Free & Freeish

Get Your Creative Juices Flowing With These Free Arts Experiences

Free admission to the Ringling on Mondays, author talks at local bookstores, historic driving tours—there's something for everyone.

12/01/2021

A Siesta Key Story

A New Book Celebrates the History of Siesta Key

Dr. Philip Farrell shares highlights from his book about our beloved beach.

10/25/2021 By Kim Doleatto

For Sale

A Sprawling Waterfront Property in Indian Beach Is on the Market for $22 Million

The listing has more than 700 feet of water frontage, historical homes and a fascinating backstory.

10/22/2021 By Kim Doleatto

History

Flashback: Texas Jim Mitchell Reptile Farm, 1949

The reptile farm and tourist attraction was located at Fruitville Road and Tuttle Avenue from 1935 to 1965.

10/08/2021 By Kay Kipling

Test of Time

The Midcentury Modern Walter Farley Residence in Venice is One of Florida’s 2020 ‘11 to Save’

Produced by the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation, the annual list showcases the most threatened historic structures in the state.

10/05/2020 By Ilene Denton

Air-Conditioned Exploration

We Tried It: City Sightseeing By Trolley

Discover Sarasota Tours offers trolley tours in the heart of the city for all tastes and interests.

08/13/2019 By Olivia Letts