Mutt-opia

Top County Parks to Take Your Dog

There are so many dog-friendly parks in Sarasota-Manatee.

09/27/2017 By Staff

Mutt-opia

Dog Yoga, Massage and More: How to Keep Your Pup Healthy and Happy

Your pooch will love these stressbusters and wellness boosters.

09/27/2017 By Megan McDonald and Emma Burke

Mutt-opia

Your Canine Calendar

Check out these pupcoming events.

09/27/2017 By Emma Burke

Mr. Chatterbox

Revisiting the Confederacy at Ellenton's Gamble Mansion

Maybe it’s time for the State of Florida to rethink how it is presenting history at the Gamble Plantation.

09/27/2017 By Robert Plunket

Mutt-opia

There are a Plethora of Pet Boarding Options in Sarasota

Can’t take your best friend to work with you? No problem. Sarasota's got tons of doggie day care options that’ll make your pooch feel right at home. Here are a few.

09/27/2017 By Megan McDonald and Emma Burke

Irma

Barancik Foundation Contributes $374,000 to Help With Irma Recovery

All Faiths Food Bank received $172,000 and Pines of Sarasota received $202,000.

09/15/2017 By Megan McDonald

Hurricane Babies

What it Was Like to Work the Mother-Baby Unit During the Hurricane

While Hurricane Irma raged outside, more than 20 women were giving birth at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

09/15/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Irma

Sarasota County Opens "Comfort Stations" to Help Locals Recharge from Irma

You'll find water, air conditioning and phone charging stations at these locations.

09/14/2017 By Megan McDonald

Irma

Social Media App Nextdoor Kept Neighbors Connected During Hurricane Irma

In times of crisis, the Nextdoor social media app brings Sarasotans together.

09/14/2017 By Ilene Denton

Irma

Suncoast Blood Bank Needs Donations

The blood bank is especially in need of platelets.

09/13/2017 By Megan McDonald

Irma

Holing Up at the Aloft Sarasota During Hurricane Irma

The Aloft Hotel in downtown Sarasota took in Sarasotans—and their furry family members—who were seeking shelter from Hurricane Irma.

09/12/2017 By Susan Burns

Irma

World Rowing Championships a Go After Hurricane Irma

The international rowing races will go on as planned thanks to minimal damage from Hurricane Irma.

09/12/2017 By Megan McDonald

Irma

Why Sarasota Lucked Out With Hurricane Irma

Weather Underground's Jeff Masters—a former NOAA Hurricane Hunter—shares his insight.

09/12/2017 By David Hackett

Irma

Riding Out the Storm at the Sarasota Magazine Office

It felt safe and scary at the same time.

09/12/2017 By Kay Kipling

Irma

"I Survived a Category 5 Hurricane"

Sarasota's Loren Mayo thought she was taking a group on a relaxing, rejuvenating fitness retreat to St. Martin. What wound up happening was a nightmare.

09/12/2017 By Megan McDonald

Irma

Federal Disaster Funds Available for Sarasota-Manatee

As Sarasota-Manatee begins to recover from Hurricane Irma, federal programs are in place to help provide relief.

09/12/2017 By Megan McDonald

Irma

Updates on Selby Gardens, Mote and Historic Spanish Point After Hurricane Irma

The Sarasota area is slowly coming back to life after the wildest weekend we can remember. We checked in with three cultural institutions to see how they fared.

09/12/2017 By Ilene Denton

Irma

Updated: Here's A List of Local Emergency Shelters

Visit SCGov.net and MyManatee.org for the most up-to-date information on shelters.

09/06/2017 By Megan McDonald

Irma

Do You Know Your Evacuation Zone?

Use Sarasota County's "Know Your Zone" map to find evacuation routes, shelter and hospital locations, and more.

09/06/2017 By Megan McDonald

Shop Local

A Guide to the Sarasota Farmers Market

A Saturday morning at the downtown farmers market is a Saturday morning well spent.

09/06/2017 By Stephanie Isaac