Moving On Up

Retro Boutique Finds Permanent Home

Local treasure trove Canned Ham Vintage expands into larger space.

01/02/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

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Food Truck Lobster Rolls, a Jazz Brunch and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a pint with your pup and a discussion on healthy whole foods.

12/31/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Whole New Worlds

Ringling College Sees Limitless Possibilities in the Realm of Virtual Realities

VR’s value is enormous, from health care to tourism to the automotive industry to retail and more.

12/31/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Happy New Year!

Your Guide to Celebrating New Year's Eve in Sarasota

The best spots for fireworks, Champagne toasts and midnight smooches.

12/26/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

High Brow

We Tried It: Brow Lamination

Brow lamination is like a perm for your eyebrows. (Spoiler alert: we love it.)

12/19/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

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Feasts of the Seven Fishes, Christmas Day Brunch and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Plus: the best places to find your holiday spirits.

12/18/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

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A Hello Kitty Food Truck, a Beer Festival and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: an ugly sweater bar crawl and a celebration of seafood and music.

12/11/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

'Tis the Season

Your Ultimate Sarasota Holiday Event Calendar

Have yourself a holly-jolly winter with these top music, theater and family activities.

12/10/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Reality Check

We Tried It: An Hour in Virtual Reality

Exploring the ethereal world of virtual reality at Escape Reality, a V.R. bar and retro arcade

12/10/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

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A Seafood Festival, a Food Truck Rally and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a walking food and history tour and a mermaid festival.

12/04/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Gossip Girls

The Life and Times of a Sarasota Mermaid

It turns out that Sarasota, like the rest of Florida, has a thriving “mermaiding” culture.

12/02/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Fine Feathered Friends

The Sarasota Audubon Society Prepares For Its Annual Christmas Bird Count

Sarasota is known for some of the best bird watching in Florida.

12/02/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

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A Black Friday Brunch, a Brewery Craft Market and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: the always-fun downtown Sarasota Farmers Market and tasty barbecue at Calusa.

11/27/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Step Right Up

Mr. Swindle's Peculiarium and Drink-Ory Garden Returns to the Sarasota Fairgrounds

It's a spectacle of curiosity and wonder.

11/26/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

How Bazaar

Sarasota's Independent Arts and Crafts Fair Serves Up Unique Gift Ideas

The Atomic Holiday Bazaar returns for its 14th season at the Municipal Auditorium.

11/25/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Heaven Can Wait

Singing Group Brings the Sounds of a Celtic Christmas to Sarasota

The Celtic Angels will perform Irish carols and holiday classics at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Sunday, Dec. 1.

11/20/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

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A Taco Festival, a Friendsgiving Potluck and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: lessons on how to prepare holiday treats and a class in the subtle art of food photography.

11/20/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Benevolent Bling

Online Jewelry Retailer Takes Steps to Reduce Harmful Plastic Pollution

Sarasota's Ornata Jewelry partners with TerraCycle recycling program to help eliminate unnecessary waste.

11/18/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Turn off the oven

Where to Dine Out on Thanksgiving Day

Don't feel like cooking this year? Here are some great Sarasota restaurants offering special meals and takeout options.

11/14/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

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A Murder Mystery Dinner Party and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a food track rally at JDub's and a special wine dinner at Grove.

11/13/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson