Nonstop Fun!

Six Great Nonstop Destinations from SRQ Airport

Here are some of our favorite places to fly to for a short, fun getaway—no layovers required.

05/23/2022 By Megan McDonald, Kim Doleatto, Samantha Lane, Chloé Cuyler, Kay Kipling, and Allison Forsyth

SRQ to YYZ

Toronto Offers Big-City Bustle and World-Class People-Watching

An added bonus: The dollar exchange favors your USDs.

05/23/2022 By Kim Doleatto

You Complete Me

Ringling Boulevard Upgrades Will Make the Street Safer for Cyclists

Sections of the road will soon become what is known as a “complete street.”

05/23/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Market turn

Finally, More Single-Family Homes Are Available in Sarasota-Manatee

It's the first year-over-year increase for the North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton metro area since May of 2019, according to the Realtor Association of Sarasota-Manatee.

05/19/2022 By Kim Doleatto

For sale

Inside a St. Armands Home That's on the Market for Almost $12 Million

Built in 2005 by John Cannon Homes, this waterfront home is loaded with classic details.

05/18/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Planning

City Approves Affordable Housing Measures, But Scraps Changes to Building Height Rules

If implemented, the changes could add an estimated 2,000-3,000 more affordable housing units to the city.

05/17/2022 By Kim Doleatto

LOL

'Laughing With Lemurs' Offers an Unforgettable and Hilarious Experience

Beth Bongar, a certified laughter wellness coach, leads the one-hour session at Big Cat Habitat in Sarasota.

05/16/2022 By Kim Doleatto

The Green Living Toolkit

How to Reduce Your Use of Single-Use Plastics

Two local experts share education and tips.

05/13/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Penthouse Grab

Michael's On East Founder Michael Klauber Is Selling His Downtown Penthouse

Michael Klauber is putting his condo on the market for $3.2 million.

05/12/2022 By Kim Doleatto

for sale

Former Cadbury CEO Says Sweet Good-bye to Casey Key Home

The Casey Key home is listed for $20 million.

05/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Old School Appeal

Check Out the Winners of the 2022 Heritage Awards

The Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation recognized four outstanding preservation projects in Sarasota County last weekend.

05/05/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Modern Warmth

Earthy Touches Meet Cool Style in Guy Peterson’s Latest Siesta Key Home

Homeowners Julie and Chuck Floyd bought the property as an empty lot in 2013 for $1.9 million and waited until 2019 to build. Here's a peek inside.

05/05/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Rental Market

Sarasota Rents Have Dipped for Two Months in a Row. Will The Trend Last?

It's the first time they've halted their steady incline in roughly two years, according to a recent report. Will this trend last?

05/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Hello, Spring

Grillsmith Restaurant Offers Up Comfort Food and International Dishes with a Twist

New cocktails usher in spring and a special Mother's Day menu kicks off on May 4.

04/29/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Lickety Split sale

Inside a Casey Key Compound That Just Sold for $10.5 Million—Cash

The home went under contract in just four days. It was a cash deal.

04/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Home bound

A Recent Report Names Sarasota as the Country’s Top Relocation Destination

PODS, the portable storage and moving company, shares its top 20 lists of cities people are leaving—and where they're headed.

04/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Sarasota Housing Market Ranked No. 3 in U.S. in New Wall Street Journal Report

Outdoor lifestyle and a good job market kept the Sarasota metro area near the top three of the emerging housing markets index.

04/27/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Q & A

Media Mogul Steven Swartz Discusses the State of Journalism and What Drew Him to Sarasota

The president and chief executive officer of Hearst recently bought a condo on Longboat Key.

04/25/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Inn it

Check Out This Ultra-Cute Retro Inn on Anna Maria Island

We're loving the Joie Inn look, and owner and design blogger Ashley Petrone shares some tips on how we can bring those same vacation vibes home.

04/22/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Back to the drawing board

City Rejects Art Slated for Fruitville Road and U.S. 41 Roundabout

City commissioners said they felt “lukewarm” about the coral-like sculpture recommended by the Public Art Committee.

04/19/2022 By Kim Doleatto