Rescuing the Reefs

Pioneering Research at Mote Marine Laboratory May Save the World's Dying Coral

Scientists are fighting to save the Florida Reef Tract, the contiguous United States' only coral reef—and the third largest reef system in the world.

11/01/2017 By Tony D'Souza

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

Grays' Anatomy

Why Do So Few Elephants Get Cancer?

Genetic studies of Ringling’s herd may provide answers.

07/29/2016 By Tony D'Souza

Mouse in the House

Disney On Ice Comes to Amalie Arena This Weekend

Disney On Ice, which will be at Amalie Arena this weekend, has a local connection in Feld Entertainment.

05/11/2016 By Tony D'Souza

Family Fun Guide

Ultimate Family Fun Guide

Make this your best family summer ever, with our guide to top camps, cool adventures, arts, crafts and more.

05/06/2016 By Ilene Denton, Heather Dunhill, Tony D'Souza, and Cooper Levey-Baker

Essay

The Golden Season: A Stay-at-Home Dad on Summer With His Kids

Tony D'Souza on what he loves best about summer.

05/02/2016 By Tony D'Souza

Sunshine and Darkness

Is Michael Barfield a Crusader or a Con Man?

The complicated case of our city's most controversial figure.

03/01/2016 By Tony D'Souza

Article

An Unlikely Heroine Steps in to Save Crumbling Dolphin Tower

When downtown's Dolphin Tower threatened to collapse, an unlikely heroine emerged.

10/01/2015 By Tony D'Souza

Article

Legal Aid of Manasota Offers Help and Hope

When much is at stake, Legal Aid of Manasota fights for those in need.

09/01/2015 By Tony D'Souza

Article

Sarasota Nonprofit CEOS Reveal a New Plan for Homeless Adults

The "3 Into 1" plan would see the Salvation Army drug and alcohol recovery campus on 10th Street repurposed into a 220-bed homeless shelter.

05/29/2015 By Tony D'Souza

Article

Ned Davis Sells Stock Market Research Company

After an immensely profitable sale, Ned Davis is no longer running his stock market research company, but he’s happier than ever doing the data analysis he loves.

03/02/2015 By Tony D'Souza

Article

X Prize Founder Peter Diamandis Visits Sarasota

The author and "techno-optimist" was in town for a book signing and lecture with 350 local philanthropists and business leaders.

02/26/2015 By Tony D'Souza

Article

Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Speaks at Town Hall

Utah Governor Jon Huntsman was the latest speaker in Sarasota's Town Hall lecture series.

02/11/2015 By Tony D'Souza

Article

Tracking Down Florida's Feral Hogs

Could our own wild boar become the next culinary craze? Tony D’Souza follows the trail from piney woods to posh restaurant table.

01/29/2015 By Tony D'Souza

Article

Inside Sarasota's Growing Homeless Problem

Why didn’t the city of Sarasota build the shelter recommended by a national expert to get the homeless off downtown streets and into programs that might help them? Investigative reporter Tony D’Souza finds a trail of broken promises, misguided policies,

12/31/2014 By Tony D'Souza

Article

Inside Sarasota's Growing Homeless Problem

Why didn’t the city of Sarasota build the shelter recommended by a national expert to get the homeless off downtown streets and into programs that might help them? Investigative reporter Tony D’Souza finds a trail of broken promises, misguided policies,

12/31/2014 By Tony D'Souza

Article

The Beach Effect

I may not go to the beach every day, but there’s something magic about knowing it’s there.

04/24/2014 By Tony D'Souza

Article

Best-Selling Author Randy Wayne White Crusades to Protect Tarpon

Best-selling Southwest Florida thriller writer Randy Wayne White crusades to protect the region's tarpon.

04/01/2014 By Tony D'Souza

Article

An Insider Glimpse at the Annual “Camp Kotok” Financial Summit

Every summer, Sarasota's David Kotok invites some of the biggest names in global finance for fishing and freewheeling discussions deep in the woods of northern Maine. Contributing editor Tony D'Souza listens in.

03/01/2014 By Tony D'Souza

Article

Inside Feld Entertainment's Center for Elephant Conservation

At his Center for Elephant Conservation, Sarasota circus magnate Kenneth Feld gives a rare glimpse into his passion for his mighty pachyderms.

12/02/2013 By Tony D'Souza