Center Court

A Weekend at the Elizabeth Moore Sarasota Open

The tournament provides an intimate encounter with professional tennis that no other one offers. 

04/17/2023 By Isaac Eger

Local Champ

Local Boxer Wins Florida Golden Gloves Title

Sarasota's E.J. Griffitts III will now compete for the national title.

04/13/2023 By Isaac Eger

Burning Question

Should We Restore Midnight Pass?

Dr. Dave Tomasko of the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program highlighted the pros and cons of restoring Midnight Pass to the Sarasota County commission this week.

04/12/2023 By Isaac Eger


The Curse of the Piney Point Phosphate Plant

The state has finished the deep well injection site and the pumping of wastewater into the aquifer has begun. Will this finally rid us of Piney Point disasters? Or will its legacy haunt us forever?

04/07/2023 By Isaac Eger


New College Joins Other Florida Universities in Banning TikTok on Campus

The move was announced on the same day that California Gov. Gavin Newsom visited with some of the school's staff and students.

04/05/2023 By Isaac Eger

Ride Tide Alert

Is Red Tide Back Already?

Which beaches will be affected this weekend?

03/31/2023 By Isaac Eger

Burning Question

Does Sarasota Need to Put Pants on Its David?

A Florida school principal resigned after a teacher showed Michaelangelo’s famous sculpture without warning parents first. Does that mean Sarasota's famous replica needs to cover up?

03/24/2023 By Isaac Eger

Good News

Rejoice! There's No More Red Tide at Sarasota's Beaches

That means we finally get our first red-tide-free weekend since Dec. 28, 2022.

03/24/2023 By Isaac Eger


Sarasota Is the Worst City in Florida for Allergies

And it's the sixth worst city in America for those suffering from allergies.

03/22/2023 By Isaac Eger

Game Stop

Arcade Monsters Is a Fun Spring Break Activity for Kids on St. Armands Circle

It's the perfect spot for moody teens who don't want to spend all day shopping on the circle.

03/17/2023 By Isaac Eger

See Weed

A Massive Sargassum Bloom Is Headed For Florida's Beaches

The bloom is so big you can see it from space. What does it mean for Sarasota-Manatee?

03/15/2023 By Isaac Eger

swim advisory

In Addition to Red Tide, We've Got to Be Vigilant About Elevated Bacteria Levels in Our Waters Right Now

The Florida Department of Health found unsafe levels of bacteria in our Sarasota Bay this week.

03/10/2023 By Isaac Eger

Your Health Questions Answered

'Am I Dying Or Are Red Tide and Pollen Making Me Miserable?'

If your sinuses are already inflamed from all the pollen in the air, red tide aerosols coming off the water are going to find it even easier to get into your system and irritate you.

03/09/2023 By Isaac Eger

Let's Settle This!

Publix Subs: God's Gift to Florida or Wildly Overrated?

Our editors enter the rhetorical ring to determine the correct take.

03/07/2023 By Isaac Eger and Lauren Jackson


Go See the New Film Path of the Panther

The new documentary film allows us to see the elusive cat—Florida's state animal—in all its secret glory like never before. 

03/03/2023 By Isaac Eger

Off the Rails

A Train Carrying 30,000 Gallons of Propane Derailed Near SRQ Airport on Tuesday

What other harmful chemicals are coming through our area that we don’t know about?

03/01/2023 By Isaac Eger

Putting Down Roots

One Man's Quest to Re-Wild the Intracoastal's Forgotten Islands

“I can’t stop the real estate developers, but I can save little pieces of Florida here and there,” John Hoover says.

03/01/2023 By Isaac Eger

Red Tide Alert

Red Tide Is Back, and It's Not Going Away Anytime Soon

A red tide bloom is covering 100 square miles of the Gulf. How long will it stick around? And how did it get here?

02/28/2023 By Isaac Eger

Book ban

Shelf Indulgence Is Starting a Mobile Bookstore That Will Feature Banned Books

Shelf Indulgence is fighting statewide book bans by providing access to censored literature.

02/27/2023 By Isaac Eger

Fiber Vibes

Is Psyllium Husk Good for You?

Americans suffer from a severe lack of fiber in their diets. Supplements like pysllium husk offer a digestive lifeboat, but not without their own risks.

02/23/2023 By Isaac Eger