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Flashback: Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams Loved Sarasota

No fish tale: The baseball superstar’s other Sarasota passion was fishing.

06/15/2020 By Ilene Denton

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Take a Peek at Jarred Wilson's Extensive Collection of Vintage Postcards

With a collection of more than 1,000, Wilson primarily collects postcards from the linen era, before 1960, with images of Sarasota and Bradenton.

06/09/2020 By Ilene Denton

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Flashback: Old Heidelberg Castle, 1972-1995

With its Tyrolean show band and plenty of German brew, it was one of Sarasota’s liveliest restaurants.

05/13/2020 By Ilene Denton

Sneak Preview

Historical Trolley Tours, Midcentury Modern Home Tours and More

A look at upcoming home-related events.

09/19/2019 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

Row Your Boat

Magic Boat Relaunch: Where Did the Magic Go?

After a summer of scheduled maintenance, Historic Spanish Point has relaunched the Magic for tours along Little Sarasota Bay.

11/07/2018 By Jonathan Goodman

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Vintage Sarasota: Ringling Museum

Vintage photograph of the Ringling Museum

02/05/2014 By Chelsey Lucas

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Vintage Sarasota: Post Office

Vintage photo of the post office, or The Federal Building, in Sarasota

01/29/2014 By Chelsey Lucas

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Vintage Photo: Ca'd'Zan

This week's Vintage Photo: The Ringling Museum's Ca d'Zan, circa 1950.

12/18/2013 By Chelsey Lucas

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Vintage Sarasota: Sarasota's First Golf Club

This week: Take a look at Sarasota's first golf club, initiated in 1905 by town mayor John Hamilton Gillespie.

07/24/2013 By Chelsey Lucas

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Vintage Sarasota: Bayfront

This week: An aerial view of Sarasota Bay in 1954.

07/17/2013 By Chelsey Lucas

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Vintage Sarasota: Mira Mar Apartments

This week: Palm Avenue's Mira Mar apartments.

07/10/2013 By Chelsey Lucas

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Vintage Sarasota: American Legion War Memorial

This week: The American Legion War Memorial at Five Points.

07/03/2013 By Chelsey Lucas

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Vintage Sarasota: Sarasota Hospital

This week: Sarasota Hospital, circa 1925.

06/19/2013 By Chelsey Lucas

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Vintage Sarasota: Henry Behrens and A.B. Edwards

This week: Henry Behrens and A.B. Edwards sitting atop Sarasota's first fire engine in 1915.

06/05/2013 By Chelsey Lucas

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Vintage Sarasota: Lido Casino

This week: The Lido Casino in its prime.

06/03/2013 By Chelsey Lucas

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Vintage Sarasota: El Vernona Hotel

This week: El Vernona Hotel, circa 1925.

05/22/2013 By Chelsey Lucas

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Vintage Sarasota: Edwards Theatre

This week: The historical Edwards Theatre--currently the Sarasota Opera House--in 1926.

05/15/2013 By Chelsey Lucas

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Vintage Sarasota: Municipal Auditorium

This week: An aerial view of the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, circa 1930.

05/08/2013 By Chelsey Lucas

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Vintage Sarasota: Sara de Soto Pageant

This week: Gathering for the Sara de Soto pageant in downtown Sarasota.

05/01/2013 By Chelsey Lucas