Downtown Neighborhood Guide

Where to Live in Downtown Sarasota

So you want to live downtown? Here's your guide.

04/18/2017 By Robert Plunket and Staff

Downtown Neighborhood Guide

Things to Do in Downtown Sarasota

Art, culture, outdoor adventures and more--downtown Sarasota has it all.

04/18/2017 By Staff

Neighborhood Guide

Where to Eat in Downtown Sarasota

From French to American to Vietnamese, there's something for every palate in downtown Sarasota. Here's a sampling of its vibrant dining scene.

04/18/2017 By Staff

Mind Goggling

Inside the World of Virtual Reality

Local pioneers push the boundaries of new technology.

03/29/2017 By Robert Bowden

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Ca'd'Zan

This month: Ca’ d’Zan at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

03/28/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

Mr. Chatterbox

Our Humor Columnist Gets Enlightened at the Women's March

Our humor columnist on women's rights, pussy hats and all that traffic.

03/01/2017 By Bob Plunket

Listen to Your Enemy

A USF Sarasota-Manatee Professor's New Book Sheds Light on Terrorism

Dr. Murat Haner spent five months researching what makes someone a terrorist.

03/01/2017 By Susan Burns

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Window Washers

If you doubt that art imitates life—and vice versa—consider the recent juxtaposition of the balancing act of a window washer at downtown’s Courthouse Centre with the sculpture in the background.

03/01/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

Made in Sarasota

Bradenton-Based Tropicana is the World's Largest Producer of Branded Juice

The nationally known OJ is made right in Manatee County.

03/01/2017 By Pam Daniel

Heat Index

You and Your Pup Can Now Enjoy Most Sarasota County Parks

On Jan. 1, Sarasota County opened most of its parks to dogs.

03/01/2017 By Susan Burns

From the Editor

Can We Talk About Growth?

Like Sarasota, other popular cities, from Portland to Austin, are struggling to balance growth and quality of life.

03/01/2017 By Pam Daniel

Welcome to Sarasota, Texas

See an Error in Our Hometown Paper? Maybe the Blame Lies 943 Miles Away

The Herald-Tribune's copy editing is now mainly done in Austin, Texas.

03/01/2017 By Rich Rescigno

Place in the Sun

Siesta Key Beach Ranks No. 1 in the U.S. (Again, Some More)

TripAdvisor ranks Siesta Key beach No. 1 on its 2017 list of best beaches in the U.S.

02/23/2017 By Megan McDonald

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Why Millennials Struggle in Sarasota

The good news: Not all young people hate Sarasota. The bad news: The obstacles to keeping them here are bigger than most people realize.

02/14/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Everett Dennison

Breaking News

Five Circus Sarasota Performers Fall From High Wire

The extent of the performers' injuries is unknown at this time.

02/08/2017 By Staff

Deadly Waters

Our Local Waters are Beautiful But Deadly

Every year, Florida boaters are injured, killed or lost at sea. It doesn't have to be that way.

02/01/2017 By Tom Bayles Illustrations by Andrew Theophilopoulous

Great Scots!

It's Highland Games Time

This month's games remind us of our Scottish roots.

02/01/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Made in SRQ

Made in Sarasota: Aso Bandages

Aso's east Sarasota HQ cranks out billions of wound-care products and oversees operations in the U.S., Mexico, the Philippines and Europe.

02/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Road Warriors

The Battle Over Beach Road

Mike Cosentino and Elizabeth Gomez-Mayo crusade to keep a beachfront stretch of road public.

02/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker