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: Cheesecake Factory's Bourbon and Honey

This week: nature's sweetener meets Hannah's favorite spirit.

09/21/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Seasons 52's New Old Fashioned

This week: a can't-miss treat for bourbon drinkers.

09/14/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Guide to Giving

Meet our 2016 Volunteers of the Year

Young brothers who make reading fun. A 98-year-old Compeer volunteer. A woman who ensures no cat is left uncuddled. Our Volunteers of the Year have a whole lot of heart.

09/07/2016 By Hannah Wallace and Ilene Denton

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Caragiulo's Giuseppe Palmer

This week: a tart take on a 19th-hole classic.

09/07/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Career Path

Oil, Fast Food, Luxury Furniture: Here's Home Resource Founder Michael Bush's Career Path

The owner of Sarasota luxury furniture retailer Home Resource started in the oil industry.

09/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Game On

College Football Season is Upon Us

Every autumn, solid citizens turn into crazed UF and FSU fans.

08/31/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Phillippi Creek's Hawaiian Margarita

This week: a strawberry treat to beat the heat.

08/24/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: P.F. Chang's Honey Thyme G&T

Getting herby and aromatic at the Asian chain's downtown location.

08/16/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Summer Olympics

What's the Deal With Olympians and Cupping?

A Sarasota-based Olympic physician explains the treatment we've been seeing at this year's Games.

08/12/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Capital Grille's Fire and Ice

This week: a peppery tequila concoction delivers delicious burn.

07/27/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Main Street Trattoria's Limoncello Lemon Drop

A surprise ingredient gives this citrus staple a new twist.

07/20/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Riverhouse's Sunset on the River

This week: a sweet, sweet homage to a lovely Palmetto setting.

07/13/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Turtle Power

Local Sea Turtle Nests are Breaking Records

Just two months into nesting season, local nests have surpassed last year's total.

07/07/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Two Senoritas' Coconut Margarita

Two Senoritas offers a twist on the icy Mexican classic.

07/05/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Columbia's Mojito

Stave off summer with a rum classic.

06/28/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Biz Bites

Mediterraneo Offers Up Classic Italian Fare in an Elegant Setting

Mediterraneo is a primo business lunch spot.

06/23/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Best Bars

The Best Bars in Sarasota and Manatee

Here are the toasts of our town.

06/22/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Best Bars

The Best Bars in Sarasota/Manatee

Life gets brighter, easier and a lot more fun in a great bar. Life gets brighter, easier and a lot more fun in a great bar. Here’s your guide to the region’s 31 best.

06/22/2016 By Hannah Wallace, Susan Burns, Tim Dorsey, and Margo Rometo

Best Bars

What's Your Drinking Personality?

Four great bars to hit depending on your, ahem, spirit animal.

06/22/2016 By Hannah Wallace Illustrations by Emma Gerig

Best Bars

6 Great Local Tiki Bars

For instant attitude adjustment, head to one of these iconic tropical hotspots.

06/22/2016 By Hannah Wallace