Make it sew

What's in Her Bag: Canned Ham Vintage's Cheri McNulty

One tote's contents reveal the busy days and secret escapes of a vintage revivalist.

10/29/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly Planner

A Sarasota 'Safari,' a Chili Cook-Off and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a wine tasting at Artisan Cheese Company and a food fair that is part of Transition Sarasota's Eat Local Week.

10/23/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Seaside Dreams

Local Artist to Publish Second Book of Island Photography

Mary Lou Johnson's new book, The Lure of Sarasota and Her Islands, is scheduled to be released in November.

10/17/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly Planner

Oktoberfest, Fried Chicken and Champagne and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a wine dinner at The Sarasota Modern and an eco-friendly event at Ben & Jerry's.

10/16/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly Planner

A Wizard Pub Crawl, Friends Trivia and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: an opportunity to taste-test local foods and a new jazz brunch.

10/09/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Young Folks

Sarasota Creatrix Launches New Arts and Music Event

Artist and musician Dana Laag wants to foster a creative community for young people.

10/08/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly Planner

A Rum Festival, a Pumpkin Party and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a jazzy brunch at Muse and a mother-daughter tea party.

10/02/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

This is Halloween

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Halloween Events in Sarasota

From haunted hayrides to ghostly tours, discover how to stay in fine spirits this season.

10/01/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly Planner

Italian Wine Dinners, 'Kiltober' and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: lessons on how to cook with apples and how to eat a plant-based diet on a budget.

09/25/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Toy Story

Local Artist Upcycles Nostalgic Children's Toys

Environmentally conscious painter Suzy Kalin turns old Troll Dolls into miniature works of art.

09/24/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Take Me to the River

New Riverfront Restaurant Coming to Ellenton

The popular "Floribbean" restaurant Whiskey Joe's is expected to open on the Manatee River next year.

09/19/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly Planner

A Mullet Lesson, a Burlesque Ball and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: Rocktoberfest at Darwin Brewing Co. and Sarasota Opera's Taste of Downtown.

09/18/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Mobile Menswear

New Men's Suit Truck Brings Custom Couture to Your Doorstep

Donald Carlson's new fashion truck Tweeds provides bespoke suits and shirts for the sophisticated gentleman.

09/17/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Patio Pups

Seven Fun Spots to Dine With Your Doggie

You don't have to leave man's best friend behind when dining out.

09/16/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Inspo on the go

What's in His Bag: Ringling College Instructor George Cwirko-Godycki

A peek at the artist essentials that illustrator and Instagram sensation Cwirko-Godycki carries with him every day.

09/13/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly Planner

A Sangria Showdown and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: Oktoberfest makes its way to Venice and Pumpkin Stiltskin returns.

09/11/2019 With Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

You Spin Me

Five Reasons to Invest in a Hula Hoop

Why picking up a hula hoop is excellent for health and happiness.

09/09/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly Planner

A 'Build Your Own Biscuit' Brunch and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a free cooking class, a brewery tour for those wearing kilts and a beer and yoga session.

09/04/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

History Buffs

A Sarasota Duo's Historical Experiences Educate and Entertain

Offering everything from live events to a podcast, Compass Rose will lead you down a rabbit hole of Sarasota history.

08/30/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly Planner

Cocktails and Video Games, a Beer Dinner and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a California wine dinner and a taco shack birthday party.

08/28/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson