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

Transportation

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

Retail

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

Retail

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

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.

01/25/2016 By Ilene Denton

Article

"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

Article

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

Article

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

Article

Brio and Capital Grille Open at Mall at University Town Center

Plus, more food news from around town.

11/17/2014 By Judi Gallagher

Article

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

Article

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

Article

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

Article

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

Article

Beauty Tips from Lancome Celebrity Makeup Artist Mickey Williams

Lancome makeup artist Mickey Williams will be at Dillard's at the new Mall at University Town Center for makeup consultations on Friday, Oct. 17.

10/15/2014 By Heather Dunhill

Article

A Who's Who of Haute Couture at Sarasota's New Saks

The new Saks Fifth Aveue at the Mall at University Town Center is a who's who of couture designers, from fashion to beauty.

10/15/2014 By Carol Tisch