The daughter of local theater folk, Hannah Wallace received her English degree from Stetson University and has been an editor for Sarasota (et al) since 2005, specializing in health, culture, cocktails and sarcasm. When she’s not researching bars or interviewing comedians, Hannah abuses her body and entertains observers with various athletic pursuits, including ice hockey and running from zombies.

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Tommy Bahama's Tahitian Limeade

You put the gin in the coconut and then you ponder the effects of colonialism.

02/22/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Star Trekker

De Soto Memorial No. 116 on Millennial's National Parks Tour

Mikah Meyer is visiting all 417 National Park Services sites to break a world record, inspire LGBT youth and remember his father.

02/18/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: State Street's Jimador en Llamas

Mescal and many other flavors combine for a fascinating wallop.

02/15/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Shore's Mai Tai

A rum classic in a chic tropical setting.

02/08/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Fabulous Flying Ford

Video: Flying in a 1929 Ford Tri-Motor Plane

The Experimental Aircraft Association brings the historic plane to Sarasota Bradenton International Airport.

02/03/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Great Scots!

It's Highland Games Time

This month's games remind us of our Scottish roots.

02/01/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Marina Jack's Ocean Blue

Because idyllic waterfront photos need colorful beverages in them.

02/01/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Beer Me

Inside Sarasota-Manatee's Craft Beer Scene

Craft beer lovers’ cups are running over with several new and newish breweries in the 941. We tour their taprooms and sample the suds.

01/30/2017 By Hannah Wallace Photography by Everett Dennison

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: CPK's Socialite Cosmo

The brand-new UTC-adjacent hotspot adds mixology to its pizza game.

01/25/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Feast Mode

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week

Brisket tacos, grilled snapper and more of our favorite food finds.

01/17/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker, Ilene Denton, and Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Rusty Bucket's Ginger Citrus Bourbon

This seasonal selection features an exclusive Woodford blend.

01/17/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Pub Quiz

The Trivia Stakes are High in Our City's Brainiest Bar

The bar-based quiz tradition may very well achieve its Platonic ideal on Wednesday nights at Growler's.

01/04/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Duval's Highland Cure

This week: A sweeter sip of Scotch.

01/04/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Feed Your Head

Wise Up: A Guide to Sarasota's Continuing Education Classes

If you want to learn something, chances are, there’s a class for it right here in town.

12/30/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Master Teachers

These 3 Teachers are Molding Local Minds

Three continuing education teachers on how their passion drives them to teach others.

12/30/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Our Top 5 Cocktails of 2016

Our five favorite flavors from the past year of beverage, ahem, research.

12/27/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: The Holiday Inn Iced Tea

All the things to get you into the holiday spirit.

12/21/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Station 400's Mimosa

Brunch and bubbly. You can't beat it.

12/13/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: AMOB's Pam's Patron Margarita

Tequila and nostalgia at a south Bradenton stalwart.

12/07/2016 By Hannah Wallace

'Tis the Season

Tonight: Holiday Splendor at The Ringling

The delightful Sarasota tradition happens again this evening.

12/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace