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Guide to Giving

Our 2016-2017 Guide to Giving

544 ways to volunteer, give back and love our city.

09/12/2016

Top Stories

Out for Blood

Zika Has Landed

The disease is just the latest threat in Florida’s long-running war against mosquitoes.

08/22/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Everett Dennison

Power Players

Meet the 25 Most Influential Men and Women in Sarasota Today

Each of the 25 power players on our list wields major clout in our community.

08/31/2016 By Susan Burns, Tony D'Souza, Pam Daniel, Ilene Denton, Kay Kipling, and Cooper Levey-Baker

Siren Call

Restaurant Review: Veronica Fish & Oyster

At Veronica Fish & Oyster, seafood shines.

08/30/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Table of Contents

Arts & Entertainment

Mr. Chatterbox

Our Humor Columnist Checks into the Hospital for a Routine Procedure

And then this happens.

09/02/2016 By Robert Plunket

Game On

College Football Season is Upon Us

Every autumn, solid citizens turn into crazed UF and FSU fans.

08/31/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Peculiar Child

How an Englewood Kid Dreamed Up the New Tim Burton Movie

Author Ransom Riggs says his Englewood childhood “fueled his imagination” and helped inspire his first novel, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

08/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

In Town

Beach Boys' Brian Wilson Comes to Sarasota on Sept. 11 in Celebration of Pet Sounds

We asked Wilson about the 50th anniversary of Pet Sounds and his career.

08/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

On Our Radar

Selby Gardens Exhibit Showcases Rare Antique Botanical Illustrations

The two-part exhibit will run from Aug. 26-Nov. 27.

08/25/2016 By Ilene Denton

Best of Sarasota

Guide to Giving

Our 2016-2017 Guide to Giving

544 ways to volunteer, give back and love our city.

09/12/2016

Power Players

Meet the 25 Most Influential Men and Women in Sarasota Today

Each of the 25 power players on our list wields major clout in our community.

08/31/2016 By Susan Burns, Tony D'Souza, Pam Daniel, Ilene Denton, Kay Kipling, and Cooper Levey-Baker

Eat & Drink

Nice Rice

Our 5 Favorite Risotto Dishes

We consider risotto the ultimate comfort food. Here are 5 places to get a great plate.

08/31/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Flour Power

Bradenton's Flowers Baking Co. Produces Almost 2 Million Pounds of Bread Each Week

The bakery also goes through almost 59 million pounds of white and wheat flour each year.

08/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The Feed

C'est La Vie and Jpan Open Second Locations Out East

Plus, news on downtown's new Lila and Boca Kitchen and Bar and the sudden glut of burgers in this town.

08/30/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Siren Call

Restaurant Review: Veronica Fish & Oyster

At Veronica Fish & Oyster, seafood shines.

08/30/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Fashion & Shopping

Fashion I.Q.

Our Favorite Fashion and Beauty Finds for September

Genius looks and loot from our fashion editor.

09/02/2016 By Heather Dunhill

Costume Drama

A Sarasota Theater Inspires a New York Designer's Closet

Alba Clemente's New York closet is modeled after the Historic Asolo Theater.

08/31/2016 By Kay Kipling

Health & Fitness

Human Guinea Pig

Sarasota is Fertile Ground for Clinical Trials

A writer with COPD checks out one of Sarasota’s many clinical trials.

08/31/2016 By Robert Bowden

Home & Real Estate

Door Candy

Doorknobs by Sarasota Design Pioneer Ruth Richmond are Hot Collectibles

Ruth Richmond's doorknobs are classic examples of 1960s elegance.

09/22/2016 By Robert Plunket

News & City Life

One Day

A Day in the Life of Sarasota Police Officer Devin Epps

Officer Devin Epps helps keep the streets of downtown Sarasota safe.

09/02/2016 By Pam Daniel Photography by Robert Castro

From the Editor

About Those Powerful People

Pam Daniel on Sarasota's new power grid.

08/31/2016 By Pam Daniel

Powerball

How to Win the Influence Game in Sarasota

We asked attorney Morgan Bentley to share his analysis of power in our city.

08/31/2016 By Morgan Bentley

Why I Care

Wayne Hoitt Restores Vintage Boats for Historic Spanish Point

Hoitt scrapes, patches, paints and repairs the two boats at Historic Spanish Point.

08/31/2016 By Ilene Denton

History

Who Says Nothing Happens in Sarasota in September?

Reports of September's deadness have been greatly exaggerated.

08/31/2016

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Sarasota High School

John Pirman illustrates the Paul Rudolph-designed Sarasota High School

08/30/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

Out for Blood

Zika Has Landed

The disease is just the latest threat in Florida’s long-running war against mosquitoes.

08/22/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Everett Dennison