Comfort Tube

How The Great British Baking Show Can Save Your Sanity

In an era where all news seems to be bad news, this delightful British show offers a sweet escape from real life.

05/25/2017 By Megan McDonald

Star Turn

Dylan McDermott Screens Sugar at Ringling College

The actor was on hand for the screening of his new project and an audience Q&A.

05/03/2017 By Megan McDonald

Nesting Season

First Sea Turtle Nests of 2017 Reported in Venice

Sea turtle nesting season runs May 1-October 31.

05/01/2017 By Megan McDonald

Multiplicity

Quadruplets Born at Sarasota Memorial Hospital are Thriving

The Corcoran quads were conceived naturally, which happens about once in every 800,000 births.

04/21/2017 By Megan McDonald

All That Jazz

Sarasota Native Evelyn Christina Tonn Returns This Weekend in National Tour of Chicago

Tonn will perform in this weekend's productions of "Chicago" at the Van Wezel.

03/23/2017 By Megan McDonald

Sugar Stories

Julie Deffense Brings Her Wedding Cake Business to Sarasota

The baker dishes on her unusual career path, why she’s expanding her services to Sarasota and how she makes those amazing sugar flowers.

03/21/2017 By Megan McDonald

Accolades

Siesta Key Beach Ranked No. 5 in the World by TripAdvisor

We're not just the No. 1 beach in the U.S.--we're No. 5 in the world.

03/06/2017 By Megan McDonald

Road Trips

The History Lover's Guide to Savannah

Shades of days gone by are everywhere in lovely Savannah.

03/01/2017 By Megan McDonald

Wake Up

5 Great Sarasota Coffee Shops

Five of our favorite caffeine-capable coffee counters and their bodacious bean-based beverages.

02/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Place in the Sun

Siesta Key Beach Ranks No. 1 in the U.S. (Again, Some More)

TripAdvisor ranks Siesta Key beach No. 1 on its 2017 list of best beaches in the U.S.

02/23/2017 By Megan McDonald

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Shore's Mai Tai

A rum classic in a chic tropical setting.

02/08/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week

This week: macaron ice cream sandwiches, a great Cuban and a modern twist on a classic Irish duck dish.

02/01/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Wedding Bells

Preview Camilyn Beth's New Bridesmaid Collection

Baby pink, navy blue and glittery gold are the stars in Camilyn Beth's new bridesmaid collection.

01/20/2017 By Megan McDonald Photography by Shannon Kirsten Couch

Eat This Now

Where and What to Eat This Week

This week: a sushi birthday cake, beer for cold nights and a perfect breakfast sandwich.

01/10/2017 By Eat Beat Team

Bowled Over

We Tried It: ACE Sarasota's Ceramics Class

Megan McDonald struggles at the potter's wheel.

12/30/2016 By Megan McDonald

Party Time

How to Choose the Perfect Bubbly for Your Holiday Party

Michael Klauber of Michael's On East and Michael's Wine Cellar shares his tips for choosing the perfect Champagne for your holiday gathering.

12/27/2016 By Megan McDonald

Girl Power

Meet the Women of Burns Court's Eclectic Shops

Female business owners are the heart of downtown Sarasota’s Burns Court.

12/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Shop To It

New Indie Market Comes to the Rosemary District

The Rosemary District Indie Market celebrates Sarasota's artists and small businesses.

11/17/2016 By Megan McDonald

Gherkin Time

Happy National Pickle Day

A history of pickles and a recipe for deep-fried pickle spears to celebrate National Pickle Day.

11/14/2016 By Megan McDonald