So Fresh

Tampa's Naked Farmer and Punta Gorda's Fat Point Brewing Are Coming to UTC

Naked Farmer will bring farm-fresh food while Fat Point Brewing will offer sunshine-inspired brews.

11/17/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Cars, Coffee & Community

Sarasota Cars & Coffee Is Bridging the Generation Gap

How Sarasota Cars & Coffee fuels bonds between car enthusiasts of all ages.

10/06/2022 By Laura Paquette

Neighborhood Guide

The Best Restaurants Near University Town Center

Our top picks to whet your appetite during a day of shopping.

05/23/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Disco and Tacos

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With a Silent Disco

Sarasota's University Town Center is teaming up with local restaurants and Silent Vibes for the ultimate Cinco De Mayo celebration.

05/02/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

A Taste of the SEA

Mote Marine and UTC to Host Tasting Event at Nathan Benderson Park

Join the University Town Center and Mote Marine for an evening of outdoor dining and music.

04/13/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Dig In

Get a Taste of UTC Starting This Weekend

Restaurants participating in the Taste of UTC event will be offering offering prix fix lunch and dinner menus ranging from $16-$49.

03/31/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Bagel Boss

Looking for Authentic Jersey-Style Bagels? Try This New UTC Shop

Kim Fishman opened Jersey Girl Bagels a month ago and makes about 2,000 fresh boiled and baked bagels per day in a variety of flavors.

03/28/2022 By Allison Forsyth

When Clydesdales Come to Town

Hang Out With the Budweiser Clydesdales at UTC’s Night Market

The once-a-month outdoor market will be held this Thursday, Feb. 17.

02/16/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Welcome to the Sunshine State

A Legendary Massachusetts Sandwich Joint Is Coming to Sarasota

The Massachusetts-based casual dining restaurant will be opening in Sarasota this summer.

02/15/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

That's the Way the Cookie Crumbls

Crumbl Cookies Comes To Sarasota

With over 300 bakeries nationawide, Crumbl Cookies will be celebrating its grand opening on Feb. 11 from 8 a.m.-midnight.

02/10/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Fore!

Tiger Woods' Newest Venture, PopStroke, Is Opening Soon in Sarasota

The two-story entertainment venue features two golf courses designed by co-owner Woods, a rooftop bar and a full-service restaurant.

02/02/2022 By Staff

Modern Master

That Crazy-Popular Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Is Coming to Sarasota in March

The exhibit features more than 300 of Van Gogh's pieces in a walk through-style exhibit.

01/25/2022 By Megan McDonald

Tuesday Taco News

New Mexican Restaurant Coming to University Town Center Area

Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar will open this summer.

01/04/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Sneak Preview

You'll Find Familiar Art at Selva Grill's New University Town Center Location

Artist Douglas Higgins has created a riff of his popular "Starry Night"-inspired painting for the new restaurant.

03/30/2021 By Kim Doleatto

The Scoop

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams Coming to Sarasota This Summer

A Jeni's shop will open near the University Town Center mall later this year.

03/02/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Copy and paste

Selva to Add Second Location Near University Town Center Mall

After 15 years in business, the ever-popular Sarasota restaurant Selva is expanding.

12/05/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Morning glory

New Café Coming to University Town Center

Georgie's Garden Café will be a sister restaurant to the popular Naples eatery Jane's Café.

09/30/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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

Transportation

Autonomous Transit Vehicle Showcased

The Paris-based public transit company Transdev held an autonomous transit vehicle demonstration at the Mall at University Town Center on Monday.

01/24/2017 By staff

Nice Slice

New Pizza Joint Opens Monday

California Pizza Kitchen is entering the Sarasota 'za market, with a new location set to open out near the University Town Center mall on Monday.

01/18/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker