Let's All Go to the Mall

Reyna's Taqueria Has Opened a New Location Inside Sarasota Square Mall

Opening in the quiet mall may seem like a risky venture, but Reyna's owner Gino Calleja is confident people will come.

05/13/2022 By Lauren Jackson

The Perfect Pairing

Mattison's Forty-One and Fess Parker Winery Team Up for Multi-Course Wine Dinner

The Sarasota restaurant and California winery will provide a paired dining experience as part of this year's Forks & Corks festivities.

05/11/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

I Dream of Smoothies

Dream Earth Bowls Opening First Storefront in Broadway Promenade

A ribbon cutting will kick off the smoothie bowl shop's grand opening in downtown Sarasota.

04/28/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Up and coming

Singer Aurora Newcomb Discusses Her New Single and Her 'Magical Folk-Punk' Sound

Aurora Newcomb discusses her latest release ‘Far From Fiction’ and her upcoming EP.

04/20/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Eggheads

Half a Dozen Facts About Eggs That Might Surprise You

Tim Clark from Grove Ladder Farm in Arcadia shares a half dozen egg-related factoids.

04/13/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

A Taste of the SEA

Mote Marine and UTC to Host Tasting Event at Nathan Benderson Park

Join the University Town Center and Mote Marine for an evening of outdoor dining and music.

04/13/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

On a roll

A New Lobster Roll Business Is Coming to St. Armands Circle

The restaurant is opening its doors later this month.

04/07/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Love Conquers All

Not Even a Hurricane Could Stop This Longboat Key Marriage Proposal

Vinny Loccisano decided there was no better time to propose to Ashleigh Tinney than during a hurricane.

07/08/2021 By Emma Moneuse

The Great Beyond

Eternal Reefs Offers a Unique, Eco-Friendly Way to Memorialize Your Loved Ones

The Sarasota-based company uses cremated remains to create reef balls that help marine life thrive.

06/30/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Grass appeal

Volunteers Work to Restore Salt Marsh Habitat at Robinson Preserve

Planting bucketfuls of grass creates habitat for birds and shelter for other types of wildlife.

06/09/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Music

Dottie Kelly Headlines This Year's Myakka River Blues Festival

The party takes places on on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31.

05/25/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Get Cooking

Thanks to the Pandemic, Outdoor Kitchens Are More Popular Than Ever

More people are adding outdoor cooking spaces, taking the dining experience al fresco—from start to finish.

02/03/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Coronavirus

Calusa Brewing Starts New Weekly Facebook Livestreams

Miss hanging out in the taproom and chatting about beer? One Sarasota brewery has begun offering virtual hang sessions.

04/01/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Safety

Swimming Pool Association Wants to Reduce the Number of Childhood Drownings

The organization is asking for $200,000 in state funding to make swimming lessons accessible to all kids.

12/20/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Twinkle, Twinkle

A Shining Spot, FST's Bright Star Has Been Extended to Jan. 12

A multitalented team has finessed a production with boundless creativity.

12/17/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Book club

What We're Reading: Five Top Book Picks From Our Office

We asked Sarasota Magazine staffers what books they can't put down this summer.

08/05/2019 By Hanna Powers

Preview

GuitarSarasota Plans Wide-Ranging 2019-20 Season

Guitarists from around the world perform works by Bach, Scarlatti and more.

07/31/2019 By Kay Kipling

Eat This Now

What to Eat This Week

Beer at the new Calusa Brewing, a great summer salad and a classic hamburger--here's where and what to eat right now.

08/17/2016 By Eat Beat Team