Continuing Saga

There's More Drama Happening at Mira Mar Plaza

Commercial tenants recently received notification that Mira Mar owners intend to apply for a demolition permit of the downtown landmark property "in the near future."

08/24/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Staying Power

The Sale of Mira Mar Plaza Has Been Halted

A local development firm that intended to purchase, demolish and build a ten-story, mixed-use project is no longer buying the downtown Sarasota parcel.

08/09/2022 By Kim Doleatto

The Latest

Mira Mar Plaza Avoids the Wrecking Ball, for Now

The City of Sarasota's Historic Preservation Board voted unanimously to deny a permit to demolish the 100-year-old Palm Avenue buildings.

06/15/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Breaking

Sarasota Developer Plans to Buy and Demolish Mira Mar Plaza

Seaward Development's plans will be discussed at a Historic Preservation Board meeting on Tuesday, June 14.

06/11/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Free & Freeish

Five Essential—and Cheap!—Sarasota Experiences Everyone Must Have

Selfies, art strolls, shopping and more.

12/01/2021

$10 or Less

Nicky's Bistro Opens on Palm Avenue

It's the newest project from the former owners of Divino Restaurant & Lounge.

10/01/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Sole Survivor

Palm Avenue's Dusty DeMarcay Hotel Recalls 1920s Glamour

The DeMarcay is a neglected architectural treasure.

09/28/2016 By John McCarthy

Shop Talk

Rue, a New Boutique, Opens on Palm Avenue

Natalie Morgan carries a tightly edited selection of hard-to-find-in-Sarasota designers in her Palm Avenue shop.

03/10/2016 By Megan McDonald

Article

Vintage Sarasota: Mira Mar Auditorium Transformed Downtown

The historic Mira Mar auditorium in downtown Sarasota was crucial to the city's growth in the early 20th century.

07/29/2014 By Larry Kelleher

Article

Who's in Store: Greg Geidel of Melange Home

Greg Geidel curates luxury linens and tabletop collections.

03/01/2014 By Carol Tisch Photography by MyUnionHouse.com

Article

Vintage Sarasota: Mira Mar Apartments

This week: Palm Avenue's Mira Mar apartments.

07/10/2013 By Chelsey Lucas

Article

Shopping Palm Avenue

Picture-perfect Palm Avenue in downtown Sarasota is teeming with exciting shopping experiences.

07/01/2013 By Megan McDonald

Article

Who’s in Store: Douglas Gourley

Who's in Store: Douglas Gourley of Sarasota's As Good As It Gets.

02/01/2013 By Megan McDonald