The Best of Sarasota 2022

282 Top Doctors! Plus, the rise of our crypto community.

In this issue:

Arts & Entertainment

Mr. Chatterbox Returns

Mr. Chatterbox Makes His Own List of Banned Books

Perhaps the following books once had some merit, but in these “woke” times they constitute a clear and present danger, and they need to be “canceled” ASAP.

05/10/2022 By Robert Plunket

Best of Sarasota

Best of Sarasota

The Best of Sarasota 2022

Celebrating the region’s best arts, dining, shopping and more.

05/13/2022 By The Editors

Article

The Best of Sarasota 2022: Readers' Choice

Each year, we give our readers the chance to tell us about their favorite restaurants, shops and services around Sarasota-Manatee. Here’s what you selected.

05/13/2022

Best of Sarasota

The Best of Sarasota 2022: Editors' Picks

Celebrating the region’s best arts, dining, shopping and more.

05/13/2022 By The Editors

Eat & Drink

By George

Georgie's Garden Café and Bar George Brighten Up the Daytime Dining Scene

Georgie's and Bar George are located near the University Town Center mall. They’re both owned by George Wood, a Naples restaurateur.

05/05/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Health & Fitness

Stay Neutral

A Better Way to Discuss Fitness, Health and Weight

“You can’t determine someone’s health by the shape of their body.”

05/05/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Home & Real Estate

Modern Warmth

Earthy Touches Meet Cool Style in Guy Peterson’s Latest Siesta Key Home

Homeowners Julie and Chuck Floyd bought the property as an empty lot in 2013 for $1.9 million and waited until 2019 to build. Here's a peek inside.

05/05/2022 By Kim Doleatto

News & City Life

The Path Forward

Photographer Carlton Ward Jr. Is Using His Lens to Help Save Wild Florida

The story of the Florida panther is one of near extinction, followed by a dramatic rebound and a shaky status quo.

05/05/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Crypto Club

Sarasota Is a Hub for Cryptocurrency Entrepreneurs

Sarasota, a place best known for its white sand beaches and its world-class arts scene, has become a destination and an incubator for some of the biggest players in the young and hungry Wild West of crypto.

05/02/2022 By Isaac Eger