Sarasota County's 11th annual Sustainable Communities workshop covers topics such as valuing nature, strategies for smarter growth, building community resilience and local food innovations.
In a new book, Tampa Bay Times reporter Craig Pittman chronicles some of our state's weirdest, wackiest moments--including, in this excerpt, plastic surgery gone wild.
Writer and frequent Sarasota contributor Craig Pittman on his new book, Oh, Florida!, which was just released to glowing reviews.
Nature-loving citizens keep battling the Florida government to protect our public lands.
Many local boaters filmed Beggar, the dolphin whose interactions with humans led to his recent death. Here's one of those videos.
The truth about Flipper: Pam Daniel on the loss of Sarasota's Beggar the Dolphin.
Loved to Death
Sarasota boaters adored Beggar, the smiling dolphin who swam right up and begged for food. But when man and wild animals interact, the animal can pay a terrible price.