Listening to Diverse Voices

An Undocumented Immigrant on What It's Like to Live in the Shadows

From picking oranges to hanging $6,000 chandeliers, an undocumented resident shares what it's like to live and work here.

10/26/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Longboat Key's St. Regis Project Has Begun

After almost nine years and $100 million dollars spent, the long-awaited St. Regis Residences and Hotel broke ground yesterday.

10/26/2021 By Kim Doleatto

A Siesta Key Story

A New Book Celebrates the History of Siesta Key

Dr. Philip Farrell shares highlights from his book about our beloved beach.

10/25/2021 By Kim Doleatto

For Sale

A Sprawling Waterfront Property in Indian Beach Is on the Market for $22 Million

The listing has more than 700 feet of water frontage, historical homes and a fascinating backstory.

10/22/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Summerween

Skip the Pumpkin, and Make a Tropical Jack-o'-Lantern Instead

Wouldn’t you rather feast on watermelon and pineapple anyway?

10/21/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Politics

Home Sharing May Soon Be Allowed in the City of Sarasota

That would mean homeowners can rent out a portion of their home while they're on site.

10/19/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Market Report

If You Buy in This Real Estate Market, Will You Get Burned?

“I expect prices to continue to rise, and residential prices are going to be permanently higher than they were two years ago.”

10/19/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Cruel Summer

Put a Florida-Friendly Spin on Halloween With 'Summerween' Decor

Flamingos can definitely be ghoulish.

10/18/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Condo Qs

Buying a Condo? Here's What You Need to Know.

Two real estate lawyers share some questions to ask before making the move to a condominium.

10/15/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Top of the Market

For Sale: a $14 Million Property on Casey Key

The main and guest homes sit on 1.3 acres with 80 feet of private beachfront, and room to house 13 cars.

10/13/2021 By Kim Doleatto

You're Invited

Celebrate the Grand Opening of Streets of Paradise's Love~Art~Repeat Gallery This Weekend

There will be live music, art, food and more.

10/12/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Soup, There It Is

Sweet Potato Ginger Soup is an Ode to Autumn

A Selva Grill chef shares the recipe for a creamy soup that balances sweetness with spice.

10/08/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Go East

A New Apartment Project is Headed to East Sarasota

The 300-unit apartment project will cost about $70 million to build and is slated for completion in roughly two years.

10/07/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Going Up

Inside Collage on 5th, a New Luxury Condo Building in the Rosemary District

Collage on 5th Street will offer five units plus two penthouses ranging from $700,000 to $2 million.

10/05/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Flood Factor

Flood Insurance Rates Set to Spike for Some Florida Residents

Starting Oct. 1, the new program will for the first time take into account the size and proximity of a home to a potential flood source.

09/29/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Happy at Home

Sarasota County's 2021 Citizen Opinion Survey Results Are In

Population growth was a top stressor—but an overwhelming majority of residents praised Sarasota living.

09/28/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Make it New

How to Bring a Dash of Autumn Into Your Florida Home

Two local interior designers share some tips on how to dress up your home for fall.

09/28/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Hey Vacay

Our Favorite Sarasota Airbnbs

From midcentury modern charm to beachy, postcard-perfect getaways, check out these highly bookable homes for less than $240 a night.

09/24/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

For Sale: An Old World Waterfront Home for Almost $12 Million

Built in 2006, the home has some intriguing history and loads of Mediterranean charm.

09/23/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Hello, Neighbor

A Med Spa, Salon and Vacation Rental Will Open in Iconic Downtown Building

It’s Botox. It’s a blowout. It’s an urban weekend destination where beauty is the theme, all in one swanky location.

09/22/2021 By Kim Doleatto