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.

Baskets Case

Louie Anderson Will Perform at McCurdy's Comedy Theatre This Month

The stand-up veteran and co-star of Zach Galifianakis's Baskets on FX comes to McCurdy's June 17 and 18.

06/09/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Epicure's Corinthian Leather

Cafe Epicure serves up a sophisticated sipper for bourbon lovers.

06/08/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Starlite's Grasshopper

This week: a creamy, minty after-theater indulgence from the Starlite Room.

05/25/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Kona's Passion Fruit Gin Sling

Tropical froth at Kona Grill at the Mall at UTC.

05/18/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Rev-el-ry's Blood & Sand

This week: Whiskey and sweetness at Rev-el-ry Pub and Grill on University Parkway.

05/10/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: State Street's Mint Julep

A bourbon classic for this weekend's Kentucky Derby.

05/04/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 5/4/16

From pork sandwiches to vegetable-based doughnuts, here are the 5 best things we ate this week.

05/04/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Good Humor

Brenda Zook Serves Sweet Treats to Kids

The B's Cool Treats ice cream truck is a kid-friendly local staple.

05/02/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: The Table's Ginger Bee

A ginger-licious masterpiece with a Key lime kick.

04/19/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 4/13/16

From bento boxes to Benedicts, here's the food we ate and loved this week.

04/13/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Big Pippin

Previewing Booker High School's Spring Musical

Director Scott Keys tells us about the latest production and what else his students have accomplished this year.

04/12/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Comic Stands

Talking To: Comedian Paula Poundstone

The comedian talks Trump, Robin Williams and falling into a vat of chocolate. She'll perform at the Van Wezel this Sunday.

04/11/2016 Edited by Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Roast's Cherry Pop

A simple, tangy sip in a delightful setting.

04/08/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Shark Alert

Sharks Tooth Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

The annual celebration of fossilized dentum runs Friday-Sunday, April 8-10.

04/07/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Curtains Up!

Behind the Scenes of a High School Musical

Get over Glee. Forget Fame. No one outshines the kids at our own Booker High VPA.

04/06/2016 By Hannah Wallace Photography by Everett Dennison

Positive Spin

5 Great Local Bike Rides

Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike--especially on one of these routes.

04/05/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Sip of the Week: William Wolf Pecan Bourbon

A new discovery at Sarasota's Whiskey Obsession.

04/05/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Rowing to Rio

Sarasota Hosts the 2016 Olympic Rowing Trials

120 of the country’s most elite athletes will descend on Benderson Park to compete for a spot on the 2016 U.S. Summer Olympic rowing team.

04/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Living Well

ARCPoint Labs Shows How Genetics Affect Your Response to Food and Exercise

Plus, a healthy cookie recipe from Bradenton's Retrobaked.

04/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Back to the Future

High-Tech Science and Art Converge at the Bishop Planetarium

The area's only planetarium uses state-of-the-art equipment to take you to the edge of the universe.

03/31/2016 By Hannah Wallace