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Eat This Now

The Food Lovers' Guide to Sarasota

In a city brimming with delicious new options, your guide to the best markets, shops, purveyors and products.

10/27/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker, Megan McDonald, Ilene Denton, and Hannah Wallace

Top Stories

Secrets and Lies

Does a Classified Sarasota Investigation Hold Shocking Truths About 9/11?

Former Florida Sen. Bob Graham believes it does.

10/26/2016 By Lucy Morgan

Season Preview

A&E Season Preview 2016

Our top 24 picks in drama, dance, musicals, opera, art and more.

10/27/2016 By Kay Kipling, Ilene Denton, and Abby Weingarten

Table of Contents

Arts & Entertainment

Cultural Kiddos

How to Raise Kids Who Love the Arts

Cultivating a passion for arts and culture is easy in our region.

10/27/2016 By Abby Weingarten

The Final Curtain

Is It Time to Tear Down the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall?

Ilene Denton on her love for the Van Wezel—and why she feels its time for a new performing arts hall.

10/27/2016 By Ilene Denton

Season Preview

24 Shows You Must See This Season

Our top 24 picks (in no particular order) in drama, dance, musicals, opera, art—and more

10/27/2016 By Kay Kipling

The World in a Classroom

Searching for Diversity in Sarasota

When Sylvia Whitman moved to Sarasota, she searched for diversity. Then she signed up to teach an evening ESOL class.

10/26/2016 By Sylvia Whitman

Arts Everywhere

InspireSarasota! Kicks Off Nov. 5

The festival takes place in downtown Sarasota's Five Points Park.

10/26/2016 By Kay Kipling

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Urbanite Theatre

John Pirman sketches downtown Sarasota's sleek Urbanite Theatre.

10/26/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

Modern Times

Architect Victor Lundy is the Focus of This Year's Sarasota MODWeekend

The 93-year-old architect says he's looking forward to returning to Sarasota.

10/26/2016 By Ilene Denton

Best of Sarasota

Season Preview

A&E Season Preview 2016

Our top 24 picks in drama, dance, musicals, opera, art and more.

10/27/2016 By Kay Kipling, Ilene Denton, and Abby Weingarten

Eat This Now

The Food Lovers' Guide to Sarasota

In a city brimming with delicious new options, your guide to the best markets, shops, purveyors and products.

10/27/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker, Megan McDonald, Ilene Denton, and Hannah Wallace

Eat & Drink

Food Lovers' Guide

5 "Food Fighters" Who are Making a Difference in Our Community

Christa Leonard, Ryan Boeve and Arthur Lopes, Ed Chiles, and John Matthews aim to change the way we think about food.

10/27/2016 Illustrations by Andrew Theophilopoulous By Staff

Food Lovers' Guide

Why Aren't There More Local Farmers at the Downtown Market?

The Sarasota Farmers Market has over 50 vendors; only a handful grow and sell their own food.

10/27/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Food Lovers' Guide

Why I Spent a Day Killing Chickens

Cooper Levey-Baker on owning up to what eating meat entails.

10/27/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Food Lovers' Guide

Niche Markets: Your Best Bets for Global and Local Specialties

From local beef to Middle Eastern specialties, our region's got it all.

10/27/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Food Lovers' Guide

Stock Your Kitchen with These Locally Grown and Made Products

Our region boasts milk, honey, bottarga, jellies and more.

10/27/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The Secret Life of Pie

What It's Really Like to Make Pies with the Yoder's Bakers

Our amateur baker, web editor Megan McDonald, tests her skills in the Yoder's kitchen.

10/26/2016 By Megan McDonald

Food Lovers' Guide

There's a Local Farmers Market for Every Kind of Shopper

Top spots for fresh produce, seafood, local products and more.

10/26/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Fashion I.Q.

Here's Your November Style Dispatch

This month: '80s fashion makes a comeback, the coolest wireless headphones and a signature holiday cocktail.

10/26/2016 By Heather Dunhill

Fashion & Shopping

Score!

Sam June is the King of Junk

The visual curator for Norris Furniture & Interiors is the ultimate treasure hunter.

10/26/2016 By Ilene Denton

Health & Fitness

My World

Community AIDS Network Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

CAN chief advancement officer Scott George on a quarter-century of victories—and losses—against AIDS.

10/26/2016 With Scott George

Home & Real Estate

Burning Question

From the Editor: Can You Eat Fruit a Squirrel Has Bitten?

Editor Pam Daniel, chagrined about losing out on fruit from her trees, aims to find out.

10/26/2016 By Pam Daniel

News & City Life

Meter Madness

A Brief History of Downtown Sarasota Parking Meters

Sarasota's had an on-again, off-again love affair with downtown parking meters.

10/26/2016 By Susan Wallach

Made in SRQ

L-3 Aviation Products Manufactures Black Boxes Right Here in Sarasota

The company produces around 5,000 recorders here each year.

10/26/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Secrets and Lies

Does a Classified Sarasota Investigation Hold Shocking Truths About 9/11?

Former Florida Sen. Bob Graham believes it does.

10/26/2016 By Lucy Morgan