Balcony Bloom

How to Grow a Container Garden

Liven up your balcony with these container-loving plants that don’t need to be babied.

04/12/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Tourism

How Local Tourism Is Shaping Up So Far This Year

It’s not back to pre-pandemic numbers, but it’s getting there.

04/09/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Just for Kids

Summer Camps We Love

Twelve fun activities that keep kids healthy, happy and sharp while school is out.

04/06/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Second Serve

Bath & Racquet Club Will Become A New Live, Work and Play Community

The new design includes a new fitness center, residences, retail space, and a public park and trail.

04/02/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Yes Cigar

A Father-Son Team Is Selling Hand-Crafted Cigars at the Sarasota Farmers Market

"It's more than a business. It’s a tradition."

04/01/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Sneak Preview

You'll Find Familiar Art at Selva Grill's New University Town Center Location

Artist Douglas Higgins has created a riff of his popular "Starry Night"-inspired painting for the new restaurant.

03/30/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

The Historic Belle Haven Building Hits the Market

The Mediterranean Revival building on the Sarasota bayfront is for sale for $12.5 million.

03/26/2021 By Kim Doleatto

DIY Workshop

Workshop Teaches How to Turn Furniture Into Art

Saw Blossom shop owners host their first workshop to help newbies turn old furniture into new art pieces.

03/25/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Philanthropy

Eleven Summer Volunteer Opportunities for Teens

Young people can improve their community this summer by giving back and gain new skills along the way.

03/24/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

For Sale: Midcentury Modern Home Enters the Market for $1.5 Million

This Sapphire Shores home boasts a complete renovation while honoring its original midcentury roots.

03/19/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Sell your home

Five Tips for Selling Your Home to City Slickers

Two Sarasota realtors share their best practices for making your home more appealing to home buyers from bigger cities.

03/17/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

2021 Parade of Homes Winners Announced

The tour featured 151 entries across nine Sarasota-Manatee communities.

03/11/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Moving day

An Almost-100-Year-Old Oak Tree Gets Relocated to Downtown Wellen Park

It’s the first of 26 mature trees that are being relocated through a program funded by Wellen Park developers.

03/10/2021 By Kim Doleatto

The "Other" Round House

Home Tour: A Small, Curvy House Is Remodeled With Midcentury Flair

Shaped like a cylinder, the house has an unusual floorplan and features. Let's take a look inside.

03/06/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Let It Go

How to Let Go: Tips From a Downsizing Specialist

It’s hard to walk away from memories and keepsakes, so a little psychology is part of the process.

03/06/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Hot Property

Golden Gate Point Penthouse Listed for More Than $6 Million

This downtown bayfront condominium stands apart for its expansive private rooftop terrace and is on the market for $6.259 million.

03/05/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Go with the flow

'Get Bent' at a Sarasota Couple’s New Yoga Studio

Janine and Joshua Martin opened Get Bent Yoga Studio on Monday. They share some tips on how to meditate at home.

03/05/2021 Photography by Kim Doleatto

Sneak Preview

View Exclusive Spaces at the Junior League of Sarasota Tour of Homes March 5-7

This year, the 44th annual Tour of Homes goes virtual and showcases four luxury residences.

03/05/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Neighborhood Guide

From New Urbanism to Suburbanism, Venice Is a Tale of Two Cities

There's John Nolen’s celebrated walkable design downtown...and then there's the gated communities off the island.

03/03/2021 By Kim Hackett Edited by Kim Doleatto

Neighborhood Guide

Three Unique, Fun Activities to Do With Kids in Venice

Best of all, they won’t leave your car sandy.

03/03/2021 By Kim Doleatto