Pampered Pooch

Sarasota Has a New Ice Cream Truck—for Dogs

The JB's Doggie Delite truck serves up ice cream that's safe for dogs and their human family.

03/17/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Showpieces

Sarasota Designer Patra Jordan Has 'Major Plans' for Her Jewelry Line

Jordan supplies customers around the world, from Florida to Japan. You can purchase Jordan's jewelry on her website or in Sarasota at Blend Fashion House.

02/24/2022 By Jessika Ward

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Seven Sarasota Shops Where You Can Score Your Next Vintage 'Fit

These seven shops specialize in retro clothes, outrageous accessories and much more.

02/18/2022 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Beachy Keen

Salt Life Opens on St. Armands Circle

Salt Life opens a new location on St. Armands Circle on Lido Key.

02/16/2022 By Samantha Lane

Visionary

Dr. Kristin Doyle of Spectacle Gallery Explains the Latest Trends in Eyewear

Doyle's top tip? "Glasses should be fun!"

12/13/2021 By Heather Dunhill

Fresh news

The Manatee County NAACP Has Started a New Monthly Farmers Market

The next one takes place 11 a.m.-4 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 11.

12/10/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Retail Report

Are Sarasota Retailers Worried About Supply Chain Issues This Holiday Season?

Many say they're well-stocked—in large part because of advanced preparation.

11/22/2021 By Elizabeth Djinis

Weekend update

The Meadows Has a Farmers Market Now

The market kicked off in early October and operates from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday.

11/21/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Building Up

Here's a Look at What Could Be Coming to St. Armands Circle

A rundown of the proposals for the Fillmore parking lot site that City of Sarasota commissioners received this week.

11/18/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Bundle Up

Taste of Immokalee's Holiday Gift Bundles Are Back

The company is run by high school students who use the profits to provide scholarships, internships and job training to young people in Immokalee.

11/16/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

New Sunday Spot

The Lakewood Ranch Farmers' Market Is Moving

Waterside Place, the market's new home, will also host a monthly series of Ranch Nite evening events.

11/02/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

It's Electric!

Electric Bike Maker Opens New Store in Downtown Sarasota

Krooz's new shop carries the company's five high-end e-bike models.

09/29/2021 By Marc Griffin

Make it New

How to Bring a Dash of Autumn Into Your Florida Home

Two local interior designers share some tips on how to dress up your home for fall.

09/28/2021 By Kim Doleatto

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

Booze Flash

New Liquor Store Opens in Lakewood Ranch

The new ABC Fine Wine & Spirits includes a walk-in cigar humidor, a walk-in beer cooler and a station for refilling growlers.

08/19/2021 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

Old school

Todburn Antiques Downsizes Without Skimping on Style

The Sarasota shop has moved next door, but all of its throwback magic remains.

01/22/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Special delivery

Bradenton Styling Service Delivers Trendy Clothing to Women Around the Country

Jackie is a boutique clothing subscription service that prides itself on making women feel like a million bucks.

09/03/2020 By Allison Forsyth