Sun Catcher

A Lot of People Moved to Florida in 2023—But Not as Many as 2022

Three new reports show that the Sarasota-Manatee region is still attracting newcomers, but some people are moving out, too.

01/08/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Building Boom

Here's a Rundown of All the New Projects Going Up in Sarasota

The rumble of new construction is the soundtrack of our region these days.

10/10/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Let's Go!

In St. Augustine, Take a Trip Back in Time

With a bevy of fun live music venues and festivals, hip bars and restaurants and plenty of historical sites to explore, this city is gorgeous, walkable and lively.

06/29/2023 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Let's Go!

Miami Is a Shock to the Senses—in a Good Way

This coastal metropolis of almost 6.5 million people is like no other big city in the Sunshine State, due to its international flair and the largest concentration of Latinos in the United States.

06/29/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

How Will Hurricane Ian Affect the Local Real Estate Market?

Four real estate experts talk natural disasters, risk factors and probable increased demand for new construction.

10/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto


Gas Prices Inch Closer to $5 Per Gallon in Sarasota-Manatee

Plus, inflation is increasing at the fastest rate since 1979, according to new data.

06/13/2022 By Staff

Living the Dream

Sarasota Once Again Named One of the Best Places to Live in the U.S.

The ranking is based on data from a nationwide survey that measures a city's desirability, quality of life, job market and overall value.

05/23/2022 By Chloe Nelson


Public Survey About City of Sarasota Brand Refresh Is Available

This survey is the first step in a process that will include a range of community engagement efforts, including a future design competition for the city seal.

03/11/2022 By Staff


Sarasota Centennial Committee Creates Bookmarks for Schools, Libraries

More than 4,000 bookmarks were delivered to 37 local schools.

12/29/2021 By Staff


Sarasota City, County Offices Closed for Holiday

Most administrative offices and services will be closed in observance of Christmas and New Year's.

12/22/2021 By Staff

Affordable Housing

Joint Affordable Housing Advisory Committee Makes Recommendations

They include modifying impact fee requirements and allowing flexibility in densities.

08/31/2021 By Staff


City of Sarasota Charter Review Committee Invites Public Feedback

The city charter outlines the basic organization, functions, powers and procedures of the city government.

08/26/2021 By Staff


Watch Out For These Road Closures Over July Fourth Weekend

Some Sarasota roads will be closed over the Fourth of July weekend to allow for festivities and the Trump rally at Robarts arena.

07/02/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein


City of Sarasota Administrative Offices Closed for Memorial Day

Residential garbage, recycling and yard waste collection and commercial garbage collection schedules will be unaffected.

05/28/2021 By Staff

The Invaders

Should Florida Exterminate or Accommodate Invasive Species?

Florida consistently ranks as one of the top five places in the world with the most invasive species. And the state is the world epicenter of invasive reptiles.

03/10/2021 By Isaac Eger

Editors' Picks

What We're Loving in Sarasota This Month

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, there's much joy to be found.

02/06/2021 By The Editors