The Green Living Toolkit

How to Turn Your Yard Into a Paradise for Florida Wildlife

Two experts explain how your yard (or even just your balcony) can have a positive effect on the environment.

04/14/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Growth spurt

A New Lakefront Restaurant Is Headed to Downtown Wellen

The Banyan House will have a bar, a lounge and outdoor dining.

04/13/2022 By Kim Doleatto

For Sale

A Luxe Downtown Sarasota Condo is Up for Grabs

A waterfront condominium on Golden Gate Point hits the market for $5.75 million.

04/08/2022 By Kim Doleatto

More, More, More

Neal Signature Homes Breaks Ground on a New Neighborhood in Lakewood Ranch

The new community at Waterside Place will have 47 homesites with lake views.

04/07/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Development

Pulte Homes Announces a New Community in Lakewood Ranch

The 32-acre community at Waterside will have 166 homesites.

04/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto

time capsules

These Historic Local Buildings Were Nominated as Landmarks Worth Saving

The Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation nominated these sites for their third annual "Six to Save" initiative.

04/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Q & A

'We Don't See Prices Going Lower Anytime Soon': An Update on Our Red-Hot Housing Market

Tony Veldkamp, president of the Realtor's Association of Sarasota Manatee, talks about inflation, inventory and more.

03/31/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Maine Event

Explore Sarasota's Maine Colony and Its Historic Clubhouse

The first Maine Colony Community Day takes place Saturday, April 2, and will raise money to preserve the historic Phillippi Crest Community Clubhouse.

03/31/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Southern Living

Two New Housing Developments Are Headed to South Sarasota

In total, the two will add 528 residences to the area.

03/30/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Local Talent

This Ringling College Student's First Feature Is Headed to the Sarasota Film Festival

Ringling College of Art and Design student Will Mauricette's film "Monopoly Money" is headed to the 2022 Sarasota Film Festival.

03/29/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Walls That Wow

Trend Report: Wall and Ceiling Panels Can Transform a Room

Three local interior designers share their decorative wall panel and trim ideas.

03/29/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Easy Rider

I Tried Sarasota's New Veo Scooter Rental—and Liked it

The new "micro-mobility" program lets riders rent bikes and scooters for an hourly rate.

03/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Leedy Certified

Architecture Sarasota Honors Gene Leedy With an Exhibit and Tour

The upcoming exhibit and tour will celebrate one of the founding fathers of the Sarasota School of Architecture.

03/24/2022 By Kim Doleatto

killer pools

Lucas Lagoons Dominated the Florida Swimming Pool Association's 2022 Design Awards

Local pool design company Lucas Lagoons earned 10 awards for its pools in the statewide competition.

03/23/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Raw Deal

Yes, That's Sarasota You See in Netflix's Hit Series Bad Vegan

The true-crime docuseries follows the life of a raw food restaurateur who loses everything in the name of love.

03/22/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Fair Play

The Sarasota County Fair Was the Impromptu Locals' Reunion I Didn't Know I Needed

A petting zoo, funnel cakes and spinning rides provide a welcome return to normalcy.

03/21/2022 By Kim Doleatto

This Party's Lit

Glowing Furniture Makes for the Ultimate Party Upgrade

Florida Furniture Rental lets you rent LED-lit benches, chairs and dance floors.

03/18/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Pampered Pooch

Sarasota Has a New Ice Cream Truck—for Dogs

The JB's Doggie Delite truck serves up ice cream that's safe for dogs and their human family.

03/17/2022 By Kim Doleatto

migration education

How to Close Up Your Sarasota Home for the Summer

Free classes and tips on what to consider before leaving Sarasota during the summer months.

03/16/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Exit Interview

Home Builder Josh Wynne Doesn't Hold Back About Why He's Leaving Sarasota

Following a successful career in custom home building, Josh Wynne is leaving his hometown.

03/15/2022 By Kim Doleatto