Treasure Hunter

How to Find Garage Sale Treasures

Garage sale guru Karin Gustafson shares her top tips.

07/01/2019 By Ilene Denton

Sun-Kissed

How to Prepare Your Skin For a Day at the Beach

Summer in Sarasota means our skin needs extra support.

06/20/2019 By Hanna Powers

A Collector's Paradise

Where to Find Your New Showpiece: Rum Runner's Antiques

Historical treasures from around the world are waiting for new homes at Rum Runner's Antiques, Dan Simic's labor of love.

06/10/2019 By Olivia Letts

Bubble bus

The Wandering Whale Offers a Boutique Bar Experience on Wheels

Jill Martini is on the move this summer.

06/10/2019 By Hanna Powers

Travel Time

Planning a Vacation? Let These Pieces Do the Heavy Lifting

These four finds will take you from plane to pool—and beyond.

05/30/2019 By Megan McDonald

Shop Local

'Buy Local' Campaign Kicks Off On Memorial Day

The Institute for Local Self Reliance reports that $1 spent at a locally owned business typically returns $0.60 to other businesses in the community.

05/22/2019 By Staff

Market forces

New Detwiler's Farm Market Will Open in South Sarasota

The new store will be located at 2881 Clark Road, Sarasota.

05/20/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Spa

Infrashape, a Wellness Spa, Opens in South Sarasota

The spa is the first in town to offer trendy oxygen facials.

05/16/2019 By Staff

Bag Lady

How BSWANKY, a Line of High-End Handbags, Helps Immigrant Women

A chance meeting was the catalyst for Gretchen Bauer's line of ethically made handbags.

05/13/2019 By Megan McDonald

Gift Guide

Our Fashion Blogger Rounds Up the Best Gifts for Mother's Day

Fourteen great picks for the mother—or mother figure—in your life.

05/06/2019 By Heather Saba

Gear Up!

Essential Gear for Any Bike Ride

From shoes to water bottles, here's how to stay cool, calm and confident on your biking adventure.

05/02/2019 By Isaac Eger

Best of Sarasota

Best of Sarasota 2019: Readers' Choice

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

05/01/2019

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

Shop Talk

Head to Your Favorite Beach With These Fun-in-the-Sun Accessories

Stay cool on hot days with these four finds.

04/29/2019 By Megan McDonald

Shop Talk

Influence Style Launches Private Label

The online boutique is the brainchild of Influence Style owners Liz Jones and Samantha Beebe.

04/25/2019 By Megan McDonald

Glow Getter

10 Products for Glowing Summer Skin

Heather Saba rounds up her must-haves for that dewy summer look.

04/15/2019 By Heather Saba

Best of Sarasota

Get Out Your Ruby Red for Our Best of Sarasota Party and 40th Anniversary Celebration

Bring that fashion A-game we know you have.

04/15/2019 By Staff

Trend Report

The Hottest Instagram Trends Right Now—and Where to Buy Them Locally

Heather Saba picks out her favorite pieces.

04/08/2019 By Heather Saba

Big Deal

Wow! A $1 Yard Sale Find Turns Out to Be Worth $30,000

A volunteer at The Exchange bought the rare Gio Ponti glazed bowl for just a buck.

04/03/2019 By Ilene Denton

Shop Talk

Enliven Your Living Space with These Home Goods

Four fab finds you'll keep forever.

04/02/2019 By Megan McDonald