Limelight

Girls Inc. 31st Annual Celebration Luncheon

There was lots to celebrate at the annual luncheon, including being named national Affiliate of the Year.

05/01/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Stayin' Alive

Florida Is the Deadliest State in the Nation for Bicyclists. An Expert Tells Us Why

In 2016, 138 cyclists in Florida were killed in vehicle crashes—the highest per-capita number of fatalities of any state in the nation.

05/01/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Sunday Fun Day

What to Do in Sarasota on Cinco De Mayo

$100 margaritas, golf tournaments and tons of great deals—this is your definitive guide to Cinco De Mayo in Sarasota.

05/01/2019 By Giulia Heyward

My Digital Ride

Is the $2,000 Peloton Bike Actually Worth It?

And can it beat fresh-air cycling?

05/01/2019 By Isaac Eger

Happy Trails

Five Bike Trails to Please Any Kind of Rider

We’ve found five rides off the beaten path, from urban to rural, inland to coastal, that offer variety in scenery and skill level.

05/01/2019 By Isaac Eger

Milk Run

New Events Highlight This Year’s Harvey Milk Festival

The festival celebrates its 10th anniversary this month.

05/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Best of Sarasota

Best of Sarasota 2019: Readers' Choice

Presenting the winners of our Best of 2019 readers’ poll.

05/01/2019

Cycling

Off The Handle Cycling Studio Opens in Sarasota

Off The Handle holds high-energy, daily 45-minute spin classes that welcomes all fitness levels and focuses on harnessing riders’ inner strength.

05/01/2019 By Staff

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Bay Plaza

John Pirman sketches our new home.

04/30/2019 Illustrations by John Pirman

What I've Learned

Love of Rock Music Launched David McGough's Starry Career

McGough, 60, has a new book, "Fame," that features his photographs and stories of Mick Jagger, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Trump, Michael Jackson and scores of other celebrities.

04/30/2019 By David Hackett

Limelight

Sarasota Magazine's Best of Sarasota 2019

The annual celebration of the Best of Sarasota's restaurants, shops, services and entertainment took place at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

04/30/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

Best of Sarasota 2019

Our Editors' Picks for the Best New Restaurants, Shopping and Services in Sarasota-Manatee

We celebrate the best in dining, shopping, the arts and attractions.

04/30/2019 By Susan Burns, Cooper Levey-Baker, Megan McDonald, Kay Kipling, Ilene Denton, and Giulia Heyward

Appointments

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Announces Appointment of New Executive Director

Marcy Miller will be responsible for overseeing Artist Series' administration, programs, policies and strategic planning.

04/30/2019 By Staff

Fresh Blood

Asolo Rep’s Staging of Sweeney Todd Employs an Innovative New Approach

“These are complex psychological characters,” says director Peter Rothstein.

04/29/2019 By Kay Kipling

Limelight

Designing Daughters' "Studio 54" Gala

The event at the Universal Flight Training Hangar featured a disco theme.

04/29/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

Preview

Florida Studio Theatre Reveals Its Summer Season

Get ready for cabaret revues, comedy and more.

04/29/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: April 25-May 1

Sarasota Magazine's Best of Sarasota party, Rosanne Cash and Whoopi Goldberg at the Van Wezel and more.

04/25/2019 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Venice Theatre's Razzle-Dazzle 2019-20 Season

The musical Chicago is a new addition to the theater's previously announced lineup.

04/24/2019 By Kay Kipling

Soccer

Soccer Tournament Draws More Than 320 Teams to Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch

It's the largest youth sporting event ever held at the campus.

04/23/2019 By Staff

The Purple One

Miss Prince? Purple Reign Pays Tribute to the Legend

Jason Tenner has been imitating the inimitable in Las Vegas for 22 years. He brings his show to Sarasota on Saturday, May 4.

04/23/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker