Encore

MTV's Siesta Key Has Been Renewed for a Third Season

Here's hoping Pauly's hilarious grandmother returns, too.

05/13/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Diner things

New Greek Restaurant Set to Open in June

Guy Fieri has dubbed the chef's kotopita "crunchalicious."

04/29/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

End times

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episode 12: 'Cheers to the End of Summer!'

In the season finale, the producers work overtime to tie up all the loose ends.

04/03/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Second coming

The Starlite Room Will Get a Makeover and Be Featured on the Food Network

The Starlite Room has closed, but the owner plans to reopen soon, thanks in part to a new TV deal.

03/29/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Almost at the finish line

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episode 11: 'I Want Him (Without the Cheating)'

There are only two episodes before this season is over and no one is more excited than I am.

03/27/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Television

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episode 9: 'Cheers to Sunday Funday!'

Who would have thought that the most interesting character in this show about 20-somethings on the beach would be Pauly's sweet grandmother?

03/13/2019 By Giulia Heyward

LOCAL FILM

Local Documentary Receives Three Awards at Film Festival Screenings Across the Country

Since its original test screening in Sarasota, the documentary has been shown at eight film festivals, receiving three separate awards along the way.

03/06/2019 By Giulia Heyward

RECAP

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key Season 2, Episode 8: 'Deflect, Deflect, Deflect'

You might be surprised that season two of Siesta Key is nearing its end. My editors are just surprised that I'm still writing about it.

03/06/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Technology

Wireless Communications Company Rebrands

Sarasota's xG Technology, Inc., recently changed its corporate name to Vislink Technologies, Inc.

02/28/2019 By Staff

Let's get it

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key, Season 2, Episode 6: 'A Second-Tier Friend'

I have officially become numb to the manufactured plot lines of this show.

02/20/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Arts

Director Honored at St. Pete Film Festival

Sarasota filmmaker Kathryn Parks was recently honored at the Sunshine City Film Festival for her short film 50 Words.

02/05/2019 By Staff

Media

Talk By New Yorker, CNN Contributor Rescheduled

Jeffrey Toobin's Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon has been changed to Thursday, March 7.

01/30/2019 By Staff

What I've Learned

Charlayne Hunter-Gault on Journalism, Civil Rights and Faith

“As a reporter, I consider myself a servant of the people."

01/21/2019 By David Hackett

Media

Printing Company Opens Sarasota Location

SpeedPro Imaging Affinity Solutions recently opened a new office in Sarasota.

01/17/2019 By Staff

Civil rights

Floridians Affected By Amendment 4 Begin Registering to Vote

'Today is a new day,' says Demetrius Jifunza, the founder of the Sarasota chapter of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, the group that led the effort to pass Amendment 4.

01/08/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Sneak Preview

Antiques Roadshow Taped at The Ringling to Air Jan. 28 and Feb. 4 and 11

The museum hosts an advance screening Jan. 15.

12/31/2018 By Ilene Denton

Entertainment

Season Two of MTV's Siesta Key Starts Jan. 22

The new season will feature "a lot of love, a lot of heartbreak, a lot of friendships and drama," according to cast member Madisson Hausburg.

12/17/2018 By Staff

Data

Sarasota Named One of the Nation's Top 100 Retirement Destinations

The city was recently named one of the country's top 100 places in which to retire by Where to Retire magazine.

12/11/2018 By Staff

Publishing

Professor's Business Writing Guide Translated Into Chinese

A Taiwanese company recently published a translation of 'Business Writing: What Works, What Won’t' by University of South Florida professor Wilma Davidson.

12/05/2018 By Staff

Deals

Sarasota Magazine Signs Long-Term Lease for New Office

The publication plans to move into Bay Plaza Condominium, a downtown building designed by renowned architect Tim Seibert, next spring.

11/20/2018 By Staff