Building Up

High Rise Development Slated for Former Gulf Beach Resort Motel Site Can Go Higher, Commissioners Say

The almost 4-acre beachfront parcel was rezoned to allow for greater height and more units.

12/07/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Cupid's Bow

Local Business Delivers Romantic, Customized Dates for Couples

Christine McKinney crafts unforgettable dates in outdoor spaces.

02/09/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Sea food

Duval's Now Delivers to Lido Beach

The restaurant has begun offering a number of special beach meal delivery options.

09/11/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Home Tour

Take a Look at This Huge Yacht-Inspired Home Going Up Near Lido Beach

If you've been out to Lido recently, there's no way you haven't seen this project.

09/11/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Flashback

Flashback: Bandleader Rudy Bundy at the Lido Casino, 1947

Debonair clarinetist Rudy Bundy brought his 12-piece big band to Sarasota in 1940 and quickly became the musical soundtrack of the ’40s and 1950s.

04/01/2020 By Ilene Denton

Nature Watch

A Glimpse Into a Lido Beach Eagle Nest

A Sarasota resident observed and photographed a family of eagles over the course of the past month.

05/20/2019 By Olivia Letts

Family Fun Guide

Ask a Kid: Why Do You Love Sarasota?

Young experts answer: "What's so cool about this place?"

05/10/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Everett Dennison

Beach Eats

Our Concession Stand Favorites

Where to grab grub on the beach.

12/01/2015 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Chad Spencer

Article

Only in Sarasota: Lido Beach, Weekday Afternoon

John Pirman sketches the brightly colored umbrellas on Lido Beach.

12/01/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

This Week's 8 Great #Sarasota Shots

This week: Sunset on the Ringling Bridge, a sneak peek from The Ringling's new Asian art museum and more.

09/04/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

Home Tour: Lido Beach Vacation Cottages

Jenny Acheson and Dale Rieke turn a Lido Beach triplex into ultra-cool cottages.

12/30/2014 By Ilene Denton

Article

Home Tour: Lido Beach Vacation Cottages

Jenny Acheson and Dale Rieke turn a Lido Beach triplex into ultra-cool cottages.

12/08/2014 By Ilene Denton

Article

Photo of the Week: Sarasota sunset

This week's Photo of the Week is a colorful sunset photo over Lido Key.

07/31/2014 By Bobbilynn Hollifield

Article

Our Town: News and Notes from the Community, May 2014

The battle over Big Pass, the history of downtown's U.S. Garage Building and more community news.

05/01/2014 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

iShots: Winter at the Beach

For this week's collection of iShots, Robert Castro zooms in on one of the reasons we love living in Sarasota: Spending winter days at its beaches.

01/03/2014 By robertc

Article

Only in Sarasota: North Lido Key Beach Pavilion

This month, artist John Pirman illustrates the North Lido Key Beach Pavilion.

12/02/2013 Illustrations by John Pirman

Article

Photo of the Week: Lightning Touches Down

This stunning shot by Duane Schoon captures a bolt of lightning just as it hits the horizon and bounces back up into the clouds.

10/24/2013 By taylorm

Article

Exactly What To Do in Sarasota This Summer

We've scouted out some great things to eat, see and do while the snowbirds are gone and the Sarasota is ours.

06/27/2013 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

Luxury Homes: On the Homefront

Sarasota real estate: What's new this month, plus Florida House Learning Center reopens.

03/01/2013 By Beau Denton