On the Homefront

New Model Homes at The Concession and The Estuary, plus EPCOT’s Flower and Garden Festival

News and notes from the real estate industry.

02/24/2017 By Staff

Parade of Homes

The 2017 Parade of Homes Opens Feb. 18 With 129 Model Homes on Display

Six communities from Parrish to North Port are available for touring.

02/16/2017 By Staff

Preview

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Announces 2017-18 Season

Artistic director Nate Jacobs let WBTT supporters in on the news at a "Hush Hush" party.

02/14/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Staff

Valentine's Day

Watch/Listen/Love: Our Favorite Valentine's Day Songs

Our editors share the songs that give them that loving feeling—plus a long and diverse playlist that hits every emotion.

02/09/2017 By Staff

Breaking News

Five Circus Sarasota Performers Fall From High Wire

The extent of the performers' injuries is unknown at this time.

02/08/2017 By Staff

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week

Polish doughnuts, meat pies and Sardinian ravioli round out our food writers' favorite bites of the week.

02/08/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Best Restaurants 2017

Best Restaurants in Sarasota 2017

Here they are, in no particular order: our 62 top restaurants of 2017.

02/01/2017 By Staff

Best Restaurants 2017

Where (and What) the Chefs Eat

Here's where five local chefs go on their off days—and what they order, too.

01/31/2017 By Staff Illustrations by Andrew Theophilopoulous

Best Restaurants 2017

These 5 Restaurants Have Stood the Test of Time

Others rise and fall, but these five remain.

01/31/2017 By Staff

Best Restaurants 2017

The Best Italian Restaurants in Sarasota

When it comes to Italian food, these restaurants top our list.

01/31/2017 By Staff

Best Restaurants 2017

Sarasota's Best Restaurants 2017

Sixty-two places to eat right now.

01/31/2017 By Staff

Coming Up

Gardening Workshops at The Ringling, Palm Springs Modernism Documentary, the Evolution of Florida Modernism Lecture

The area abounds with upcoming architecture and garden events.

01/27/2017 By Staff

Together at Last

Two Sarasota Legends Come Together at Designing Women Boutique's Salon Series Next Week

Comedy legend Dick Smothers will give a talk and our Bob Plunket will sell his jewelry at Designing Women Boutique for a Salon Series event.

01/20/2017 By Staff

Architecture for Everyone

Architecture in the Public Realm is Next Up at Center for Architecture Sarasota.

Works by 14 area architects to be included.

01/12/2017 By Staff

Looking Back

Our Top 8 Photos of 2016

We're sharing our most memorable photos from the past year.

12/29/2016 By Staff

Holiday Cheer

Pop Culture Picks: Our Editors' Favorite Holiday Movies

From Die Hard to A Christmas Story, our editors share their favorite holiday films.

12/08/2016 By Staff

Home Sweet Second Home

How Much Does It Cost to Own a Sarasota Vacation Getaway?

How much do you have to spend to get the Sarasota vacation home you’ve been dreaming about? Real estate blogger Robert Plunket runs the numbers.

11/30/2016 By Robert Plunket

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week

This week: pumpkin cheesecake, chicken and waffles, empanadas and more.

11/16/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Coming Soon

Sneak Peek: Asolo Rep's Guys and Dolls

Cast members took to the stage to deliver a couple of numbers from the iconic Broadway musical.

11/03/2016 By Kay Kipling

Food Lovers' Guide

5 "Food Fighters" Who are Making a Difference in Our Community

Christa Leonard, Ryan Boeve and Arthur Lopes, Ed Chiles, and John Matthews aim to change the way we think about food.

10/27/2016 Illustrations by Andrew Theophilopoulous By Staff