Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go Watch a Polo Match at Sarasota Polo Club

The fast-paced yet posh sport of polo is played in Lakewood Ranch at 1 p.m. every Sunday.

12/23/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Cuckoo for coquito

This Christmas, Try Coquito, a Puerto Rican Drink Similar to Eggnog

Coquito, or 'small coconut' in English, is made with rum and coconut flavors.

12/18/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Sky time

Look for the Rare 'Christmas Star' in the Night Sky on Monday, Dec. 21

The planets Jupiter and Saturn will appear the closest they've been since 1623.

12/16/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Play Mini Golf at Smuggler's Cove

A round of mini golf might just become your new fun family holiday tradition.

12/09/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Teen Talent

Young Sarasota Musician Releases First Self-Produced Album

Brandon Wilson has released his first self-produced EP, and will perform a variety of songs with Music Compound on Friday, Dec. 11

12/09/2020 By Allison Forsyth

10,000 Steps

Explore Your City With These Five Walking Adventures

Learn some history about the community, see the sights and feel better, too.

12/07/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker, Susan Burns, Kay Kipling, Allison Forsyth, and Ilene Denton

Good Brews

New Downtown Coffee Shop Hires People With Disabilities

Rise Coffee Co. & Nye's Cream Sandwiches on State Street was created to provide job opportunities for the disabled community.

12/04/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Season's Greetings

Our Big List of Sarasota Holiday Events

Yes, things will be different this year—but there's still lots of fun to be had. Here's your guide to the festivities.

12/03/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go to a Holiday Snow Park in Dade City

Snowcat Ridge Alpine Snow Park is bringing the fun of a snowy mountainside to sunny Florida.

12/02/2020 By Allison Forsyth

The next generation

Ocean Conservation Summit Celebrates 10 Years of Inspiring Young Activists

In its first decade, the annual summit held at Mote has had a big impact around the country.

12/01/2020 By Allison Forsyth

10,000 Steps

Downtown Bradenton Offers Everything a Walker Might Want

The neighborhood offers a picturesque, easily accessible waterfront park; public art; and a charming historic district.

12/01/2020 Photography by Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go Play Tennis at G.T. Bray Park

Hit the courts at G.T. Bray Park in Bradenton after you've enjoyed your Thanksgiving feast.

11/25/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Explore Palma Sola Botanical Park

Stop and smell the flowers at this free botanical park in northwest Bradenton.

11/18/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Let's talk turkey

Our Big List of Places That Are Offering Thanksgiving Dinner Meals To-Go

Don't want to cook Thanksgiving dinner? You're in luck.

11/11/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Join the Lakewood Ranch Mindful Triathlon

The second annual Mindful Triathlon includes a virtual 5k, meditation and yoga at Bob Gardner Park on Saturday, November 14.

11/11/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Creative Spirits

Meet Eight Local Artists Who Find Inspiration Everywhere

Even a pandemic can't stop these creatives from practicing their crafts.

11/07/2020 By Allison Forsyth, Cooper Levey-Baker, Kay Kipling, Susan Burns, and Megan McDonald Photography by Jenny Acheson

Creative Spirits

John Sims Creates Change Through Art

“I want to get folks inspired to move the culture somehow."

11/07/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go to Folk School at Crowley Museum and Nature Center

Live the life of a pioneer through Crowley's canning, sewing, soap-carving and crocheting classes.

11/05/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

It's Election Day. Let's Go Take a Hike.

Stop refreshing Twitter and recharge in nature at Oscar Scherer State Park or Myakka River State Park.

11/03/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Election Elixirs

Three Comforting Cocktails to Make While You Wait for Election Results

Your ballot has been cast and there's nothing to do but wait for the results to come in. Make one of these drinks to mellow out in the meantime.

11/03/2020 By Allison Forsyth