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

Our Top 5 Cocktails of 2016

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

12/27/2016 By Hannah Wallace

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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

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Cocktail of the Week: Station 400's Mimosa

Brunch and bubbly. You can't beat it.

12/13/2016 By Hannah Wallace

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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

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Cocktail of the Week: Muse's Brandy Alexandro

This week: we feel fancy at the Ringling.

11/30/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Rocking the Boat

The 2017 World Rowing Championships are Coming to Town

We chatted with Meredith Scerba, executive director of the 2017 World Rowing Championships, about organizing an international sporting event.

11/30/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Pedal!

We Tried It: BMX

Testing out Sarasota BMX's new multimillion-dollar facility.

11/30/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Veronica Fish and Oyster's Empress of India

This one mixes good ol' bourbon with some more exotic spices.

11/22/2016 By Hannah Wallace

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Cocktail of the Week: O'Bricks' La Poire

A sweet martini for when things have gone a bit pear-shaped.

11/16/2016 By Hannah Wallace

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Cocktail of the Week: O'Leary's Ultimate Planters Punch

Sometimes you just need a fruity rum drink in a plastic cup on a picnic table.

11/09/2016 By Hannah Wallace

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Cocktail of the Week: Boca's Fine & Shandy

A fizzy refresher from downtown's new eatery.

11/02/2016 By Hannah Wallace

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Cocktail of the Week: Seafood Shack's Rum Punch

This week: a tropical standard at an iconic Cortez spot.

10/26/2016 By Hannah Wallace

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Cocktail of the Week: Blue Rooster's Bootleg Moonshine

This week: a fruit-infused concoction that comes with a warning.

10/19/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Footy's Notebook

Aussie Rules Football Championships Kick Off in Lakewood Ranch This Weekend

Sarasota-Bradenton hosts yet another massive sports event this weekend.

10/13/2016 By Hannah Wallace

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Cocktail of the Week: JoTo's Flaming Fujiyama

A ridiculous beverage ablaze to match the surreality of the North Trail.

10/12/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Just a Little Pin Prick

An Expert Weighs In: Get Your Flu Shot (Really)

"Get your flu shot," says Intercoastal Medical Group's Dr. Philip Rubin. Hannah Wallace finds out why.

10/07/2016 By Hannah Wallace

A League of Our Own

Women's Sports Museum to be Located in Sarasota

Former AAGPBL Rockford Peach Sue Zipay heads the effort to create the first-of-its-kind attraction. The fund-raising gala takes place at the Hyatt Regency on Oct. 22.

10/06/2016 By Hannah Wallace

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Cocktail of the Week: Fuzzy's Super Sloppy Rita

Eschew subtlety for a three-in-one beverage that ain't messin' around.

10/04/2016 By Hannah Wallace

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Cocktail of the Week: Patrick's Chocolate Strawberry Martini

A surprisingly refreshing dessert beverage.

09/28/2016 By Hannah Wallace