Masterpiece Theater

From a Fashion Empire to a Cherry Pie, Eugene Stutzman Lives to Create

Sarasota's Eugene Stutzman was the founder of a fashion company that dressed Whitney Houston, Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda and many more.

10/30/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Real estate

Breakfast Event Focuses on Downtown Real Estate

The Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee's Commercial Investment Division is holding a breakfast panel discussion on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

08/29/2017 By staff


Panel to Discuss New Urbanism, Planning, Traffic Next Week

Panelists will discuss the New Urbanism planning philosophy, public approval for new developments, traffic and more during the next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon.

06/29/2017 By staff


Van Wezel Named No. 1 Performing Arts Hall

The hall was named the best in its category by Venues Today magazine.

06/02/2017 By Megan McDonald

Smoke Shop

Brick's Smoked Meats Plans to Open Downtown

The new restaurant is billed as an homage to the cuisine of central Texas, with brisket, tacos and a bar that emphasizes bourbons and tequilas.

04/18/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Citizens' Group Hosts City Commission Forum Feb. 27

STOP!, a newish citizens group advocating changes to Sarasota’s zoning code and project approval process, will host a forum for Sarasota City Commission candidates on Monday, Feb. 27.

02/20/2017 By staff


New Citizens' Group Schedules Town Hall Meeting for Jan. 23

The STOP! event will focus on the need to create more pedestrian-friendly sidewalks and to increase public input into the city’s planning and approval process.

01/18/2017 By staff

The Final Curtain

Is It Time to Tear Down the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall?

Ilene Denton on her love for the Van Wezel—and why she feels its time for a new performing arts hall.

10/27/2016 By Ilene Denton


Best of Sarasota 2016 Video: The Party

What did you love about the Best of Sarasota 2016 party? Heather Duhill and Joey Panek find out.

05/12/2016 By Sarasota Magazine


Best of Sarasota 2016 Video: Party Highlights

From a real, live unicorn to all that great food and drink, relive our favorite moments from our Best of Sarasota 2016 party.

05/12/2016 By Sarasota Magazine


Best of Sarasota 2016 Video: Fashion

Heather Dunhill and Joey Panek talk fashion at our Best of Sarasota 2016 party at Selby Gardens.

05/12/2016 By Sarasota Magazine

Wild Things

11 Wild Animals You'll Find in Southwest Florida

From bobcats to otters, here's a sampling of the wildlife you might run into in Southwest Florida.

04/05/2016 By Sarasota Magazine


Our 8 Favorite #Sarasota Photographs on Instagram This Week

This week: The circus tent goes up, lightning strikes on Lido Beach and more.

01/22/2016 By Sarasota Magazine


Our 8 Favorite Sarasota Photographs on Instagram This Week

This week: peacocks on Longboat Key, a fiery Siesta Key sunset, Mable Ringling's roses and more.

01/07/2016 By Sarasota Magazine


January 2016

From hip downtown to postcard-perfect islands, the best places to live right now.

01/06/2016 By Sarasota Magazine


Sarasota's Top 10 Home Sales in 2015

The top 10 Sarasota home sales of 2015.

01/01/2016 By Sarasota Magazine


Our 8 Favorite Sarasota Photos on Instagram This Week - 12/31/15

Here are our 8 favorite Sarasota photos on Instagram this week, including golden sunsets, pink flamingos and blue skies on the beach.

12/31/2015 By Sarasota Magazine


Our 8 Favorite #Sarasota Photos on Instagram This Week - 12/18/15

Here are our 8 favorite Sarasota photographs on Instagram this week, from colorful sunsets to bright blooms to jumping dolphins.

12/18/2015 By Sarasota Magazine


Lakewood Ranch Survey

Share your thoughts about Lakewood Ranch by December 23 and you'll be entered to win a $100 gift card to Polo Grill and Bar!

12/09/2015 By Sarasota Magazine