Boo Bow Wow Meow

Protect Pets This Halloween With These Five Tips

A Sarasota veterinarian shares some safety tips for our fur babies.

10/29/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Trick or Treat

The Best Halloween Events in Sarasota-Manatee

Enjoy trick-or-treating, costume contests, food and plenty of sweets at these Halloween events in Sarasota and Manatee.

10/28/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During Halloween Season

With Halloween season comes lots of sugar, which is delicious—but it can wreak havoc on your teeth and gums. Here are some healthy habits to keep in mind as you snack.

10/27/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Meme me

Five Last-Minute Pop Culture-Inspired Halloween Costumes That Are Easy to Pull Together

Halloween is just five days away—need an idea for a costume? We're here to help.

10/26/2021 By Dedriana Perry

Halloween Creativity

Why Carve a Pumpkin When You Can Engrave One With a Laser?

This past Saturday, Sarasota's Faulhaber Fab Lab hosted a pumpkin laser-engraving event that put local families in the Halloween spirit.

10/25/2021 By Marc Griffin

Summerween

Skip the Pumpkin, and Make a Tropical Jack-o'-Lantern Instead

Wouldn’t you rather feast on watermelon and pineapple anyway?

10/21/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Cruel Summer

Put a Florida-Friendly Spin on Halloween With 'Summerween' Decor

Flamingos can definitely be ghoulish.

10/18/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Trick or Treat

Carve Out Some Time to Visit These Local Pumpkin Patches

'Tis the season for picking out a gorgeous gourd.

10/13/2021 By Marc Griffin

Magic Moments

Five Festive Autumn Activities to do With Your Kids

Craft a season of intent with Hannah Bagnall of mindfulness workbook "Hannah’s Enchantments."

10/07/2021 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Mostly Ghostly

Sarasota's Most Haunted Places

From vengeful spirits with broken hearts to mischievous graveyard imps, here are five supernatural stories of local lore to keep you up at night.

10/06/2021 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Fright Night

'Haunted Tavern' Pop-Up Cocktail Bar Promises a Scary Good Time

The national touring event comes to Bradenton Sept. 9-11.

09/08/2021 By Marc Griffin

Heal the Corn

New Children of the Corn Movie Will Premiere in Sarasota

The film premieres exclusively at Burns Court Cinema and Cinébistro Siesta Key on Friday, October 30.

10/30/2020 By Allison Forsyth

She’s a Gem

What’s In Her Bag: Crystal Cave Owner Susan Moen

A big fan of Halloween and Dio de las Muertos, Moen really does carry rocks in her purse.

10/21/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Ghost Town

A Peek Into Sarasota's Haunted History

Swapping ghost stories with local medium and "Ghost and Gruesomes" tour guide Bob Hunt-McClimen.

10/21/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Dressed in Distress

Five Do-It-Yourself Quarantine Costume Ideas

An illustrated guide for creating this year’s signature Halloween looks.

10/21/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson Illustrations by Stewart Leith

Fright Night

Our Top 10 Trick-or-Treating Alternatives

Don't feel comfortable going out this year? From scavenger hunts to scary zoom sessions, here are our top Halloween alternatives for ghouls of all ages.

10/21/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

That's the Spirit

What’s Brewing at Pangea Alchemy Lab This Halloween?

Pangea owner Brad Coburn's goal is to "make spirits that lift spirits"—and he's sharing a Halloween-themed cocktail you can make at home, too.

10/21/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Happy Halloween!

The Ultimate Guide to Halloween in Sarasota 2020

Fall is here, which means it’s time for pumpkin spice, hay rides and all things supernatural.

09/30/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Trick and Treat

Ritz-Carlton Pastry Chef Lyndsy McDonald Goes Gory for Halloween

McDonald's latest Halloween work of art is a creepy head made of white chocolate and Rice Krispies.

10/01/2019 By Olivia Letts

This is Halloween

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Halloween Events in Sarasota

From haunted hayrides to ghostly tours, discover how to stay in fine spirits this season.

10/01/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson