responsible building

Sustainable Design Benefits the Planet and Your Pocketbook

Hear from local and national green building experts at this two-day environmental design conference.

09/21/2022 By Kim Doleatto

You Teach Me and I'll Teach You

Sarasota Now Has a Pokémon Store

Poke Ballers Mart caters to people of all ages who are obsessed with Pokémon cards, games and shows.

09/16/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Cha-Ching

This Harbor Acres Home Just Sold for More Than $15 Million Cash

Located on coveted Vista Drive, the French provincial-style home is dripping with Old World elegance and custom-built features imported from France.

09/14/2022 By Kim Doleatto

New homes

A New Residential Community is Headed to Nokomis

Called Legacy Groves, the community is slated for completion and home sales in mid-2023.

09/13/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Paddle up

This Myakka Ranch Comes With Livestock, a Stocked Lake and Tropical Fruit Gardens

Rancho da Florida is a sustainable home on 42 acres with a lake, goats and more, offers a lifestyle change for its owner.

09/13/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Boom!

A Guide to the Downtown Sarasota Condo Boom

From the Rosemary District to Golden Gate Point and the bayfront, Sarasota’s skyline will never be the same again.

09/12/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Bidding Farewell

Sarasotans Mourn Queen Elizabeth II's Death

Britain's longest-serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, died Thursday afternoon at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. She was 96. Here's how locals are remembering her.

09/09/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Dream home

The 2022 Sarasota-Bradenton Fall Home Show Kicks Off This Weekend

Talk with local industry experts who will help you take your home to the next level.

09/09/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Stunt Hard

An Ellenton Car Stunt Show Features Drivers From the Fast and the Furious Franchise

Nitro Extreme debuts this Friday. We caught up with one of the drivers: Italy's Desy Bizzarro, who will also drive in the upcoming Fast and Furious installment 'Fast X.'

09/09/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Ahoy, Matey

Coddle Your Car Collection at The Lido Key 'Pirate House'

You, a pirate and your 12 cars can call this Lido Key house home.

09/08/2022 By Kim Doleatto

No Butts About It

City of Sarasota Public Parks and Beaches Are One Step Closer to Being Butt-Free

City of Sarasota officials voted unanimously to move forward with banning smoking in city-owned parks and public beaches.

09/07/2022 By Kim Doleatto

wellen park art

Downtown Wellen Is Kicking Off a Mural Contest

A competition for artists invites creatives to submit concept ideas by Oct. 7 to be one of three artists to leave their mark on the fast-growing hub.

09/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Recipe

Love Snapper? Try Lionfish Instead

Eating the invasive species isn't just delicious—it also helps put a dent in their population, which threatens marine ecosystems worldwide.

09/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Chilling Out

The Sarasota-Manatee Rental Market Is Finally Cooling Off

The numbers remain high, but the drop in prices is officially a trend—not just a fluke.

09/01/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Energy Saver

20 Tips to Ease Your Environmental Impact—and Save Money, Too

From free to under $25, check out this list of DIY tips that can help you save money on your energy bill today, and lessen your impact on the environment.

08/31/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Dream Homes

The Most Expensive Homes in Sarasota

What all 10 homes share are prime waterfront locations and lots of square footage.

08/29/2022 By Susan Burns, Cooper Levey-Baker, and Kim Doleatto

Continuing Saga

There's More Drama Happening at Mira Mar Plaza

Commercial tenants recently received notification that Mira Mar owners intend to apply for a demolition permit of the downtown landmark property "in the near future."

08/24/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Record Breaker

This Manatee County Home Just Sold for $8.55 Million—Cash

This Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home is the highest residential sale on the Manatee County mainland.

08/23/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Piling on

Faced With New State Education Laws and Policies, Many Teachers Feel Distrusted

A recent survey reveals low morale among many Sarasota County teachers.

08/23/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Q & A

Former Republican Stalwart Ron Filipkowski Is Using Twitter to Shine a Light on the Far Right

Filipkowski used to be the president of the Republican Club of South Sarasota County. Now he monitors extremists and conspiracy theorists and posts what he finds to his nearly 500,000 followers.

08/22/2022 By Kim Doleatto