IN RED TIDE’S WAKE, SNOOK SCIENCE TO THE…

By Stephannie Kettle, Mote Marine Laboratory During fall 2018, Florida red tide—a harmful bloom of Karenia brevis algae—intensified to a level that many marine animals could not survive. Of special concern was the impact on spawning female…

Home Sales Hit Highest Year-Over-Year Gains this Year

September Sales Hit Highest Year-Over-Year Gains this Year  In September 2019, closed sales increased in the two counties with single-family homes showing the best year-over-year gains this year. According to monthly reports from Florida REALTORS®,…

Sarasota’s World Affairs Lectures

The Sarasota World Affairs Council hosts high-profile foreign affairs lectures covering current international issues ranging from foreign intelligence to peace negotiations to immigration and trade. https://www.sarasotawac.org/ Each lecture is followed by a wine and light-bites…

Florida Sea Rise is Real

By Prashant Gopa Lori Rittel is stuck in her Florida Keys home, living in the wreckage left by Hurricane Irma two years ago, unable to rebuild or repair. Now her best hope for escape is…

Sarasota Woman Honored by U.S. Coast Guard

During World War II, on November 23, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a law that established the Coast Guard Women's Reserve. The Women's Reserve came to be referred to as the SPARS, an acronym…

Plan To Protect The Florida Keys

The Comprehensive Plan To Protect The Florida Keys Posted On August 19, 2019 By Mike D. |   Since 1990, the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary has been tasked with protecting the only barrier coral reef in the continental…

Florida Tax Haven

Florida Tax Haven nets $17B as wealth relocate from high-tax states: Report The state and local tax (SALT) deduction is causing more Americans to move from high tax states to states with no income tax.…

Best of Our Town Sarasota

We like to support local businesses and let our readers know who some of the best establishments are. Some are noted for a specific item because we haven't tried all of their offerings. We hope…