Red-Hot Neighborhoods

Home Sales Are Sizzling in These Sarasota-Manatee Neighborhoods

With listings scarce and prices going through the roof, the Sarasota-Manatee real estate market has entered an unprecedented era.

10/11/2021 By Ilene Denton

Rocktogenerians

Seven Rockstars Who Live in Sarasota Right Now

These golden oldies have taken up at least part-time residence in the region.

10/07/2021 By Isaac Eger

Elections

Voter Registration Deadline Nearing for Nov. 2 Elections

Voters must be registered by Oct. 4 to participate in the City of Venice and Town of Longboat Key elections.

09/27/2021

Island Time

Longboat Key Named Fifth Best Island in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure

The annual reader-sourced "World's Best" list invites Travel + Leisure's audience to vote on the best destinations and experiences worldwide.

09/15/2021 By Staff

Elections

Sample Ballots for Nov. 2 Municipal Elections Now Available Online

City of Venice voters will elect council members for seats 3 and 4; Town of Longboat Key voters will be voting whether to approve or reject a density referendum.

09/07/2021 By Staff

Upcoming Events

2021 East Meets West Business Expo Takes Place Sept. 14

More than 70 exhibitors will be present at Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance/Longboat Key Chamber annual tradeshow event.

09/03/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

Here's a Peek at the New Residences at St. Regis Longboat Key

Completion of the project, on the site of the former Colony Beach & Tennis Resort, is slated for the spring of 2024.

08/11/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Sage Longboat Key Residences Sells Out

Prices range from the mid-$4 millions to low $6 millions.

07/12/2021 By Staff

Top of the Market

This Longboat Key Beachfront Mansion Just Sold for $10.15 Million

It’s the priciest Longboat Key residential sale of the year so far.

06/02/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Longboat Living

The Evolution of Whitney's

What started as a casual, serve-yourself kind of place has evolved into a full-service sit-down restaurant.

05/10/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Top Sales

Two Beachfront Homes Sell For More Than $6 Million Each

The former Schoenbaum estate on Longboat Key and a Casey Key home designed sold for $6.75 million and $6.25 million, respectively.

02/10/2021 By Kim Doleatto

New Wave

Take a Look at This Curvy New Vacation Retreat on Longboat Key

The way it takes advantage of water views—with a long-distance view of Sarasota Bay to the north and an intimate view of the mangroves to the east—gives one the feeling of floating.

01/08/2021 By Ilene Denton

The Luxury Market

The Residences at St. Regis Longboat Key Launches After $200 Million in Pre-Sales

Three six-story residential buildings with 69 luxury condos will replace the now-razed Colony Beach & Tennis Resort.

10/08/2020 By Ilene Denton

Top Sale

Iconic Sun ‘n Sea Resort Sells for $13.25 Million

Newly announced Sage condo complex will be built on the north Longboat Key Gulf-front site.

10/01/2020 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate

PMG Launches Sage Longboat Key Luxury Condos

Units will range from 3,950 to 4,240 square feet, with prices starting in the $4 millions.

09/30/2020 By Staff

History

Flashback: Fishing at Longbeach Village in the 1910s

A look back at simpler times, when fishing off the dock at Longbeach Village's north end was the chief entertainment.

09/14/2020 By Ilene Denton

Coronavirus

Longboat Key Closes Public Beach Parking, Restrooms

The move is to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

07/01/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Restaurants Get Creative in Response to COVID-19 Shutdowns

Just because you have a stocked pantry and refrigerator, that doesn’t mean you actually want to cook a meal, or do those dishes.

03/23/2020 By Lauren Jackson

Roadside Oasis

Remodeled Service Station Becomes Cool New Bodega and Restaurant

Whitney's opened earlier this week near the northern tip of Longboat Key.

01/24/2020 By Allison Forsyth

What Your Money Can Buy

What $475,000 Will Buy You on Longboat Key

Plus, a $5 million home on Casey Key and a $675,000 Siesta Key condo.

10/30/2019 By Ilene Denton