Coronavirus

‘It’s a Blow’: Nonprofits Get Nimble When Their Fund Raisers Are Canceled

Here's how some organizations are pivoting.

03/30/2020 By Ilene Denton

Zen Habits

Feel Better: Five Yoga Poses to Calm the Nervous System

We asked Pineapple Yoga + Cycling Studio owner Claudia Baeza to share five poses to help balance our bodies and calm our minds. The result? A restorative practice you can do in the comfort of your own home.

03/30/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Coronavirus

Images of Hope: The Sarasota Hope Photo Project

We're inviting the community to submit photos that remind us why we love Sarasota and the surrounding areas, and show works of beauty or acts of kindness in these troubling days.

03/30/2020

Coronavirus

How the Coronavirus Relief Act May Help Struggling Restaurants

The bill contains at least $349 billion in federally guaranteed loans for small businesses.

03/27/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Coronavirus

Kahwa Is Giving Out Free Coffee to Health Care Workers

'Our hearts go out to all individuals on the front line fighting this pandemic.'

03/27/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Coronavirus

Sarasota Farm Begins Offering Produce Delivery Service

Jessica's Organic Farm is adding the service to reduce crowding at its market.

03/27/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Coronavirus

Digital Marketing Agency Launches TakeoutSRQ to Help Support Local Eateries

TakeoutSRQ encourages consumers to support their favorite spots by directly contacting eateries for local delivery rather than using a third-party company, allowing the restaurant to receive more profit.

03/26/2020 By Staff

Good Deeds

South Sarasota Modern Quilt Guild Makes Masks to Help with Shortage

Sewers are gathering scraps to create masks that prolong the use of medical N95s.

03/26/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Coronavirus

Sarasota Department of Health to Launch Drive-Thru COVID-19 Tests

The county expects to collect 50 samples a day at the site.

03/26/2020 By Staff

Sing Out While Staying In

Key Chorale Launches Come Together Choir

Online choral rehearsals are replacing full-scale face-to-face ones due to the COVID-19 crisis.

03/26/2020 By Kay Kipling

Makeshift Music

Catch a Virtual Concert From the Lead Singer of Have Gun, Will Travel Tonight

COVID-19 has put the kibosh on most concerts in Florida, but the singer in one of the area's best bands is still putting on a show.

03/25/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Real Estate

Is the COVID-19 Crisis Affecting Real Estate Sales?

A Sarasota realtor weighs in.

03/25/2020 By Ilene Denton

Coronavirus

Will I Get Coronavirus From Ordering Takeout?

The lowdown on safety and ethics in our new takeout-only restaurant reality.

03/25/2020 By Benjamin Tepler

Exercise Corner

Miss the Gym? Here's a Playlist to Help Get You Motivated to Work Out at Home

Suncoast View's Joey Panek shares his upbeat playlist to get us moving and feeling happy.

03/25/2020 Edited by Susan Burns

Rescheduled

New Dates Announced for RCLA Town Hall Lectures

Speakers Lisa Genova and Annie Leibovitz will now appear in the series this fall.

03/25/2020 By Kay Kipling

First Person

'There Aren't Enough Tests': A Sarasota Native Shares Her Experience With COVID-19

While returning to Sarasota from Egypt, Kirstin Whitmire began to develop a fever and a sore throat. At first, she thought it was just stress and exhaustion.

03/25/2020 By Megan McDonald

Zen Habits

Feel Better: Five Tips For Being Mindful

The growing intensity of the coronavirus crisis has resulted in a lot of stress. Here are five easy ways to feel better in as little as five minutes.

03/25/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Closures

Jewels on the Bay Designer Showhouse Closes

The 25th annual showhouse was to run through April 12.

03/24/2020 By Ilene Denton

Public Health

City’s Playgrounds, Parks to Close Wednesday

Outdoor park areas will remain open for walking, jogging and exercise; however, citizens are urged to follow guidelines about social distancing and public gatherings.

03/24/2020 By Megan McDonald