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Celebrate 'National Send a Card to a Friend Day'

Looking for ways to keep in touch with faraway friends? Here are some fun local options.

02/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

How to Figure Out Where You Are in Line for the Covid-19 Vaccine

Don't know where you are in line for the Covid-19 vaccine? Sarasota County has launched a system to help.

01/29/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What's the Best Way to Heal Dry Skin?

Florida's constantly changing weather can wreak havoc on your skin. Here's what to look for in a healing product.

01/27/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Virtual View

Black Muse Exhibition 2021 Winners

The exhibit presents work from Florida artists of African descent.

01/25/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Can Allergy Treatments Improve Your Hearing?

Environmental allergies can cause poor hearing, tinnitus and a loss of balance.

01/20/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Beer and Bagels

Sarasota Pub Turns Into a Bagel Shop During Pandemic

Cock & Bull has been a happening craft beer spot for decades. To get through the Covid-19 pandemic, it's now baking bagels, too.

01/20/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Things to Do

Our List of 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events

A number of local organizations are hosting events to celebrate King's life and legacy.

01/15/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How Does the Covid-19 Vaccine Work?

The vaccine does not use a live virus, like other vaccines, but instead relies on messenger RNA to help the body prevent infection.

01/13/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Unity Awards

New College Professor Queen Zabriskie Creates Powerful Conversations About Race

“To be able to do this work is an honor, a joy and a responsibility.”

01/12/2021 By Allison Forsyth

New gig

New Chef Revamps Menu at Bridges Restaurant in Downtown Sarasota

Chef Solomon Shenker, best known for his New York-style deli cuisine, recently became the executive chef at the restaurant in the Embassy Suites hotel.

01/11/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Do Weighted Blankets Really Help You Sleep Better?

Doctors say the feeling of pressure on the body can bring a sense of comfort during sleep.

01/06/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Essential Intelligence

Strawberry Season Is Here

Wish Farms is one of the top strawberry growers in the nation, and a major sponsor of the annual Strawberry Festival.

01/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go on a Snorkeling Trip to Egmont Key

Coastline Excursions offer guided tours from Anna Maria Island to Egmont Key.

12/30/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Bouncing back

Customers Come Through for Local Farm After It Was Robbed

Jessica's Organic Farm has been asking for support from the community, and the community has delivered.

12/29/2020 By Allison Forsyth

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