Real Estate Junkie

Home Tour: A Dark, Modern Remodel in Southgate

But, our Real Estate Junkie wonders, do black or gray homes get hotter easier?

09/17/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Lamb Manor, a Home With History in Ruskin

It's a classic example of Queen Anne architecture that was moved by barge from Palmetto to Ruskin and extensively renovated.

09/07/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A 'West of Trail' A-Frame From 1972

This three-bedroom, three-bath home has been remodeled and is on the market for $499,000.

08/31/2018 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Tours the Humane Society

Mr. C shines the spotlight on five hard-to-adopt pets.

08/29/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Wood-Filled Home in Bungalow Hill

A rare Monterey Colonial from 1939 goes on the market.

08/24/2018 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: Pint-Sized, Gulf-Front Splendor on Casey Key

A rare 1950s cottage comes on the market.

08/15/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Tropical Cottage in Bradenton

Looking for a vintage cottage in Bradenton's River District? Our Real Estate Junkie's found one for you.

08/06/2018 By Robert Plunket

Circus Sarasota

The Lavish Life and Forgotten Legacy of John Ringling North

The story of the other circus king.

07/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Sizes Up Our Political Candidates

This month: We're going politicking.

07/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Rambling Hi Hat Ranch Estate

A $3 million home deserves a $3 million lot—and this one's got it.

07/25/2018 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Home With History on Casey Key

If walls could talk...

07/11/2018 By Robert Plunket

Weather Report

How Weather Shaped Our History

Pam Daniel and Robert Plunket consider the sunshine factor, hurricane havoc, fatal freezes—and more.

06/27/2018 By Pam Daniel and Robert Plunket

Good Day, Sunshine

Golden Heat Built Our Fortune, Inspired Our Art, Plagued Our Summers and Made Us Who We Are Today

You could argue that everything good that’s happened here has been tied to our glorious weather.

06/27/2018 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Goes Bar Hopping

Our humor columnist on the pleasures of hotel bars.

06/27/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: 'Casa Loco' Lives Up to Its Name

In the best way possible, that is.

06/20/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Three Well-Located, Well-Priced Pool Homes

Here’s a look at three pool homes currently on the market. They’re all under $300,000 and they’re in great shape.

06/07/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A 1960s Wood-Paneled Home in Old Forest Lakes

Peek inside an Old Forest Lakes home with lots of character.

05/31/2018 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Gets His Moment on Antiques Roadshow

For a week, Mr. C paced around the house, critically inspecting all the junk he'd collected over the years. Which might do the trick and get him an on-the-air spot?

05/29/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Linda Carson's Sapphire Shores Home

The beloved news anchor's home is on the market for $1.45 million.

05/15/2018 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: The Round House

A Sarasota School of Architecture gem comes on the market.

05/04/2018 By Robert Plunket