Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Midcentury Modern Time Capsule in Bradenton

It was built in 1957, in a style that strongly suggests the Hollywood Regency look that was so popular in Los Angeles back in the day.

07/01/2021 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: An Iconic Downtown Live-Work Space

It’s 50 percent residence, 50 percent beauty salon, and 100 percent fabulous.

06/11/2021 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A $12.9 Million Cruise Ship-Inspired Home on Longboat Key

Let's be honest: the real attraction is that water slide.

06/04/2021 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Rare Midcentury Find in Whitfield Estates

The home has been nicely updated and will perfectly showcase your collection of 1950s and '60s furniture.

05/19/2021 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

A Look at Boca Royale, Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's New Home

Flynn and his wife just paid $545,000 for a three-bedroom, two-bath home in the golf course community.

04/22/2021 By Robert Plunket

Life Story

HBO Planning New Documentary About Paul Reubens

The two-part series documentary will shine a light on Reubens, who created the beloved character Pee-wee Herman.

03/12/2021 By Megan McDonald and Robert Plunket

Wish They Were Here

Six Sarasota Tourist Attractions From the Past

Let's take a look at these long-gone favorites and try to discover what they say about our town and its history.

03/06/2021 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

Peek Inside a Folksy 1925 Braden Castle Cottage

This place went under contract the day after it was listed, an indication of today's market and the appeal of Braden Castle.

03/05/2021 By Robert Plunket

Home of a Legend

Inside Tennis Legend Nick Bollettieri's Bradenton Home

There are no trophies—or even a tennis court—at coach Nick Bollettieri’s waterfront house.

03/01/2021 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Lavish Siesta Key Home With Amazing Views

There are many “best views” in Sarasota, but this home has one of the top five: straight across the bay to the downtown skyline.

02/19/2021 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

What's Better Than the Super Bowl Halftime Show? A Peek Inside Tom Brady's Tampa Mansion

The home—which Brady has been renting from Derek Jeter—is on the market for $29 million.

02/06/2021 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Banyan House, a Venice Bed Breakfast

Its namesake banyan tree was a gift to the original owner from Thomas Edison.

02/05/2021 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Ritz-Carlton Penthouse With Design Pedigree

It’s formal and traditional and even cozy—or as cozy as a 4,668 square foot condo can be.

01/29/2021 By Robert Plunket

The Elephant Polka

The Strange, Spectacular, Sad Story of The Ringling Bros.' Elephant Polka

In 1942, the Ringling Bros. circus convinced Balanchine and Stravinsky to produce a ballet—for elephants.

12/30/2020 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

Mick Jagger Purchases Home in Lakewood Ranch

You can't always get what you want...but for $1.98 million, you just might get what you need.

12/17/2020 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Bird Key Estate With Sunset Views Over the Bay

There’s an odd piece of trivia connected with the house, too.

12/17/2020 By Robert Plunket

Curtain Up

Want the Juicy Inside Gossip on Broadway?

Join Sarasota Magazine for “A Conversation with Michael Riedel,” the famous New York Post columnist, broadcaster and theater critic.

12/04/2020 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Midcentury Home in Downtown Sarasota

If you’re looking for a place downtown that’s not just another condo or townhouse, check out this mid-century gem that’s right on Main Street.

12/04/2020 By Robert Plunket

If These Walls Could Talk

The Secrets and Scandals Inside Sarasota's Famous Mansions

Let’s take a look at seven homes, each with a special place in the story of our town.

12/01/2020 By Robert Plunket

Downtown Neighborhood Guide

Where to Live in Downtown Sarasota

So you want to live downtown? Here's your guide.

11/20/2020 By Robert Plunket and Staff