Panel to Debate Constitution Revision Commission

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club panel will include developer Carlos Beruff, tax collector Barbara Ford-Coates and professor Mary Adkins.

01/26/2018 By Staff

Red-Hot Market

Four Great Food Stalls at the Venice Farmer's Market

Under savvy leadership, the Venice Farmer’s Market keeps getting bigger—and better.

01/02/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Year in Review

Our Top 10 Stories of 2017

Hurricane Irma, MTV's Siesta Key, the best restaurants in Sarasota and more—here's what you were buzzing about this year, Sarasota.

12/14/2017 By Sarasota Magazine Staff


Sarasota Among America's Top 20 Cities for Sports and Adventure

Sarasota was ranked No. 15 in a list of America's top 20 destinations for sports and adventure.

08/23/2017 By staff


Inside GravityFree CEO Scott Heaps’ Office

“We tend to have a bunch of space stuff.”

07/17/2017 By Hannah Wallace

We Got the Meat

Chef Judi's Picks for the Best Burgers and Steaks in Town

Chef Judi shares her favorite spots for steaks and burgers.

06/07/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Beer Buds

Calusa Beers Now Available in Bars and Restaurants

Calusa Brewing is expanding its reach, but the owners are committed to new quality beers instead of rapid growth.

05/31/2017 By Rick Morgan

Sports tourism

BMX Track Hosts State Tournament

Sarasota BMX is hosting the largest BMX event in Florida in 2017, the SSA Florida Cup Series Finals.

05/15/2017 By staff

Neighborhood Guide

Where to Live on St. Armands, Lido and Longboat Keys

Looking for a home on one of these beautiful keys? Here’s some inside info on neighborhoods to browse—and some of the neighbors, too.

05/15/2017 By Robert Plunket, Ilene Denton, Susan Burns, and Cooper Levey-Baker

Neighborhood Guide

Where to Eat in Downtown Sarasota

From French to American to Vietnamese, there's something for every palate in downtown Sarasota. Here's a sampling of its vibrant dining scene.

04/18/2017 By Staff

Off the Clock

Off the Clock: Attorney Rob McLain Practices Japanese Jiu Jitsu

He's a lawyer warrior.

04/10/2017 By Ilene Denton

Change Agent

Can the "Prince of Darkness" Become a Beacon of Hope?

The 48-year-old Venice accountant has a reputation as the money man behind scores of Florida political campaigns.

03/29/2017 By David Hackett

Beer Me

Your Guide to Sarasota's Best Breweries

Craft beer lovers’ cups are running over with several new and newish breweries in the 941. We tour their taprooms and sample the suds.

03/28/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Cottage Industry

Here's How Local Landlords are Cashing In on the Online Vacation Rental Biz

We check into the region’s home-sharing vacation rental economy.

03/10/2017 By Su Byron Photography by Salvatore Brancifort


Homebuilder to Chair Florida Constitution Revision Commission

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday appointed Medallion Home founder Carlos Beruff as the chairman of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission.

03/02/2017 By staff

What I’ve learned

What the Founder of Kane's Furniture Has Learned Over His 66-Year Career

This Sarasota furniture retailer beats the tests of time.

02/14/2017 By David Hackett

Off the Clock

Tim Beury Loves Rugby

Tim Beury spreads his passion for rugby coaching with the Sarasota Surge Youth Rugby Academy.

02/14/2017 By Ilene Denton

The Rest of Your Life

How to Retire to Sarasota

Forget about driving your golf cart into the sunset. Boomers want more from retirement.

02/07/2017 By Ilene Denton

Lost That Loving Feeling

Attorney John Strickland on Love, Loss and Making Divorce Work

In this month of hearts and flowers, some sage advice for couples on the other end of the spectrum.

02/01/2017 By Susan Burns

Best Restaurants 2017

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

Everybody comes to Boca.

01/31/2017 By Robert Plunket