Out of Darkness

This is What It's Like to Work With a Guide Dog

The dogs at Palmetto's Southeastern Guide Dogs are the product of two years and thousands of dollars worth of intensive training and selective breeding.

10/01/2018 By Isaac Eger

What's happening

Dining for a Difference, Havana Nights, Bulls Bistro and More Local Dining Events

Plus: Wicked Chickens Deviled Eggs, a food truck rally at Good Liquid Brewing Co., Darwin Brewing Co.'s Oktoberfest and much more.

09/19/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Bravo!

Art Ovation Fills an Empty Corner Downtown

The hotel is creating buzz on a corner of downtown that has been vacant for years.

05/30/2018 By Ilene Denton

Best of Sarasota 2018

Best New Arts and Entertainment

Everything we loved seeing and doing this year.

04/26/2018

Grand Illusions

Propmaster Annette Breazeale Brings WBTT Theater Sets to Life

“You shouldn’t notice anything! It should all fit in perfectly.”

04/26/2018 By Pam Daniel

Lean on Me

Finally, LGBTQ Seniors Have Support for Issues of Aging

Finally. LGBTQ seniors have support for issues of aging.

04/26/2018 By Ilene Denton

Planning

Former County Commissioner to Lead Comprehensive Plan Discussion

Jon Thaxton will lead the discussion at the next meeting of the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations.

04/03/2018 By Staff

Nip and Tuck

A 1960s Condominium Gets Its Best-Ever Facelift

A 1960s condominium gets its best-ever facelift.

03/28/2018 By Robert Plunket

The Future

What Does the Future Hold for Sarasota?

Does bigger mean better?

02/28/2018 By David Hackett

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Takes Us on the Artists Studios Tour

A group of 10 or so visual artists—all first rate and nationally known—have banded together to give you a view of what the artistic life in Sarasota is all about.

02/28/2018 By Robert Plunket

Neighborhood Watch

Neighborhood Watch: Historic Eagle Point Club

Its past makes Eagle Point Club an enduring community.

02/09/2018 By Ilene Denton

Take It Outside

Three Gorgeous Outdoor Kitchens

And tips from the experts on how to create your own.

01/25/2018 By Ilene Denton

Queens of Vulgar

The Sarasota Lady Arm Wrestlers Take an Unorthodox Approach to Fund Raising

Less buttoned-up gala, more shock and awe.

12/27/2017 By Megan McDonald

Music by the River

A Century of American Music Comes Alive at Snook Haven

Mark your calendar for a Thursday performance.

12/27/2017 By Robert Bowden

Mr. Chatterbox

The Ghostly Links Between Lido Key's Sandcastle Resort, the Late Leona Helmsley—and Donald Trump

Future historians who ignore Leona while studying Trump do so at their peril. There are too many connections, too many similarities, too much shared history.

12/27/2017 By Robert Plunket

Tiki Time

Plans for a New Restaurant and Tiki Bar at Lido Beach Spark Protest

Should the City of Sarasota partner with private businesses to add a 200-seat restaurant and tiki bar to Lido Beach?

11/07/2017 By Pam Daniel

Rethinking Retail

As Digital Sales Grow, Shopping Centers Face a Seismic Threat

Local retailers and developers are rethinking their business strategies.

10/10/2017 By Justine Griffin

Real Estate Junkie

Which Sarasota Condo is Right for You?

Out of our Real Estate Junkie blogger’s 10 favorite buildings, which one is your perfect match?

09/27/2017 By Robert Plunket

History

The Cottages of Cortez

Surrounded by modern Florida, these quaint, handmade homes endure.

07/26/2017 By Robert Plunket