History Buffs

A Sarasota Duo's Historical Experiences Educate and Entertain

Offering everything from live events to a podcast, Compass Rose will lead you down a rabbit hole of Sarasota history.

08/30/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Local Music

Indie Band Lemón Royale Wants to Shake Up Sarasota

The newly formed band will play its first public performance at Ringling Underground tonight.

02/07/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Why Millennials Struggle in Sarasota

The good news: Not all young people hate Sarasota. The bad news: The obstacles to keeping them here are bigger than most people realize.

02/14/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Everett Dennison


Your Guide to Halloween In Sarasota 2016

From pumpkin festivals to ghost tours to underwater pumpkin carvings, here's a round-up of Halloween events in Sarasota.

10/18/2016 By Lana Allen


Our Top Ten #Sarasota Photographs on Instagram This Week

Sun, sea, and sand: here's what we're loving on Instagram this week!



Our 13 Favorite #Sarasota Photographs on Instagram This Week

Seashells, sunsets, and sand--here are our 13 favorite #Sarasota Instagrams this week.

06/15/2016 By Margo Rometo


Our 13 Favorite Instagram Photos this Week

From the the Ringling museum to Siesta Key sunsets here's what we loved on Instagram this week.

05/13/2016 By Margo Rometo


Our 8 Favorite Sarasota Photographs on Instagram This Week

This week: peacocks on Longboat Key, a fiery Siesta Key sunset, Mable Ringling's roses and more.

01/07/2016 By Sarasota Magazine


Our 8 Favorite #Sarasota Photos on Instagram This Week - 12/18/15

Here are our 8 favorite Sarasota photographs on Instagram this week, from colorful sunsets to bright blooms to jumping dolphins.

12/18/2015 By Sarasota Magazine


Our 8 Favorite #Sarasota Photos on Instagram This Week - 12/4/15

This week: Sunny Siesta Key Beach, watercolor sunsets over Longboat Key, a fluffy pink flamingo and more.

12/04/2015 By Sarasota Magazine


Our 8 Favorite #Sarasota Photos on Instagram This Week - 11/25/15

This week: watercolor sunsets, The Ringling, golden hour at Phillippi Estate Park and more.

11/25/2015 By Sarasota Magazine


Our 8 Favorite #Sarasota Photos on Instagram This Week - 10/9/15

This week: Purple sunset, a video of birds flying over the waves, Ca d'Zan Mansion and more.

10/09/2015 By Sarasota Magazine


This Week's 8 Great #Sarasota Shots

This week: Birds, Selby Gardens' koi pond and breathtaking sunsets.

09/25/2015 By Sarasota Magazine


Photo of the Week: Unconditional Surrender

Love it or hate it, people flock to the Unconditional Surrender statue in downtown Sarasota.

08/13/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield


For Sale: A Truly Cool Lamolithic House on Siesta Key

This week Bob Plunket takes us inside a uniquely renovated Lamolithic house on Siesta Key that's currently for sale for $800,000.

08/07/2015 By Robert Plunket


For Sale: A Big, Beautiful Mansion on Bird Key

The owner is the founder of Garanimals, who spent millions in upgrades.

07/31/2015 By Robert Plunket


This Week’s 8 Great #Sarasota Shots

The best photos we found on Instagram this week.

07/17/2015 By Sarasota Magazine


Sarasota Hot Spot: Eloise Werlin Causeway Park

In this installment of Sarasota Hot Spots, we visit the newly renovated Eloise Werlin Causeway Park.

07/15/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


Photo of the Week: Sunset Over Bayfront Park

Bayfront Park is one of the premier spots to catch an amazing sunset in Sarasota.

05/28/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield


My Florida Mom

Authentic Florida Robin Draper shares her stories of her mom, Beth Arthur, a local artist and woman for all seasons.

05/06/2015 By Robin Draper