Best of Sarasota

The Best of Sarasota 2022

Celebrating the region’s best arts, dining, shopping and more.

05/13/2022 By The Editors

Best of Sarasota

The Best of Sarasota 2022: Editors' Picks

Celebrating the region’s best arts, dining, shopping and more.

05/13/2022 By The Editors

Gift Guide

14 Great Local Valentine's Day Gifts for Every Loved One on Your List

From charcuterie boards to lingerie to Champagne, here are 14 Valentine's Day gifts from Sarasota stores.

02/09/2022 By The Editors

E.T. Phone Home

Our Editors' Favorite Sci-Fi Movies

January 2 is (unofficially) Science Fiction Day, in honor of sci-fi author Isaac Asimov's birthday. Here are our editors' favorite sci-fi films.

12/30/2021 By The Editors

Year in Review

Sarasota Magazine's Top 10 Stories of 2021

What a year it was.

12/30/2021 By The Editors

O Christmas Tree

Our Editors Share Their Favorite Holiday Memories

Christmas tree shopping, cookie decorating, "The Nutcracker" and more.

12/23/2021 By The Editors

Free & Freeish

Great Things to Do in Sarasota for Under $10

Sometimes the best things in life are free (or freeish).

12/21/2021 By The Editors

Gift Guide

The Gifts Our Editors Are Buying This Holiday Season

All of them are local, so no worries about shipping delays.

12/14/2021 By The Editors

Free & Freeish

Yes, We Have Great Nightlife in Sarasota—Here's Where to Find It

Best of all: none of these options cost more than $10.

12/01/2021 By The Editors

What We're Watching

What We'll Be Streaming This Thanksgiving Holiday

Need a rest after all that turkey? Try one of these binge-worthy shows.

11/19/2021 By The Editors

How We've Changed

How Covid-19 Has Changed Sarasota

From Zoom and Instacart to sweatpants and more, we found 28 ways life will never be the same since the onset of Covid.

09/29/2021 By The Editors

What We're Watching

Everything We're Streaming This Labor Day Weekend

"White Lotus," "Only Murders in the Building," "The Chair," "Real Housewives of Potomac"—there's so much good TV right now.

09/02/2021 By The Editors

What We're Reading

What Our Editors Are Reading Right Now

Need a good book for lounging by the pool? We've got you covered.

08/11/2021 By The Editors

Editors' Picks

What We're Watching This Month

Whether you're interested in food, sports, family drama or '80s nostalgia, this roundup has something for you.

07/13/2021 By The Editors

Editors' Picks

Our Favorite Sarasota Summer Pastimes

June 20 is the summer solstice—the longest day of the year. Here's how our editors plan on spending their extra time in the sun this summer.

06/17/2021 By The Editors

What We're Reading

Here's What Our Editors Are Reading Right Now

Need a book recommendation? We've got you covered.

06/04/2021 By The Editors

Best of Sarasota

The Best of Sarasota 2021

Despite the pandemic, our editors found brave new businesses and innovative experiences that showed us how resilient our region is—and why we love living here.

05/03/2021 By The Editors

Best of Sarasota

Best of Sarasota 2021: Outdoor Experiences

If 2020 taught us anything, it's that spending more time in nature is a very, very good thing.

05/03/2021 By The Editors

Best of Sarasota

Best of Sarasota 2021: Arts and Entertainment

Murals! Innovative programming! Outdoor entertainment! Our arts community sure got creative this year.

05/03/2021 By The Editors

Best of Sarasota

Best of Sarasota 2021: Shopping and Services

New stores. New beauty treatments. New flights. Here's what our editors splurged on.

05/03/2021 By The Editors