Philanthropy

Selby Gardens Announces Matching Gift Challenge

The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation will match every dollar contributed to Selby Gardens COVID-19 Crisis Operating Fund, up to $50,000

04/01/2020 By Staff

Closures

Selby Gardens Closes Until Further Notice

Gardens CEO Jennifer Rominiecki said the gardens would continue to pay its employees throughout the duration of the closure.

03/16/2020 By Megan McDonald

Education

Sarasota, Manatee County Schools to Close Through March 30

School districts around the state will keep students home for an extra week following spring break.

03/13/2020 By Megan McDonald

Walk This Way

Southside Village Is the Perfect Sarasota Neighborhood

Homes from various decades exist side by side, and practically all have been spruced up and beautifully landscaped.

03/05/2020 By Robert Plunket

Walk This Way

St. Armands Key Is a Glamorous Place to Live a Resort Lifestyle—With a Showman's Spirit

The restaurants are among the best in town, and the shops specialize in high-end casual clothing, art, home accessories and jewelry.

03/05/2020 By Robert Plunket

Walk This Way

Gillespie Park Is Proof That Walkability Can Turn a Neighborhood Around

Check out the block of brightly colored cottages on Seventh Street between Goodrich and Orange avenues and you’ll see a neighborhood literally coming back to life.

03/05/2020 By Robert Plunket

Walk This Way

Siesta Village Is One of Sarasota's Best-Kept Secrets

The best journey, though, remains the classic stroll down to the beach to watch the sunset. It never fails to stir the soul.

03/05/2020 By Robert Plunket

Just Like Old Times

The Pace of Life is Languid Along the Manatee River

And that's just how residents like it.

01/02/2020 By Ilene Denton

Trademarks

Selby Gardens Receives Trademark

The gardens has received "The Living Museum®" trademark from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

12/10/2019 By Staff

From the Editor

From the Editor: Our Expanding Arts Season

Susan Burns celebrates our city's cultural offerings.

10/30/2019 By Susan Burns

Grants

Ringling Museum Receives $50,000 Arts Appreciation Grant

The funds came from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation.

10/25/2019 By Staff

Sneak Preview

Historical Trolley Tours, Midcentury Modern Home Tours and More

A look at upcoming home-related events.

09/19/2019 By Ilene Denton

Architecture Events

Sixth Annual Sarasota MOD Weekend Celebrates Sarasota in the Sixties

Tickets on sale now for the midcentury modern architecture fest Nov. 8-10.

08/21/2019 By Ilene Denton

Finance

Selby Gardens Is Debt-Free For the First Time

The gardens has zero long-term debt and a zero balance on its line of credit, which formerly totaled more than $2 million.

07/25/2019 By Staff

New Hires

The Ringling Hires Senior Director of Development

Mark Terman has more than 30 years of development experience.

07/23/2019 By Staff

Awards

Selby Gardens Honored By American Public Gardens Association

The gardens received the prestigious Program Excellence Award.

07/18/2019 By Staff

Art

The Ringling Will Offer Free Admission to EBT Card Holders

The initiative is part of the nationwide "Museums for All" program to encourage lifelong museum-going habits.

07/11/2019 By Staff

Birds of paradise

Five Incredible Roasted Chicken Dishes (And One Excellent Recipe)

Chef Judi picks five Sarasota eateries that have mastered the art of simple, perfect roasted chicken, and shares her favorite Sunday afternoon recipe.

07/02/2019 By Judi Gallagher

Business

Selby Gardens Announces Smithsonian Affiliation

Selby Gardens is the only garden in Florida that is part of the Smithsonian Affiliate network.

06/20/2019 By Staff

Mr. Chatterbox

Sarasota's Weirdest Restaurants, According to Mr. Chatterbox

Shouldn't the weird get recognition, too? Mr. C. asks.

05/09/2019 By Robert Plunket