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Five Great Florida Cruises

These fabulous trips will float your boat.

03/28/2018

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Taco Crazy

The Best Tacos in Sarasota-Manatee

We admit it. We’re addicted to this humble Mexican street food.

03/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Mr. Chatterbox

The Genius and Daring of the Late Clifford Irving

The late author was one of the most colorful, disruptive and enigmatic figures in American literature.

03/28/2018 By Robert Plunket

Review

Restaurant Review: Eliza Ann's Coastal Kitchen

Southern specialties dominate at Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen.

03/28/2018 By Marsha Fottler

Table of Contents

Arts & Entertainment

Cheers to 20 Years

Twenty Years of Sarasota Film Festival Memories

A look back at SFF highlights.

03/28/2018 By Kay Kipling

On the Wall

Our Region's Coolest Street Art

More than 130 works of public art are on display in the cities of Sarasota and Bradenton.

03/28/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Hot Shot

Cardinal Mooney Grad Ryan McMahon Becomes Louisville's Shooting Star

For sheer inspiration, there may not be a better story than what 20-year-old Ryan McMahon of Sarasota is doing at the University of Louisville.

03/28/2018 By David Hackett

Mr. Chatterbox

The Genius and Daring of the Late Clifford Irving

The late author was one of the most colorful, disruptive and enigmatic figures in American literature.

03/28/2018 By Robert Plunket

Best of Sarasota

Taco Crazy

The Best Tacos in Sarasota-Manatee

We admit it. We’re addicted to this humble Mexican street food.

03/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Ships Ahoy!

Five Great Florida Cruises

These fabulous trips will float your boat.

03/28/2018

Eat & Drink

Mezcal Mania

Forget Tequila—Mezcal is Tacos' New Best Friend

Mezcal has a smokiness that comes from roasting the agave leaves in pits and a minerality that comes from the soil in which the plant grows.

03/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Taco Crazy

The 11 Best Tacos in Sarasota-Manatee

Plus a bunch of honorable mentions we couldn't leave out.

03/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Cabbage Queen

Sharon Juraszek Runs a Thriving Sauerkraut Company

Juraszek is an evangelist for the power of cabbage.

03/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Wake-Up Wows

Five Great Breakfast Sandwiches

Make mornings a little more delicious with these great options.

03/28/2018 By Marsha Fottler

Review

Restaurant Review: Eliza Ann's Coastal Kitchen

Southern specialties dominate at Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen.

03/28/2018 By Marsha Fottler

Recipe

Three Delicious Mezcal Cocktails

Whip up one of these sippers the next time you're contemplating a cocktail.

03/12/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Fashion & Shopping

Nature's Way

Trend Report: Natural Elements

Bring the outside into your decor.

03/28/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Home & Real Estate

Nip and Tuck

A 1960s Condominium Gets Its Best-Ever Facelift

A 1960s condominium gets its best-ever facelift.

03/28/2018 By Robert Plunket

News & City Life

Why I Care

Joel and Gail Morganroth Donate a Record-Breaking $15 Million to Ringling College of Art and Design

Their gift will endow a chair in the college’s newest major, Virtual Reality Development, as well as help fund capital projects, equipment, scholarships and the new Sarasota Museum of Art.

03/28/2018 By Ilene Denton

What I've Learned

Lessons on Building Companies and Community from Chuck Barancik

Chuck Barancik and his family set up a $100 million foundation to benefit Sarasota youth and humanitarian causes.

03/28/2018 By Susan Burns

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Tillandsia Warhol Wall

Illustrator John Pirman captures Andy Warhol’s spirit in Selby Gardens’ show Warhol: Flowers in the Factory.

03/28/2018 By John Pirman

Heat Index

Five Great Kayak Trips

A paddle pro shares best places to go.

03/28/2018 By Ilene Denton

Made in SRQ

Made in SRQ: Sun Hydraulics Counterbalance Valves

Precision Sarasota engineering.

03/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Get Buzzed

Sarasota Honey Co. Starts Free Beekeeping Classes

It's a labor of love for beekeeper Alma Johnson.

03/28/2018 By Megan McDonald

Taco Crazy

Life Inside a Sarasota Tortilleria

97 million tortillas and counting.

03/28/2018 By Isaac Eger

Needlework

Tattoo Artist Travis Franklin’s Hive Caps Go Global

The market potential is huge.

03/28/2018 By Hannah Wallace

From the Editor

From the Editor: Hear Them Roar

Susan Burns on youth and the gun debate.

03/19/2018 By Susan Burns

Travel & Outdoors

Ships Ahoy!

No Kids, Poker or Umbrella Drinks on this Viking Sky Adventure

Great travel really is about the journey as much as the destination.

03/28/2018 By Pam Daniel

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What to Pack for a Cruise

Travel agent and cruise expert Lael Hazan’s must list.

03/28/2018 By Nancy Joy Cook

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Tips for Finding a Value Cruise

You can increase your chances for a good deal with these tricks.

03/28/2018 By Nancy Joy Cook

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Disney Blends Kid Fun with Grown-Up Appeal

It may come as a happy surprise that Disney ships are not floating theme parks.

03/28/2018 By Suzanne Rowan Kelleher

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MSC Seaside Delivers Affordable Razzle Dazzle

The cruises are also a great option for families.

03/28/2018 By Pam Daniel