Paddles Up

The Lido Key 'Pirate House' Is Headed to Auction

This multimillion dollar home is going to auction for one day only. The highest bidder, regardless of price, takes all.

11/29/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Ahoy, Matey

Coddle Your Car Collection at The Lido Key 'Pirate House'

You, a pirate and your 12 cars can call this Lido Key house home.

09/08/2022 By Kim Doleatto

For sale

Inside a St. Armands Home That's on the Market for Almost $12 Million

Built in 2005 by John Cannon Homes, this waterfront home is loaded with classic details.

05/18/2022 By Kim Doleatto

First Look

Here's a First Look at Rosewood Residences on Lido Key

The project will have 65 residences, with prices starting in the high $5 millions.

02/11/2022 By Staff

Politics

Proposal to Increase Building Heights, Density on St. Armands Circle Encounters Opposition

Residents of St. Armands Circle worry that the changes will make a bad traffic problem even worse.

01/12/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Top Sale

This Old World Home Was Lido Key's Highest Priced Residential Sale of 2021

Plus, a look back at other top residential sales of last year.

01/10/2022 By Kim Doleatto

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

Building Up

Here's a Look at What Could Be Coming to St. Armands Circle

A rundown of the proposals for the Fillmore parking lot site that City of Sarasota commissioners received this week.

11/18/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Rosewood Residences Coming to Lido Key

The new, ultra-luxury development on Lido Key will be Rosewood Hotels & Resorts' first stand-alone residential project.

10/19/2021 By Staff

Hey Vacay

Our Favorite Sarasota Airbnbs

From midcentury modern charm to beachy, postcard-perfect getaways, check out these highly bookable homes for less than $240 a night.

09/24/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Politics

Sarasota Moves Ahead With New Rules for 'Hotel Houses'

The regulations are intended to curtail large-scale vacation rentals on Lido and St. Armands keys.

04/07/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Politics

Will Sarasota Crack Down on 'Hotel Houses'?

Next week, the Sarasota City Commission will debate implementing new rules to regulate vacation rentals that residents say are ruining their neighborhoods.

03/29/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Motel Memories

Saying Goodbye to a Historic Lido Motel

The historic Gulf Beach Resort Motel is being demolished to make way for luxury condos.

02/22/2021 By Kim Doleatto

10,000 Steps

For a Gorgeous Walk That Combines History and Nature, Meander Through Lido Key

This walk is never too crowded and takes you through some of the most beautiful streets—and beaches—in Sarasota.

12/01/2020 By Susan Burns

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

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go Paddle Boarding Through Lido Key's Mangroves

Beat the heat and enjoy beautiful scenery while paddle boarding Lido Key's mangrove tunnels.

07/07/2020 By Allison Forsyth

What Your Money Can Buy

What $280,000 Will Buy in Lakewood Ranch

Plus, a $7.5 million mansion on Lido Key.

09/01/2019 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

Environment

Lido Beach Nourishment Starts This Week

The project is intended to repair erosion caused by Tropical Storm Hermine in 2016, Hurricane Irma in 2017 and other storms.

11/07/2018 By Staff

Environment

State Approves Re-Nourishment Plan for Lido Beach

The state recently gave final approval for a permit that will allow the City of Sarasota's plan to restore Lido Beach shoreline to go forward.

06/21/2018 By Staff