Worth every penny

A Sarasota Man Is Selling a Life-Sized Sculpture of Watto From The Phantom Menace

Standing nearly 7 feet tall, Watto is on sale on Facebook Marketplace.

01/14/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are the Best Self-Tanning Beauty Products?

These picks will leave your skin glowing.

01/12/2022 By Allison Forsyth

New Year, New You

Four Local Beauty Pros Share Their New Year's Resolutions

Practicing mindfulness and making sure to apply daily SPF are big themes this year.

01/04/2022 By Heather Dunhill

Chic Sneaks

Four Pairs of Sneakers That Don't Sacrifice Style

If two years of a pandemic—and working from home—have taught us anything, it’s that comfort is key.

01/01/2022 By Megan McDonald and Lauren Pritchard

Estate Sales

'Karin’s Causes’ 15th Annual Estate Sale Takes Place Next Month

The event benefits Animal Rescue Coalition, New College Foundation’s scholarship fund and the Scottish Rite Foundation.

12/23/2021 By Staff

Holidays

Sarasota Chamber Launches First 'Small Business Season'

The initiative encourages people to support the efforts of small business owners through purchases, reviews and referrals.

12/14/2021 By Staff

Gift Guide

The Gifts Our Editors Are Buying This Holiday Season

All of them are local, so no worries about shipping delays.

12/14/2021 By The Editors

Visionary

Dr. Kristin Doyle of Spectacle Gallery Explains the Latest Trends in Eyewear

Doyle's top tip? "Glasses should be fun!"

12/13/2021 By Heather Dunhill

Free & Freeish

Five Essential—and Cheap!—Sarasota Experiences Everyone Must Have

Selfies, art strolls, shopping and more.

12/01/2021

Beachy Keen

Driftheory Transforms Seashells and Driftwood into Jewelry and Ornaments

"People love Sarasota so much and want something to reflect that love," says owner Danielle Ferrantino.

11/29/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Retail Report

Are Sarasota Retailers Worried About Supply Chain Issues This Holiday Season?

Many say they're well-stocked—in large part because of advanced preparation.

11/22/2021 By Elizabeth Djinis

Gray Hair 101

Hair Care 101: How to Go Gray Gracefully

Coral Pleas, veteran stylist and owner of Cutting Loose salons, shares her top tips.

11/15/2021 By Heather Dunhill

Picture Perfect

Expert Advice for How to Hang Art

Zach Gilliland helps art lovers get the big picture on how to hang.

11/11/2021 By Kim Doleatto

On the Road

Tweeds Custom Suit Shop Expands to Tampa/St. Pete

The shop, owned by Donald Carlson, is housed in a custom-outfitted box truck.

10/27/2021 By Staff

Meme me

Five Last-Minute Pop Culture-Inspired Halloween Costumes That Are Easy to Pull Together

Halloween is just five days away—need an idea for a costume? We're here to help.

10/26/2021 By Dedriana Perry

Summerween

Skip the Pumpkin, and Make a Tropical Jack-o'-Lantern Instead

Wouldn’t you rather feast on watermelon and pineapple anyway?

10/21/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Cruel Summer

Put a Florida-Friendly Spin on Halloween With 'Summerween' Decor

Flamingos can definitely be ghoulish.

10/18/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Shop Talk

Rosemary Night Market Rebrands as RADD Night Market

The market will run Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 and continue through April 21, 2022.

10/15/2021 By Staff

Love Your Hair

Seven Sarasota and Manatee Salons that Specialize in Black Hair

A journalist shares her thoughts on the power of Black hair and where to get it styled.

10/14/2021 By Jessika Ward

Falling for Facials

Celebrate the Arrival of Fall With a Pumpkin Enzyme Facial

Self-care has never smelled so autumnal.

10/11/2021 By Dedriana Perry