Restaurant Review

At Shore's Longboat Key Location, Food and Ambiance Share the Spotlight

The second outpost of the popular restaurant opened on Longboat Key last October.

02/04/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

A Marathon, Not a Sprint

A Social Worker Shares Her Top Tips for Caregivers

“There are four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.”

01/19/2020 By Shelby Schwartz

Make Fitness Fun

Sarasota's Best Fitness Classes

Why not break out of your exercise rut and try something completely new?

01/16/2020 By Susan Chitwood

Living Small

Tour a 680-Square-Foot Home in Southside Village

It's like something out of a storybook.

01/02/2020 By Robert Plunket

Living Small

Peek Inside the First Shipping Container Home in Sarasota County

Bill and Kathryn Birkholz have not just a new house but a whole new lifestyle.

01/02/2020 By Robert Plunket

Good Deeds

Darwin Brewing Company Partners With Grocery Stores, Distributors to Support Mote

The company's Revival Session IPA and Leatherback Lager are available at local Winn Dixie stores now.

12/15/2019 By Staff

Captains Courageous

Sarasota Youth Sailing Has Taught Generations of Kids to Sail

Today the nonprofit serves 450 students, ages 5 to 18, in summer and spring camps and on racing teams.

09/01/2019 By Pam Daniel

Books & Beyond

New Public Libraries Chief Renee DiPilato Says Libraries Are “The Great Connectors”

“The library was always a stable presence in my life,” she says.

09/01/2019 By Ilene Denton

Falling in glove

Baseball Is Just One of the Reasons to Hit Up a Game at LECOM Park This Summer

The Bradenton Marauders are hosting a number of special events during their summer season. We picked four of the best.

06/17/2019 By Olivia Letts

Posy Power

Meet Floral Manager Jerry Bonvissuto—and Learn How to Arrange Flowers Like a Pro

Bradenton snowbird Bonvissuto is a volunteer in the fall and winter and a full-time floral arranger for a couple with a 35,000-square-foot, 300-acre grand estate in the spring and summer.

04/29/2019 By Ilene Denton

Just Say Yes

We Tried It: FST's Improv Workshop

“Anatomy of the Story” is a class taught by two members of the Austin-based improv comedy troupe Available Cupholders.

02/28/2019 By Isaac Eger

Healthy Beginnings

First 1000 Days Sarasota County Gives Hope to Moms and Babies

The care their children receive during their first 1,000 days will go a long way toward determining the trajectory of their lives.

02/04/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Stylin'!

Ringling College Students Rebrand an International Menswear Company

Ringling's Collaboratory began five years ago as an initiative of Ringling president Larry Thompson with support from the Patterson Foundation.

01/24/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Making History

Saved From the Wrecking Ball, a Classic Bay Shore Road Home Is This Month’s Jewels on the Bay Designer Showhouse

The Etowah Hagan-Jackson House was built in the 1920s.

12/26/2018 By Ilene Denton

Treasure Hunter

Jan Holman’s Sea Hagg Sells Nautical Salvage From Times Gone By

“Everything has a story and there’s much magic in what I do,” Holman says. “It almost feels like this place has a life of its own.”

12/03/2018 By Susan Burns

Heat Index

Five Fun Facts From Discover Sarasota Tours About What Makes Our Town Special

Discover Sarasota promises it offers fascinating insight into Sarasota's rich cultural past.

11/30/2018 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Watch

A Look at the Casey Key Real Estate Market

Privacy and natural beauty abound on this beautiful barrier island.

11/16/2018 By Ilene Denton

Closing Credits

Sarasota's Iconic Video Renaissance Closes Its Doors

“I accept it,” says owner Bill Woolridge. “It’s been a great run. You know when Netflix started, I thought we were going to be outta here and gone by 2003-2004.”

10/25/2018 By Isaac Eger

Out of Darkness

This is What It's Like to Work With a Guide Dog

The dogs at Palmetto's Southeastern Guide Dogs are the product of two years and thousands of dollars worth of intensive training and selective breeding.

10/01/2018 By Isaac Eger

What's happening

Dining for a Difference, Havana Nights, Bulls Bistro and More Local Dining Events

Plus: Wicked Chickens Deviled Eggs, a food truck rally at Good Liquid Brewing Co., Darwin Brewing Co.'s Oktoberfest and much more.

09/19/2018 By Ashley Cooper