Here Comes the Sun

New College Student Nationally Recognized for Her Solar-Powered Invention

Twenty-two-year-old Antonia Ginsberg-Klemmt won the 2021 OZY Genius Award for her mobile solar-powered EV charging carport.

09/17/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Grief, Interrupted

How to Help Someone Grieving a Covid Death

Chances are you know people who have lost loved ones to Covid. Here are some ways to help them navigate the emotional aftermath.

09/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Top Listing

This Beachfront Casey Key Home Is on the Market for $20 Million

Take a look at the most expensive listing in Sarasota County.

09/14/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Family Ties

Covid-19 Has Ushered In a New Demand for Keeping Three Generations Under One Roof

The number of Americans living in a multigenerational household—that is, one with three or more generations—has nearly quadrupled over the past decade.

09/13/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Urban Sprawl

Hi Hat Ranch Density Changes OK'd by County Commissioners

Despite opposition from the public, county commissioners voted unanimously to adopt an amendment allowing up to six times more density on 10,000 acres of land.

09/09/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Home Design

The 2021 Sarasota-Bradenton Fall Home Show Is Happening This Weekend

Rub shoulders with industry experts and get one step closer to creating your dream home.

09/08/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Wine Freak

You've Got to See These Amazing Local Wine Cellars

Sarasota wine collectors go all out on custom wine cellar designs in their homes and condos.

09/03/2021 By Kim Doleatto

The Rental Market

Sarasota and Manatee Residential Rents Go Up—Again

Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, Sarasota County rental rates have grown by 25 percent and Manatee County's by 31 percent.

09/01/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Babcock Ranch

New Publix, High School Coming to Babcock Ranch

The grocery store and a high school are slated to open soon, giving residents of this fast-selling, master-planned community access to more essentials.

08/30/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Building Up

A Luxury Senior Living Facility May Be Coming to Downtown Sarasota

The LaVerne would be the first senior housing project in the downtown core.

08/27/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Color Theory

Trend Report: Home Exteriors Are Going Dark

Inky blacks for home exteriors is the latest trend. But in sunny Sarasota, do you dare?

08/27/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Sky High

Step Inside the Most Expensive Residential Listing in Manatee County

Chickens, pigs, goats and a working organic farm are included in the price tag.

08/25/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Test of Time

Sarasota Initiative Seeks to Save Historic Buildings and Sites

Check out the buildings (and neighborhood!) that were nominated for the second annual "Six to Save" program.

08/23/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Building Up

St. Armands Circle's Hotel-Grocery Project May Have Competition

City of Sarasota commissioners voted this week to consider other offers to purchase the Fillmore parking lot.

08/18/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Gaze into the future

Renderings Offer a Sneak Peek at What Downtown Wellen Will Look Like

The fast-growing community's downtown is slated to have a hammock grove, permanent food trucks, shops and more.

08/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Essential Intelligence

The Long, Complicated Story Behind Sarasota's New Lift Station

Ever wondered what that new brick building on Mound Street is? Here's what you need to know.

08/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Jump in

Swimply App Lets You Rent a Pool for a Day

Hosts list their pools, and users rent them for an hourly rate.

08/11/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Here's a Peek at the New Residences at St. Regis Longboat Key

Completion of the project, on the site of the former Colony Beach & Tennis Resort, is slated for the spring of 2024.

08/11/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Rental Market

Sarasota Rent Prices Just Keep Increasing

Despite a looming eviction crisis, rents increased by 20 percent in Sarasota County and 27 percent in Manatee County compared to July 2020.

08/04/2021 By Kim Doleatto