On the Road

A Sarasota Couple Is Helping People Embrace 'Van Life'

Nomads Rob Thorington and Stephanie Jaramillo remodel vans for other wanderers.

05/12/2021 By Jessika Ward

The Pandemic

Tidewell Hospice, NAACP Partner to Provide Covid Vaccine to Underserved Populations

The organizations have scheduled four vaccine clinics in predominantly Black neighborhoods in Sarasota.

04/05/2021 By Staff

"It's Beautiful This Morning"

Lifeguard Scooter Ruberg’s Beach Reports Have Made Him an Ambassador for Siesta Key

“I’ve been sitting in the same place for 25 years. I’ve watched families come each year; I take pictures with their kids. Now, their kids are bringing their kids.”

03/09/2021 By Stacey Altherr

Unity Awards

A Black-Owned Businesses Facebook Group Opened the Doors to a Vibrant, Hidden Market

"We’re all human; Black businesses want the American dream, too."

01/12/2021 By Megan McDonald

Unity Awards

E. Scott Osborne Battles for Gender Equality in Sarasota and Across the Globe

“Gender inequality is bad for everyone. It’s bad for men. It’s bad for women. It’s bad for societies.”

01/12/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Unity Awards

Trevor Harvey Has Spent Decades Fighting for Newtown

“In spite of our differences we can still have meaningful dialogue and fellowship.”

01/12/2021 By Susan Burns

Best of the Year

Our Favorite Photos of 2020

A visual reminder of the year that was from our talented photographers.

12/31/2020 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Soul Song

Jennifer Msumba Draws From Her Autism to Create Messages of Hope

Jennifer Msumba self-produced and released her first album "Music Saved Me," during the pandemic.

11/01/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Destined to Play

Former NFL Linebacker—and Sarasota Resident—Reggie Williams Shares His Life in His New Autobiography

In the book, Williams recounts many moments of providence in his life.

08/31/2020 By Isaac Eger

'This Is An Incredible Time in History'

Sarasota's Mayor Says the Time for Anti-Racist Action Is Now

Jen Ahearn-Koch discusses the protests that have rocked America, how Sarasota city government should respond and whether we need to 'defund the police.'

06/11/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Photos

Photos: People Take to the Streets to Protest the Killing of George Floyd

Chants of "Black lives matter," "No justice, no peace," and "I can't breathe" echoed through downtown Sarasota on Wednesday.

06/04/2020 Photography by Joe Lipstein With Cooper Levey-Baker