WEEKLY PLANNER

Greek Festivals, Farmers Markets and More Local Dining Events

Including a chocolate tasting and workshops on garden to kitchen food safety and dehydrating vegetables!

02/06/2019 By Giulia Heyward

V-DAY

Here's Everything You Can Do This Valentine's Day in Sarasota

From heart-shaped pizza and upscale dinner dates to wedding renewals and orchid shows, we've got a list chock-full of romantic ideas this Valentine's day. This list will be regularly updated.

02/05/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Circus Act

Cirque Italia Comes to Palmetto

The first traveling Italian Water Circus comes to Palmetto to honor the area's circus legacy.

01/31/2019 By Giulia Heyward

I watched this so you don't have to

Recap: MTV Siesta Key, Season 2, Episode 3: 'Sorry! I Don't Owe You Anything'

"Siesta Key" isn't slowing down, and neither are we. Let's get into it.

01/30/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Life of the Party

How to Plan the Ultimate Party

One party can change everything.

01/25/2019 By Ilene Denton, Giulia Heyward, Cooper Levey-Baker, and Michael Riedel

Hosts With the Mosts

Secrets From Top Home Party Throwers

Four local hosts famous for their hospitality share the secrets to their fabulous fetes.

01/25/2019 By Giulia Heyward

The Pros Say

Top Party Planners Share Their Secrets to Great Events

From greeting hosts to dealing with dietary preferences, four party planning pros share their top tips.

01/25/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Friendly Competition

Art Battle Comes to Sarasota This Weekend

A dozen local painters will battle it out on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Selby Library—the first time an Art Battle event has taken place in the city.

01/24/2019 By Giulia Heyward

On the Labyrinth Trail

Seven Sarasota Labyrinths for Meditating, Meandering and More

“They’re incredibly peaceful. When you first walk in, you realize that there is a beauty to this ancient structure.”

01/24/2019 By Giulia Heyward

TV

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episodes 1 and 2: 'Born a King'/'Your Own Hairdresser'

Giulia Heyward descends into the world of spray tans and television drama so you won’t have to.

01/23/2019 By Giulia Heyward

WEEKLY PLANNER

Culinary Tours, Chili Cook-Offs and More Local Dining Events

Including a food tour of St. Armands and a class on dehydrating fruits and vegetables.

01/23/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Bottoms Up

Omega-3 Innovations Launches New Fish Oil Vials

Omega3 Innovations has been selling fish oil for years. Now the company has just released Omega Cure Extra Strength Vials, an alternative to traditional fish oil capsules that's packed with nutrients.

01/23/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Weekly Planner

Sarasota Seafood and Music Festival, A Taste of St. Armands and More Local Dining Events

Including move night at the Overton and dinner with a magic show.

01/16/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Tie a Ribbon On It

Tony Orlando Heads to Sarasota for First Live Performance at the Van Wezel

The Grammy nominee will perform on Jan. 28 at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

01/15/2019 By Giulia Heyward

JOY RIDE

Testing Out Gotcha, Sarasota's New Ride-Share System

The i-Ride has gotten a makeover.

01/10/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Stage Act

Actor Richard Henry Dies Onstage in Record-Breaking Numbers in Killer Comedy

The actor plays all members of the D’Ysquith family in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder at Florida Studio Theatre until Jan. 13.

01/09/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Teen Dream

Sarasota's Truly Valued Mentors Teenage Girls and Helps Build Their Self-Esteem

The Truly Valued: Who Am I? exhibit features work from a group of teenage girls, and premieres this month.

01/08/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Weekly Planner

Drum Circles, the Sugarbell Festival and More Local Dining Events

Including the Big Top Food Truck Rally and the North Jetty Park Food Truck Rally.

01/08/2019 By Giulia Heyward

WEEKLY PLANNER

Health Expos, Vegan Buffets and More Local Dining Events

Including a Shabbat dinner and a cooking class from Publix.

01/02/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Young Blood

An Upswing of Under-30 Voters Puts Our Politics in Uncharted Territory

In November's general election, 13,019 voters under the age of 30 cast a ballot in Sarasota County. That was a more than 200 percent increase from the fewer than 6,000 voters under 30 in the 2014 midterms.

12/26/2018 By Giulia Heyward