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

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: The Round House

A Sarasota School of Architecture gem comes on the market.

05/04/2018 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

"My Weekend as a Tourist in Pinecraft"

What's a Sarasota vacation like for the Amish and Mennonite?

04/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Pre-World War II Home in Laurel Park

It's a great example of the way houses were built in the days before air-conditioning—but it's been beautifully updated, too.

04/23/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: The Ultimate Old Florida Property

Here’s one the prettiest—and largest—pieces of waterfront left in town.

04/06/2018 By Robert Plunket

Nip and Tuck

A 1960s Condominium Gets Its Best-Ever Facelift

A 1960s condominium gets its best-ever facelift.

03/28/2018 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

The Genius and Daring of the Late Clifford Irving

The late author was one of the most colorful, disruptive and enigmatic figures in American literature.

03/28/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Three Gillespie Park Bungalows

If you're looking for an old bungalow to rehab, our Real Estate Junkie's got three great picks.

03/16/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Neo-Classical Home in the Ringling Museum Neighborhood

This week’s home is one of Sarasota’s grandest.

03/09/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Guide 2018

The Next Hot Neighborhoods

Five under-the-radar places that are ready to rise.

03/01/2018 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Takes Us on the Artists Studios Tour

A group of 10 or so visual artists—all first rate and nationally known—have banded together to give you a view of what the artistic life in Sarasota is all about.

02/28/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Two Mid-Century Modern Gems in Southgate

If you look around the Southgate neighborhood, you can come upon some great mid-century showplaces.

02/22/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Our Fashion and Beauty Editor's Indian Beach Home

Peek inside this elegant bayfront home.

02/15/2018 By Robert Plunket