Trend Report

Four Stylish Fanny Packs—Yes, Fanny Packs!—You'll Wear Forever

If you thought fanny packs had their moment in the ’90s, think again. They’re back and, dare we say, more stylish than ever, with chic options that can take you from the beach to happy hour.

10/04/2021 By Megan McDonald With Lauren Pritchard

Politics

Sarasota Extends Rules Allowing On-Street Dining

A number of restaurants have taken advantage of the option, but concerns over the cost and the loss of parking spaces for retail shops prompted the city to revisit the program.

05/04/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The Reopening

Photos: Selby Gardens and The Ringling Museum Reopen

Both venues had been closed since March 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

06/01/2020 Photography by Lauren Pritchard

The Reopening

Photos: Sarasota Gyms Reopen With New COVID-19 Guidelines in Place

Here's how three local fitness facilities are coping within our new reality.

05/26/2020 Photography by Lauren Pritchard

Due for a 'Do

How Two Local Hair Salons Are Adjusting to Reopening

Not sure if you're ready to venture out for a haircut? Here's what two local salons are doing to keep customers safe.

05/20/2020 By Allison Forsyth

The Reopening

Photos: Scenes From Sarasota's Reopening Week

As Sarasota County begins reopening, we're sharing a snapshot of what it's like for residents and businesses.

05/19/2020 Photography by Lauren Pritchard