Around the World

Celebrate Our City's Many Cultures at a Festival in Newtown This Weekend

The festival takes place May 6-8 and features sights, sounds and flavors from around the world. Proceeds will go to a new program for incarcerated folks re-entering society.

05/03/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Lime Time

Where to Find Sarasota’s Best Margaritas, Just in Time for Cinco De Mayo

A great margarita will never go out of style. Here are some of our favorites.

05/03/2022 By Megan McDonald and Allison Forsyth

Plantiful

The Health Benefits of Owning Houseplants

Turns out your indoor jungle is not just for looks, but for your health, too. Parrish's Fancy Leaf Plant Co. owner Libby Bolles shares why.

04/29/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Gotta Blame It on My Juice

Where to Find Great Juice in Sarasota

Eight shops making fresh, healthy and tasty juices.

04/29/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

It's National Minority Health Month. How Can We Support Communities of Color?

Sarasota's Multicultural Health Institute offers several ways to get involved.

04/27/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Bay Watch

Help the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program Check on Our Seagrass This Weekend

Become a citizen scientist by recording the health and quality of Sarasota Bay seagrass.

04/26/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Fast Track

Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Three Community Leaders

Leadership Sarasota will host a luncheon on Wednesday, May 25, honoring local leaders Joy Mahler, Patrick Robinson and Susan Flynn.

04/26/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Alzheimer's Association of Florida Hosted Virtual Town Hall Detailing Research Progress

Guests speakers discussed the federal Equity in Neuroscience and Alzheimer's Clinical Trials and the Comprehensive Care for Alzheimer's Act.

04/26/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Q & A

This Couple Is Donating to All 700 Nonprofits Participating in This Year's Giving Challenge

They couldn't choose just a few charities to support, so they're giving to all of them.

04/22/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Fancy Plants

Fancy Leaf Plant Shop Opens in Parrish

Fancy Leaf Plant Co. began as a mobile plant shop, but opened a storefront with coffee shop in Parrish in late 2021.

04/21/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Should Expectant Mothers Know About C-Sections?

April is International Cesarean Awareness Month.

04/20/2022 By Allison Forsyth

BodyBar

New Pilates Bar To Open at Waterside Tomorrow

BodyBar Pilates will host a ribbon cutting grand opening on Wednesday, April 20 at 11:30 a.m.

04/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Pine View School's Garden Is Teaching Kids the Importance of Sustainability

The garden is almost completely student-run, and all materials used in its development were repurposed.

04/15/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Exactly Is Precision Medicine?

Nurse practitioner Sarah Luce at Good Medicine in Bradenton shares insight about this individualized medical model, using genetic testing and holistic practices.

04/13/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Earthy Art

Claire Calvino Uses Banana Paper, An Eco-Friendly Alternative, to Make Whimsical Art

Calvino owns In Love and Daisies where she sells prints on banana paper, a less polluting, wasteful and more sustainable alternative to traditional paper.

04/11/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Super Food

41 Smoothie Co. Opens in Palmetto

The shop sells açaí bowls, smoothies and a special Blue Wave Bowl made out of banana, mango and a blue superfood.

04/08/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Is Heart Failure and Can it Be Treated?

Dr. Chippy Nalluri from Heart Specialists Sarasota shares her insight into new drugs and guidelines for those suffering from heart failure.

04/06/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Bird's Eye View

This Sarasota Videographer Is Using TikTok To Share Stunning Drone Footage

Besterman has more than 12,000 TikTok followers. Many say they traveled to Sarasota or even moved here because of his videos.

04/05/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Caffeine Fix

Try New Orleans-Style Cold Brew at This New Sarasota Coffee Shop

Get New Orleans-style cold brew or pourover coffee from all over the world at this shop on Tamiami Trail.

04/01/2022 By Allison Forsyth

The Pandemic

A Second Covid-19 Booster is Now Available to Those Age 50 and Older

On Tuesday, March 29, the FDA approved a second Covid-19 booster of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for people age 50 and older. Here's where to get it in Sarasota.

03/30/2022 By Allison Forsyth