Religion

"We Are Not the Other"

Voices of Muslims in Sarasota.

06/28/2017 By Susan Burns

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

Privacy, Please!

Love Is in the Air for the Birds

Now is peak mating/nesting time for many species of local birds.

04/13/2017 By Susan Burns

Straight Up

Your Guide to This Year's Whiskey Obsession Festival

The man behind this month’s Whiskey Obsession Festival explains the dark spirits.

03/29/2017 By Susan Burns

Listen to Your Enemy

A USF Sarasota-Manatee Professor's New Book Sheds Light on Terrorism

Dr. Murat Haner spent five months researching what makes someone a terrorist.

03/01/2017 By Susan Burns

Heat Index

You and Your Pup Can Now Enjoy Most Sarasota County Parks

On Jan. 1, Sarasota County opened most of its parks to dogs.

03/01/2017 By Susan Burns

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

What's in the Box?

Here's the Story Behind that Windowless Concrete Fortress on Fruitville Road

Turns out it's a 228-unit apartment complex with a 406-car parking garage.

01/11/2017 By Susan Burns

Game Changer

Mote Raises $52 Million in 21 Months

Its biggest-ever fund raiser will greatly expand Mote Marine Laboratory.

11/30/2016 By Susan Burns

Dream Homes

The 20 Most Expensive Homes in Sarasota

The magnificent 20—and the people who own them.

09/28/2016 By Susan Burns and Cooper Levey-Baker

Power Players

Meet the 25 Most Influential Men and Women in Sarasota Today

Each of the 25 power players on our list wields major clout in our community.

08/31/2016 By Susan Burns, Tony D'Souza, Pam Daniel, Ilene Denton, Kay Kipling, and Cooper Levey-Baker

Best Bars

Cocktails at The Colony

Remembering a long-ago summer behind the late, great resort’s bar.

07/08/2016 By Susan Burns

Best Bars

The Best Bars in Sarasota/Manatee

Life gets brighter, easier and a lot more fun in a great bar. Life gets brighter, easier and a lot more fun in a great bar. Here’s your guide to the region’s 31 best.

06/22/2016 By Hannah Wallace, Susan Burns, Tim Dorsey, and Margo Rometo

Burning Question

How Did Sarasota's Massive New Vue Win Approval?

The new Vue condo project has caused an uprising.

05/20/2016 By Susan Burns

The New Migration

A New Wave of Prominent African-American Retirees is Enriching and Changing Our City.

A welcome wave of African-American retirees is making its mark on our city.

04/29/2016 By Susan Burns Photography by Barbara Banks

A Stubborn Man

NCF Alum Rob Bilott Battles a Chemical Polluter

A New College alum wages an 18-year battle against a chemical polluter.

04/01/2016 By Susan Burns

What's New Downtown?

Aloft Sarasota Now Open

Starwood Hotels and Resorts opens newest Aloft.

02/04/2016 By Susan Burns

Article

Michael Eisner Opens 2016 Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series

Former Disney exec Michael Eisner kicks off the 2016 Ringling College Library Association Town Hall lecture series.

01/20/2016 By Susan Burns

Article

The Florida House Reopens Its Doors

This year, the Florida House--the first green demonstration house in the country--will reopen its doors to the public.

09/24/2014 By Susan Burns