Coastal Creative

As Florida Struggles With Red Tide, Artist Brendan Coudal's New T-Shirts Remind Us Why We Love the Gulf

"I felt like I had to do something" in response to red tide, Coudal says. A portion of sales from his T-shirts will benefit Captains for Clean Water.

09/14/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Weekly Planner

Taste of Downtown, 'Darwin Nights' Indie Market,and More Local Dining Events

Including a Night Owl market, Sarasota's monthly food truck rally and a kimchi-making workshop.

09/12/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Sweat Sesh

We Tried It: An Urban Sweat Lodge

A new downtown Sarasota 'sweat lodge' claims it offers a variety a health benefits. Is it worth the hype?

09/06/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Wax On

Half Moon Wax Wraps Offer an Environmentally Friendly Alternative to Plastic Wrap

Maggie Hughes wants consumers to replace commonly used cling film with her eco-friendly, antibacterial, compostable alternative.

08/30/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Modern Love

Six Gorgeous Local Weddings

These couples decided to celebrate their love in our beautiful city.

07/26/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Let Freedom Ring

Where to Watch the Fireworks on the Fourth of July

From Anna Maria down to Venice, here's where to celebrate Independence Day.

06/28/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Wine Time

Friday Date Night BOGO, Culinary Art Cooking Class, Bordeaux Wine Tasting and More Local Dining Events

Including G2H2 at Tsunami Sushi & Hibachi Grill and a Rodney Strong six-course wine dinner.

06/06/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Gator Watch

Essential Info About Florida Alligators

Gators by the numbers.

05/30/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Let Freedom Ring

Venice Brew Bash, Memorial Day Weekend Celebrations and More Local Dining Events

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with beer, barbecue and more.

05/22/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Beer Here

Craft Beer Week at Oak & Stone, Warhol Nights, Sarasota's Monthly Food Truck Festival and More Local Dining Events

Including "Men Who Cook & Brew" and a wine dinner at Cafe Amici.

05/16/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Stats

Essential Info About the Giving Challenge

The 2018 Giving Challenge kicks off May 1. Here's everything you need to know—plus all the numbers from the last Giving Challenge, which took place in 2016.

04/27/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Full Flower

Spring is a Great Time to Enjoy Mable Ringling’s Rose Garden

Plus, the Ringling's rose garden curator shares tips for growing your own roses.

04/17/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Nature to Gallery

A Local Designer is Raising Awareness About Predatory Snakes in the Everglades

Nikki Sedacca and Dusty "Wildman" Crum are using the skins of predatory Burmese pythons to create a line of jewelry and accessories.

03/28/2018 By Ashley Cooper

On the Wall

Our Region's Coolest Street Art

More than 130 works of public art are on display in the cities of Sarasota and Bradenton.

03/28/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Print It!

SaRtQ's 10th Annual Print Party Coming Up

Screen artists create designs while guests enjoy music, food and more at Mandeville Beer Garden.

03/06/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Indulge

Five Indulgent Desserts for Valentine's Day

From Gateau Saint Honore to "doughquets," here's everything you need to satisfy your sweet tooth—or gift your loved one—on Valentine's Day.

02/13/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Superbowl LII

Mote Manatees Predict the Winner of Super Bowl LII

The yearly tradition of manatees Buffett and Hugh picking the winner continues.

02/01/2018 With Ashley Cooper

Certified Fresh

Five Great Produce Memberships

Community supported agriculture programs and produce delivery companies keep your home healthy while helping local farmers.

01/22/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Soup There It Is

10 Local Soups That Will Warm You Right Up

From mushroom bisque to Vietnamese pho, you don't want to miss these comforting favorites.

01/15/2018 By Ashley Cooper and Marsha Fottler