Volunteer Heroes

These Volunteers Help Make Sarasota a Better Place

Four men and women who inspire.

08/29/2018 By Staff

Top Stories

Breaking Away

The Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center Helps Women and Men Flee Abusive Relationships

In 2017, law enforcement reported more than 1,400 domestic violence offenses in Sarasota County.

08/29/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

A Path Forward

Should the Legacy Trail Be Extended?

Voters will answer the question in November, when they will decide whether to approve a bond referendum that would pay for the project.

08/29/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Ageless Beauty

'It Felt Liberating': Model Roxanne Gould Defies the Fashion Industry's Expectations About Aging

One of the first successful gray-haired models, Gould has worked with Iman, Cheryl Tiegs and Jerry Hall and appeared on the covers of a variety of international Vogue magazines.

08/29/2018 By Megan McDonald

Table of Contents

Arts & Entertainment

Water Ways

Watercolor Artists, Teachers and Enthusiasts Gather for a Really Big Show

The Florida Watercolor Society's 47th annual exhibition, convention and trade show takes place here this month.

08/31/2018 By Kay Kipling

Music Behind Bars

Can Music Help Prisoners Dealing with the Stresses of Incarceration?

“A lot of inmates believed they benefited from the performances and look forward to more opportunities," says Sarasota corrections treatment specialist Sandra Goluch.

08/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

What I've Learned

At 74, Tony Jacklin Has Never Been Happier

Jacklin still swings the sticks, but now devotes more of his time to artistic woodworking, as well as to designing and renovating golf courses and co-writing his first novel, Bad Lies, published this summer.

08/29/2018 By David Hackett

Civil Rights

Sincerely, the Black Kids Examines Racism on College Campuses

Miles Iton, a New College of Florida graduate, says he faced racially motivated backlash from fellow students that shocked him.

08/29/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat & Drink

Ice, Ice Baby

Snowballs, a Chilly New Orleans Treat, Come to St. Armands Circle

They're the perfect antidote to hot, sticky Florida days.

08/31/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Restaurant Review

At His Darwin Evolutionary Cuisine, Chef Darwin Santa Maria Has Found a New Home

The menu is an Endless Summer of flavors and techniques the chef has become known for.

08/31/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Yap!

Motorworks Brewery Goes to the Dogs—for a Good Cause

The Animal Network hosts a Yappy Hour extravaganza at the brewery every third Sunday of the month.

08/29/2018 By Ilene Denton

Hello, Mellow

New Pizza Spot Mellow Mushroom Opens on the South Trail

Whether you’re stoned and starving or just starving, check it out.

07/18/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Fashion & Shopping

Mix It Up

Trend Report: Mix and Match

Good design is no longer matchy-matchy. Mix and marry these classic and modern home accessories to fit your own personal style.

08/29/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Health & Fitness

Fertile Ground

Open Arms Surrogacy Celebrates Its 15th Year Helping Couples Who Struggle With Infertility

Souad Dreyfus’ surrogacy business satisfies a growing demand.

08/29/2018 By Nancy Joy Cook

Home & Real Estate

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Schechter House Pool, San Remo Estates

That cherry red balloon dog pool toy just adds a smile.

08/10/2018 By John Pirman

News & City Life

Gifts Guide

Three Recent Mega-Gifts Signal a Seismic Shift in Sarasota's Philanthropic Landscape

2018 has been the year of giving generously.

08/29/2018 By Ilene Denton

From the Editor

From the Editor: Betty Schoenbaum's Love and Philanthropy Helped Shape Sarasota

Betty, who passed away in July just short of her 101st birthday, was a tangible example that helping others just might be the ticket to a meaningful life.

08/29/2018 By Susan Burns

Year of the Bird

In This Year of the Bird, 10 Species Local Birdwatchers Love to Spot

Sarasota is a bird lover's paradise.

08/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Skip the Straw

A New Group Works to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic

Rethinking Plastic Sarasota holds quarterly meetings to educate the public about plastic consumption, reduction and legislation.

08/29/2018 By Megan McDonald

Breaking Away

The Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center Helps Women and Men Flee Abusive Relationships

In 2017, law enforcement reported more than 1,400 domestic violence offenses in Sarasota County.

08/29/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Let's Party

How to Throw a Fabulous Party

Tips from Laura Wood, Asolo Repertory Theatre's events manager.

08/29/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Volunteer Heroes

These Volunteers Help Make Sarasota a Better Place

Four men and women who inspire.

08/29/2018 By Staff

Ageless Beauty

'It Felt Liberating': Model Roxanne Gould Defies the Fashion Industry's Expectations About Aging

One of the first successful gray-haired models, Gould has worked with Iman, Cheryl Tiegs and Jerry Hall and appeared on the covers of a variety of international Vogue magazines.

08/29/2018 By Megan McDonald

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Tours the Humane Society

Mr. C shines the spotlight on five hard-to-adopt pets.

08/29/2018 By Robert Plunket

One County

Should Longboat Key Belong to Sarasota or Manatee County?

Longboat Key has two suitors. Is it time to choose?

08/29/2018 By Susan Burns

Travel & Outdoors

A Path Forward

Should the Legacy Trail Be Extended?

Voters will answer the question in November, when they will decide whether to approve a bond referendum that would pay for the project.

08/29/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker