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