Growing Up Macho

How Sarasota Shaped the Life and Career of 'Macho Man' Randy Savage

For a time in the late 20th century, there was no more famous Sarasotan than Savage.

05/02/2023 By Clayton Trutor


Sarasota Was Home to Baseball Legend Buck O'Neil (1911-2006)

In honor of Black History Month and the upcoming spring training season, we're remembering one of the most beloved players in baseball.

02/17/2023 By Bethany Ritz

That is the question

To Drink or Not to Drink?

Conflicting studies send contrasting messages about alcohol's effects on health.

09/21/2022 By Bob McGinn

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go Paddle Boarding Through Lido Key's Mangroves

Beat the heat and enjoy beautiful scenery while paddle boarding Lido Key's mangrove tunnels.

07/07/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Fast Track

Stanley Bond Named Superintendent of De Soto National Memorial

Prior to joining De Soto National Memorial, Bond was the NPS chief archeologist and departmental consulting archeologist for the U.S. Department of the Interior.

04/08/2020 By Staff

The Artists' Way

The Artists Who Made Sarasota Famous

For decades, visual artists have lived, worked and dreamed in Sarasota. The legacy they’ve left us is irreplaceable.

12/02/2019 By Kay Kipling


College Awarded Grant to Restore Sarasota Bay Mangrove Habitat

The Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded a $294,198 grant to scientists at New College of Florida.

04/18/2018 By Staff


U.S. House Passes Tax Cut Plan

The bill cuts the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent, eliminates the estate tax in 2024 and drops many personal deductions, among other things.

11/16/2017 By staff


Osprey Avenue Bridge Closes Aug. 1

Sarasota's Osprey Avenue Bridge is scheduled to be closed beginning Monday, Aug. 1, for the first phase of microtunneling as part of the Lift Station 87 project.

07/07/2016 Research by staff


Exclusive: Actress Marisa Tomei Visits Ringling College of Art and Design

Actress Marisa Tomei visits Ringling College of Art and Design as part of its Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab.

01/26/2015 By Megan McDonald