Networking

Downtown Improvement District to Present 'Fresh Fridays' Event Initiative

The inaugural Fresh Friday event will take place on Friday, Nov. 5, from 8-11 p.m. on Lemon Avenue between First Street and Paul N. Thorpe Jr. Park.

10/15/2021 By Staff

You're Invited

Celebrate the Grand Opening of Streets of Paradise's Love~Art~Repeat Gallery This Weekend

There will be live music, art, food and more.

10/12/2021 By Kim Doleatto

A Little Magic

Keep Your Eyes Peeled for Tiny 'Fairy Doors' Throughout Downtown Sarasota

At least some of the fairy doors were painted by Joan Love, a retired schoolteacher who has been placing small doors on the facades of buildings since 2018.

10/06/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Hello, Neighbor

A Med Spa, Salon and Vacation Rental Will Open in Iconic Downtown Building

It’s Botox. It’s a blowout. It’s an urban weekend destination where beauty is the theme, all in one swanky location.

09/22/2021 By Kim Doleatto

The Time Is Now

The City of Sarasota Has Issued a Call for a Landmark Piece of Public Art

It will be located at the city's newest completed roundabout at U.S. 41 and Fruitville Road.

09/07/2021 By Kay Kipling

Building Up

A Luxury Senior Living Facility May Be Coming to Downtown Sarasota

The LaVerne would be the first senior housing project in the downtown core.

08/27/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Fast Track

Charles D. Hines Joins The Bay Park Conservancy’s Board of Directors

Hines is an attorney who's practiced for more than 30 years and a former Sarasota County commissioner.

08/04/2021 By Staff

Beep Beep, Scoot Scoot

Sarasota Held Its First Vespa Parade This Weekend

On Sunday, the Sarasota chapter of the Vespa of America club joined other cities nationwide to celebrate the iconic scooters. It was adorable.

06/28/2021 By Kim Doleatto

The Great Read

The Story Behind a Downtown Sarasota Condo's Near-Collapse

When downtown Sarasota's Dolphin Tower threatened to crumble, an unlikely heroine emerged.

06/28/2021 By Tony D'Souza

Real Estate

New High-Rise in the Works on East Main Street

MainView of Sarasota is a 10-story mixed-use project being planned for downtown Sarasota.

06/10/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Drive-By Galleries

Five Homes With Exterior Art That Are Brightening Up Their Neighborhoods

These houses are works of art.

04/21/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Football

Downtown Sarasota Alliance to Celebrate Tampa Bay Bucs

The event is part of the DSA's Spring Happy Hour series.

04/19/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

Site Demolition Begins for New Downtown Condos

The Collection will offer 12 residences, including five full-floor penthouses.

12/09/2020 By Staff

Downtown Neighborhood Guide

Where to Live in Downtown Sarasota

So you want to live downtown? Here's your guide.

11/20/2020 By Robert Plunket and Staff

Sponsored Content

Crews Bank & Trust Expands to Downtown Sarasota

Family-owned and -backed with a lifetime of trust, there’s a new community bank on the block.

04/29/2020

PUBLIC ART

Sarasota Celebrates New Addition to Public Art Collection

Jeff Laramore's "Jumping Fish" sculpture is the 84th piece to be added to the City of Sarasota public art collection. A dedication ceremony will take place on April 8 at 5:30 p.m.

04/02/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Deals

Real Estate Company Opens Downtown Office

PropLogix, which employs more than 110 people, recently moved its operations back to downtown Sarasota.

01/29/2019 By Staff

JOY RIDE

Testing Out Gotcha, Sarasota's New Ride-Share System

The i-Ride has gotten a makeover.

01/10/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Planning

Free Workshop Covers Downtown Construction Safety

The Downtown Sarasota Condo Association is hosting a free workshop on safety during downtown Sarasota's building boom from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15.

11/12/2018 By Staff

Climate

Free Hurricane Preparedness Workshop Offered

Engineers, insurance industry representatives, emergency management officials, property managers and more will discuss the topic on Thursday, May 17.

05/08/2018 By Staff