Neighborhood Snapshots

What to Do on Anna Maria Island

Think of Anna Maria as a seven-mile-long necklace with three cities shining like jewels.

11/30/2016 By Su Byron

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: May 5-11

Josephine opens at Asolo Rep, Siesta Beach amateur sand sculpture contest, Pickin’ Picnic and more.

05/05/2016 By Ilene Denton

Home Tour

For Sale: Beachy Cool on Holmes Beach

Our Real Estate Junkie takes us inside a Holmes Beach home that's on the market for $3.5 million.

04/19/2016 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: $3.9 Million Anglo Caribbean-Style Home on Anna Maria Island

Bob Plunket gives us a tour of Bel AMI on Anna Maria Island, which is currently for sale for $3.9 million.

02/05/2016 By Robert Plunket

Money Talks

What $750,000 Will Get You in Sarasota, Bradenton and Venice

Our Real Estate Junkie shares what $750k will get you in Sarasota, Bradenton and Venice.

01/28/2016 By Robert Plunket

Here We Grow

Anna Maria Island's Building Boom Sparks a Civil War

On once-quiet and charming Anna Maria Island, developers and longtime residents are battling over growth. What's ahead for this piece of paradise?

01/01/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Guide to Beaches

A Guide to Sarasota Beaches

An insider's guide to Sarasota beaches.

12/01/2015 By John McCarthy


Home Tour: A 1920s Cottage on Anna Maria Island

The home was originally the Anna Maria Island post office.

06/29/2015 By Ilene Denton


For Sale: Beachfront Beauty on Anna Maria Island

Bob Plunket takes us inside an Anna Maria Island beachfront home that's for sale for $4.95 million.

06/22/2015 By Robert Plunket


Photo of the Week: Stormy Sunset on Anna Maria Island

What Mother Nature has in store for Anna Maria Island sure makes for a magnificent sunset!

06/18/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield


Photo of the Week: Bird on Anna Maria Island Beach

A bird discovers just how fresh the seafood is on Anna Maria Island's beaches.

04/09/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield


Photo of the Week: Postcard-Perfect Relaxation on the Beach

This week, consider camping out on a beach on Anna Maria Island and staying through sunset.

04/02/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield


News from the Sarasota Real Estate Market: April 2015

Advice for home builders, new home models and more.

04/02/2015 By Ilene Denton


For Sale: Spectacular Anna Maria Island Beachfront Home

Got $5.3 million to spend on a beachfront property? Then we've got just the home for you.

06/02/2014 By Bob Plunket


For Sale: Beachside Mansion on Anna Maria Island

Bob Plunket takes us inside a luxurious beachside mansion.

03/05/2014 By Robert Plunket


Take a Tour of Sarasota's Famous Piers

Join us for a stroll along some of the region's most inviting walkways.

12/02/2013 By Megan McDonald


House Tour: A Modern Anna Maria Island Beach House

Take a tour of Seagrape House, a recently completed home on Anna Maria Island.

12/02/2013 By Ilene Denton


Restaurant Review: The Sandbar on Anna Maria Island

Food critic John Bancroft applauds Anna Maria Island's refreshed Sandbar restaurant.

11/01/2013 By John Bancroft Photography by Chad Spencer


Where to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in Sarasota

We pick the top spots to watch Fourth of July fireworks in Sarasota.

07/01/2013 By none


For Sale: Anna Maria Island Beach Home

This week: Take a peek inside an Anna Maria Island mansion that's on the market for $2.4 million.

06/04/2013 By Megan McDonald