Siesta Key

Reality TV Star Sam Logan Sold His Siesta Key Home and Is Headed to Miami

It’s the first time Bitcoin and NFTs were used in a Sarasota County residential real estate transaction.

01/04/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Celebrity access

Guess What? We Now Have a Royce Gracie Day in Sarasota.

Mayor Erik Arroyo gave mixed martial arts superstar Royce Gracie the key to the City of Sarasota and named a day after him.

12/11/2021 By Kim Doleatto

A Gift That Will Last a Lifetime

Looking for an Unusual Holiday Gift? Book a Personalized Message From a Local Celeb.

Paul Reubens, Jerry Springer, Nik Wallenda and several cast members from MTV's 'Siesta Key' are using Cameo to send customized messages to fans.

12/01/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Meme me

Five Last-Minute Pop Culture-Inspired Halloween Costumes That Are Easy to Pull Together

Halloween is just five days away—need an idea for a costume? We're here to help.

10/26/2021 By Dedriana Perry

Killing It

Emanne Beasha Wins the Golden Buzzer on America's Got Talent

The 10-year-old opera singer from North Port gets the Golden Buzzer from guest judge Jay Leno in the Judges' Cut round of the show.

08/12/2019 By Olivia Letts

Boating

New Marina Opens

The marina at One Particular Harbour Margaritaville has 55 wet slips and an enclosed boathouse capable of housing 128 vessels.

12/04/2018 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Sept. 20-26

Jerry Seinfeld at the Van Wezel, Laura Benanti at the Opera House, a Historic Spanish Point Ghost Tour and more.

09/20/2018 By Ilene Denton

Construction

Jimmy Buffett-Themed Hotel and Restaurant Coming to Bradenton

Margaritaville Holdings and Minto Communities plan to build a Margaritaville hotel and a LandShark Bar & Grill in Bradenton.

04/18/2018 By Staff

Construction

New Jimmy Buffett-Themed Condo, Marina Announced

The developer Minto Communities and Margaritaville Holdings are planning to build One Particular Harbour in Bradenton's Harbour Isle.

06/09/2017 By staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 12 Things to Do: April 6-12

Shakespeare at Selby Gardens, Sharks Tooth Festival, Sailor Circus and much more.

04/05/2017 By Ilene Denton

In Town

Talking Comedy with Steve Martin and Martin Short

The duo will appear at the Van Wezel on Feb. 10 for "An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life."

02/01/2017 By Kay Kipling

Sunshine Memories

Sarasota's Famous Faces

It seems like the whole world shows up sooner or later.

12/28/2016

Preview

Talking with Matthew Morrison

The Glee and Broadway star appears at the Van Wezel Jan. 12.

12/01/2016 By Kay Kipling Photography by Courtesy Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

So You Want to Be in Pictures?

Here's an Update on Rashida Jones' New Local TV Show

Claws, a new show from Rashida Jones, will begin filming in Sarasota on September 27 and is looking for extras.

09/21/2016 By Megan McDonald

Entertainment

Manatee County-Set TV Show Will Begin Shooting Soon

The new television show Claws will begin shooting in the area soon. The program will be executive-produced by Rashida Jones and her business partner Will McCormack.

09/01/2016 Research by staff

Star Turn

New Rashida Jones TV Show Will Shoot in Sarasota-Manatee

Jones will executive-produce Claws, a dramedy about "diverse and treacherous" Manatee County nail artists.

09/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Preview

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces More Of Its Upcoming Season

The line-up includes several Sarasota premieres and a gala evening with Steve Martin and Martin Short.

08/30/2016 By Kay Kipling

Mr. Chatterbox

Pee-wee Herman, Paul Reubens and Sarasota

The comedian is making a comeback this month with a new movie on Netflix. We're reposting our award-winning story from 1991 about the Sarasota incident that derailed his career.

03/01/2016 By Bob Plunket

Star Power

Academy Award-Winning Actress Sissy Spacek Visits Ringling College of Art and Design

The actress, currently starring on the Netflix hit series "Bloodline," was here as part of the college's film program.

02/16/2016 By Megan McDonald

Article

Behind the Scenes with Van Wezel Executive Director Mary Bensel

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall executive director Mary Bensel shares some of her most unforgettable behind-the-scenes memories.

11/02/2015 By Megan McDonald