Irma

"I Survived a Category 5 Hurricane"

Sarasota's Loren Mayo thought she was taking a group on a relaxing, rejuvenating fitness retreat to St. Martin. What wound up happening was a nightmare.

09/12/2017 By Megan McDonald

Irma

Federal Disaster Funds Available for Sarasota-Manatee

As Sarasota-Manatee begins to recover from Hurricane Irma, federal programs are in place to help provide relief.

09/12/2017 By Megan McDonald

Irma

Updates on Selby Gardens, Mote and Historic Spanish Point After Hurricane Irma

The Sarasota area is slowly coming back to life after the wildest weekend we can remember. We checked in with three cultural institutions to see how they fared.

09/12/2017 By Ilene Denton

Irma

Updated: Here's A List of Local Emergency Shelters

Visit SCGov.net and MyManatee.org for the most up-to-date information on shelters.

09/06/2017 By Megan McDonald

Irma

Do You Know Your Evacuation Zone?

Use Sarasota County's "Know Your Zone" map to find evacuation routes, shelter and hospital locations, and more.

09/06/2017 By Megan McDonald

Irma

How to Prepare for Hurricane Irma

Current tracks show Irma, a dangerous category 5 hurricane, making landfall in the U.S. this weekend.

09/06/2017 By Megan McDonald

Hurricane Harvey

Of Houston and Harvey

Here in Florida, we understand the power of hurricanes all too well.

08/29/2017 By Pam Daniel

From the Editor

Weathering a Rare Sarasota Tornado

In El Nino years, tornadoes are especially likely to occur in Florida. Pam Daniel remembers the ones that came ashore in January.

03/01/2016 By Pam Daniel

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Authentic Florida Homes

In Florida, we are more relaxed about our way of living because our weather creates an opportunity to design and dwell uniquely, incorporating “Florida” as we see and interpret our own unique space.

10/16/2013 By Robin Draper

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iShots: Rainy Days

For this week's collection of iShots, Robert Castro finds beauty in all of this week's rainy weather.

09/26/2013 By robertc

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Photo of the Week: Sunset Over Sarasota Bay

This week's rainy weather finally cleared enough to make way for a gorgeous sunet over Sarasota Bay.

09/26/2013 By Chelsey Lucas

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SLIDESHOW: Rainy Days in Sarasota

In his latest collection of iShots, Robert Castro captures the beauty of Sarasota's rainy summer weather.

07/19/2013 By Megan McDonald