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

Salt life

Local Sea Salt Adds a Pinch of Paradise to Any Plate

Southwest Florida's shores are the source for Sea Salt Florida's organically harvested salts.

03/02/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Design Win

Bradenton's Orange Moon Interiors Receives Top Award

The Bradenton firm was recently awarded a "Best of Houzz" award from Houzz, an international platform for all things architecture and interior design.

02/26/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real estate

Parade of Homes Offers Tours of Nearly 100 Extraordinary Houses Through March 14

Homebuilders in nine Sarasota and Manatee communities are participating in this year's Parade.

02/24/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Motel Memories

Saying Goodbye to a Historic Lido Motel

The historic Gulf Beach Resort Motel is being demolished to make way for luxury condos.

02/22/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Casey Key Home Listed for $19.9 Million

The home is the most expensive listing in Sarasota County right now.

02/19/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Vibing

Eat, Shop and Chill at Two Upcoming Indie Market Events

73° Flea is hosting the newish South Gate Farmer's Market on Thursday and the Rosemary Indie Market on Saturday.

02/17/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Sending a message

New Art Gallery Hopes to Celebrate Local Talent

Love ~ Art ~ Repeat opens in the Rosemary District on Monday, March 1.

02/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Top Sale

Harbor Acres Home Sells for $13.25 Million

The recent purchase represents the second-highest residential sale in Sarasota County to date.

02/12/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Local Author

Sarasota Author Releases First Children's Book

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, Amy Diamond moved from L.A. to Sarasota and just published her first children's book.

02/12/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Top Sales

Two Beachfront Homes Sell For More Than $6 Million Each

The former Schoenbaum estate on Longboat Key and a Casey Key home designed sold for $6.75 million and $6.25 million, respectively.

02/10/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Made in SRQ

A New Electric Moke Delivers James Bond Style

Just 250 of the electric, street-legal, 007-edition Mokes are slated for production.

02/10/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Cupid's Bow

Local Business Delivers Romantic, Customized Dates for Couples

Christine McKinney crafts unforgettable dates in outdoor spaces.

02/09/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Get Cooking

Thanks to the Pandemic, Outdoor Kitchens Are More Popular Than Ever

More people are adding outdoor cooking spaces, taking the dining experience al fresco—from start to finish.

02/03/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Bowling

Five Destinations for Outdoor Super Bowl Fun

These party destinations will feature outdoor seating and game-watching fun.

02/02/2021 By Kim Doleatto

In it to knit it

The Covid-19 Pandemic Has Led to a Surge in Interest in Knitting

Get hooked on kitting with online or in-person classes at A Good Yarn in south Sarasota.

01/29/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Old School

Curios by Byron Thrift Shop Brings Flair to Tamiami Trail

Byron Schenk's thrift shop offers a collection of beloved treasures.

01/26/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Old school

Todburn Antiques Downsizes Without Skimping on Style

The Sarasota shop has moved next door, but all of its throwback magic remains.

01/22/2021 By Kim Doleatto