'I Was Passionate About Wanting to be a Chef'

Sarasota’s Restaurant Scene Provides Plenty of Job Opportunities

Just ask Francisco Juarez, who worked his way up from dishwasher to sous chef.

04/01/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

'We've Never Looked Back'

IMG Brought This Couple to Sarasota. The Region's Lifestyle Kept Them Here

“Our kids say, ‘You’re the busiest retired couple I’ve ever seen.'"

04/01/2020 By Kay Kipling

'I Have Goals and Dreams'

How Sarasota's Hispanic Community Has Changed

Yarumi Espana says her children’s experience growing up in Sarasota is “way different” from hers.

04/01/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Who We Are

Sarasota's Demographics Are Changing. Here's Why That Matters

Yes, we’re getting older, but we’re also getting browner. How our population is changing, and what it means.

04/01/2020 By Dan Fost

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Why Millennials Struggle in Sarasota

The good news: Not all young people hate Sarasota. The bad news: The obstacles to keeping them here are bigger than most people realize.

02/14/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Everett Dennison

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Hispanic Homeownership Up

A new report predicts that 52 percent of new homeowners through 2030 will be Hispanic.

03/21/2016 Research by staff