Health

New Wellness Spa Opens

Noemi Pareja recently opened Pura Vie in the Rosemary District.

12/20/2018 By Staff

Retail

New Furniture and Art Store Opens

Byron Schenk recently opened Curios at 821 Apricot Ave., Sarasota.

12/19/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida Consumer Confidence Drops for Fourth Straight Month

The November reading of 95.1 represents the lowest figure for the University of Florida survey in the last 13 months.

12/19/2018 By Staff

Best of the Year

Our Top 10 Stories of 2018

Here's what you read over and over again this year.

12/18/2018 By Staff

Beauty 101

Organic Beauty 101: How to Keep Your Skin Hydrated in the Dry Winter Months

Heather Saba rounds up her favorite skin-soothing, organic products for cool, dry days—as well as some she can't wait to try.

12/17/2018 By Heather Saba

Beauty

Wellness Center Begins Offering 'Cryoskin' Treatments

The new procedure uses sub-zero temperatures for non-surgical face lifts, fat elimination and cellulite reduction.

12/12/2018 By Staff

Sparkle and Shine

Kendra Scott Opens at The Mall at University Town Center

Plus, join Heather at a give-back event at the store on Dec. 12, benefitting Toys for Tots.

12/07/2018 By Heather Saba

Retail

Holiday Gift Card Spending Expected to Rise

Americans plan to spend $29.9 billion on gift cards this holiday season, up from $27.6 billion last year, according to new survey results.

12/07/2018 By Staff

'Tis the Season

Liz Taylor and Olivia D'Amico of Kinspoke Want to Bring the Community Together This Holiday Season

The pair are hosting a wreath-making workshop at Oscura Cafe in Bradenton this Saturday, Dec. 8, and Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Market at Lakewood Ranch.

12/05/2018 By Megan McDonald

Super Sunscreens

5 Sunscreens Dermatologists Swear By

In Florida, winter still calls for sunscreen.

12/03/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Treasure Hunter

Jan Holman’s Sea Hagg Sells Nautical Salvage From Times Gone By

“Everything has a story and there’s much magic in what I do,” Holman says. “It almost feels like this place has a life of its own.”

12/03/2018 By Susan Burns

Happy Holidays

Need Some Style Inspiration This Hanukkah? Look No Further

Heather Saba's rounded up five holiday-worthy outfit ideas; plus, fashionable local Jewish women share their favorite traditions.

11/30/2018 By Heather Saba

Fashion

Winter Fashion 2018: City Chic

Trendsetting fashion on the Art Ovation Hotel rooftop.

11/29/2018 Photography by Mark Farmwald Styled by Lesley Webber

Retail

Great Grandson of Bealls Founder Named Retailer's Next President

Matt Beall is the great grandson of the Bradenton company's founder, Robert Beall, who started the company in 1915.

11/28/2018 By Staff

Retail

Average Spending By Thanksgiving Weekend Shoppers Tops $313

That's down from last year, when shoppers spent an average of $335.47 over the holiday weekend.

11/28/2018 By Staff

Shop Local

Shop Small, Shop Local This Black Friday and Beyond

Fashion blogger Heather Saba rounds up the best local Black Friday and Small Business Saturday sales.

11/21/2018 By Heather Saba

Retail

164 Million Americans Expected to Go Shopping Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Twenty-one percent of shoppers plan to shop on Thanksgiving Day and 71 percent plan to shop on Black Friday, according to new survey results.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Shop Talk

Seven Fabulous Outfits for Thanksgiving Dinner

No matter your holiday dress code, fashion blogger Heather Saba's got an outfit for you—plus, an extra cozy outfit for post-meal snuggles.

11/17/2018 By Heather Saba

Shop Talk

Seven Must-Haves Finds for the Holiday Season

Embrace the hygge movement.

11/16/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Retail

Goodwill Manasota Opens New Bargain Barn Location

Goodwill Manasota recently relocated one of its Bargain Barn outlets to its Whitfield Logistics Center.

11/16/2018 By Staff