Hurricane Ian

Here's What FPL Will Be Doing to Restore Power After Ian

The organization currently has 21,000 crew members from 30 states ready to go. "It's like deploying an army," FPL's CEO said.

09/28/2022 By Megan McDonald

Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian Has Made Landfall in Southwest Florida

The extremely dangerous storm is moving north-northeast at 9 mph and has the potential to cause life-threatening conditions.

09/28/2022 By Megan McDonald

Hurricane Ian

Emergency Vehicles Are No Longer Responding to Calls in Sarasota County

Winds have reached 45 mph, which means it’s not safe for emergency personnel to be on the roads.

09/28/2022 By Megan McDonald

Hurricane Ian

Here's a Look at Current Weather Conditions in Sarasota-Manatee

May we all experience the Zen of that horse at some point.

09/28/2022 By Megan McDonald

Hurricane Season

Here's a List of Local Hurricane Shelters

Visit SCGov.net and MyManatee.org for the most up-to-date information on shelters.

09/27/2022 By Megan McDonald

Hurricane Ian

Sarasota and Manatee Counties Will Shut Off Water to Barrier Islands Ahead of Hurricane Ian

In both counties, water will be shut off between 5-7 p.m. on Sept. 27.

09/26/2022 By Megan McDonald

Hurricane Season

Do You Know Your Evacuation Zone?

Use Sarasota and Manatee counties' interactive tools to find evacuation levels and routes, shelters and more.

09/24/2022 By Megan McDonald

Museum Day

Here Are the Local Museums Participating in the Smithsonian's 'Museum Day'

The annual event offers visitors free admission to local participating museums.

09/13/2022 By Megan McDonald

The Pandemic

New Covid Omicron Booster Shots Are Available. Here's What to Know.

The new boosters target the Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 variants, the most prevalent strains of Covid in the U.S.

09/12/2022 By Megan McDonald

Play Ball!

Orioles Announce 2023 Spring Training Schedule

Spring training kicks off Feb. 25, 2023, at Ed Smith Stadium against the Minnesota Twins.

09/07/2022 By Megan McDonald

Relax, Calm

Bliss Out With These Soothing Beach Shots by Photographer Gray Malin

The well-known photographer has added our region to his collection of light-filled aerial beach shots.

09/02/2022 By Megan McDonald

Game, Set, Match

Did You Know Serena Williams Trained at IMG Academy?

Williams, who recently announced her retirement and is currently competing in the U.S. Open, trained with legendary coach Nick Bollettieri.

09/01/2022 By Megan McDonald

Throwing Shade

Small Handmade 'Chick Huts' Help Our Beach Birds Stay Cool

The wooden huts, which offer shore birds a respite from the sun, are a gift from local bird enthusiast Sandy Ulrikson and her late husband Jerry.

08/19/2022 By Megan McDonald

Come On, Barbie, Let's Go Party

How to Channel Your Inner Barbie This Summer

From bathing suits to lipstick to heels, here are pieces that will help you channel your inner Barbie—all available in Sarasota.

08/04/2022 By Megan McDonald

What a Trip

This Sarasota Home Has Fascinating Ties to the Study of Psychedelics

Arcturus was built by Rick Doblin, a New College graduate and lobbyist for the use of psychedelics in trauma therapy. It was just featured in Dwell magazine.

07/26/2022 By Megan McDonald

Sky's Out, Thighs Out

Who Wears Short Shorts? Men Wear Short Shorts!

In the words of Sarasota Magazine editor Cooper Levey-Baker, "If the inseam is longer than 5.5 inches, GTFO." Here are five pairs we like.

06/22/2022 By Megan McDonald

Pain at the Pump

High Gas Prices Are Hitting Local Residents and Businesses Hard

Five dollars a gallon is becoming "a very real possibility" this summer, according to new data from AAA.

06/06/2022 By Megan McDonald

Eat This Now

Eight Sarasota Doughnuts to Eat Before You Die

From red velvet to pork-stuffed, these local doughnuts are guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth.

06/03/2022 By Megan McDonald

Photos

Photos: Gun Control Advocates Organize Rally in Downtown Sarasota

The event took place at Five Points Park and featured speakers and a vigil for victims of gun violence.

05/31/2022 By Megan McDonald Photography by Allan Mestel