Queens of Vulgar

The Sarasota Lady Arm Wrestlers Take an Unorthodox Approach to Fund Raising

Less buttoned-up gala, more shock and awe.

12/27/2017 By Megan McDonald

What I've Learned

Life Lessons from Former Universal Studios CEO Bob Gault

Life lessons from Bob Gault, former top exec at Universal Studios and Sea World.

12/27/2017 By Susan Burns

One Day

A Day in the Life of Gocio Elementary Food Service Manager Diana Losier

Food services manager Diana Losier and her team of six serve lunch to 530 students at Gocio Elementary School every day in addition to offering breakfast to 300 and preparing supper for students who stay after the school day.

12/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Mr. Chatterbox

The Ghostly Links Between Lido Key's Sandcastle Resort, the Late Leona Helmsley—and Donald Trump

Future historians who ignore Leona while studying Trump do so at their peril. There are too many connections, too many similarities, too much shared history.

12/27/2017 By Robert Plunket

Unity Awards 2018

Sarasota Magazine Hosts the 2018 Unity Awards

The Unity Awards celebrate the people, companies and projects advancing equality, diversity and inclusion in our community and around the world.

12/18/2017

New hires

Talent Management Company Adds New Staffer

Karen Russell recently joined Sarasota's MBJ Group to assist in expansion efforts.

12/06/2017 By staff

Holiday Cheer

White House Decorator Coleen Christian Burke Will Speak at Selby Gardens Next Week

Coleen Christian Burke shares behind-the-scenes stories of all the "blood, sweat and glitter" involved in decorating the White House for the holidays.

12/01/2017 By Megan McDonald

Mr. Chatterbox

The Strange Stories of Sarasota's Senior Celebrities

What do you do when you’ve been in the public eye for years, and then the spotlight starts to shift? If you’re like many aging celebrities, you move to Sarasota.

11/29/2017 By Robert Plunket

One Day

A Day in the Life of Cortez Boat Captain Kathe Fannon

Kathe Fannon makes sea adventures.

11/29/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Dear Marie

Remembering Marie Selby

An ode to the woman who gave us Selby Gardens.

11/29/2017 By Ilene Denton

What I've Learned

Karen Solem Discusses Her Long Career Working with Romance Authors

For two decades, Solem has been one of the most influential figures in the genre of romance fiction.

11/29/2017 By David Hackett

Profiles

Meet the Family Behind Venice's Coach House RVs

Quality and innovation drive expansion at Coach House RVs of Venice.

11/21/2017 By Vicki Dean

Rock Your Retreats

Eight Ways to Rock Your Offsite Meeting

Before investing your time and money, here are eight steps to ensure your meeting gets the results you want.

11/20/2017 By Vicki Dean

Menus and Mountains

S'macks Founder Alex Floethe Climbs Mountains When He's Not Working

In June, Floethe made it to Everest's base camp after an 18-day climb.

11/14/2017 By Katherine Flanders

Color Her Excited

The Evolving Plans for the Sarasota Museum of Art

Anne-Marie Russell is a woman on a mission.

10/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Ageless Annie

At 99, Annie Solomon Remains a Bright Light in the Local Arts Scene

Artists, art lovers, students and retirees all want to hang out with her.

10/30/2017 By Charlie Husking

Education

'Leadership Boot Camp' Is Friday

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota and Leadership Simplified are partnering to offer the class.

10/23/2017 By staff

What I've Learned

Politics, Baseball and Women's Issues Have Fueled Lucy Calautti's Career

Calautti is the former director of government relations for Major League Baseball.

10/23/2017 By David Hackett

A Voice That Carries

For More Than 50 Years, Voice Actor Paul Anthony Has Enlivened the Airwaves

Downtown Sarasota resident Paul Anthony got his start in 1964 in Washington, D.C.

10/17/2017 By David Hackett

Innovators

AdRizer Measures Digital Revenue for Its Clients

Steve Flee and Ken Bond co-founded marketing and analytics firm AdRizer.

10/16/2017 By Rick Morgan