Guide to Giving

Our 2016-2017 Guide to Giving

544 ways to volunteer, give back and love our city.

09/12/2016

Power Players

Meet the 25 Most Influential Men and Women in Sarasota Today

Each of the 25 power players on our list wields major clout in our community.

08/31/2016 By Susan Burns, Tony D'Souza, Pam Daniel, Ilene Denton, Kay Kipling, and Cooper Levey-Baker

Platinum 100

Our 2016 Platinum 100

Our ultra-luxe look at the region's top 100 retailers, plus super-rich splurges, outrageous indulgences and more.

08/01/2016 By Ilene Denton, Heather Dunhill, and Felicity Warner

Best Bars

The Best Bars in Sarasota/Manatee

Life gets brighter, easier and a lot more fun in a great bar. Life gets brighter, easier and a lot more fun in a great bar. Here’s your guide to the region’s 31 best.

06/22/2016 By Hannah Wallace, Susan Burns, Tim Dorsey, and Margo Rometo

Cheap Eats

The Best Cheap Eats in Sarasota-Manatee

25 dining destinations where a great meal costs $15 or less.

05/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Family Fun Guide

Ultimate Family Fun Guide

Make this your best family summer ever, with our guide to top camps, cool adventures, arts, crafts and more.

05/06/2016 By Ilene Denton, Heather Dunhill, Tony D'Souza, and Cooper Levey-Baker

#BestofSarasota2016

The Best of Sarasota 2016

From cool new pleasures to classic treasures, our editors and readers pick what makes Sarasota great right now.

04/29/2016 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Get Wild

20 Great Local Outdoor Adventures

Hike! Bike! Paddle! Camp!

04/05/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Day Tripper

Great Florida Road Trips

24 great adventures on one tank of gas.

03/01/2016 By Scott Vogel, Cooper Levey-Baker, Megan McDonald, Ilene Denton, and Pam Daniel

Rise & Dine

Your Guide to Sarasota’s Best Breakfast Spots

It’s easy to make a passable breakfast. It’s difficult to make an outstanding one.

01/25/2016 By Staff

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: Lakewood Ranch

There are many reasons to love Lakewood Ranch—even if you don’t live there.

01/06/2016 Edited by Ilene Denton

Shopping

The 2015 Platinum 100

Our 100 top shops in Sarasota-Manatee.

07/31/2015 By Heather Dunhill and Carol Tisch

Best Restaurants

Sarasota's Best Restaurants

Our panel of judges picks out Sarasota's top 20 best restaurants.

01/29/2015 By Marsha Fottler

Article

Where to Find Sarasota's Best Coffee

Our java judges sip, slurp and tell.

12/30/2014 By Megan McDonald

Article

Where to Find Sarasota's Best Coffee

Our java judges sip, slurp and tell.

12/30/2014 By Megan McDonald

Article

Vote for the Best of Sarasota 2015

Cast your vote for the Best of Sarasota 2015.

11/13/2014 By staff

Article

Sarasota's Best Fudge

Our judges seek out Sarasota's best fudge.

10/31/2014 By Megan McDonald

Article

Sarasota's Best Doughnuts

Our panel of judges put their blood sugar levels on the line to find Sarasota's best doughnuts.

10/02/2014 By Katy Bryan-Beachler

Article

May 2006

06/27/2014 By katyb