Join the Neighborhood
Introducing Newsies — the Observer's membership program.
Our 100% local content helps you stay engaged and connected with your community. And now we've created this program to allow readers to form a stronger connection with our newsroom and each other.
Your membership supports independent local journalism here, at home, in your neighborhood.*
Membership benefits include:
- Unlimited access to our email newsletters and website; no registration pop-ups when logged in
- Quarterly eNewsletter, Extra! Extra!, from the Observer Newsroom
- Invitations to member-only events (see the growing list of events below) to learn more about local issues and the community
- Opportunities to connect with our journalists and give feedback
- And more coming soon!
2022 Upcoming Events
- Jan.: Season Preview with local arts directors
- Feb.: Vision for Downtown Sarasota
- Mar.: Observer Cup, opportunity to win tickets to exclusive polo event
- Apr.: Lakewood Ranch: Future of Development
- May: Wine and Wisdom;
- Aug.: Candidate Forum
- and more....
Questions? Call 941-366-3468 or [email protected]
*Don't worry — we're still free and always will be.