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Great Boating Adventures

Your Guide to Boating in Sarasota

You won’t miss the boat with this guide to family fun on our beautiful local waters.

03/31/2017 By Tom Bayles, Ilene Denton, and Isaac Eger

Top Stories

What the Carpenter Built

Joe Volpe Has Big Plans for Sarasota Ballet

Joe Volpe rose from the bottom to lead the Metropolitan Opera. Now he's laying plans for Sarasota Ballet's future.

03/29/2017 By Scott Vogel

Home Again

An Architecture Lover Gives New Life to Her Childhood Dwelling

Tamara El Boukfaoui restores her 1950s home with love.

03/31/2017 By Ilene Denton

Siesta Sanctuary

Siesta Key Beach is Home to One of the Most Consequential Conservation Areas in Sarasota County

A sliver of beach is a lifeline for the imperiled snowy plover.

03/29/2017 By David Hackett

Table of Contents

Arts & Entertainment

Ice, Ice Baby

"My Life as a Rink Rat"

Adrenaline, laughter and deep-forged bonds on a Florida Women's Hockey League team.

03/29/2017 By Hannah Wallace

The Art of Ashes

Sarasota-Based Eternal Ware Creates Pottery Out of Human Remains

A rise in cremations sparks a business opportunity.

03/29/2017 By Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell

Strictly Sedaris

David Sedaris Talks Comedy

Sedaris will give a talk April 19 at the Van Wezel.

03/29/2017 By Kay Kipling

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Ca'd'Zan

This month: Ca’ d’Zan at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

03/28/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

Best of Sarasota

Great Boating Adventures

Your Guide to Boating in Sarasota

You won’t miss the boat with this guide to family fun on our beautiful local waters.

03/31/2017 By Tom Bayles, Ilene Denton, and Isaac Eger

Eat & Drink

Great Boating Adventures

The Best Dockside Dining in Sarasota

Tie up and chow down.

03/31/2017 By Tom Bayles

Straight Up

Your Guide to This Year's Whiskey Obsession Festival

The man behind this month’s Whiskey Obsession Festival explains the dark spirits.

03/29/2017 By Susan Burns

Restaurant Review

Restaurant Review: Cask & Ale

Small plates, big flavor.

03/28/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Home & Real Estate

Home Again

An Architecture Lover Gives New Life to Her Childhood Dwelling

Tamara El Boukfaoui restores her 1950s home with love.

03/31/2017 By Ilene Denton

Home Again

An Architecture Lover Gives New Life to Her Childhood Dwelling

Tamara El Boukfaoui restores her 1950s home with love.

03/29/2017 By Ilene Denton Photography by Ryan Gamma

Blush Rush

Blush Pink is the Color of the Moment

From pillows to rugs, these finds will keep you on trend.

03/29/2017 By Alicia King Robinson

News & City Life

On the Hook

Freedom is Sweet for the Liveaboards Off Bradenton Beach

Living's not easy, though.

03/31/2017 By Isaac Eger

Incredible Journey

A Local Sailor Crosses the Atlantic With His 14-Year-Old Grandson

Joe Barnette and his grandson, Robbie, sailed from the Bird Key Yacht Club to England.

03/31/2017 By Ilene Denton

What the Carpenter Built

Joe Volpe Has Big Plans for Sarasota Ballet

Joe Volpe rose from the bottom to lead the Metropolitan Opera. Now he's laying plans for Sarasota Ballet's future.

03/29/2017 By Scott Vogel

Mr. Chatterbox

Our Humor Columnist Shops for Trump Merchandise

Mr. C sets out to examine some important questions about Trump merchandise: Is it any good? What does it say about the family that has created it? And where can you buy it in Sarasota?

03/29/2017 By Robert Plunket

Mind Goggling

Inside the World of Virtual Reality

Local pioneers push the boundaries of new technology.

03/29/2017 By Robert Bowden

Siesta Sanctuary

Siesta Key Beach is Home to One of the Most Consequential Conservation Areas in Sarasota County

A sliver of beach is a lifeline for the imperiled snowy plover.

03/29/2017 By David Hackett

Made in Sarasota

Made in Sarasota: MosquitoPaQ Sunscreen and Repellant

Summer just got more bearable.

03/29/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Drone Ranger

Tim Nilson Makes Parts for Drones

Former Sony Music CTO Nilson's Sarasota-based company offers high-performance components for drone-racing pilots.

03/29/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Change Agent

Can the "Prince of Darkness" Become a Beacon of Hope?

The 48-year-old Venice accountant has a reputation as the money man behind scores of Florida political campaigns.

03/29/2017 By David Hackett

Why I Care

Carol and Mort Siegler Fund Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council

"We need to make statements and be proactive.”

03/29/2017 By Ilene Denton

Travel & Outdoors

Great Boating Adventures

Your Guide to Boating in Sarasota

How to enjoy our beautiful waterways.

03/31/2017 By Tom Bayles

From the Editor

Behind the Scenes of Our Boating Issue

Pam Daniel takes the boating plunge.

03/29/2017 By Pam Daniel