Love Is in The Air

How We Say 'I Love You' in Sarasota

Forget chocolate and flowers. This is our love language.


Love Is In The Air

Where to Eat on Valentine's Day

Impress your date by taking them to one of our favorite Sarasota restaurants.

02/02/2024 By Lauren Jackson


Check Out This List of Local Valentine's Day Events

The countdown is on for showing love, and everyone's invited. From free laughs to sexy acts, there's something out there for everyone, regardless of status or situationship.

02/02/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Aging in Place

How to Create a Safe Space for Your Aging Loved One

Two local experts weigh in on how to navigate multigenerational living, with safety and fitness tips to increase quality of life.

02/14/2023 By Kim Doleatto

My Furry Valentine

How Does a Furry Celebrate Valentine's Day in Sarasota?

AJ Riskey explains why stereotypes about furries are just that—stereotypes. 'It’s just a costume,' she says. 'If someone can dress up as Superman, we can dress up as characters we made up ourselves.'

02/14/2023 By Isaac Eger

Be Mine

Don't Forget to Make Your Valentine's Day Reservations

Sample a special prix fixe Valentine's Day menu at any of these local spots.

02/10/2023 By Lauren Jackson

Your Health Questions Answered

Are There Harmful Metals in Our Chocolate?

High levels of lead and cadmium are found in many of our favorite chocolates. What can we do to avoid them?

02/09/2023 By Isaac Eger

Tune Up

The Do's and Dont's of a Healthy Relationship, According to Couples' Therapists

Valentine's Day is a good time to reflect on your relationship and check in with your partner.

02/09/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Valentine's Day

Say ‘I Love You’ on Valentine's Day With a Box of Specialty Chocolates

Looking for the perfect gift for Valentine's Day? These local chocolates will do the trick.

02/08/2023 By Chloé Cuyler

Show Love

11 Creative Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

From Galentines to furry friends, this list will help you crush Valentine's Day.

02/03/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Love is in the Air

Six Local Couples Share Their Love Stories

With Valentine’s Day approaching, these dynamic duos share the stories of how they met.

02/02/2023 By Laura Paquette

Galentine’s Day

Grab Your Friends for a Galentine’s Day Workshop and Craft Project

Salt & Pepper Cafe and Gypsea Soul team up to host a Valentine’s Day brunch dedicated to our besties.

02/10/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Gift Guide

14 Great Local Valentine's Day Gifts for Every Loved One on Your List

Our editors share the gifts they're giving to loved ones this Valentine's Day (and some they want for themselves).

02/09/2022 By The Editors

Love Notes

Five Easy Yet Romantic Valentine's Day Date Ideas

Head to the park or a beach, pretend you're a tourist at a local attraction and more.

02/07/2022 By Heather Dunhill

Choc Talk

Make Your Own Valentine's Day Chocolates at the Faulhaber Fab Lab

Chocolate enthusiasts can transform 3D printed objects into their very own Valentine's Day chocolate mold—then fill them with their chocolate of choice.

02/04/2022 By Megan McDonald

Conversation Hearts

How to Speak Your Partner's 'Love Language' This Valentine's Day

Plus, gift ideas to match.

02/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

In the Mood for Love

Make Your Valentine's Day Reservations at One of These Romantic Restaurants

February 14 is right around the corner. Here's where to book your date night.

02/01/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Music and More

Seven Valentine's Day Events to Help Set the Mood

With a mix of in-person or virtual options, there's something for everyone.

02/09/2021 By Kay Kipling

Gift Guide

You Can Find Indulgent Valentine's Day Chocolates at These Six Shops

Looking for last-minute sweet treats for this weekend? Here's where to go.

02/09/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Heart Eyes

Staying in for Valentine's Day? Here's Our List of Favorite Rom-Com Movies

Grab your popcorn and heart-shaped candies and enjoy this list of swoon-worthy movies.

02/09/2021 By Allison Forsyth