Tourism

Visit Florida Launches New Eco-Friendly Travel Hub

Visitors can find information about environmentally friendly attractions, activities, dining, transportation, lodging and how to practice "voluntourism" while in Florida.

08/05/2019 By Staff

Conservation

Conservation Foundation Seeks Public Input

The foundation invites community members to share their perspectives on the direction of land conservation at two "community listening sessions" this month.

08/02/2019 By Staff

From the Editor

From the Editor: The Billionaires Among Us

As affluent newcomers know well, long-term strategies and sacrifices to preserve wealth ensure a better future for us and our heirs.

08/02/2019 By Susan Burns

Save the date

Four Great Sarasota Dates

Whether it's your first date or your 100th, let us spice up your love life with some fun date suggestions.

08/02/2019 By Hanna Powers

The Jet Set

Private Air Travel Is Up, Up, Up in Sarasota

All of Sarasota's private air travel facilities have seen an increase in takeoffs and landings over the past few years.

08/01/2019 By Stacey Altherr Photography by Everett Dennison

Transportation

County Will Host Series of Transit Development Plan Open Houses

All three meetings are open to the public.

07/11/2019 By Staff

Shell Yeah

Free MarineMax Classes Help Women Boaters Feel More Confident on the Water

The quarterly, small-group classes are taught by U.S. Coast Guard captains.

07/11/2019 By Hanna Powers

Making Waves

Stevie Freeman-Montes Is Determined to Help Sarasota Face Climate Change

“I’m trying to facilitate a process of figuring this out together.”

06/28/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Government

County Administrators Will Discuss What’s Ahead for Sarasota-Manatee

The event will take place Thursday, Aug. 8.

06/28/2019 By Staff

Making Waves

Heather Kasten Brings Change to the Chamber

“The chamber turns 100 in 2020. I’ve heard from other women that this is a game-changer.”

06/28/2019 By Susan Burns

Making Waves

Elizabeth Moore Protects Florida Lands Through Philanthropy

The conservationist and philanthropist works to ensure that children today, and in the future, can experience nature the way she did.

06/28/2019 By Kay Kipling

Making Waves

Cynthia Heil Came to Town to Tackle Red Tide

"In a year we hope to have found and begin testing a compound that can mitigate red tide."

06/28/2019 By Pam Daniel

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: June 27-July 4

Fireworks! Big racing boats! A kayak festival at Snook Haven! And much, much more.

06/27/2019 By Ilene Denton

Making Waves

Christina Unkel Believes in the Power of Sports

She is one of only three FIFA-licensed female referees who represent the United States Soccer Federation in the U.S., Canada and across South America and the Caribbean—even as far away as China.

06/27/2019 By Ilene Denton

Grants

Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Accepting Grant Applications

The deadline to apply is July 1, 2019.

05/21/2019 By Staff

Transportation

City Launches 'Sarasota in Motion' Master Public Transportation Plan

It's the first citywide transportation plan.

05/10/2019 By Staff

Food Drive

27th Annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive Will Benefit All Faiths Food Bank

It's the country’s largest single-day food drive.

05/08/2019 By Staff

I Like Bikes

Meet the Man Responsible for Those Decorated Bikes All Over Downtown

Dr. Nik is a celebration of life on two wheels.

05/02/2019 By Isaac Eger

Rankings

Verizon Ranks Sarasota No. 2 on List of Best Small Cities to Start a Business

The company gathered data from nearly 300 cities across the country.

05/02/2019 By Staff

Stayin' Alive

Florida Is the Deadliest State in the Nation for Bicyclists. An Expert Tells Us Why

In 2016, 138 cyclists in Florida were killed in vehicle crashes—the highest per-capita number of fatalities of any state in the nation.

05/01/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker