Brews and Bites

Five Tips on How to Pair Beer and Food

We asked 99 Bottles owners Mark and Christine Tuchman for some general tips on how to pick the right beer for the right meal.

10/14/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Construction

Three U.S. 41 Roundabouts Scheduled for Completion Next Month

The Fruitville Road, 10th and 14th Street roundabouts are expected to be in final stages by the end of October, and ready for traffic by beginning of November.

10/12/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go on Sunset Gondola Ride

Experience an authentic Italian gondola ride right here in Sarasota with Sarasota Gondola's tours.

10/07/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Fizz Frenzy

Looking For a New Cocktail Mix-In? Try a Shrub

Shrubs, a fermented drink like kombucha, will be sold by Port Charlotte company Rock Creek Shrubs at the Phillippi Farmhouse Market.

10/06/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Brew Buzz

Java Dawg Coffee Expands Hours of Operation

This Sarasota farmers market coffee vendor is bringing its iconic red bus to other parts of Sarasota during the week.

10/06/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Best beers

Celebrate Oktoberfest With These Fun Events

Oktoberfest is a German celebration filled with food, beer and good company. Here's what locals are doing to celebrate.

10/01/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Work Experience

Ringling College Students Design Dog Toys For Local Pet Retail Store

The college's Collaboratory program gave students the chance to work with DOGPerfect stores and gain real-world job experience.

09/30/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go on a Fun Beginners' Fishing Trip

Sarasota Saltwater Adventures offers weekly fishing charters for the family or for solo fishermen and -women.

09/30/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Going dark

Will Movie Theaters Survive the Pandemic?

Movie studios have delayed the release of blockbuster films and customers are scared of Covid-19, leaving local theaters reeling.

09/25/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Stay or Go?

Here's What You Thought About Moving Unconditional Surrender

Our polls on Instagram and Twitter say the majority of voters want the statue to stay on the bayfront.

09/25/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Bay Watch

Portions of The Bay's Mangrove Walkway Will Open in Mid-October

Segments of phase one of the project, which include the mangrove walkway, trails and benches, will open to the public next month.

09/24/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Spend a Day at the Beach With the Dog

Venice's Brohard Beach and Paw Park lets you bring your canine companion along for a day of surf and sun.

09/23/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Best Breakfasts

How to Prepare a Breakfast Feast With Local Ingredients

Craving a big home-cooked breakfast? Here's how to stock up on local ingredients to make your morning meal sing.

09/23/2020 By Allison Forsyth

They Inspire Us

Meet Seven Bold Women With Fresh Ideas and Big Dreams

Whether they’re running a billion-dollar business or starting a nonprofit on a shoestring budget, these women are challenging and shaping what we’ve always a...

09/17/2020 By Jessika Ward, Megan McDonald, Giulia Heyward, Kay Kipling, Susan Burns, Allison Forsyth, and Ilene Denton

The Youth Director

Suriya Khong Empowers Young People

“No one makes it in the world alone, but with supportive and caring adults who take active interest in young people, their possibilities become limitless."

09/17/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Online Class

New College Offers Covid-19 Course to Students and Public

New College has started an online class for students and the public, teaching about the history of pandemics, biology of the coronavirus and how Covid-19 has impacted our society.

09/16/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go Horseback Riding at Myakka River Trail Rides

The property's 40 acres of sprawling fields and shaded trails, along with purebred, trained horses, will have you feeling like a certified cattle wrangler in no time.

09/16/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Bike Squad

Mattison's Starts New Free Delivery Service

Mattison's City Grille in downtown Sarasota and Mattison's Riverwalk Grille in downtown Bradenton are now offering free delivery within two miles.

09/15/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Sea food

Duval's Now Delivers to Lido Beach

The restaurant has begun offering a number of special beach meal delivery options.

09/11/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Glamour Shot

Sarasota's Bustling Events Scene Has Evaporated. Where Does That Leave High-End Retailers?

Rahelia Durrani, who opened her downtown boutique in April, had no idea the toll the pandemic would take on her business.

09/11/2020 By Allison Forsyth