The Secret Life of Pie

What It's Really Like to Make Pies with the Yoder's Bakers

Our amateur baker, web editor Megan McDonald, tests her skills in the Yoder's kitchen.

10/26/2016 By Megan McDonald

How Easy is That?

Talking to Celebrated Chef and Author Ina Garten

The Barefoot Contessa will be at Tampa's Straz Center next week to talk about her long career and her 10th cookbook, Cooking for Jeffrey.

10/26/2016 By Megan McDonald

Happy Days

What It’s Like to Live in the Happiest Place on Earth

And no, we don't mean Disney World.

10/20/2016 By Megan McDonald

Star Power

Jon Voight Partners with More Too Life to Bring Awareness to Human Trafficking

The award-winning actor was at Ringling College to talk about his long career, advice for young filmmakers and why he's working with Ringling, Semkhor Productions and the nonprofit More Too Life to bring awareness to human trafficking.

10/06/2016 By Megan McDonald

Fall Getaways

4 Perfect Fall Getaways

We're going leafing.

09/28/2016 By Megan McDonald, Cooper Levey-Baker, and Kay Kipling

Fall Getaways

Get Crafty in Spruce Pine, North Carolina

There's world-class food and amazing vistas, too.

09/28/2016 By Megan McDonald

Rising Stars

Ringling College Computer Animation Students Win Student Academy Award

Kal Athannassov, John McDonald and Echo Wu's The Wishgranter took home silver in the Student Academy Awards animation category.

09/23/2016 By Megan McDonald

So You Want to Be in Pictures?

Here's an Update on Rashida Jones' New Local TV Show

Claws, a new show from Rashida Jones, will begin filming in Sarasota on September 27 and is looking for extras.

09/21/2016 By Megan McDonald

Work It

Sneak Peek: Fabletics to Open at Mall at University Town Center

Fabletics, a line of workout gear designed by actress Kate Hudson, will open a brick-and-mortar location in the Mall at University Town Center.

09/15/2016 By Megan McDonald

Star Turn

New Rashida Jones TV Show Will Shoot in Sarasota-Manatee

Jones will executive-produce Claws, a dramedy about "diverse and treacherous" Manatee County nail artists.

09/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Southern Soul

Chef Vivian Howard Talks A Chef's Life, Southern Food and Her New Book

Through her PBS show, A Chef's Life, and her new book, Deep Run Roots, Chef Vivian Howard aims to honor Southern food history.

08/31/2016 By Megan McDonald

Awards & Accolades

Ringling College Ranked No. 16 on Hollywood Reporter Annual List of Top Film Schools

Ringling's film program, the youngest on the list, is ranked No. 16 this year, up one spot from last year.

08/22/2016 By Megan McDonald

Say Cheese

Manasota Grilled Cheese Festival Will Offer Cheesy Goodness in Palmetto

The Manasota Grilled Cheese Festival takes place this Saturday at Sutton Park in Palmetto and promises bread, cheese, sweets and more.

08/18/2016 By Megan McDonald

Film

Design Disruptors Documentary Will Premiere at Louies Modern in Sarasota

The documentary, which profiles more than 15 companies valued at over $1 trillion, showcases the transformative power of design.

08/17/2016 By Megan McDonald

Gimme S'more

Try These Gourmet Takes on a Classic S'more

Happy National S'more Day! Here are two ways to make a great dessert even better.

08/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 7/27/16

Cold-brew coffee floats, flawless cheeseburgers, a happy hour meal steal and more.

07/27/2016 By Eat Beat Team

Film

Paradise, FL Now Streaming On Demand

Paradise, FL, a local film from Tony Stopperan and Nick Morgulis, is now available to rent or purchase on-demand.

07/07/2016 By Megan McDonald

Park It

July is National Park and Recreation Month

Celebrate with fun upcoming events at Sarasota County parks.

07/05/2016 By Megan McDonald

Stoned

Susan Moen Opens The Crystal Cave in Historic Downtown Village

The Crystal Cave is filled with five rooms of stones; it also hosts classes and special workshops.

06/22/2016 By Megan McDonald

Undressed

The Ringling's Exposure: Naked Before the Lens Showcases the Human Body (NSFW)

A new exhibit at The Ringling explores the concept of nakedness.

06/15/2016 By Megan McDonald