Summer Circus Performances 2022

This summer to heat up with the return of the Summer Circus Spectacular The Circus Arts Conservatory continues its partnership with The Ringling to present world-class circus talent in a family-friendly show that runs for nine…

Sea Turtles Arrive 2022

Mote welcomes a busy sea turtle nesting season with first nest Here’s what you can do to keep your beach turtle-friendly The first sea turtles have officially landed on the shores of Sarasota County this…

Sarasota Gardening Guide

 © OurTownSarasota/MP February Gardening Guide By Patricia Porchey   My yard has so much cold damage; it looks terrible. What can I do? The best action is no action at this time. Following these maintenance…

Real Estate Market Median Hits $500K plus

Median Sale Price Reaches $500,000 for Single-Family Homes in Sarasota and Manatee   SARASOTA, Fla. (April 20, 2022) – The spring housing market is in full swing in Sarasota and Manatee counties. According to data…

Our Town Sarasota Homeless

Sarasota is an idyllic town where the theatre and the arts have a major presence and support. That doesn't mean we have no homeless people. Sometimes the weather attracts them or fate or? Over the…

Florida Manatees

Florida Manatee Facts and Information Two manatees Manatee swimming at the bottom of a freshwater body Florida Manatee Program Manatee Education What to Do if You See a Sick, Injured, Dead, or Tagged Manatee How…

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Mote Shark Exhibit-National Geographic

Experience sharks like never before Mote Aquarium welcomes a new exhibit from National Geographic!  SHARKS: On Assignment with Brian Skerry includes large-scale images that highlight the work of National Geographic Explorer and award-winning photojournalist, Brian…

New Sarasota E-Scooter/Bicycle Program

New micro-mobility transportation options will soon be available to residents and visitors of Sarasota after the City Commission on Monday unanimously approved an agreement with an e-scooter and bike sharing provider.  Veo, a nationwide company…