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

For Sale

Got $8.5 Million? You Could Own This 40-Acre Palm Tree Farm

The palm tree business and the owner's home sit on almost 40 acres of land next to Robinson Preserve.

02/10/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Development

Fillmore Parking Lot on St. Armands Will Remain Just That—For Now

Due to the requirements of a parking-garage bond that ends in 2038, City of Sarasota commissioners voted to put proposals to develop the lot on hold.

02/09/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Skate Clips

A Documentary About Local Olympic Skateboarder Jake Ilardi Is Coming Out This Year

Nate Ilardi is filming a documentary about his brother Jake's illustrious skateboarding career.

02/08/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Walking Tour

Muralists Deliver an Explosion of Public Art in the Rosemary District

Thanks to PINCfest, the downtown Sarasota neighborhood has been transformed into an outdoor museum.

02/04/2022 By Kim Doleatto

If You Build It

Tiny Home Becomes a Hands-On Training Tool for Sarasota Students

Students at Suncoast Technical College in Sarasota built a tiny home on campus.

02/03/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Conversation Hearts

How to Speak Your Partner's 'Love Language' This Valentine's Day

Matchmaker Cristina Morara shares advice on perfect gift ideas for each of the five love languages.

02/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Affordable Housing

First Senior-Focused Affordable Housing Development in 50 Years Opens in Newtown

The senior-focused affordable housing project in north Sarasota replaces a subsidized housing project called Newtown Heights.

02/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Black History Month

How to Celebrate Black History Month in Sarasota

Live music, poetry, art and discussion: Check out our roster of virtual and live events happening throughout the month of February.

01/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Public Art

A Colorful Coral Reef-Inspired Sculpture May Be Heading to the Fruitville Road Roundabout

The City of Sarasota Public Art Committee unanimously recommended "Dwell" to go before city commissioners for final approval.

01/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto

On the Market

A Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Home in Manatee County Is on the Market for $12.9 Million

Wood finishes gleam in this 1991 home, which was featured in "Florida Architecture" magazine.

01/27/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Update

Plan to Improve Vamo Drive Park Gets the Green Light

Sarasota County leaders on Tuesday OKed a plan to upgrade the park with proceeds from the sale of one of the homes on the property.

01/26/2022 By Kim Doleatto