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

Real Estate Junkie

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

Real Estate Junkie

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

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