Get Cracking

The Sarasota Farmers Market Is Hosting a T-Shirt and Tote Bag Design Contest

The winner will receive a $100 gift card and a bundle of market goodies.

02/26/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Philanthropy

'Fashion Funds the Cure' Returns to Sarasota

The benefit raises funds for local pediatric cancer patients.

02/25/2021 By Staff

Vibing

Eat, Shop and Chill at Two Upcoming Indie Market Events

73° Flea is hosting the newish South Gate Farmer's Market on Thursday and the Rosemary Indie Market on Saturday.

02/17/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Made in SRQ

A New Electric Moke Delivers James Bond Style

Just 250 of the electric, street-legal, 007-edition Mokes are slated for production.

02/10/2021 By Kim Doleatto

You've Got Mail

Celebrate 'National Send a Card to a Friend Day'

Looking for ways to keep in touch with faraway friends? Here are some fun local options.

02/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Scent of a Woman

Bradenton Native Launches New Perfume Line With a Focus on Sustainability

"Scents are so powerful," says Élu Parfums founder Kenzie Fisher. "Even if travel is restricted, you can still be transported."

01/29/2021 By Megan McDonald

In it to knit it

The Covid-19 Pandemic Has Led to a Surge in Interest in Knitting

Get hooked on kitting with online or in-person classes at A Good Yarn in south Sarasota.

01/29/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Old School

Curios by Byron Thrift Shop Brings Flair to Tamiami Trail

Byron Schenk's thrift shop offers a collection of beloved treasures.

01/26/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Old school

Todburn Antiques Downsizes Without Skimping on Style

The Sarasota shop has moved next door, but all of its throwback magic remains.

01/22/2021 By Kim Doleatto

To Dye For

The Tie-Dye Trend Isn't Going Anywhere

Trend forecasters say its popularity is a throwback to our childhoods—a source of comfort in tough times.

01/15/2021 By Megan McDonald

Openings

Club Champion Golf Fitting Studio Opens in Bradenton

Club Champion fits, sells and builds custom golf clubs.

01/15/2021 By Staff

Openings

New Skincare Business Opens in Sarasota

Integrative Skin Care is located in the Sarasota Healing Arts and SRQ Massage & Accupuncture building in central Sarasota.

01/12/2021 By Staff

Gift Guide

Our Favorite Last Minute Holiday Gifts

We're not slackers. We just love working right up to a deadline.

12/22/2020 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Gift Guide

Five Local Toy Stores to Love

There's nothing like that warm, fuzzy feeling you get whenever you step inside a cheerful local space dedicated to toys, games and the fun they inspire.

12/16/2020 By Kim Doleatto

Handmade Market

Eight Local Etsy Shops You Need to Know

From upcycled toys to pinstriped purses, head to Etsy to find unique holiday gifts made by local artists and crafters.

12/15/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Gift Guide

The Gifts on Our Editors' Wish Lists This Year

Here's what some of our creative team hopes they'll find under the tree.

12/10/2020 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Beauty Talk

Marla Beck on 'Maskne' and the Importance of Skincare Rituals

Bluemercury's CEO on her best-selling skincare line and the one product everyone should incorporate into their routine.

12/08/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Going fast

Originals Restaurant Group Starts Selling T-Shirts, Tank Tops

The new designs include slogans like "Eat Sip Support Local," "Be Original" and "Eat Like a Local."

11/25/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Gift Guide

Five Great Gifts to Give (and Keep) This Holiday Season

We've found gifts for mind, body and spirit. (And we won't judge if you buy one for yourself, too.)

11/18/2020 By Heather Dunhill

A Match Made in Heaven

Mote, Waterlust Partner to Create Eagle Ray-Themed Workout Gear

Turns out, eagle rays' distinctive spots make perfect patterns.

11/10/2020 By Elizabeth Djinis