Conservation

New Project Launching to Benefit Manatees in Southwest Florida

The initiative will connect locals to a manatee habitat restoration in the Warm Mineral Springs Creek and Salt Creek areas.

12/21/2021 By Staff

Nature

Free Admission to Warm Mineral Springs Offered Saturday

Florida's only natural warm spring is free for all Sarasota County residents from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

08/13/2021 By Staff

Things To Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 9-15

A virtual FST Improv Festival, a Sarasota Ballet performance on TV, a healing soak in Warm Mineral Springs and more.

07/09/2020 By Ilene Denton

Mr. Chatterbox

Our Humor Columnist Gives North Port Some Love

The city has finally come into its own.

09/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Finding the Fountain of Youth at Warm Mineral Springs

Legend says North Port's Warm Mineral Springs was the Fountain of Youth that Ponce de Leon was searching for.

06/22/2016 By Bob Plunket

Article

Six Authentic Florida Travel Destinations for 2015

We have turned the calendar to 2015. What will you do to get your year off to a fresh start?

01/12/2015 By Robin Draper

Article

Authentic St. Augustine

Only one American city can hold claim to the title of “oldest city”, and St. Augustine wears its “nearly 450 year-old” title well

02/16/2014 By Robin Draper

Article

Warm Mineral Springs: Miracle Lake

Few in Sarasota ever visit Warm Mineral Springs. Yet thousands of Eastern Europeans have settled in North Port because of the legendary healing benefits of this murky little pond.

05/01/2013 By Jeff Parker Photography by Sean Salyards

Article

What To Do in Sarasota This Weekend: 1/25/2013

Sarasota events: What to do in Sarasota this weekend, 1/12/2013.

01/25/2013 By Megan McDonald