Love is in the Air

Six Local Couples Share Their Love Stories

With Valentine’s Day approaching, these dynamic duos share the stories of how they met.

02/02/2023 By Laura Paquette

Unity Awards

Megan Howell Gives Unhoused People With Mental Illness a Chance to Get Back on Their Feet

"Mental illness isn't a choice, and we provide love and support for our clients even on their worst days."

01/09/2023 By Laura Paquette

Timely Talks

New College Lecture Series Examines the Holocaust and Modern-Day Genocide in Myanmar

Holocaust survivor Louise Lawrence-Israëls and Rohingya activist Wai Wai Nu will discuss their experiences with genocide on Wednesday, Jan. 25.

01/03/2023 By Laura Paquette

Florida Woman

What to Know Before Moving to Florida

This December, writer Laura Paqutte is celebrating the anniversary of her three-year-long relationship with the Sunshine State.

12/29/2022 By Laura Paquette

Retro Cool

A New Midcentury Modern Furniture Store Opens in Gulf Gate

A local couple breathes new life into the local vintage furniture market at the newly opened Retro Revival SRQ store.

12/26/2022 By Laura Paquette

Made With Love

Holiday Recipe: Italian Lemon Hill Cookies

A boxed cookie mix addict reveals the homemade holiday cookie recipe she can’t live without.

12/21/2022 By Laura Paquette

Cheers!

All The Best New Year's Events in Sarasota-Manatee

Whether you want to party into 2023 or start the New Year off with a fun run, you'll find a perfect way to ring in the new year.

12/16/2022 By Laura Paquette

Rudolph Who?

Six Florida Mascots We’d Like to See in a Holiday Parade

You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen. Now meet their Floridian friends.

12/14/2022 By Laura Paquette

A Closer Look

The Gods and Lovers Exhibit at Ringling Magnifies Indian Art

A temporary exhibit of Indian paintings and sculptures at the Ringling Museum opens a portal to India

12/07/2022 By Laura Paquette

Deck the Palms

All the Best Holiday Events Happening in Sarasota This Year

From twinkly palm trees to boat parades, Southwest Florida shines during the holidays.

12/06/2022 By Laura Paquette

Giving Thanks

How Sarasotans Affected by Hurricane Ian Plan to Keep Thanksgiving Traditions Alive

From Thanksgiving reversals to cooking for the community, these Gulf Coast residents carry on the spirit of the season.

11/22/2022 By Laura Paquette

Better Not Pout

The Ultimate Holiday Survival Guide

Because we can't choose our families or do a home exchange in the romantic English countryside.

11/04/2022 By Laura Paquette

Chalk Talk

This Year's Chalk Festival Returns to Historic Burns Square

The show will go on from Oct. 28-31, despite damage from Hurricane Ian at its original Venice location.

10/26/2022 By Laura Paquette

The Climate Crisis

What Is Coastal Resilience and Why Is It Crucial for Sarasota?

Hurricane Ian decimated parts of the Gulf Coast. Now, local leaders are sharing insights into how we can rebuild in a sustainable way.

10/24/2022 By Laura Paquette

Game On

The Gamrpod, a Soundproof Micro Studio, Aims to Change the Way Gamers and Podcasters Work

Giving noisy workplace neighbors the stink eye could soon be a temporary glitch thanks to this creation from Sarasota's Dalton Carroll.

10/17/2022 By Laura Paquette

Timely Talks

New College Announces This Year's 'New Topics' Lineup

This season will explore timely issues such as coastal resilience and the entertainment marketing revolution.

10/12/2022 By Laura Paquette

Cars, Coffee & Community

Sarasota Cars & Coffee Is Bridging the Generation Gap

How Sarasota Cars & Coffee fuels bonds between car enthusiasts of all ages.

10/06/2022 By Laura Paquette

Add to Cart

The Best New Books of Fall 2022

Don't miss these new reads, as recommended by the team at Bookstore1Sarasota.

10/06/2022 By Laura Paquette

Pinkies Up

In Sarasota-Manatee, Tea Shops Marry Tradition With Modernity

Why the age-old beverage still matters today, according to Sarasota-Manatee tea house owners.

09/19/2022 By Laura Paquette

Making Waves

Mote’s International Ocean Film Festival Will Make a Splash This Weekend

Dive into ocean conservation with this year's lineup of films on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022.

09/07/2022 By Laura Paquette