More Condos

A New Condo Project Is Headed to Fruitville Road in Downtown Sarasota

It will be at least five stories high and house roughly 25 high-end residences.

03/10/2022 Photography by Kim Doleatto

Quick fire sales

Check Out the $11.5 Million Lido Shores Home That Sold in 11 Days—in Cash

This palatial home—designed by Clifford Scholz and built by Perrone Construction, with interior design by Adrienne Vittadini—sold in just 11 days.

03/09/2022 By Kim Doleatto

No Changes

No Changes for How Sarasota County Commissioners Are Elected, Public Schools Funded

The results are in: Sarasota County supports single-member district voting and maintaining the current school funding model.

03/09/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Q & A

A Local Ukrainian Shares Her Thoughts on The Russian Invasion

Halyna Kovalyshin, originally from western Ukraine, says she's happy to see Ukrainians unite.

03/08/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Wood You?

Brush & Board is Coming to Lakewood Ranch

The woodworking studio is the first of its kind in Manatee and Sarasota counties.

03/04/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Solidarity

The Ringling Bridge Will Light Up in Yellow and Blue in Support of Ukraine This Week

For seven nights, the bridge will be lit in the colors of the Ukraine flag.

03/04/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Main Game

A New Townhome Project is Headed to Main Street

The two to four-bedroom residences range from $1 million to $1.5 million and will be move-in ready in 2023.

03/03/2022 By Kim Doleatto

rough rent

The Median Rent in Sarasota County Right Now Is $2,249. That's Higher Than in Miami-Dade County.

According to a recent report, the price to rent in both counties is still trending upward, beating Miami prices.

03/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Be Our Guest

Peek Inside Three Dreamy Local Guesthouses

These three guesthouses, each with different interior design styles, offer luxurious touches inside and lush green spaces outside.

03/01/2022 By Kim Doleatto

International Conflict

Local Ukrainians Share Their Opinions on the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

A community rally and concert this weekend in North Port aim to promote solidarity and raise funds.

02/25/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Do the Robot

Sarasota Students Win Robotics State Championship

The students from polytechnic Sarasota high are now headed to the world championship in Texas.

02/25/2022 By Kim Doleatto

High-Rise Haven

A Look Inside En Pointe, a New Condo Project Coming to Golden Gate Point

En Pointe will be a five-story condo with four residences in downtown Sarasota. Prices start at $2.65 million.

02/24/2022 By Kim Doleatto

world-class multitasker

Local 'Joggler' Barak Hirschowitz Is Training to Compete in the Chicago Marathon

Barak Hirschowitz juggles is training to run and juggle in the 2022 Chicago Marathon, and so is his 76-year-old father, Jack.

02/23/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Top Listing

Inside the Most Expensive Residential Listing in Manatee—Which Just Sold for $16 Million Cash

This Gulf-front home on Anna Maria Island sold for $16 million, making it the priciest home sale in the area's history.

02/23/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Take Two

It's 'Twosday'—But What Exactly Does That Mean?

Do all those twos portend the end of the world—or a new beginning? Or do they just look cool on the calendar?

02/22/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Home Tour

This Indian Beach-Sapphire Shores Home Has Hosted Presidents, Performing Artists and Famous Authors

Built in 1912, this luxury home has hosted U.S. presidents, performing artists and famous authors.

02/21/2022 By Kim Doleatto

sweet sweat

Circle the Sun Fitness, a New 24-Hour Gym, Is Headed to Sarasota

Key Fitch and Antoine Claude are partnering to Circle the Sun Fitness in the old YouFit space on Lockwood Ridge Road.

02/17/2022 By Kim Doleatto

I woof you

A Modern Renovation Helps the Sarasota County Humane Society Save More Animals

More cats and dogs can be saved thanks to the recent $8.5 million expansion.

02/17/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Local Pride

Peacocks Prance Through This Historic Sarasota Neighborhood

The birds' arresting color and unexpected location turn passersby into instant tourists as they slow down and pull out their phones for a picture.

02/15/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Q & A

A Local Black Lives Matter Leader Talks About the Movement's Past, Present and Future

An interview with the Sarasota Manatee Chapter leader of the Black Lives Matter Alliance

02/11/2022 By Kim Doleatto