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.

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

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Blue Rooster's Cajun Lemonade

A sweet treat with a country kick.

03/25/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Basket Case

Easter Candy, Ranked

Sarasota Magazine staffers pick their favorite Walgreens Easter candy.

03/22/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker, Hannah Wallace, and Megan McDonald

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Pier 22's Ruby-tini

A sweet sip for grapefruit fans.

03/17/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Biz Bites

Drago's Brings Cuban Flavors to Downtown Bradenton

Drago's is a great place to grab a quick cup of coffee or sit down with a killer hot-pressed Cuban.

03/14/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: World of Beer's Spanish G&T

An herbaceous twist on a classic at downtown's World of Beer.

03/10/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Good Morning, Sarasota

Journalist Robin Roberts Speaks in Sarasota

The ESPN and GMA anchor talks politics, health and inspiration.

03/07/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Living Well

Gardening Feeds Your Body and Spirit

Plus: a new belt that tracks activity and a warning against over-exfoliating your skin.

03/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Gentle Giants

Florida Manatee Population Reaches Record Highs

One of the first species listed as endangered on the 1972 Endangered Species Act, the Florida manatee population now numbers more than 6,300.

03/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Dog Days

A Manatee County Dog Gets Statewide Legislative Changes Rolling

Padi the dog, who bit the ear of a 4-year-old boy in Manatee County last June, scored a major legal victory for dogs and their owners.

03/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Beulah's Bartender's Prayer

A strong, sweet and creamy creation at downtown Sarasota's Beulah.

02/26/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Spirits of Sarasota

Drink of the Week: Cinebistro's Ginger Peach Whiskey Punch

Sarasota's new Cinebistro serves up spirits with serious star power.

02/19/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Good Deeds

Local Businesses Doing Good Things

Applause and accolades for local businesses.

02/17/2016 By Hannah Wallace

America's No. 1 Beach

Grand Opening: Siesta Key Beach's Renovations Revealed

A public celebration of Siesta's new facilities is happening on Saturday, Feb. 20.

02/16/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Beating Breast Cancer

Joan Lunden Shares Her Breast Cancer Story at Tidewell Hospice Luncheon

The former Good Morning American star shares her breast cancer story and advice for other women.

02/12/2016 By Hannah Wallace