Pythons Take over Historic Everglades

Burmese pythons are taking over the historic Everglades. Hunts are held regularly, but the number of snakes removed is not on pace with the rate at which the snakes are spreading. They compete with and…

Sarasota’s Hidden Connections to the Civil War

Sarasota's Hidden Connections to the Civil War "My family and I recently took a min-vacation in Sarasota, Florida. The sunshine and clear blue waters were a welcome break from the bleak and cold weather back…

Asolo Shakespeare In Love

January 10–March 28 Shakespeare in Love Adapted for the stage by LEE HALL | Based on the screenplay by MARC NORMAN and TOM STOPPARD | Directed by RACHEL ROCKWELL “An absolute joy from beginning to…

Update Red Tide Break Out

Red Tide Status (December 28, 2017) A bloom of the Florida red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was observed from Sarasota to Lee counties in Southwest Florida. In Southwest Florida over the past week, Karenia brevis…

Sarasota Bradenton Ferry Wants Your Input

SARASOTA BRADENTON FERRY MOVES FORWARD The Sarasota Bradenton Ferry launches website and social media to engage with the community, prepares for launch   The Sarasota Bradenton Ferry Co. has launched their website and Facebook page…

Venice Named Best Fall Beach Destination

The City of Venice has been named one of 12 Best Fall Beach Destinations in Florida by Trips to Discover, an online travel booking site. Trips to Discover had this to say about Venice: “A…

Only you can save Beach Road on Siesta…

About Reopen Beach Road Reopen Beach Road, Inc. is Florida 501(c)(4) Not-for-profit Florida corporation. Reprinted from Reopen Beach Road website. Print petitions to sign here https://www.reopenbeachroad.org/clientuploads/pdf/beachRoadPetitions.pdf What Happened? On May 11, 2016, the Sarasota County Board…

Ringling College of Art

The History of Ringling College of Art   The concept of founding the college originated from Dr. Ludd M. Spivey,[3] then president of Southern College, which was founded in 1856 in Lakeland, Florida, and is now called Florida…