Grants

Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Accepting Grant Applications

The deadline to apply is July 1, 2019.

05/21/2019 By Staff

Transportation

City Launches 'Sarasota in Motion' Master Public Transportation Plan

It's the first citywide transportation plan.

05/10/2019 By Staff

Food Drive

27th Annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive Will Benefit All Faiths Food Bank

It's the country’s largest single-day food drive.

05/08/2019 By Staff

I Like Bikes

Meet the Man Responsible for Those Decorated Bikes All Over Downtown

Dr. Nik is a celebration of life on two wheels.

05/02/2019 By Isaac Eger

Rankings

Verizon Ranks Sarasota No. 2 on List of Best Small Cities to Start a Business

The company gathered data from nearly 300 cities across the country.

05/02/2019 By Staff

Stayin' Alive

Florida Is the Deadliest State in the Nation for Bicyclists. An Expert Tells Us Why

In 2016, 138 cyclists in Florida were killed in vehicle crashes—the highest per-capita number of fatalities of any state in the nation.

05/01/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Happy Trails

Five Bike Trails to Please Any Kind of Rider

We’ve found five rides off the beaten path, from urban to rural, inland to coastal, that offer variety in scenery and skill level.

05/01/2019 By Isaac Eger

From the Editor

From the Editor: Celebrating the New

You’ll notice a new look to the magazine this month.

04/30/2019 By Susan Burns

Best of Sarasota 2019

Our Editors' Picks for the Best New Restaurants, Shopping and Services in Sarasota-Manatee

We celebrate the best in dining, shopping, the arts and attractions.

04/30/2019 By Susan Burns, Cooper Levey-Baker, Megan McDonald, Kay Kipling, Ilene Denton, and Giulia Heyward

Yoga

Pineapple Yoga Studio Launches 'Love Your Brain' Yoga Classes

The free program caters to those affected by traumatic brain injuries.

04/17/2019 By Staff

Rankings

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Sarasota No. 18 on List of 'Best Places to Live in the U.S.'

And it's the No. 3 best place to retire in the U.S.

04/09/2019 By Staff

People to Watch

Meet Three Sustainable Seafood Innovators

Get to know Allie ElHage, Kevan Main and Steve Phelps.

04/03/2019 By Susan Burns

Shell Game

Curt Hemmel Runs Florida’s Largest Clam Hatchery

Hemmel is the "Pied Piper of clams."

04/03/2019 By Isaac Eger

Adventure Chef

Sophie Hollingsworth Creates Outdoor Feasts

And she's sharing her recipe for sizzling snapper.

04/02/2019 By Susan Burns

Gulf Feast

Five Shops That Specialize in Great Gulf Seafood

Where to take home some top-notch fish.

04/02/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Gulf Feast

10 Local Restaurants Serving Up Succulent Gulf Seafood

Our favorite fish houses.

04/02/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Meetings

Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations to Preview City's Master Transportation Plan

In addition to traffic, city planners are examining how to move people around the city safely and comfortably on foot, bicycle and improved transit service, and in new ways such as automated and connected vehicles, water taxi, and more .

04/02/2019 By Staff

Health care

Lakewood Ranch Picked for Decades-Long Brain Health Study

The Academy for Brain Health and Performance and Massachusetts General Hospital will study brain health in Lakewood Ranch.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Picture This

A Day in the Life of Sarasota

Photographers Jenny Acheson, Everett Dennison, Chris Lake, Brad McCourtney and Chad Spencer span the region to capture the things people do and the places they go, from sunrise to moonrise.

02/28/2019 Photography by Jenny Acheson, Everett Dennison, Chris Lake, and Brad McCourtney By Chad Spencer

Global Game

Victory Rock's Athletes Travel Across the World for Their Basketball Dreams

A former warehouse deep in an industrial park off U.S. 301 in north Sarasota has become a veritable United Nations of basketball.

02/28/2019 By David Hackett