Shop 'Til You Drop

Miami’s Bal Harbour Shops Is Popping Up in Sarasota

For eight weeks starting March 8, Bal Harbour Shops Access Pop-Up Tour will bring luxury shopping to the Sarasota market—in shipping containers.

02/26/2024 By Lauren Jackson


University Town Center Job Fair Set for May 11

Participating businesses include upscale and fast-casual restaurants, fashion boutiques, fitness studios and hotels.

05/03/2021 By Staff

Out East

Nine Reasons to Love Lakewood Ranch

For more than 20 years, a new city has been rising to the east. Here are nine reasons to celebrate that right now.

08/24/2020 By Ilene Denton

Rethinking Retail

As Digital Sales Grow, Shopping Centers Face a Seismic Threat

Local retailers and developers are rethinking their business strategies.

10/10/2017 By Justine Griffin

Retail Therapy

Soft Surroundings is Coming to the Mall at UTC

Company president Tara Ellef is here to tell us more.

07/27/2017 By Heather Dunhill

Spirits of Sarasota

Cocktail of the Week: Capital Grille's Stoli Doli

When a pineapple and a vodka love each other very much...

03/29/2017 By Hannah Wallace

New hires

Mall Names New Marketing, Sponsorship Director

Lauren Clark was recently named the marketing and sponsorship director for The Mall at University Town Center.

03/02/2017 By staff


Event Celebrating New Bus Service Transit Station Is Jan. 30

Sarasota County Area Transit is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new transfer station at The Mall at University Town Center at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30.

01/24/2017 By staff


University Town Center Mall Hires New General Manager

The Michigan-based shopping center company Taubman recently selected five-year Taubman executive Jeramy Burkinshaw to be the new general manager of The Mall at University Town Center.

12/09/2016 By staff


Mall Christmas Attraction Debuts Nov. 11

The Mall at University Town Center will debut a new Christmas-themed attraction for kids on Friday, Nov. 11.

11/03/2016 Research by staff

Restaurant News

Rusty Bucket Opens Near Mall at University Town Center

Rusty Bucket, a sports bar with a cool rustic vibe, has opened on Cattlemen Road near the Mall at University Town Center.

06/01/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Now Ear This

Statement Earrings Make a Fashionable Comeback

Fashion editor Heather Dunhill rounds up eight pairs of earrings that are guaranteed to get noticed.

03/01/2016 By Heather Dunhill


"Why I Moved to Sarasota"

Intriguing new people are moving to Sarasota at record rates. What brings them here?

12/01/2015 By Sarasota Magazine


Kona Grill Opens in Sarasota

Chef Judi visits Sarasota's new Kona Grill at The Mall at University Town Center.

12/08/2014 By Judi Gallagher


Sophie's Restaurant Opens in Sarasota's Saks Fifth Avenue

Heather Dunhill gets the scoop on the woman who inspired Sophie's, a restaurant that just opened at Sarasota's Saks Fifth Avenue.

11/21/2014 By Heather Dunhill


Brio and Capital Grille Open at Mall at University Town Center

Plus, more food news from around town.

11/17/2014 By Judi Gallagher


An Interview with Anthropologie Customer Styling Director Christina Frederick

Heather Dunhill sits down for an interview with Anthropologie's customer styling director, Christina Frederick.

10/28/2014 By Heather Dunhill


Fashion Icon Betsey Johnson to Appear at Mall at University Town Center

Designer Betsey Johnson on making your own fashion rules, aging gracefully and her favorite Halloween costume of all time.

10/22/2014 By Heather Dunhill


Designer Rebecca Minkoff to Appear at Sarasota's Saks Fifth Avenue

Fashion editor Heather Dunhill will host a live Q&A with the designer at Saks Sarasota.

10/17/2014 By Heather Dunhill


Test-Driving Teslas at The Mall at University Town Center

Car aficionado Howard Tisch takes the first spin of the Sarasota media tour.

10/15/2014 By Howard Tisch