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Rise & Dine

Your Guide to Sarasota’s Best Breakfast Spots

It’s easy to make a passable breakfast. It’s difficult to make an outstanding one.

01/25/2016 By Staff

Top Stories

Out East

Nine Reasons to Love Lakewood Ranch

For more than 20 years, a new city has been rising to the east. Here are nine reasons to celebrate that right now.

01/25/2016 By Ilene Denton

Road Show

A History of the Ringling Circus Train

As great rail trips go, the Orient Express had nothing on the Ringling circus train.

01/25/2016 By Loomis Dean

Live from New York

Review: Sol Meyer NY Deli Opens on Main Street

Sol Meyer NY Deli on Main Street offers Jewish soul food like pastrami sandwiches, latkes, matzoh ball soup and more.

01/25/2016 By Marsha Fottler Photography by Chad Spencer

Mr. Chatterbox

The Presidential Candidates by the Book

Mr. C reads each presidential candidate's autobiography. Here's what he learned.

01/18/2016

Trending

New Design Rules for Modern Kitchens

Local designers share their tips for creating eye-popping yet functional kitchens.

01/25/2016 By Ilene Denton

Table of Contents

Arts & Entertainment

Hats Off to Dolly!

Circus Gala

The 2016 Circus Gala honoring circus co-founder Dolly Jacobs was held under the Big Top on Friday, Jan. 29.

02/02/2016 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Eat & Drink

Rise & Dine

Your Guide to Sarasota’s Best Breakfast Spots

It’s easy to make a passable breakfast. It’s difficult to make an outstanding one.

01/25/2016 By Staff

Grab 'N Go

Where to Eat Breakfast When You're on the Run

Where--and what--to eat when you're on the go.

01/25/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat This Now

Nine Doughnuts to Eat Before You Die

From red velvet to pork-stuffed, here are eight local doughnuts guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth.

01/25/2016 By Megan McDonald

Date Night

CineBistro Opens This Month at Westfield Siesta Key

The 35,000-square-foot space includes a modern bar and dining area and comfy leather seats in the theaters.

01/25/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Sweet Success

Alma Johnson Harvests Honey for a Good Cause

Sarasota Honey Co.'s Alma Johnson and her Italian queen bees produce pure Sarasota honey.

01/25/2016 By Megan McDonald

Live from New York

Review: Sol Meyer NY Deli Opens on Main Street

Sol Meyer NY Deli on Main Street offers Jewish soul food like pastrami sandwiches, latkes, matzoh ball soup and more.

01/25/2016 By Marsha Fottler Photography by Chad Spencer

Baconator

An Ode to Bacon

Noveliest Adam Davies pens an ode to the forbidden meat.

01/25/2016 By Adam Davies

Calling All Nighthawks

Midnight Breakfast at the Waffle House

While the world sleeps, breakfast—and an iconic American experience—await.

01/25/2016 Photography by Cooper Levey-Baker

Global Breakfasts

Around the World in 5 Bites

Eat your way around the globe without leaving town.

01/25/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Rise and Dine

The 23 Top Breakfast Spots in Sarasota-Manatee

Our guide to the region's finest breakfast spots.

01/25/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Fashion & Shopping

Fashion I.Q.

4 Great Fashion and Beauty Finds for February

Genius looks and loot from fashion editor Heather Dunhill.

02/01/2016 By Heather Dunhill

Shopping

Trend Report: Graphic Designs Add Modern Energy to Home and Fashion Finds

Fashion editor Heather Dunhill shares her favorite printed, patterned design finds this month.

02/01/2016 By Heather Dunhill

Home & Real Estate

On the Homefront

This Month's Top Real Estate Sales, Big Deals, Neighborhood News and More

This month's notable neighborhood and real estate news.

01/25/2016 By Ilene Denton

Trending

New Design Rules for Modern Kitchens

Local designers share their tips for creating eye-popping yet functional kitchens.

01/25/2016 By Ilene Denton

Crushing On

Jewels on the Bay Designer Showhouse Co-Chair Joyce Hart Shares Her Current Interior Design Loves

Joyce Hart, who's co-chairing the 2016 Jewels on the Bay Designer Showhouse, shares her favorite home and decor trends right now.

01/25/2016 By Ilene Denton

It's a Classic

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Brno Armchair Offers Easy Elegance

This Brno chair was created by Mies van der Rohe and his design partner, Lily Reich, for a couple whose grandson lives in Sarasota.

01/25/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Neighborhood Watch

The Landings is One of Sarasota's Hottest Neighborhoods

Developed in the '80s and '90s, The Landings has both single-family homes and condos of every kind.

01/25/2016 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: Lakewood Ranch

There are many reasons to love Lakewood Ranch—even if you don’t live there.

01/06/2016 Edited by Ilene Denton

News & City Life

Talking Points

How to Sound Smart About: Making Florida's State Parks Free

The Florida Legislature is considering waiving entrance fees at state parks for an entire year, starting July 1.

02/01/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Dept. of Unintended Consequences

Did Florida’s Crackdown on Pill Mills Create a Heroin Epidemic?

After a 2011 crackdown on pain clinics, heroin use has soared.

02/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Architecture

Only in Sarasota: Center for Architecture Sarasota

For this month's Only in Sarasota illustration, John Pirman sketches the newly restored Center for Architecture Sarasota.

01/25/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

Road Show

A History of the Ringling Circus Train

As great rail trips go, the Orient Express had nothing on the Ringling circus train.

01/25/2016 By Loomis Dean

Out East

Survey: Ask the Ranchers

We polled a sampling of Lakewood Ranch residents to see how they feel about the place they call home.

01/25/2016 By Staff

Out East

Restaurants at the Ranch

Dining out is a popular Lakewood Ranch activity; here are 12 great restaurant options.

01/25/2016 By Ilene Denton

Out East

Nine Reasons to Love Lakewood Ranch

For more than 20 years, a new city has been rising to the east. Here are nine reasons to celebrate that right now.

01/25/2016 By Ilene Denton

Mr. Chatterbox

The Presidential Candidates by the Book

Mr. C reads each presidential candidate's autobiography. Here's what he learned.

01/18/2016

My New Hometown

New College’s Emily Saarinen is Saving Florida Butterflies

The NCF professor continues her research into using genetics to save certain Florida butterfly species from extinction.

01/18/2016 By Ilene Denton Photography by Jennifer Soos

Plant Love

Selby Gardens 40th Anniversary Orchid Show Kicks Off February 14

Nearly 2,000 orchids will be on display.

01/18/2016 By Ilene Denton