Sarasota Home Prices On The Rise

By John Hielscher Staff Writer for Herald Tribune By John Hielscher Staff Writer The cute fixer-upper house that buyers were able to grab for $150,000 last year now costs closer to $190,000, and the price is still climbing. “That nice, slightly older pool home for $200,000 is now $230,000 to $240,000,” says Realtor Charryl Youman. “In…

Sarasota Memorial Keeps Top Federal Ranking

Written By : HERALD TRIBUNE Read More : ORIGINAL ARTICLE Oct . 21, 2016 In an update this week to the closely watched star ratings on the federal government’s Hospital Compare website, Sarasota Memorial Hospital held onto the highest-tier ranking it received in July — as one of 111 hospitals nationwide and the only one…

World Rowing Championships Coming To Sarasota

By Maggie Menderski Retail Reporter World Rowing Championship returns to United States soil for the first time in since 1994. The competition could be one of the biggest single events in Southwest Florida history: it is expected to bring more than 40,000 attendants and 1,700 athletes from more than 60 countries with an economic impact…

Sarasota, Florida Is A Hidden Travel Gem

Forbes Travel Guide Jennifer Kester, Contributor Forbes Magazine Sitting in The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota’s Beach Club Grill, you get a real taste of Sarasota, an underrated town where everyone seems to have a backstory. As you dine on succulent scallops and bacon risotto, with the stunning pool and the Gulf of Mexico’s lapping waves in the…

Warm Mineral Springs in North Port, FLorida

Warm Mineral Springs is the only warm water mineral spring in the State of Florida, and is the largest water mineral spring in the world. The surface area of the spring is a round pond, it is 1.4-acre in circumference and reaches depths of nearly 250 feet deep in the center. The Warm Mineral Springs…