Real Estate

The Best Places to Live in South Sarasota County

Whether your passion is boating, golf or beachfront bliss, there’s a spot for you.

12/12/2017 By Ilene Denton

Insider's Guide 2017

Insider's Guide: Beaches

Our beaches are the real stars of Sarasota.

11/30/2017

Insider's Guide 2017

The Insider's Guide to Historic Downtown Venice

Venice draws throngs to its charming shops and restaurants.

11/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Into the Wild

The Ultimate Guide to Myakka River State Park

Let's go exploring.

11/29/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Into the Wild

Where and How to Camp at Myakka River State Park

From barebones basics to rustic comfort, find your site in the park.

11/29/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Into the Wild

Some Lucky People Don't Just Work at Myakka—They Live There

“Your back yard is the park."

11/29/2017 By Susan Burns

Into the Wild

Five Great Ways to Navigate Myakka River State Park

Walk, paddle, ride, boat.

11/29/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Into the Wild

The Myth of the Skunk Ape

Legend has it that Myakka River State Park is home to the fearsome Skunk Ape.

11/29/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Island Time

Your Guide to Sarasota's Barrier Islands

The island life is close and all around.

11/29/2017 By Su Byron

Love Letter

Indigenous Deserves All Its Awards and Recognition

Since 2011, chef/owner Steve Phelps has been serving some of Sarasota's best food in his Towles Court restaurant.

11/28/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Cheers!

The Best Happy Hours in Sarasota

A dozen hotspots where the drinks, food and deals will elevate your late-afternoon attitude.

10/31/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Megan McDonald

Lakewood Ranch

The Lakewood Ranch Tour of Homes is Oct. 20-Nov. 19

More than 70 models will be on display.

10/16/2017 By Ilene Denton

Out of Sight

What Happened to the Idea of Affordable Downtown Housing?

Downtown Sarasota is in the midst of a building boom while also facing a critical affordable housing shortage.

09/27/2017 By Susan Burns

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

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

Cheers to Beer

A Tour of Sarasota's Craft Brewing Scene

From JDub's to Calusa, dive into the region's thriving world of craft beer.

06/30/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Best Burgers

The French Fry Hall of Fame

Almost any fry is a good fry. But these are all-time greats.

06/27/2017 By Megan McDonald

Best Burgers

The Best Burgers in Sarasota-Manatee

This list—our first-ever ranking of the region’s greatest hamburgers—is a tribute to an American icon.

06/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Best Burgers

Burger Breakdown: Shakespeare's Famous Caramelized Onion and Brie Burger

Here's how Shakespeare's puts together its famous burger.

06/27/2017 By Emma Burke

Best Burgers

Here's the Secret to Council's Bradenton Recreation's Famous Burgers

Owners and cooks come and go. The grill at Council’s Bradenton Recreation remains.

06/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker