Travel

Travel Company Avontuur Sets Up Shop in Sarasota

One of the company's first guided offerings will be a dive among great white sharks in the Pacific.

10/15/2021 By Staff

It's Electric!

Electric Bike Maker Opens New Store in Downtown Sarasota

Krooz's new shop carries the company's five high-end e-bike models.

09/29/2021 By Marc Griffin

Hey Vacay

Our Favorite Sarasota Airbnbs

From midcentury modern charm to beachy, postcard-perfect getaways, check out these highly bookable homes for less than $240 a night.

09/24/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Break a sweat

New Outdoor Fitness Class Will Have You Training Like a Gladiator

The free series starts this Saturday and continues weekly through mid-December.

09/20/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Travel

SRQ Airport Breaks Calendar Year Passenger Record

The number of passengers traveling through the airport in the first eight months of 2021 broke the all-time calendar year record set in 1990.

09/13/2021 By Staff

Transportation

Florida Gas Prices Jumped 8 Cents after Hurricane Ida

Prices at the pump are now averaging $3.02 per gallon in Florida.

09/07/2021 By Staff

Outdoors

Accessible Outdoor Activities for Kids With Disabilities

Sarasota's Parks and Recreation department is ensuring everyone can join in the fun.

09/02/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Walk On

The 'Sarasota Walkers' Walking Group Offers Fitness and Friendship for All

Thirty to 40 people now show up at a time, looking to make friends or get in some cardio.

08/30/2021 By Allison Forsyth

What I Did On My Summer Vacation

A Trip to Eleuthera Always Fills My Soul

One highlight: a drive across Glass Window Bridge with its breathtaking views.

08/27/2021 By Susan Burns

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

A Trip to New York Was a Welcome Break From My Laptop

One highlight: making the ascent up famed Mount Washington.

08/26/2021 By Kay Kipling

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

Feeling Burnt Out? Make Time for a Getaway

A lot of us are struggling these days. Sometimes the best prescription is completely and totally unplugging. Bonus points if there's a lake involved.

08/25/2021 By Megan McDonald

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

A Week in the Blue Ridge Mountains Was Just What I Needed

The Blue Ridge mountains are just a day's drive away.

08/24/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

Michigan's Beaver Island Boasts Stunning Natural Beauty and a Magical Music Festival

The home of the Beaver Island Music Festival is chock-full of fun summer activities.

08/23/2021 By Pam Daniel

Travel

Allegiant Announces New Nonstop Service from Sarasota to Cedar Rapids, Tulsa

Flights to Cedar Rapids begin Nov. 19, 2021, and flights to Tulsa begin Dec. 15, 2021.

08/10/2021 By Staff

Travel

Survey: 76 Percent of Floridians Are More Comfortable Traveling Now

A new report shows that traveler confidence has surged from 40 percent in Q1 to 76 percent in Q3.

07/22/2021 By Staff

Grants

Grant Spurs More Urban Forest Growth in Venice

The $100,000 matching grant will be used to continue southward expansion of the urban forest, including planting scrub oaks and removing invasive vegetation.

07/15/2021 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Reports Record-Breaking Number of Passengers in June

The airport recorded 312,909 passengers last month—a 492 percent increase over June 2020.

07/12/2021 By Staff

Staycation Days

Airbnb 'Experiences' Offer Less Traditional Vacation Activities

Check out these Sarasota locals who host experiences anyone can book online, tourist or not.

06/30/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Travel

Allegiant Adds New Service to Washington, D.C. from SRQ

The nonstop flights will begin on Dec. 18, 2021.

06/29/2021 By Staff

Beep Beep, Scoot Scoot

Sarasota Held Its First Vespa Parade This Weekend

On Sunday, the Sarasota chapter of the Vespa of America club joined other cities nationwide to celebrate the iconic scooters. It was adorable.

06/28/2021 By Kim Doleatto