Fake It Till You Make It

Beyond the Beyond Burger: Taste-Testing Plant-Based Seafood Substitutes

You can find vegan "crab" cakes, "fish" fillets and chunky "tuna" in a number of local grocery stores.

09/22/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Yes Cigar

A Father-Son Team Is Selling Hand-Crafted Cigars at the Sarasota Farmers Market

"It's more than a business. It’s a tradition."

04/01/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Congratulations are in order

Farmers Market Design Contest Winner Announced

The winning image was created by Michael White, a Ringling College of Art and Design graduate and freelance illustrator.

03/18/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

In it to knit it

The Covid-19 Pandemic Has Led to a Surge in Interest in Knitting

Get hooked on kitting with online or in-person classes at A Good Yarn in south Sarasota.

01/29/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Best salads

How to Get Your Hands on Great Salad Ingredients, Safely

Most local grocery stores are offering delivery or curbside service to keep you stocked with leafy greens and whatever other salad ingredients you fancy.

08/14/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Farewell

Earth Fare Will Close

The grocery store chain that opened in Lakewood Ranch just two years ago is shuttering all of its stores.

02/03/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Storage

New South Sarasota Detwiler's Farm Market Opens Wednesday

The store will hold a ceremonial "cutting of the pie," and the first 500 customers will get a gift card worth between $5 and $500.

11/18/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Make it sew

What's in Her Bag: Canned Ham Vintage's Cheri McNulty

One tote's contents reveal the busy days and secret escapes of a vintage revivalist.

10/29/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Retail

Jaguar Dealership Wins 'Outstanding Dealer Award'

Wilde Jaguar Sarasota recently received the award from Jaguar Clubs of North America.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Retail

Furniture Exec to Discuss Design Trends

The vice president of Phillips Collection will outline current trends in furniture and design at a free seminar on Friday, March 29.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Retail

New Lamborghini Dealership Opens

Automobili Lamborghini America recently opened a new store at 5141 Clark Road, Sarasota.

02/21/2019 By Staff

Deals

Boat Maker Launches New Partnership With Colorado Dealer

Manatee County's Chris-Craft recently added Colorado's Action Water Sports to its dealer network.

01/23/2019 By Staff

Health

New Wellness Spa Opens

Noemi Pareja recently opened Pura Vie in the Rosemary District.

12/20/2018 By Staff

Retail

Bookstore Sales Up in October After Two Months of Declines

Bookstore sales totaled $699 million in October, up 7.7 percent from $649 million in October 2017.

12/17/2018 By Staff

Deals

Former Furniture Store Sold for $1.4 Million

Hoke Investment Company, LLC, recently merged Pelican Cottage and The Flamingo’s Nest Furniture Store into one new store, Pelicans and Flamingos.

11/30/2018 By Staff

Extra stuffing

This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

From medieval pub crawls to funky fermentation, there are plenty of stops on the way to Flavor Town this week.

11/07/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Retail

Consignment Shop Celebrates Expansion, Renovation

The Exchange, formerly the Woman’s Exchange, is celebrating the opening of its new 3,000-square-foot furniture wing.

11/06/2018 By Staff

Retail

New Publix Shopping Center Under Construction

West Villages and Sembler recently broke ground on West Villages Marketplace, a Publix-anchored shopping center scheduled to open next fall.

10/23/2018 By Staff

Retail

New Women's Clothing Store Opening on Main Street

Sara Campbell is opening a new store at 1508 Main St., Sarasota.

10/02/2018 By Staff

Health care

New CBD Shop Opens Downtown

Owner Shelby Isaacson opened Second and Seed earlier this week.

09/25/2018 By Staff