Throwing Shade

The Best Beach Umbrellas for 2022

Seek the shade in style—from tents to cabanas to classic umbrellas.

07/07/2022 By Allison Forsyth

What to Buy Dad

Wine Is an Excellent Father's Day Gift

And here are some of your best bets.

06/08/2022 By Bob McGinn

Gift Guide

The Best Father's Day Gifts Under $50

We all love our dads, but sometimes, we are on a budget. You can still find something unique for Father's Day. Here are some of our favorites.

05/24/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Gift Guide

Father's Day Gifts For the 'Do-Gooder' Dad

This year, we've put together an extra special gift guide for the Sarasota dad who wants to give back.

05/24/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Gift Guide

Father's Day Gifts For the Fashionable Dad

If your dad is the fashionable type, the kind of person who cares about their entire outfit, then we've got the round-up for you.

05/24/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Gift Guide

Father's Day Gifts For the Tech-y Dad

We know technology is the most stereotypical gift for Father's Day, but there's a reason for that. We're sure you'll find your dad something he'll love.

05/24/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Gift Guide

Best Gifts For High Schoolers

Finding the best gift for a high schooler is always a gamble. Here are some gifts that are sure to excite without fail.

04/12/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Gift Guide

Best Gifts For the Sarasota Creative

When it comes to giving your beloved creative a gift, there are plenty of options to choose from. Here are some that are sure to surprise.

04/12/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Gift Guide

Best Gifts for the Over-65 Sarasotan

These gifts will be the perfect surprise for the Sarasotan who is over 65 in your life.

04/12/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Gift Guide

Best Gifts For the Outdoorsy Sarasotan

If you are looking for gifts for the outdoorsy person in your life, these gifts might be just up their alley.

04/12/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Gift Guide

The Best Gifts for Experiencing Sarasota

So many of the best things in life are experienced rather than purchased. Here are some unique outings in Sarasota you can gift your loved ones.

04/12/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Gift Guide

Our Favorite Local Gifts Under $50

In Sarasota, where luxury reigns supreme, it can be hard to find gifts on a budget. Shop these charming boutiques if you're in a pinch.

04/12/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Gift Guide

Gifts for Moms Who Love to Cook

Our picks range from items that will help you prepare a delectable meal to gifts that serve as the meal themselves.

04/11/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Gift Guide

Five Mother's Day Gifts for Moms Who Aren't Your Mom

Mother's Day is a day we spend thinking about our own mothers. But what about the mothers who've influenced us who aren't our own? Here are the gifts we recommend.

04/11/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Gift Guide

Mother's Day Gifts for the New Mom

We’ve rounded up a few local items that should give the new mom in your life a dash of calm, a sprinkle of style and a whole lot of joy for the holiday.

04/08/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

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

Conversation Hearts

How to Speak Your Partner's 'Love Language' This Valentine's Day

Matchmaker Cristina Morara shares advice on perfect gift ideas for each of the five love languages.

02/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

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

The giving season

Christmas Gift Drive Organizers Say It Can Be a Struggle to Serve Teens

It may be more fun to buy a shiny toy fire engine than earbuds, but Christmas gifts are important for older children, as well.

12/14/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Act Now! Supplies Are Limited!

Discounted Gift Certificates to Dozens of Local Restaurants Go on Sale Thursday

Sarasota-Manatee Originals is selling discounted dining certificates to more than 60 local restaurants this holiday season.

12/08/2021 By Marc Griffin