Transportation

City Launches Breezy Pass for Easier, Contactless Garage Parking

Breezy Pass is similar to a toll road pass system and is now available for purchase from the city.

02/17/2021 By Staff

For the Love of Our Arts

Timeline: A Century of Sarasota Arts

Milestones in the making of our cultural community.

01/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

New Wave

Take a Look at This Curvy New Vacation Retreat on Longboat Key

The way it takes advantage of water views—with a long-distance view of Sarasota Bay to the north and an intimate view of the mangroves to the east—gives one the feeling of floating.

01/08/2021 By Ilene Denton

Education

New Grant Will Support Ringling Student Scholarships, Sarasota Art Museum

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded Ringling College of Art and Design a $30,500 grant.

12/16/2020 By Staff

Art of Glass

New Works Highlight the Collection at The Ringling’s Kotler-Coville Glass Pavilion

Over the last decade or so, the popularity of glass as an art form has risen in Sarasota.

12/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

Awards

State’s Top Landscape Architect Design Award Goes to Michael Gilkey

The ‘Urban Modern Retreat’ in Cherokee Park is singled out by the Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

11/10/2020 By Ilene Denton

Open House

27 Sarasota-Manatee Neighborhoods You Need to Know

Whatever your passion, take it from us, we guarantee you’ll find the neighborhood to follow it in the Sarasota-Manatee area.

11/08/2020 By Ilene Denton

Into Nature

Peek Into Four Great Local Gardens

These award-winning landscape designs feature privacy, pools and nature.

09/01/2020 By Ilene Denton

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