Menu makeover

Goodbye Tea House, Hello Eatery 84

New owners have transformed The Tea House into an upscale restaurant.

07/18/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Local Star

Sarasota's Annaliese Nock Makes Her Debut on "America's Got Talent"

The female daredevil follows her family's legacy by presenting a risk-taking performance.

06/22/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Mark Your Calendars

The Ninth Annual Siesta Key Crystal Classic Takes Place November 9-12

In 2017, the festival welcomed more than 60,000 attendees and brought in $9 million in economic impact from tourists.

06/21/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Show Time

The Circus Arts Conservatory and The Ringling Present Summer Circus Spectacular 2018

Summer Circus Spectacular features acts containing comedy, aerial skills, crossbow, hand-balancing and more.

06/21/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Kick it

Keep Up with the World Cup at The Shamrock

Soccer enthusiasts in Sarasota can watch every match at The Shamrock while winning raffle prizes.

06/14/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Art Advocate

The Exchange Awards $250,000 to Local Students and Arts Organizations

The organization has awarded more than $8 million in grants since its inception.

06/13/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Weekly Planner

Father's Day Brunch, Craft Tacos and More Local Dining Events

Including Sarasota's monthly food truck rally.

06/12/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Invest in Yourself

Celebrate Global Wellness Day With These Tips From Local Experts

Bring a little self-care into your daily routine.

06/08/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

A Land Re-Remembered

A Florida Classic Gets a Graphic Novel Remake

Sarasota's Pineapple Press recently published an illustrated version of Patrick D. Smith's well-loved Florida novel, A Land Remembered.

06/06/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

A classic gets a makeover

Selections From A Land Remembered: A Graphic Novel

Andre Frattino recently published a graphic novel adaptation of Patrick D. Smith's classic Florida novel, A Land Remembered. See some sample pages here.

06/06/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship Photography by Andre Frattino

Sailor Circus

A New Day to Dawn for Circus Arts Conservatory

The Conservatory started groundbreaking for renovations thanks to $3.6 million from a fund-raising campaign.

05/31/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Weekly Planner

Savor Sarasota, the St. Armands Seafood & Music Festival and More Local Dining Events

Including a Beer Garden Bazaar, National Doughnut Day and more.

05/30/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Indie Market

The Bazaar on Apricot & Lime Opens for Business

Interact with vendors who sell rare collectibles, clothing, art and more.

05/24/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Get Ready to Play

Art Ovation Hotel Welcomes New Sarasota Keys Piano

The new Sarasota Keys piano will reside outside the Art Ovation Hotel.

05/23/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Tervis Time

Tervis Tumbler Launches New Designs—Including A Bowl

Venice Mayor John Holic proclaims May 19 “Tervis Day."

05/21/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Tervis Time

Tervis' Osprey Store Is Celebrating Its 50th Anniversary

Festivities include tent sale, scavenger hunt and the opportunity to build your own tumbler.

05/16/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Eat Your Heart Out

Savor Sarasota Details Unveiled

Close to 90 eateries are participating in the restaurant promotional campaign, offering multi-course meals for just $16 at lunch and $32 at dinner.

05/15/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Sea Turtle Friendly

Eight Tips For Protecting Sea Turtles During Nesting Season

Keep sea turtles safe on our beaches with these guidelines from Mote Marine Laboratory.

05/09/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship