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…

SARASOTA POWERBOAT GRAND PRIX FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES

SARASOTA POWERBOAT GRAND PRIX FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FINAL RESULTS & NEW DATE FOR 2020 This year’s 35th Annual Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix had 68 race teams compete from around the world,  a significant increase from an…

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…

Florida to Become Hemp Capital

  Florida to Become Hemp Capital "Across the state, farmers, processors, and innovators have been waiting for a green light. Some are ready to return century-old family land to farm again, revitalize citrus operations, build…

Coral reefs

Mote Battles Endangered Coral Reefs

Mote battles unprecedented threat to Florida’s coral reefs New research results, expanded restoration efforts target stony coral tissue loss outbreak Florida’s coral reefs are facing an unprecedented, deadly and rapidly spreading coral disease outbreak —…