From the Editor

A Gator Tale

In Florida, gators can be the biggest of all pests

05/26/2017 By Pam Daniel

Garden Party

Trend Report: Florals

Rugs, cards, dinnerware and more: here's how to get your flower on.

05/26/2017 By Alicia King Robinson

Heat Index

Nancy Parrish Leads a National Battle Against Sexual Harrassment in the Military

"I realized all my life experience led me to this moment."

05/26/2017 By Kay Kipling

Shop To It

The Best Memorial Day Weekend Sales

A long weekend means more time to shop.

05/26/2017 By ShopTalk Team

Best Bakeries

Sarasota's Best Bakeries

Your guide to the region’s best bakeries, plus pastry perfection, loaves we love—and more.

05/25/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Siesta Takes the Crown

Dr. Beach Awards Siesta Beach With Top Honor

Siesta Beach earns the coveted top spot on Dr. Beach's annual top 10 list.

05/25/2017 By Rick Morgan

Breadwinners

Our Five Favorite Loaves of Bread

From everyone's favorite sourdough to a German classic, here are our picks for the best loaves of bread in town.

05/25/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Dough Nut

How to Grow Your Own Sourdough Starter

One writer's maniacal quest.

05/25/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Comfort Tube

How The Great British Baking Show Can Save Your Sanity

In an era where all news seems to be bad news, this delightful British show offers a sweet escape from real life.

05/25/2017 By Megan McDonald

Best Bakeries

Sarasota's Best Bakeries

Your guide to the region’s best bakeries, plus pastry perfection, loaves we love—and more.

05/25/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Pastry Perfection

Tom Gumpel Dreams Up Great New Goodies for Panera

"Wherever flour flies, you'll find me."

05/25/2017 By Pam Daniel

Animal Attraction

A Monumental Sculpture Exhibition Comes to The Ringling

Ai Weiwei's Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads is made up of 12 huge bronze sculptures.

05/25/2017 By Kay Kipling

A&E Insider

Meet Jeffrey Kahane, the New Sarasota Music Festival Director

The festival celebrates its 53rd anniversary this year.

05/25/2017 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: May 25-31

Idina Menzel at the Van Wezel, Memorial Day parade and concerts, Myakka River Blues Fest and more.

05/25/2017 By Ilene Denton

New Voices

FST's Festival Day Celebrates Young Playwrights

Every year, the festival presents winning plays by students aged 5-18.

05/24/2017 By Kay Kipling

Review

Restaurant Review: Prime Serious Steak

Prime is, indeed, serious about steak.

05/24/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Weekly Planner

A Unicorn Cake Decorating Class, Red White and Brew Tour and More Local Dining Events

Including the sixth annual Venice Brew Bash and the OsFest at the Beach Club.

05/24/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Preview

This Summer is IncrediBello! at the Ringling

Daredevil clown Bello Nock returns to his hometown for this summer series.

05/24/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Preview

Grab Some Laughs with the Sarasota Improv Festival

The annual three-day fest welcomes improv troupes from around the country to entertain.

05/24/2017 By Kay Kipling

Deal Dash

Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week Features New and Old Faces Alike

This year’s event includes 17 new restaurants, making a total of 79.

05/23/2017 By Rick Morgan