Sarasota Lands on Top 10 List of Florida's 'Most Instagrammable' Cities

A vacation-rental organization recently examined hashtags for 400 cities and towns in the Sunshine State on the ubiquitous social media site.

11/06/2023 By Eric Garwood/Community News Collaborative

City Love

Sarasota Ranked No. 5 Best Place to Live in the U.S.

The ranking comes from U.S. News & World Report's annual list. Our region was also named the No. 1 best place to live in Florida.

05/16/2023 By Staff

Sick or Treat

The Best Halloween Candy: The Good, the Bad and the Yucky

Sarasota Magazine’s definitive Halloween candy rankings.

10/27/2022 By Isaac Eger

Fast Track

CenterPlace Health Names New CEO

Plus, The Sarasota Ballet names a new chief strategy and advancement officer and All Faiths Food Bank hires a new CFO.

09/12/2022 By Staff

Real Estate

New WSJ Report Ranks North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton Metro Area No. 8 in the Nation

The national Emerging Housing Markets report highlights metros based on housing market data and lifestyle metrics.

07/27/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Sarasota Housing Market Ranked No. 3 in U.S. in New Wall Street Journal Report

Outdoor lifestyle and a healthy job market are some factors that placed the Sarasota metro area among the top three on the list of the emerging housing markets index.

04/27/2022 By Kim Doleatto


SMH Makes Newsweek’s 'World’s Best Hospitals' 2022 List

The list recognizes the best medical institutions across 27 countries, including 414 hospitals in the United States.

03/02/2022 By Staff


PGT Named to Forbes 'Best Midsize Employers' List

PGT Innovations was one of 28 companies in the engineering/manufacturing category and ranked No. 53 overall on the list of 500 midsize employers.

02/24/2022 By Staff

Real Estate

Sarasota Housing Market Ranked No. 2 in New Wall Street Journal Report

Lifestyle and options to remote work remotely are a major driver behind the influx of new residents.

01/27/2022 By Staff


SMH Earns Top Maternity Award from U.S. News & World Report

This is the first time U.S. News has published a list of Best Hospitals for Maternity.

12/07/2021 By Staff


Sarasota Named 'Best Place to Retire'—Again

Our city ranked No. 1 on U.S. News & World Report's annual list for the second year in a row.

10/19/2021 By Staff


Time Magazine Names Sarasota to 'World's Greatest Places' List

It's one of just two Florida cities to make the list.

07/20/2021 By Staff


U.S News and World Report Names Sarasota 'Best Place to Retire'

Sarasota also ranked No. 16 on U.S. News' list of "Best Places to Live in the U.S."

01/05/2021 By Staff


Sarasota, Venice Named 'Best Places to Retire in Florida'

Sarasota ranked No. 1 and Venice No. 5 on Investment U's annual list.

09/04/2019 By Staff


U.S. News and World Report Ranks Sarasota No. 20 on 'Most Desirable Places to Live in 2019' List

Sarasota was highlighted for its year-round warm weather, popular beaches and reputation as a destination for retirees.

06/06/2019 By Staff


Sarasota Ranked No. 3 Most Popular Retirement Destination for Seniors

Weather and retiree-friendly tax laws are a major draw.

05/17/2019 By Staff


Verizon Ranks Sarasota No. 2 on List of Best Small Cities to Start a Business

The company gathered data from nearly 300 cities across the country.

05/02/2019 By Staff


U.S. News & World Report Ranks Sarasota No. 18 on List of 'Best Places to Live in the U.S.'

And it's the No. 3 best place to retire in the U.S.

04/09/2019 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota County Ranked No. 6 in Florida for Health Outcomes

The study examined length of life, quality of life and self‐reported health status.

03/21/2019 By Staff


Ranking Puts Sarasota County Among the Healthiest in Florida

Sarasota County ranks as Florida's sixth healthiest county and Manatee County ranks as the state's 17th healthiest county, according to new research.

03/15/2018 By Staff