Street Smarts

City of Sarasota to Unveil 'Complete Street' Designs Next Week

The projects will modify various intersections throughout the corridors that encompass neighborhoods that have been traditionally underserved.

05/16/2022 By Staff

Penthouse Grab

Michael's On East Founder Michael Klauber Is Selling His Downtown Penthouse

Michael Klauber is putting his condo on the market for $3.2 million.

05/12/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Get Crafty

Check Out the Second Annual Downtown Sarasota Spring Craft Fair

The Second Annual Downtown Sarasota Spring Craft Fair is This Weekend.

05/06/2022 By Samantha Lane

I Dream of Smoothies

Dream Earth Bowls Opening First Storefront in Broadway Promenade

A ribbon cutting will kick off the smoothie bowl shop's grand opening in downtown Sarasota.

04/28/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Back to the drawing board

City Rejects Art Slated for Fruitville Road and U.S. 41 Roundabout

City commissioners said they felt “lukewarm” about the coral-like sculpture recommended by the Public Art Committee.

04/19/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Philanthropy

One Park Sarasota Makes $1 Million Commitment to Bay Park Conservancy

The property has committed a $100,000 sponsorship toward The Bay’s grand opening celebration and pledged $1 million towards capital improvements.

04/13/2022 Photography by Staff

Solar Power

Sarasota Takes Next Step Toward 100 Percent Renewable Energy Target

The city aims to meet its goal by 2045.

03/14/2022 By Staff

Surveys

Public Survey About City of Sarasota Brand Refresh Is Available

This survey is the first step in a process that will include a range of community engagement efforts, including a future design competition for the city seal.

03/11/2022 By Staff

More Condos

A New Condo Project Is Headed to Fruitville Road in Downtown Sarasota

It will be at least five stories high and house roughly 25 high-end residences.

03/10/2022 Photography by Kim Doleatto

Public Art

City of Sarasota to Host Virtual Meeting on Public Art Master Plan

Feedback gathered at the meeting will be incorporated into the plan, which will provide a framework for implementing public art citywide.

03/04/2022 By Staff

Main Game

A New Townhome Project is Headed to Main Street

The two to four-bedroom residences range from $1 million to $1.5 million and will be move-in ready in 2023.

03/03/2022 By Kim Doleatto

All Aboard

Bay Runner Trolley Launches March 2

The trolley will offer complimentary service between downtown Sarasota, St. Armands Circle and Lido Beach.

02/25/2022 By Staff

High-Rise Haven

A Look Inside En Pointe, a New Condo Project Coming to Golden Gate Point

En Pointe will be a five-story condo with four residences in downtown Sarasota. Prices start at $2.65 million.

02/24/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

The Quay's Luxury High-Rise, Bayso, Has Sold Out in Record Time

The 18-story, luxury condo high-rise in the Quay District in Sarasota has sold out in less than 12 months.

02/22/2022 By Staff

Moving

Bookstore1 Moves to The Mark Next Week

The store plans to reopen by Friday, Feb. 18.

02/10/2022 By Staff

Public Art

A Colorful Coral Reef-Inspired Sculpture May Be Heading to the Fruitville Road Roundabout

The City of Sarasota Public Art Committee unanimously recommended "Dwell" to go before city commissioners for final approval.

01/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Government

DeSantis Awards $10 Million to Sarasota for Climate Change Mitigation

The funding will be used to make improvements at downtown Sarasota's Bay Park.

01/21/2022 By Staff

park politics

City Commission Rejects Proposal to Sell Section of Downtown Pocket Park

A New York City-based development firm had proposed turning part of Paul N. Thorpe Jr. Park into a two-story food court and bar.

01/19/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Beep Beep, Scoot Scoot

Scooter, Bike Share Program Coming to Sarasota

Beginning in March, about 350-400 scooters and 50-75 bicycles will be available for rent.

01/18/2022 Photography by Staff

Going Public

City of Sarasota Seeks Input for Public Art Master Plan

Beginning this month, the city’s Office of Public Art will host a series of meetings for artists, business owners and the general public.

01/13/2022 By Staff