denton, Susan Burns, and Cooper Levey-Baker

Downtown Neighborhood Guide

Where to Live in Downtown Sarasota

So you want to live downtown? Here's your guide.

04/18/2017 By Robert Plunket and Staff

Downtown Neighborhood Guide

Things to Do in Downtown Sarasota

Art, culture, outdoor adventures and more--downtown Sarasota has it all.

04/18/2017 By Staff

Great Boating Adventures

Your Guide to Boating in Sarasota

You won’t miss the boat with this guide to family fun on our beautiful local waters.

03/31/2017 By Tom Bayles, Ilene Denton, and Isaac Eger

On the Hook

Freedom is Sweet for the Liveaboards Off Bradenton Beach

Living's not easy, though.

03/31/2017 By Isaac Eger

Incredible Journey

A Local Sailor Crosses the Atlantic With His 14-Year-Old Grandson

Joe Barnette and his grandson, Robbie, sailed from the Bird Key Yacht Club to England.

03/31/2017 By Ilene Denton

Great Boating Adventures

Your Guide to Boating in Sarasota

How to enjoy our beautiful waterways.

03/31/2017 By Tom Bayles

Drone Ranger

Tim Nilson Makes Parts for Drones

Former Sony Music CTO Nilson's Sarasota-based company offers high-performance components for drone-racing pilots.

03/29/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Why Millennials Struggle in Sarasota

The good news: Not all young people hate Sarasota. The bad news: The obstacles to keeping them here are bigger than most people realize.

02/14/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Everett Dennison

Meanwhile back at the Ranch

Make Way For Millennials in Lakewood Ranch

The master-planned community sees a new cohort of buyers, and with it a new set of expectations.

01/27/2017 By Ilene Denton

Pub Quiz

The Trivia Stakes are High in Our City's Brainiest Bar

The bar-based quiz tradition may very well achieve its Platonic ideal on Wednesday nights at Growler's.

01/04/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Master Teachers

These 3 Teachers are Molding Local Minds

Three continuing education teachers on how their passion drives them to teach others.

12/30/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Neighborhood Snapshots

Your Guide to Sarasota Neighborhoods

From old-Florida beachy to bustling downtown, these hotspots have charms and amusements all their own.

12/01/2016 By Su Byron

Neighborhood Snapshots

What to Do in Downtown Sarasota

Downtown Sarasota is the civic and cultural center of Sarasota.

12/01/2016 By Su Byron

Neighborhood Snapshot

What to Do in Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch has a friendly, small-town feel but big-league attractions.

12/01/2016 By Su Byron

From the Editor

How to Fall in Love with Sarasota

It starts with the sea.

11/30/2016 By Pam Daniel

Secrets and Lies

Does a Classified Sarasota Investigation Hold Shocking Truths About 9/11?

Former Florida Sen. Bob Graham believes it does.

10/26/2016 By Lucy Morgan

Dream Homes

The 20 Most Expensive Homes in Sarasota

The magnificent 20—and the people who own them.

09/28/2016 By Susan Burns and Cooper Levey-Baker

Guide to Giving

Meet our 2016 Volunteers of the Year

Young brothers who make reading fun. A 98-year-old Compeer volunteer. A woman who ensures no cat is left uncuddled. Our Volunteers of the Year have a whole lot of heart.

09/07/2016 By Hannah Wallace and Ilene Denton

Out for Blood

Zika Has Landed

The disease is just the latest threat in Florida’s long-running war against mosquitoes.

08/22/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Everett Dennison