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…

Sarasota Celebrities

Sarasota Notable Personalities-Celebrities Dickey Betts Nick Bollettieri Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood Dick Hyman Mick Jagger and Melanie Hamrick John Jakes Brian Johnson Stephen King Audrey, Judy and Ruth Landers Bello and Annaliese Nock Joe Perry…

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…

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…

Our Town at Asolo Rep

Asolo Rep Kicks off its Repertory Season with Thornton Wilder’s Our Town (SARASOTA, FLA) — Continuing its tradition of performing in true rotating repertory, Asolo Repertory Theatre proudly kicks off its 2022 rep season with…