Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Jan. 18-24

Taste of St. Armands, Moon Over Myakka, two new plays at FST and more.

01/18/2018 By Ilene Denton

Hometown Bradenton

Four Great Old Bradenton Neighborhoods Retain Their Small-Town Charm

These neighborhoods are dripping with authenticity.

06/28/2017 By Robert Plunket

Neighborhood Snapshot

What to Do on St. Armands Circle

St. Armands Circle attracts stylish shoppers and sidewalk-strollers to its fine boutiques, galleries, outdoor cafes and restaurants.

12/02/2016 By Su Byron

The World in a Classroom

Searching for Diversity in Sarasota

When Sylvia Whitman moved to Sarasota, she searched for diversity. Then she signed up to teach an evening ESOL class.

10/26/2016 By Sylvia Whitman

Why I Care

Keith and Linda Monda Donate $500,000 for New Ringling Gallery Space

The Keith D. and Linda L. Monda Gallery of Contemporary Art will help The Ringling present new works by contemporary artists.

05/02/2016 By Ilene Denton

Fare Game

A Night in the Life of a Siesta Key Pedicab Driver

Writing doesn’t pay the bills. So Isaac Eger signed up to drive a pedicab on Siesta Key.

04/01/2016 By Isaac Eger

Rowing to Rio

Sarasota Hosts the 2016 Olympic Rowing Trials

120 of the country’s most elite athletes will descend on Benderson Park to compete for a spot on the 2016 U.S. Summer Olympic rowing team.

04/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Guide Star

Surfer Bus Has Led Local Kayak Trips Since the 1980s

Shawn Duytschaver reflects on three decades of leading kayak trips.

By Cooper Levey-Baker