Good Jeans

'Queen of Jeans' Diane Gilman Talks Shop

"My jeans represent hope in a pant leg."

07/20/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Head Over Heels

Love Shoes, But Fallen Out with Those Name-Brand Stilettos in Your Closet? There's an App for That!

Here's your chance to be an early adopter—this luxury shoe resale app just launched this week! No consignment fees and, membership is free for a limited time.

07/20/2018 By Heather Dunhill

First Bite

Spice Station Opens in the Rosemary District

You'll find curry, stir-fry, sushi and more.

07/18/2018 By Judi Gallagher

Editor Approved

Behind the Brand: An Interview With PHLUR Fragrances' Eric Korman

PHLUR is an ethically conscious brand that's changing the industry. And our beauty editor endorses their claim that the scents feels as good as they smell.

07/11/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Eat, Cook, Love

Chef Judi Gallagher Releases New Cookbook

Reflections and Recipes of Chef Judi traces Gallagher's passion for food from childhood to adulthood.

07/11/2018 By Megan McDonald

In the Glow

Scholar, Fitness Expert and Motivational Speaker DeAndri Maitre Shares Her Beauty Routine

This millennial has a notable resumé that she's pairing with her desire to help others. Here's how she cares for her beauty inside and out.

07/05/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Editor Approved

Five New Products Our Beauty Editor Can’t Live Without

Heather Dunhill guinea pigged a few dozen new products—these are the five that she says are a must-try.

07/05/2018 By Heather Dunhill

In the Glow

Former Model Lynn Barrie Shares Her Beauty Routine

Sarasota beauty Lynn Barrie shares beauty tips, insight from her years as a model, and some great advice from her mom.

06/28/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Make 'Em Laugh

Improv Companies from All Over the World Return to Sarasota This Month

The 10th annual fest—featuring FST's own improv troupe—is onstage July 12-14.

06/27/2018 By Kay Kipling

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Goes Bar Hopping

Our humor columnist on the pleasures of hotel bars.

06/27/2018 By Robert Plunket

Shop Talk

Local Artist Debbie Dannheisser Launches a New Apparel Line

Dannheisser has taken her colorful, cheerful original art and turned it into an apparel collection called Threads.

06/22/2018 By Heather Dunhill

People's Choice

Vote Now for the 2018 Spirit of Sarasota Architecture Award

Choose from 10 iconic buildings that represent Sarasota’s unique sense of place.

06/07/2018 By Ilene Denton

Why I Care

Blood Donor Bill Pooley Reaches the Remarkable 100-Gallon Milestone

Pooley is one of fewer than 150 100-gallon donors in Florida out of millions of donors since World War II.

05/30/2018 By Ilene Denton

The World Onstage

International Thespians Arrive This Month for a Festival of Plays at Venice Theatre

International thespians arrive this month for a festival of plays at Venice Theatre.

05/30/2018 By Kay Kipling

Queen of Hearts

Literary Agent Karen Solem Finds the Romance in Reading

“I think everyone can write a book."

05/29/2018 By David Hackett

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Gets His Moment on Antiques Roadshow

For a week, Mr. C paced around the house, critically inspecting all the junk he'd collected over the years. Which might do the trick and get him an on-the-air spot?

05/29/2018 By Robert Plunket

Talks

Chronicling Florida’s Racist History

The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Devil in the Grove will speak Thursday in Sarasota.

05/08/2018 By David Hackett

Made in Manatee

Bradenton Makes Big Red Fire Trucks

Pierce Manufacturing, Inc., which has facilities in both Bradenton and Appleton, Wisconsin, builds one out of every three fire trucks on the road.

04/26/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Why I Care

Gail Clifton Teaches Therapeutic Horseback Riding to People with Special Needs

Clifton was the executive director of the Sarasota Manatee Association for Riding Therapy (SMART) for 17 years.

04/26/2018 By Ilene Denton

Mr. Chatterbox

"My Weekend as a Tourist in Pinecraft"

What's a Sarasota vacation like for the Amish and Mennonite?

04/26/2018 By Robert Plunket