Best Bakeries

We brought home the dough—your guide to the upper crust of Southwest Florida bakeries. We brought home the dough—your guide to the upper crust of Southwest Florida bakeries. Plus, the 268 Top Doctors in Sarasota-Manatee.

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Arts & Entertainment

Claws Out

A New TV Show Set in Manatee County Tackles Sex, Drugs and Beauty Products

Show creator Eliot Laurence chose to set the Claws in the Sarasota-Manatee area after falling in love with the region during trips here with his mother.

06/05/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Star Circus

Circus Sarasota Heads to the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Our hometown troupe headlines this month’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

05/31/2017 By Ilene Denton

Best of Sarasota

Best Bakeries

Sarasota's Best Bakeries

Your guide to the region’s best bakeries, plus pastry perfection, loaves we love—and more.

05/25/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat & Drink

Best Bakeries

These are Sarasota's Most Beautiful Pastries

They're too pretty to eat. Almost.

06/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Beach Eats

The Best Local Beach Eats

The best concessions stands, from north to south.

06/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Icelandia

Cold Brew Coffee Makes Sarasota Summers Survivable

Cooper Levey-Baker pens an ode to the cold stuff.

05/30/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Breadwinners

Our Five Favorite Loaves of Bread

From everyone's favorite sourdough to a German classic, here are our picks for the best loaves of bread in town.

05/25/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Pastry Perfection

Tom Gumpel Dreams Up Great New Goodies for Panera

"Wherever flour flies, you'll find me."

05/25/2017 By Pam Daniel

Review

Restaurant Review: Prime Serious Steak

Prime is, indeed, serious about steak.

05/24/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Fashion & Shopping

Garden Party

Trend Report: Florals

Rugs, cards, dinnerware and more: here's how to get your flower on.

05/26/2017 By Alicia King Robinson

Health & Fitness

Mr. Chatterbox

Our Humor Columnist Gets Personal About the Disease Men Fear Most

This month: Mr. Chatterbox talks prostate cancer.

06/01/2017 By Robert Plunket

Home & Real Estate

Offers They Couldn't Refuse

Seaward Development Buys Out Tiny Downtown Condo Building

The price was right for former owners at downtown’s Versailles.

06/01/2017 By Ilene Denton

View Master

Home Tour: A Sleek New Golden Gate Point Condo

It’s all about the vistas.

05/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

News & City Life

Backyard Bedouins

Step Inside a Sarasota Couple's Kazakhstani Yurt

Wayne and Patti Eastep's backyard yurt is a reflection of their time spent with a nomadic Bedouin tribe.

06/01/2017 By Pam Daniel

Heat Wave

Think Sarasota Summers Are Unbearable? Just Wait.

Here's what rising temperatures will mean for our region.

06/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Hart’s Landing, Weekday Morning

Illustrator John Pirman sketches a weekday scene at the city's oldest bait and tackle shop.

06/01/2017 By John Pirman

From the Editor

A Gator Tale

In Florida, gators can be the biggest of all pests

05/26/2017 By Pam Daniel

Heat Index

Nancy Parrish Leads a National Battle Against Sexual Harassment in the Military

"I realized all my life experience led me to this moment."

05/26/2017 By Kay Kipling