Sports

Athletes Prepare for Olympics on the Suncoast

The region’s venue offerings, existing sports programming, and community support are some of the attributes that make it an attractive option.

03/23/2021 By Staff

Neighborhood Guide

Where the Locals Eat in Venice

From sunup to sundown, Venice residents have plenty of options for a great meal. Here are 13 of our favorites.

03/01/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Game On

Where to Pick Up Great Game Day Grub for Super Bowl Sunday

Whether you're rooting for the Bucs from the comfort of your couch or totally indifferent to the outcome of the big game, we've got recommendations for a fun feast.

02/02/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Unity Awards

From Food Inequality to Education to Emergency Funds, Joe and Mary Kay Henson Always Step Up

“We’re problem solvers, or at least we like to think we are."

01/12/2021 By Ilene Denton

Unity Awards

New College Professor Queen Zabriskie Creates Powerful Conversations About Race

“To be able to do this work is an honor, a joy and a responsibility.”

01/12/2021 By Allison Forsyth

If These Walls Could Talk

The Secrets and Scandals Inside Sarasota's Famous Mansions

Let’s take a look at seven homes, each with a special place in the story of our town.

12/01/2020 By Robert Plunket

The Secret Life of Pie

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

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

11/23/2020 By Megan McDonald

Ice age

Stay Cool This Summer With These Delicious Frozen Treats

Chill out with locally made gelato, ice cream, popsicles, Italian ices and more.

06/18/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Weekly planner

A Wine Dinner, a Beer Bus and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a four-course dinner at Boca and a bouquet-making happy hour.

07/24/2019 By Hanna Powers

BMX

Sarasota BMX Celebrates 45 Years

The organization will hold a full day of anniversary activities this Saturday, April 6.

04/03/2019 By Staff

Sweet Farewell

Two Beloved Bakeries Are Shuttering

Gulf Gate's Jim Small Batch and Bradenton's Retrobaked are closing their doors—temporarily, the owners say.

04/25/2018 By Megan McDonald

Politics

Panel to Debate Constitution Revision Commission

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club panel will include developer Carlos Beruff, tax collector Barbara Ford-Coates and professor Mary Adkins.

01/26/2018 By Staff

Red-Hot Market

Four Great Food Stalls at the Venice Farmer's Market

Under savvy leadership, the Venice Farmer’s Market keeps getting bigger—and better.

01/02/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Year in Review

Our Top 10 Stories of 2017

Hurricane Irma, MTV's Siesta Key, the best restaurants in Sarasota and more—here's what you were buzzing about this year, Sarasota.

12/14/2017 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Tourism

Sarasota Among America's Top 20 Cities for Sports and Adventure

Sarasota was ranked No. 15 in a list of America's top 20 destinations for sports and adventure.

08/23/2017 By staff

Design

Inside GravityFree CEO Scott Heaps’ Office

“We tend to have a bunch of space stuff.”

07/17/2017 By Hannah Wallace

We Got the Meat

Chef Judi's Picks for the Best Burgers and Steaks in Town

Chef Judi shares her favorite spots for steaks and burgers.

06/07/2017 By Judi Gallagher

Beer Buds

Calusa Beers Now Available in Bars and Restaurants

Calusa Brewing is expanding its reach, but the owners are committed to new quality beers instead of rapid growth.

05/31/2017 By Rick Morgan

Sports tourism

BMX Track Hosts State Tournament

Sarasota BMX is hosting the largest BMX event in Florida in 2017, the SSA Florida Cup Series Finals.

05/15/2017 By staff

Neighborhood Guide

Where to Live on St. Armands, Lido and Longboat Keys

Looking for a home on one of these beautiful keys? Here’s some inside info on neighborhoods to browse—and some of the neighbors, too.

05/15/2017 By Robert Plunket, Ilene Denton, Susan Burns, and Cooper Levey-Baker