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 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

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 Sarasota-Manatee's shoreline 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

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

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

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

SRQ to PIT

In Pittsburgh, Former Steel Town, You'll Find Great Food and a Thriving Arts Scene

The city boasts a lively arts scene, award-winning restaurants and 445 bridges that offer views of the city’s three mighty rivers.

05/23/2022 By Megan McDonald

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Some of the Submissions for Sarasota's City Seal Rebrand Are Really Something

"Sarasota: The Luxurious City of Luxury."

05/20/2022 By Megan McDonald

How Easy Is That?

How to Embrace Your Inner 'Coastal Grandmother' This Summer

Put on your bucket hat and let's go shopping.

05/18/2022 By Megan McDonald

Politics

Photos: Planned Parenthood's 'Save Roe' Protest in Downtown Sarasota

The rally—a response to leaked documents indicating the Supreme Court plans to overturn Roe v. Wade—was held at the Sarasota County Administrative Building.

05/04/2022 By Megan McDonald

Sponsored Content

Looking for a Unique Gift for Mom? Adopt a Manatee

Your mom or mother figure will receive an adoption certificate, photo and biography of a Florida manatee—and help an important cause.

05/03/2022 By Megan McDonald

Film History

Costa Ronin Stars in a New Documentary About Late Soviet Film Star Oleg Vidov

Oleg: The Oleg Vidov Story recounts the life of a celebrated Russian film star who was blacklisted during the Cold War and defected to America.

04/18/2022 By Megan McDonald

In Vogue

Sarasota-Based Fashion Influencer Blair Eadie Debuts New Accessory Collection

Eadie's collaboration with Lele Sadoughi launches today.

04/05/2022 By Megan McDonald

Star Power

Here Are the Celebs Coming to the 2022 Sarasota Film Festival

Kenny G! Jacqueline Bisset! Here's who you might bump into at the Sarasota Film Festival this year.

04/01/2022 By Megan McDonald