Special occasion

Where to Get Christmas Dinner in Sarasota This Year

Ten great places to dine at or get takeout from on Christmas Eve and Day.

12/13/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Update

The Cortez Post Office Will Remain Open for Another Five Years

The announcement comes after residents expressed concern about plans to close it earlier this year.

12/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth

It's beginning to smell a lot like Christmas

I Tried My Hand at Making Swedish Braid Bread, My Family's Favorite Holiday Treat

Enjoying this dense, cardamom-flavored bread is an annual tradition in my family. It can be in yours, too.

12/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Code Blue

Palmetto Middle Schooler Creates Life-Saving 'Code Blue' App

Thirteen-year-old Jace Billingsley's Code Blue App helps doctors and nurses save lives of patients in cardiac arrest.

12/09/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How Long Are You Contagious After Having the Flu?

A local infectious disease specialist answers our many questions about the flu.

12/08/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Covid-19 Update

Is Sarasota County Testing For the Omicron Variant?

So far, no cases have been detected in Sarasota or in Florida, and health officials say demand for vaccines is high.

12/06/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Veg Vibes

Stop By Sarasota Veg Fest for Delicious Food and Fun This Weekend

Enjoy plant-based food while browsing goods and gifts and enjoying live music and informative talks.

12/03/2021 By Allison Forsyth

The Pandemic

Updated: Here's What We Know So Far About the Covid-19 Omicron Variant

The first cases in the U.S. have been detected in California and Minnesota.

12/02/2021 By Allison Forsyth

New Year, New Face?

What Are the Most Popular Plastic Surgeries in Sarasota?

A Sarasota surgeon tell us what types of work people are having done.

12/02/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Is it Safe to Reheat Those Holiday Leftovers in the Microwave?

'Tis the season of feasts. With feasts come leftovers—and yep, the microwave is still the best way to reheat.

12/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Beachy Keen

Driftheory Transforms Seashells and Driftwood into Jewelry and Ornaments

"People love Sarasota so much and want something to reflect that love," says owner Danielle Ferrantino.

11/29/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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

Your Health Questions Answered

How Can We Stay Healthy and Safe This Holiday Season?

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