Awards

St. Armands Garage Recognized for Sustainability

The garage was lauded for its LED light harvesting system, electric vehicle charging stations, bicycle parking and bike repair station, state-of-the-art rooftop solar panel and more.

07/02/2020 By Staff

Past and Present

Home Tour: A Thoroughly Modern House With a Midcentury Spirit

The owners' desire was to blend the best of the past with the best of the present.

06/01/2020 By Ilene Denton

Architecture

The Zigzag House Wins State Architecture Award

Seibert Architectures rescued the midcentury-modern Lido Shores residence from years of neglect.

05/12/2020 By Ilene Denton

Sneak Preview

Upcoming Garden and Architectural Walking Tours

It’s springtime, and several events await.

03/02/2020 By Ilene Denton

Design

St. Armands Parking Garage Wins Design Award

The building won the "All Precast Concrete Solution" award in the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s 2020 PCI Design Awards program.

02/17/2020 By Staff

Living Small

Three Small Homes That Make Downsizing a Delight

Small homes offer a simpler lifestyle that has an almost spiritual connection.

01/02/2020 By Robert Plunket

Living Small

Inside a Modern Cracker Cabin

Mike's Hammock combines aging-in-place requirements with sustainability, a cool modern aesthetic and more than a little Cracker house in its DNA.

01/02/2020 By Robert Plunket

Best of the Year

Our 10 Most Popular Stories of 2019

MTV's "Siesta Key" red tide, the new Sarasota Art Museum and more topped the list this year.

12/30/2019 By Megan McDonald

Best of the Year

Our Top 5 Real Estate Junkie Blogs of 2019

From a modern residence in Lido Shores to a mobile home with a knockout view, here are our favorite listings of the year.

12/19/2019 By Robert Plunket

Best of the Year

5 Notable Sales of 2019

From the Ohana estate to a near record-breaking Siesta Key deal, here are our favorite Top Sales of 2019

12/19/2019 By Ilene Denton

Insider's Guide

The Ultimate Guide to What to Eat, See, Do and Enjoy in Sarasota and Beyond

There’s always something new for you to experience. Let us be your guide to the fun.

12/04/2019 By Ilene Denton

A New Day for the Arts

Sarasota Art Museum Opens Its Doors to the Public

The Sarasota Art Museum opens its doors to the future in buildings reimagined from the past.

12/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Secret Garden

A Laurel Park Bungalow Gets a Lush Modern Makeover

Once the decades-long home of botanist Dr. Hans Wiehler, the bungalow and its very private grounds have been made to bloom anew by Wiehler’s son, Danny.

10/01/2019 By Ilene Denton

Secret Garden

A Laurel Park Bungalow Gets a Lush Modern Makeover

Once the decades-long home of botanist Dr. Hans Wiehler, the bungalow and its very private grounds have been made to bloom anew by Wiehler’s son, Danny.

09/30/2019 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A 1930s Mansion on St. Armands

“Casa del Mar” dates back to 1936 and is big and sprawling.

09/13/2019 By Robert Plunket

Top Sale

Ohana Estate on Longboat Key Sells for $11.4 Million

The Polynesian-inspired family compound had been on the market six years.

08/05/2019 By Ilene Denton

Sponsored Content

Sarasota’s Top Realtors Spill the Best Views in Sarasota

Sarasota is like the Goldilocks city of the United States.

02/21/2019

Year in Review

Our Editors' Favorite Stories of 2018

11 pieces that made us proud.

12/27/2018 By Staff

Design

Architect Wins Two Design Awards

Jonathan Parks of Solstice Planning and Architecture was recently honored for his work on residences on Siesta Key and Longboat Key.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Dream Homes

Three Gorgeous Homes We Love

Three new projects display a dazzling range of innovation and style. Plus: the latest high tech home products and thoughts on a looming real estate bubble.

09/27/2018 By Ilene Denton