Listening to Diverse Voices

Sal Serbin on What It's Like to Be Native American in Sarasota

As a member of the Assiniboine Tribe, Sal Serbin works as an advocate for Indigenous people, bringing awareness to hardships they face.

11/23/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Jolly Holiday

The Best Holiday Events in Sarasota-Manatee

'Tis the season to explore what Sarasota has to offer. Enjoy these holiday events, from light shows to musical performances and charity events.

11/22/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How Can We Stay Healthy and Safe This Thanksgiving?

A Sarasota physician provides holiday health tips in the midst of flu season and Covid-19 concerns.

11/17/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are Some Common Myths About Alzheimer's Disease?

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. Here are what researchers say are the top five myths about living with the disease.

11/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth

The pandemic

Where Can Children Get the Covid-19 Vaccine in Sarasota?

Plus: other information parents need to know.

11/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Grab and go

Where to Get a Good Takeout Thanksgiving Dinner This Year

Want turkey and stuffing without having to cook? Order a feast to-go from one of these Sarasota restaurants.

11/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Opens New Venice Hospital

Construction of the new facility is complete. It will begin accepting patients this month.

11/09/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Save the Sea Cow

Here's How to Celebrate Manatee Awareness Month

November is Manatee Awareness Month. Here are some tips for celebrating and protecting our gentle giants.

11/04/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How Can We Practice Gratitude This November?

Here are some tips from a Sarasota school psychologist Tara Motzenbecker on the ways you can practice gratitude this month—and all year long.

11/03/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Bumpin' Up

Did Covid-19 Create a 'Baby Boom' in Sarasota?

There's been a nationwide decline in births, but not in Sarasota.

11/02/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Covid News

Should You Get a Covid-19 Booster Shot?

Booster shots are now approved for anyone age 18 and older—here's what you need to know.

11/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Film

New Scholarship Will Support Emerging Black Filmmakers

The Visions of the Black Experience film series will award more than $2,500 to filmmakers under the age of 25.

10/28/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Trick or Treat

The Best Halloween Events in Sarasota-Manatee

Enjoy trick-or-treating, costume contests, food and plenty of sweets at these Halloween events in Sarasota and Manatee.

10/28/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During Halloween Season

With Halloween season comes lots of sugar, which is delicious—but it can wreak havoc on your teeth and gums. Here are some healthy habits to keep in mind as you snack.

10/27/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Health

Can Improv Classes Sharpen Your Mind?

Improvisation classes are not just for actors. Florida Studio Theatre offers improv for anyone looking to improve mental health, cognition and memory.

10/26/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Actually...

The Cortez Post Office Will Remain Open Until the End of October

Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, announced Friday that the post office will remain open for longer than originally planned and that a long-term solution may soon be found.

10/22/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Fine Art

Watercolor Society Names Prize Winners in Its First Show of the Season

See all 10 award-winning watercolor pieces here.

10/22/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Mail fail

Cortez Residents Bemoan Plans to Close the Village's Post Office

Home delivery is not offered in parts of Cortez, which means many residents will have to drive to pick up their daily mail.

10/21/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What is Sleep Hygiene, and How Can We Improve Our Own?

Sleep hygiene promotes better sleep through an ideal bedroom environment and daily routines. A Sarasota specialist offers some background and tips.

10/20/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Good Vibrations

Can Sound Healing (Yes, Sound Healing) Cure What Ails You?

Kelly Gonzalez Palladino opened Mystical Oasis in Sarasota to share the power of sound with others.

10/19/2021 By Allison Forsyth