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Get Wild

20 Great Local Outdoor Adventures

Hike! Bike! Paddle! Camp!

04/05/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Top Stories

Review

Mercato Pizzeria + Bar Opens in Southside Village

Mercato serves up Italian food on Hillview Street.

04/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler

A Stubborn Man

NCF Alum Rob Bilott Battles a Chemical Polluter

A New College alum wages an 18-year battle against a chemical polluter.

04/01/2016 By Susan Burns

A Lens on Cuba

Coco Fusco Wins 2016 Greenfield Prize

For artist-writer Coco Fusco, Cuba has been fertile ground.

04/01/2016 By Kay Kipling

Mr. Chatterbox

My Search for Pee-wee Herman

The most famous Sarasotan? Mr. C says Pee-wee Herman, hands down.

04/01/2016 By Robert Plunket

Fare Game

A Night in the Life of a Siesta Key Pedicab Driver

Writing doesn’t pay the bills. So Isaac Eger signed up to drive a pedicab on Siesta Key.

04/01/2016 By Isaac Eger

Table of Contents

Arts & Entertainment

Curtains Up!

Behind the Scenes of a High School Musical

Get over Glee. Forget Fame. No one outshines the kids at our own Booker High VPA.

04/06/2016 By Hannah Wallace Photography by Everett Dennison

Rowing to Rio

Sarasota Hosts the 2016 Olympic Rowing Trials

120 of the country’s most elite athletes will descend on Benderson Park to compete for a spot on the 2016 U.S. Summer Olympic rowing team.

04/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

My New Hometown

Kennedy Center's Darrell Ayers Moves to Sarasota

Kennedy Center VP Darrell Ayers is jazzed about Sarasota’s arts scene.

04/01/2016 By Ilene Denton

A Lens on Cuba

Coco Fusco Wins 2016 Greenfield Prize

For artist-writer Coco Fusco, Cuba has been fertile ground.

04/01/2016 By Kay Kipling

Best of Sarasota

Get Wild

20 Great Local Outdoor Adventures

Hike! Bike! Paddle! Camp!

04/05/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat & Drink

Hoppy Days

Calusa Brewing Opens North of Clark Road

Calusa Brewing Co. joins Sarasota’s flourishing craft beer scene.

04/01/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Review

Mercato Pizzeria + Bar Opens in Southside Village

Mercato serves up Italian food on Hillview Street.

04/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Review

Servandos Opens in Rosemary District

Chef Joe DiMaggio's new restaurant takes the place of the former Darwin's on 4th.

04/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler

On the Rise

Sarasota's Amish Baking Company Has a National Following

Have doughnuts, will travel.

04/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Trending

The 6 Best Places to Eat Octopus in Sarasota

Where to find the tastiest tentacles in town.

04/01/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Fashion & Shopping

Top Shelf

Our Top Fashion and Beauty Finds for April

Genius looks and loot from our fashion editor.

04/01/2016 By Heather Dunhill

Health & Fitness

Living Well

ARCPoint Labs Shows How Genetics Affect Your Response to Food and Exercise

Plus, a healthy cookie recipe from Bradenton's Retrobaked.

04/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Home & Real Estate

Money Talks

What $3 Million Buys in Sarasota

Here are three homes that fit the bill if you've got $3 million to spare.

04/01/2016 By Robert Plunket

News & City Life

Breezy Rider

Is it Safe to Bike in Sarasota?

Despite its biker-friendly topography, Sarasota can be a dangerous place for pedalers.

04/05/2016 By Isaac Eger

Positive Spin

5 Great Local Bike Rides

Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike--especially on one of these routes.

04/05/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Family Matters

How To: Camp With Kids

Don’t forget to pack the kids.

04/05/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Cozy Campers

Vintage Campers Make a Comeback

Walter Sayers restores old trailers with Second Chance Camper Restoration.

04/04/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Into the Wild

Five Overnight Adventures for Campers Old and New

Whether you're a seasoned pro or it's your first time out, our region offers camping experiences for everyone.

04/04/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

A Stubborn Man

NCF Alum Rob Bilott Battles a Chemical Polluter

A New College alum wages an 18-year battle against a chemical polluter.

04/01/2016 By Susan Burns

Fare Game

A Night in the Life of a Siesta Key Pedicab Driver

Writing doesn’t pay the bills. So Isaac Eger signed up to drive a pedicab on Siesta Key.

04/01/2016 By Isaac Eger

Mr. Chatterbox

My Search for Pee-wee Herman

The most famous Sarasotan? Mr. C says Pee-wee Herman, hands down.

04/01/2016 By Robert Plunket

Only in Sarasota

Illustration: Center for Asian Art, The Ringling

John Pirman illustrates The Ringling's striking new Center for Asian Art.

04/01/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

Travel & Outdoors

Travel

You'll Find Nature at Its Most Majestic in Blowing Rock, Boone and Linville

Hikers and rock climbers will delight in the options available to them in the Blowing Rock area.

04/18/2016 By Ilene Denton

Travel

Maggie Valley is a Nature Lover's Paradise

Maggie Valley's proximity to the Great Smoky Mountains provides excellent hiking, beautiful waterfalls and a chance to admire wildlife.

04/18/2016 By Ilene Denton

Travel

Bustling Highlands is an Easy Escape from Sarasota

The charming hamlet is filled with boutiques, fine restaurants and antique shops.

04/18/2016 By Ilene Denton

Travel

North Carolina is a Buyer's Market

The price is right on a piece of mountain paradise.

04/18/2016 By Ilene Denton

Travel

Get a Taste of the (Relatively) Big City in Asheville

Asheville was named No. 10 on Travel + Leisure's "World's Best Cities" list.

04/18/2016 By Ilene Denton