Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A 1925 Cottage With Sarasota's Best Front Porch in Gillespie Park

This home is a perfect example of what makes the neighborhood so special.

12/07/2018 By Robert Plunket

Winning Works

Local Students Awarded for 2019 Embracing Our Differences Exhibit

The 2019 international art exhibit Embracing Our Differences runs Jan. 19 through March 15 in Bayfront Park.

11/28/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Events

Civic Group to Honor John McCarthy at Annual Celebration

For decades, McCarthy has worked on environmental issues, parks management and historic preservation, given tours and lectures about the history of Sarasota and more.

10/16/2018 By Staff

Recreation

Park Management Changing Hands

Next month, five City of Sarasota parks and recreation facilities now maintained by Sarasota County through an inter-local agreement will return to the city.

09/17/2018 By Staff

Recreation

New Dog Park Opens Monday

The Canine Club at Gillespie Park includes two separate fenced areas, dog drinking fountains and new trees, landscaping and shade structures.

09/04/2018 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Three Gillespie Park Bungalows

If you're looking for an old bungalow to rehab, our Real Estate Junkie's got three great picks.

03/16/2018 By Robert Plunket

Parks

New Educational Facility at Robinson Preserve Opens

Manatee County last week opened its new Mosaic NEST (Nature, Exploration, Science and Technology) facility at Robinson Preserve.

02/19/2018 By Staff

Planning

Bradenton Nonprofit Wants Public Input on Riverwalk Extension

Realize Bradenton is asking the public for ideas for a new public park set to be built as part of the eastward expansion of the Bradenton Riverwalk.

01/23/2018 By Staff

Planning

Effort to Extend Legacy Trail Moves Forward

The Trust for Public Land and Sarasota County announced the purchase of 2.7 miles of former railroad right-of-way to extend The Legacy Trail to downtown Sarasota.

12/21/2017 By staff

Honors

City Renaming Sarasota Park After 'Mr. Downtown'

The City of Sarasota is holding a dedication and ribbon cutting to rename Pineapple Park as Paul N. Thorpe Jr. Park at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 22.

07/21/2017 By staff

Review

Urbanite Theatre's Bo-Nita Delivers Smart, Twisted Fun

Actress Terri Weagant takes on this one-woman show with zest.

04/03/2017 By Kay Kipling Photography by Don Daly

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Mid-Century Bargain in Kensington Park

The home was owned by Andrew Weaving, who wrote the famous book Sarasota Modern.

02/02/2017 By Robert Plunket

Construction

Grand Opening for New Neighborhood Announced

The private homebuilder Ashton Woods this week announced the grand opening of its newest community of townhomes: Hammock Park.

11/22/2016 By staff

Construction

Builder Completes Model Home in New Neighborhood

The private homebuilder Ashton Woods recently completed a new model home available for viewing in Palmer Park.

11/02/2016 Research by staff

Construction

New Townhome Development Announced

Ashton Woods, one of the nation’s largest private homebuilders, recently unveiled plans for its newest Sarasota townhome development: Hammock Park.

09/06/2016 Research by staff

Real estate

Grand Opening for New Sarasota Neighborhood

The private homebuilder Ashton Woods this week announced the grand opening of its newest community: Palmer Park, which contains 35 single-family residences.

07/27/2016 Research by staff

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Bird Key Park

John Pirman illustrates Bird Key Park.

06/22/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

Preview

Urbanite Theatre Announces Second Season

After a strong first-year outing, the downtown theater company returns with five regional premieres.

05/17/2016 By Kay Kipling

Family Fun Guide

Eight Great Sarasota Playgrounds

Looking for a great local playground for the little ones? We've got you covered.

05/10/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Family Fun Guide

Things to Do With Kids: Let Off Steam

Exactly where to cool off in that hot summer heat.

05/02/2016 By Ilene Denton