Downtown Neighborhood Guide

Things to Do in Downtown Sarasota

Art, culture, outdoor adventures and more--downtown Sarasota has it all.

04/18/2017 By Staff

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: Downtown Sarasota

Your guide to living the good life downtown.

04/18/2017 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Downtown Condo with Its Own Elevator

Take a peek at this unit inside downtown Sarasota's new Q.

01/06/2017 By Robert Plunket

Restaurant Review

Restaurant Review: Downtown Sarasota's Lila

Lila celebrates vegetables and freshness with dazzling creativity.

01/03/2017 By Marsha Fottler

New Year’s Eve Planner

Six Spectacular Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

Downtown Sarasota’s big celebration, a Starlight and Fire family party at Historic Spanish Point, fireworks on the bay and more.

12/21/2016 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Snapshots

Your Guide to Sarasota Neighborhoods

From old-Florida beachy to bustling downtown, these hotspots have charms and amusements all their own.

12/01/2016 By Su Byron

Neighborhood Snapshots

What to Do in Downtown Sarasota

Downtown Sarasota is the civic and cultural center of Sarasota.

12/01/2016 By Su Byron

Girl Power

Meet the Women of Burns Court's Eclectic Shops

Female business owners are the heart of downtown Sarasota’s Burns Court.

12/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Walk This Way

Two Sarasota Spots Ranked in List of Top 10 Most Walkable Florida Neighborhoods

The real estate brokerage firm Redfin on Tuesday released its ranking of Florida’s 10 most walkable neighborhoods and Sarasota earned two spots in the listing.

09/14/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: World of Beer's Spanish G&T

An herbaceous twist on a classic at downtown's World of Beer.

03/10/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Review

Pomona Serves Exceptional Food in a Sophisticated, Intimate Venue

Our food critic says chefs Ryan Boeve and Arthur Lopes offer diners meticulously orchestrated courses that meet high standards of preparation and presentation.

03/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler Photography by Chad Spencer

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Beulah's Bartender's Prayer

A strong, sweet and creamy creation at downtown Sarasota's Beulah.

02/26/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Home Tour

Home Tour: Atomic Mod in Laurel Park

A Laurel Park home gives the classic ranch house a decidedly modern twist.

02/22/2016 By Ilene Denton

Shopping News

Lotus Active Travel Leisure Boutique Opens on Main Street

Lotus has opened a new athleisure boutique on Main Street in downtown Sarasota.

02/05/2016 By Megan McDonald

What's New Downtown?

Aloft Sarasota Now Open

Starwood Hotels and Resorts opens newest Aloft.

02/04/2016 By Susan Burns

Article

The Rosemary Opens in Downtown Sarasota

The Rosemary has opened in downtown Sarasota in the building that once housed Savory Street.

01/19/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Hot Shot

Developer Ed Burr on the Future of Former Sarasota Quay Site

Burr says he wants the bayfront property to be a place for pedestrians to gather.

01/18/2016 By David Ball

Biz Bites

Downtown Sarasota's Utamaro Offers Sushi and Other Japanese Favorites

Enjoy sushi and other Japanese favorites at Utamaro.

01/11/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Article

Servandos Opens in Downtown Sarasota's Rosemary District

Servandos has opened in the former Darwin's on Fourth space in downtown Sarasota's Rosemary District.

01/07/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Article

For Sale: A Hip Live/Work Space in the Rosemary District

This month's Home of the Month: a hip live/work space in the fast-developing Rosemary District.

01/01/2016 By Robert Plunket