Bubble bus

The Wandering Whale Offers a Boutique Bar Experience on Wheels

Jill Martini is on the move this summer.

06/10/2019 By Hanna Powers

Extreme makeover

New Renovations in the Works for The Mable (aka Growler's)

The pub's owners are hoping to transform the bar into an 18-and-over hangout for neighboring college students.

05/16/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Weekly Planner

A Blue Crab Festival, Morton's 50th Anniversary Party and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also happening: a walking food tour and a grand opening for the new Newtown Farmers Market location.

05/15/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Tiki Time

Sharky's on the Pier Named Best Florida Beach Bar

It's the second year in a row the restaurant tops Florida Beach Bar's annual list.

05/14/2019 By Staff

Take one down, pass it around

99 Bottles Is Your New Downtown Beer Bar

Looking for a fun, new after-work meetup spot? Head here.

05/09/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Pop's Star

Waterfront Restaurant Adds Huge New Tiki Bar

The new bar at Pop's Sunset Grill in Nokomis bumps right up against the Intracoastal Waterway.

04/29/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Grub hub

10 Bucks Or Less: Gulf Gate Food + Beer

Surprise! Gulf Gate Food + Beer is a restaurant located in Gulf Gate that serves both food and beer.

12/04/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Drink

Self-Serve Wine and Beer Bar Opening Soon

Grand Cru Wine Bar, a self-serve wine and craft beer bar, is opening soon at 1528 Main St., Sarasota.

08/03/2018 By Staff

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Goes Bar Hopping

Our humor columnist on the pleasures of hotel bars.

06/27/2018 By Robert Plunket

BEACH BAR BASH

Sharky’s on the Pier Named Florida’s Best Beach Bar

And the restaurant's celebrating with a party on June 10.

06/06/2018 By Pam Daniel

Smoke Gets in His Eyes

On a Barstool at Memories Lounge, a 91-Year-Old Reveals His Secret of Longevity

"Mr. Phil," as he's known, is at Memories Lounge from 10 p.m.-closing every night.

03/01/2017 By Isaac Eger

Article

An Ode to Sarasota’s Dive Bars

Novelist Tim Dorsey pens an ode to two of Sarasota's most famous dive bars: The Crescent Club and the Bahi Hut.

11/01/2013 Photography by Brian Braun By Tim Dorsey