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

RIP Snooty

Snooty's Death Was a "Preventable Accident," South Florida Museum Says

Museum CEO Brynne Anne Besio apologizes for his death.

08/31/2017 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

Rosemary in Bloom

Your Guide to the Rosemary District

It's the city's fastest-changing neighborhood.

08/28/2017 By Susan Burns

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Siesta Beach

Siesta Beach on a summer afternoon.

08/28/2017 By John Pirman

The Criminal Justice System

Road to Redemption

Formerly incarcerated residents struggle to rebuild their lives and overcome the stigma of serving time.

08/28/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Rock the Vote

How Safe is Your Vote?

Sarasota elections supervisor Ron Turner weighs in.

08/25/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The Sandmen

Siesta Key Beach Sand is Prized Around the Globe

International Sand Collectors Society members collect sand from all over the world.

08/25/2017 By Rick Morgan

Something Wild

Wildflowers Offer an Alternative to Traditional Wedding Bouquets

Annie Schiller wants to change the florals game with her William's Wildflowers.

08/25/2017 By Megan McDonald

Snooty

Remembering Snooty

The life and times of Bradenton’s beloved manatee.

08/25/2017 By Craig Pittman

Lights, Camera

Agent Inc is Connecting Talent in the Modeling Industry

With more than 5,000 members and counting, Agent is the fastest growing modeling platform.

08/21/2017 By Heather Dunhill

Here Comes the Sun

Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse in Sarasota

On Aug. 21 the first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in 99 years will occur.

08/17/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Party On

What's it Like to Live for a Century? Ask One of These 12 Ladies

Pines of Sarasota held its seventh annual Centenarian Celebration Tea Party this past Friday.

08/17/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

May the Force Be with You

The Sarasota Ski-A-Rees Team Wins National Waterskiing Championship with Star Wars: The Skiquel

The Sarasota Ski-A-Rees team became the first Florida team to win a national waterskiing championship.

08/16/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Applause

Sarasota Magazine Takes Home 11 Awards at Florida Magazine Association Annual Conference

Including Best Overall Magazine, Best Public Service and Best Feature Design.

08/15/2017 By Staff

From the Editor

Our Snooty, Ourselves

Remembering the South Florida Museum's beloved manatee.

08/07/2017 By Pam Daniel

Shark Tank

Real Life Controversy Dogs MTV's Siesta Key

Just days before the show premiered, social media sleuths connected star Alex Kompothecras to a viral video that showed four young men, two from prominent Manatee County families, gleefully dragging a shark behind their boat at high speed until it died.

08/02/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Growing Stronger

Seeds of Hiroshima Exhibit Opens at Selby Gardens

In anticipation of the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bomb, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens reveals its newest exhibit.

08/02/2017 By Katherine Flanders

Memories

Remembering Downtown Sarasota's Short Stop Market and Deli

Four regulars share their memories of Ali Molavi's beloved downtown market, which closed in June.

08/01/2017 By Rick Morgan Illustrations by Regan Dunnick