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.

Testing, Testing

From Dermal Resurfacing to Iron Therapy, Sarasota-Manatee is a Hub for Clinical Trials

In 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved 47 new cancer drugs; 38 of them were tested right here in Sarasota.

06/01/2018 By Hannah Wallace

"I'm Ready"

Sarasota Memorial's Nurse Residency Program Aims to Halt a Nursing Crisis

Florida may face an overall shortage of R.N.s as soon as 2025.

04/17/2018 By Hannah Wallace

Needlework

Tattoo Artist Travis Franklin’s Hive Caps Go Global

The market potential is huge.

03/28/2018 By Hannah Wallace

Caffeine Dreams

How to Get a Professional Coffee Set-Up In Your Own Home

Perq Coffee Bar helps coffee lovers assemble elaborate in-home systems.

02/28/2018 By Hannah Wallace

Calling the Shots

Meet Nate March, Announcer for the Bradenton Marauders

"If I’m not entertaining, then no one’s listening."

02/28/2018 By Hannah Wallace

Eat This Now

The Food Lovers' Guide to Sarasota

In a city brimming with delicious new options, your guide to the best markets, shops, purveyors and products.

01/01/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker, Megan McDonald, Ilene Denton, and Hannah Wallace

Feeding the Soul

Restaurateur Steve Seidensticker Starts a Nonprofit Newtown Eatery

An upscale restaurateur starts a nonprofit Newtown eatery.

12/27/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Profiles

Tri Sirena Sun Protective Clothing Keeps Triathletes Safe in the Sun

After being diagnosed with stage II melanoma at age 25, triathlete Stefani Schuetz needed to find sun-protective clothing to continue competing. So she made her own.

12/04/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Up, Up and Away

Flyboarding Lets Mere Mortals Soar

The extreme sport of flyboarding is about five years old; here's what it's like.

11/29/2017 By Hannah Wallace

'Tis the Season

Stone Crab Season Is Here

It's the most wonderful time of the year.

10/18/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Love this stuff

Local Execs Share Their Latest Obsessions

This month: Twitter, stamps and kids' water bottles.

10/18/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Heat Index

The Ultimate Frisbee Championships Return to Sarasota

It's the 49th annual celebration.

09/27/2017 By Hannah Wallace

World Rowing Championships

Your Guide to the World Rowing Championships

What to watch, cheer and enjoy at the competition.

08/29/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Different Strokes for Different Folks

What to Look for in the Rowing Motion

To get a sense of different stroke styles, keep an eye on the athletes’ torsos.

08/29/2017 By Hannah Wallace

World Rowing Championships

The Ultimate Spectator's Guide to the World Rowing Championships

What to watch, cheer and enjoy at next month’s competition.

08/25/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Design

Inside GravityFree CEO Scott Heaps’ Office

“We tend to have a bunch of space stuff.”

07/17/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Innovators

JellyTank Manufactures Desktop Jellyfish Aquariums

Brock and Blake Gratton presold 1,200 presold JellyTanks in May.

07/10/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Cheers to Beer

A Tour of Sarasota's Craft Brewing Scene

From JDub's to Calusa, dive into the region's thriving world of craft beer.

06/30/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Tail Waggers

Kelly and Robert Ison Make Healthy Treats for Dogs

Annual demand exceeds 10,000 pounds.

06/21/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Retail

Six Local Execs Share Their Favorite Toys

Standing desks, Instant Pots and more.

06/13/2017 By Hannah Wallace