Restaurant News

Connors Steak and Seafood Restaurant to Open at the Westfield Siesta Key Mall

Connors, a steak and seafood restaurant with an upscale bar, will open later this month. The original opening date was delayed due to Hurricane Irma.

09/06/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Weekly Planner

A Pioneer Homestead Party, a Pig Roast and Other Local Dining Events

Including a cake decorating class, Sarasota Opera's fourth annual Taste of Downtown and Let's Eat Englewood.

09/06/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Weekly Planner

A Bacon and Beer Festival, a Back-to-School Pizza Party and More Local Dining Events

Including First Friday at Retrobaked, a campout celebration at Geraldson Community farm and Englewood's annual restaurant week.

08/30/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Mall Madness

New Bravo Restaurant Opens in Sarasota Thursday

Bravo Coastal Bar & Kitchen is part of the restaurant group that operates both Bravo Cucina Italiana and Brio Tuscan Grille.

08/29/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Life's a Circus

A Peek At What's Underneath the Big Top at Ringling's Circus Museum

Explore the rich history of the circus and its ties to Sarasota at Ringling's Circus Museum.

08/24/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Weekly Planner

A Blues Brunch, a Cake Decorating Class and More Local Dining Events

Including a brown-bag lunch at the South Florida Museum, a happy hour at the Southgate Village Plaza and a movie night at Mandeville Beer Garden.

08/21/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Here Comes the Sun

Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse in Sarasota

On Aug. 21 the first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in 99 years will occur.

08/17/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Party On

What's it Like to Live for a Century? Ask One of These 12 Ladies

Pines of Sarasota held its seventh annual Centenarian Celebration Tea Party this past Friday.

08/17/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

May the Force Be with You

The Sarasota Ski-A-Rees Team Wins National Waterskiing Championship with Star Wars: The Skiquel

The Sarasota Ski-A-Rees team became the first Florida team to win a national waterskiing championship.

08/16/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Recipe

Alinea's Jaryd Hearn Returns to Polo Grill

And he's sharing a delicious recipe for pickled beet salad with us.

08/16/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Weekly Planner

A Food Truck Rally, a Yoga Brunch Club and More Local Dining Events

Including a pasta making class, a pet happy hour and a Siesta Key rum pairing dinner.

08/15/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Picture Perfect

Selby Gardens Welcomes Its 37th Annual Juried Photographic Exhibition

Photographers from all over the region submitted their best work depicting the flora and fauna of Selby Gardens.

08/10/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Weekly Planner

A Beer Fun Run, a French Macaron Ice Cream Cart and More Local Dining Events

Including a shopping and coffee event with your dog and a wine walk in downtown Venice.

08/09/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Comfort Food

Recipe: Baked Rigatoni from Cafe Barbosso

Learn how to make baked rigatoni with broccoli from Chef Joe DiMaggio at Cafe BarBosso.

08/03/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Weekly Planner

A Sustainable Seafood Dinner, a Cupcake Eating Contest and More Local Dining Events

...including a celebration of National IPA Day, First Friday at Retrobaked and a movie night at JDub's Brewing Company.

08/01/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

I Thee Wed

Five Gorgeous Sarasota Weddings

These love stories ended in "I do."

07/26/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Save Our Sea Turtles

Heads Up: Our Beach Furniture is Interfering with Sea Turtle Nesting Season

Plus, tips on how to help protect turtles and their hatchlings.

07/14/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

New Faces

The Ringling Highlights Portraits from the Permanent Collection with the Posed Exhibit

Featuring portraits of celebrities and anonymous faces from the 20th century.

07/12/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Starry Night

Explore the Universe in the Bishop Planetarium at the South Florida Museum

You can have an "off Earth" experience.

07/06/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Sky Candy

Great Places to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks and Celebrate the Holiday Weekend

Here are some events to kick-off the holiday weekend and the best places watch the fireworks on the Fourth of July.

06/28/2017 By Stephanie Hagan