Ghosts of the Circus

All Over Our Region, Haunting Relics of the Greatest Show on Earth Remain

The door has closed on one of America’s greatest institutions.

04/26/2017 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Our Humor Columnist's Picks for the Best of Sarasota 2017

Joe Gruters, Steve Bannon, Jesse Biter, Betty Schoenbaum and Katherine Harris all make Mr. C's list.

04/26/2017 By Robert Plunket

Downtown Neighborhood Guide

Where to Live in Downtown Sarasota

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

04/18/2017 By Robert Plunket and Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Historic Bradenton Beauty

A 1920 Wares Creek home is loaded with atmosphere.

04/06/2017 By Robert Plunket

Mod Squad

New Midcentury Modern Store Will Open on Pineapple Avenue

Owner Tony McCormack will sell pieces from his own collection.

03/31/2017 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Our Humor Columnist Shops for Trump Merchandise

Mr. C sets out to examine some important questions about Trump merchandise: Is it any good? What does it say about the family that has created it? And where can you buy it in Sarasota?

03/29/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Downtown Classic in the Francis Carlton

It's got off-the-charts charm.

03/23/2017 By Robert Plunket

Revival of the Fittest

The Next Great Sarasota Neighborhoods

Charm and value are making five great old neighborhoods hot again.

03/02/2017 By Robert Plunket

Road Trips

How to Visit Palm Beach on the Cheap

A skinflint's guide to the land of the rich and presidential.

03/01/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A $26.5 Million Big Deal on Longboat

It's the most expensive listing in Sarasota County real estate history.

02/22/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: An Icon of Midcentury Modern Architecture

Tim Seibert’s famed Hiss Studio goes on the market.

02/15/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Mid-Century Bargain in Kensington Park

The home was owned by Andrew Weaving, who wrote the famous book Sarasota Modern.

02/02/2017 By Robert Plunket

Best Restaurants 2017

Sarasota's Most Popular New Restaurant: Boca Kitchen Bar Market

Everybody comes to Boca.

01/31/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

Step Inside This French and Fabulous Siesta Key Home

This Midnight Pass marvel is on the market.

01/13/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Downtown Condo with Its Own Elevator

Take a peek at this unit inside downtown Sarasota's new Q.

01/06/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

Tour a Beautifully Updated Bradenton Craftsman Home

Peek inside this circa-1900 home in Bradenton's Point Pleasant neighborhood.

12/19/2016 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Mid-Century Modern in Bradenton

Here's a great mid-century modern home that you can actually afford in Bradenton.

12/05/2016 By Robert Plunket

Home Sweet Second Home

How Much Does It Cost to Own a Sarasota Vacation Getaway?

How much do you have to spend to get the Sarasota vacation home you’ve been dreaming about? Real estate blogger Robert Plunket runs the numbers.

11/30/2016 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

A Cartoon Guide to Sarasota's Coming Attractions

Here’s an exclusive preview of some projects on the drawing board that are sure to raise our cultural profile.

11/30/2016 By Robert Plunket Illustrations by Regan Dunnick

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Two Totally On-Trend Homes

Looking for a home that's bright, airy and on-trend? We've got two for you.

11/17/2016 By Robert Plunket