Your Guide to Boating in Paradise

Plus, sun-kissed spring fashions, new restaurant reviews and more. Your guide to boating in paradise; plus ,sun-kissed spring fashions, new restaurant reviews and more.

In this issue:

Arts & Entertainment

Rowing Fever

Boston Globe's Alex Beam on Why He Loves Rowing in Sarasota

Beam on why he rows here, there and everywhere.

03/31/2015 By Alex Beam


Author David Baldacci Visits Sarasota

Party Girl Loren Mayo takes us behind the scenes of author David Baldacci's recent visit to Sarasota for the Library Foundation Luncheon.

03/31/2015 By Loren Mayo

Eat & Drink


Sweet Treat: Jim's Small Batch Bakery's Lavender Creme Brulee

Get ready to drool over our dessert of the month.

03/31/2015 By Marsha Fottler


Brown Bag Provisions Opens at Artisan Cheese Company

Kelly Drost reopens her popular sandwich biz.

03/31/2015 By Megan McDonald


Restaurant Review: Pino's at Paradise Plaza

A beloved chef is back in a new restaurant space.

03/31/2015 By Marsha Fottler


Sarasota Restaurant and Dining News from Chef Judi

Are s'mores the new cronut? Plus, fresh produce from Sweetgrass Farms and a hot dish from Curry Creek Cafe in Nokomis.

03/30/2015 By Megan McDonald

Fashion & Shopping


Designer Sigrid Olsen Sketches Out New Life in Sarasota

With a new clothing line debuting on HSN, Sarasota's Sigrid Olsen is reinventing her career.

03/31/2015 By Ilene Denton


8 Great Sarasota Shopping Finds

Style editor Carol Tisch rounds up fresh new finds.

03/30/2015 By Carol Tisch


Four Spring Fashion and Beauty Trends to Try Now

Sarasota Magazine fashion editor Heather Dunhill rounds up four of-the-moment fashion and beauty trends.

03/30/2015 By Heather Dunhill


Spring Break Style: Fresh New Fashion

Fresh new spring fashions for a Lido Beach getaway.

03/30/2015 By Mark Farmwald

Health & Fitness


Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez on Why Golf is Good for Your Health

Plus, a new breakthrough in kids' eye care, and are e-cigarettes helpful or harmful?

04/02/2015 By Hannah Wallace

Home & Real Estate


How to Design the Perfect Outdoor Space

Jessica Napoli of Mark Dalton Custom Design shares the latest trends.

04/02/2015 By Marsha Fottler


News from the Sarasota Real Estate Market: April 2015

Advice for home builders, new home models and more.

04/02/2015 By Ilene Denton


Sarasota Pool Featured on HGTV's "Amazing Water Homes"

A Siesta Key fantasy lagoon earns its spot on HGTV's "Amazing Water Homes."

04/02/2015 By Ilene Denton


Is Harbor Acres Sarasota's Best Neighborhood?

This enclave of quiet wealth may be the best neighborhood in town.

04/02/2015 By Robert Plunket


For Sale: Private Island in Ruskin

Want to own your own private island? Here's how you can--and it's located just up the road in Ruskin.

03/30/2015 By Robert Plunket

News & City Life


F.I.S.H.BoatWorks Aims to Save Wooden Boats

A Cortez group of wooden boat restorers takes on its biggest project yet.

04/01/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield


How to Live the Sarasota Boating Life

We live in a boater's paradise. Let's chart your course.

04/01/2015 By Hannah Wallace


Mr. Chatterbox Visits the International Independent Showmen's Museum in Gibsonton

Freaks, girlie shows and other gems of Americana at a new Gibsonton museum.

03/30/2015 By Robert Plunket


Only in Sarasota: Bird Key Yacht Club

Illustrator John Pirman admires the Bird Key Yacht Club.

03/30/2015 By John Pirman


From the Editor: The Boating Issue

Pam Daniel launches our boating issue with her very own shipwreck story.

03/30/2015 By Pam Daniel