Insider's Guide 2017

The Insider's Guide to Historic Downtown Venice

Venice draws throngs to its charming shops and restaurants.

11/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Island Time

Your Guide to Sarasota's Barrier Islands

The island life is close and all around.

11/29/2017 By Su Byron

Neighborhood Snapshots

Your Guide to Sarasota Neighborhoods

From old-Florida beachy to bustling downtown, these hotspots have charms and amusements all their own.

12/01/2016 By Su Byron

Neighborhood Snapshots

What to Do on the Island of Venice

Visitors flock to Venice's palm-tree lined streets, lively historic downtown district and powdery white beaches.

11/30/2016 Photography by Su Byron

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Contemporary Southern Mansion in Myakka River Trails

This week, Bob Plunket takes us inside a 8,000-square-foot home in Myakka River Trails.

10/20/2016 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Vintage Spanish Beauty in Venice

Take a peek inside one of the grande dames of Venice real estate.

08/31/2016 By Robert Plunket

Top Sale

Big Sale on the Island of Venice

At $1.65 million, it’s the island’s top residential sale of 2016 to date.

07/29/2016 By Ilene Denton

Shark Alert

Sharks Tooth Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

The annual celebration of fossilized dentum runs Friday-Sunday, April 8-10.

04/07/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Culture City

Take a Tour of Architecturally Significant Venice Homes

Bob Plunket, our Real Estate Junkie, takes us on a tour of architecturally significant Venice homes.

02/08/2016 By Robert Plunket Photography by Everett Dennison

Sporting Life

Fox Lea Farm is a Draw for Equestrians

The Venice farm hosts shows more than 40 weeks a year.

02/01/2016 By Kay Kipling

Money Talks

What $750,000 Will Get You in Sarasota, Bradenton and Venice

Our Real Estate Junkie shares what $750k will get you in Sarasota, Bradenton and Venice.

01/28/2016 By Robert Plunket

Article

Good Deal: Olive All’Ascolana From Made in Italy

You can't eat just one of these delicious olive appetizers from Venice's Made in Italy.

01/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Article

Venice Museum Celebrates John Nolen Plan

Rollins College professor Bruce Stephenson takes us on a walking tour to highlight enduring features of the plan.

10/01/2015 By Pam Daniel

Article

This Week's 8 Great #Sarasota Shots

This week: A soothing beach video, downtown in the morning and life on the river in Myakka.

07/31/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

Manasota Key Real Estate Bounces Back

Plus, a new app from Murray Homes and a look at new home models in our area.

06/29/2015 By Ilene Denton

Article

Ned Davis Sells Stock Market Research Company

After an immensely profitable sale, Ned Davis is no longer running his stock market research company, but he’s happier than ever doing the data analysis he loves.

03/02/2015 By Tony D'Souza

Article

Restaurant Review: The Capital Grille

Marsha Fottler reviews The Capital Grille at Sarasota's Mall at University Town Center and finds lots to love at Cassariano in Venice.

03/01/2015 By Marsha Fottler

Article

For Sale: Southern Mini-Estate in Venice

Bob Plunket shows us a piece of Venice real estate--a Southern mini-manse--that's currently for sale on River Road.

02/02/2015 By Bob Plunket

Article

Exactly What to Do in Sarasota on Saturday Nights

When the sun starts to set, the action heats up at four fun weekend hotspots.

12/30/2014 By Hannah Wallace