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Put Your Records On

Ready to Start—or Expand—Your Record Collection? Here's Where to Go

This list of record stores will help keep your collection stacked—or, if you're new to vinyl, introduce you to it for the first time.

02/11/2022 By Samantha Lane

Gift Guide

14 Great Local Valentine's Day Gifts for Every Loved One on Your List

From charcuterie boards to lingerie to Champagne, here are 14 Valentine's Day gifts from Sarasota stores.

02/09/2022 By The Editors

Conversation Hearts

How to Speak Your Partner's 'Love Language' This Valentine's Day

Matchmaker Cristina Morara shares advice on perfect gift ideas for each of the five love languages.

02/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Shine Bright

How to Choose the Right Crystal for Your Zodiac Sign

Elysian Fields' crystal and gemstone expert Brooke Bertelsen shares her picks for every sign.

01/24/2022 By Samantha Lane

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

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

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

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

Shop Talk

Two Local Fashion Experts Share The Pieces They're Loving for Fall 2021

Here's what they're excited to wear this season.

10/05/2021 By Dedriana Perry

Trend Report

Four Stylish Fanny Packs—Yes, Fanny Packs!—You'll Wear Forever

If you thought fanny packs had their moment in the ’90s, think again. They’re back and, dare we say, more stylish than ever, with chic options that can take you from the beach to happy hour.

10/04/2021 By Megan McDonald With Lauren Pritchard