Gossip Girl

Remembering Marjorie North

Mr. Chatterbox remembers the late, great Sarasota Herald-Tribune columnist Marjorie North.

03/01/2016 By Bob Plunket

Stamp of Approval

Ringling Grad Creates Coastal Bird Stamps for U.S. Postal Service

Ringling graphic design alum Tyler Lang was tapped to create a series of postcard stamps for USPS.

03/01/2016 By Ilene Denton

Sunshine and Darkness

Is Michael Barfield a Crusader or a Con Man?

The complicated case of our city's most controversial figure.

03/01/2016 By Tony D'Souza

Gardening for Good

Sarasota Garden Project Connects Veterans to Local Food

Veterans band together to experience the 'therapy' of growing their own food.

02/29/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Star Talk

Actress Helen Hunt Visits Ringling College

Academy Award-winning actress Helen Hunt visited Sarasota this week and spoke to students and fans at Ringling College of Art and Design.

02/24/2016 By Megan McDonald

Why I Care

Greg McDaniel Mentors African-American Teens Through Gamma Xi Boule

Gamma Xi Boule mentors teenagers of color.

02/01/2016 By Ilene Denton

Sweet Success

Alma Johnson Harvests Honey for a Good Cause

Sarasota Honey Co.'s Alma Johnson and her Italian queen bees produce pure Sarasota honey.

01/25/2016 By Megan McDonald

Music

Kristin Chenoweth Makes Her Van Wezel Debut This Month

The Broadway vet chats with us about her career and her concert this month at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

01/18/2016 By Kay Kipling

My New Hometown

New College’s Emily Saarinen is Saving Florida Butterflies

The NCF professor continues her research into using genetics to save certain Florida butterfly species from extinction.

01/18/2016 By Ilene Denton Photography by Jennifer Soos

Hot Shot

Developer Ed Burr on the Future of Former Sarasota Quay Site

Burr says he wants the bayfront property to be a place for pedestrians to gather.

01/18/2016 By David Ball

Plant Love

Selby Gardens 40th Anniversary Orchid Show Kicks Off February 14

Nearly 2,000 orchids will be on display.

01/18/2016 By Ilene Denton

My New Hometown

Why I Moved to Sarasota: Zoologist Diane Ledder

Zoologist Diane Ledder explores Sarasota's natural wonders.

01/01/2016 By Ilene Denton

Article

Bradenton Blues Festival Kicks Off on Saturday

In addition to an all-star lineup of musicians, photographer Joseph A. Rosen will be selling and signing copies of his new book, Blues Hands.

12/04/2015 By Megan McDonald

Activism

Planned Parenthood's Barbara Zdravecky Gears Up for Battle

With Planned Parenthood under renewed fire, regional leader Barbara Zdravecky gears up for another contentious battle.

10/30/2015 By Kim Hackett

Article

Seafood Shack Hosts Coastal Collaboration Dinner on Sept. 2

The dinner will feature a four-course meal by Manatee County chefs and a reading and Q&A, moderated by Sarasota Magazine web editor Megan McDonald, with author Vanessa LaFaye on the 80th anniversary of the Labor Day hurricane of 1935.

08/25/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Sarasota Hot Spot: The Tea House

In this installment of Sarasota Hot Spots, we visit a downtown oasis--The Tea House.

08/05/2015 By Chelsey Lucas

Article

Suncoast Waterkeeper Executive Director Justin Bloom on Our Region's Water Problems

Suncoast Waterkeeper executive director Justin Bloom shares his thoughts on the problems our Gulf and bay face.

06/11/2015 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

From Power Struggles to Power Snuggles: Sarasota Couple Gives Advice

Jon and Beverly Meyerson are marriage counselors in Sarasota who teach couples how to turn their struggles into communication.

05/26/2015 By Chelsey Lucas

Article

Billy Collins, Marie Howe and Tracy K. Smith on Why Poetry Matters

PoetryLife Weekend is this Friday and Saturday at Florida Studio Theatre. Here's a brief introduction to the poets Billy Collins, Marie Howe and Tracy K. Smith.

04/27/2015 By Chelsey Lucas

Article

Richmond Fed President Jeffrey M. Lacker Speaks at Sarasota Yacht Club

Lacker delivered a generally upbeat economic prediction.

04/10/2015 By Pam Daniel