Sleighbells Ring

Your Guide to the Holidays

There's something for every age and interest.

10:59am By Ella Melzer

Merry Shopmas

Get Your Holiday Shop On at These Festive Events

There's holiday fun to be had at these local shopping events.

12/08/2017 By Ella Melzer

It's Showtime

The Sarasota Culture Collective is Accepting New Members

The Culture Collective allows anyone ages 21 to 39 to experience Sarasota's vibrant and growing arts community.

12/07/2017 By Ella Melzer

Turing Tragic Into Teachable

New Art Exhibit Debuts at Mote This Weekend

Artist Angela Pozzi's sculptures of marine life are made entirely of plastic and other debris.

12/05/2017 By Ella Melzer

Your Shot

Hamilton is Coming to The Straz

Combine rap, show tunes and American history and what do you get? Award-winning entertainment that's created a national obsession.

11/30/2017 By Ella Melzer

Empanada Be Thy Name

New Empanada Spot Opens in Gulf Gate

EmpaCurious began slinging empanadas to the masses on Tuesday.

11/17/2017 By Ella Melzer

Virtual Insanity

Thanks to Augmented Reality, You Can Now Bring Your Tervis to Life

Just in time for the holidays, Tervis introduces the first design in its new line of Augmented Reality tumblers.

11/15/2017 By Ella Melzer

Let's Get Sandy

Meet the 2017 the Siesta Key Crystal Classic Winners

The Crystal Classic brings together locals, tourists, and international sand sculpting teams.

11/13/2017 Photography by Ella Melzer

Shop to It

This Weekend's Best Shopping Sales

Need some retail therapy? We've got you covered.

11/10/2017 By Ella Melzer

Picture This

Clyde Butcher's New Gallery Opens on St. Armands Circle

Nature photographer Clyde Butcher invites you to "get a little taste of Florida" at his new gallery on St. Armands Circle.

11/09/2017 By Ella Melzer

Music to Our Ears

Violin Shop Sarasota Opens on First Street

Violin Shop Sarasota makes, sells and repairs string instruments in its new downtown Sarasota store.

10/18/2017 By Ella Melzer

Tervis Time

Design Your Own Tervis Tumbler at "The Lab" in Osprey

Located at the heritage Tervis Factory Store in Osprey, "The Lab" lets customers design and build their own Tervis Tumblers.

10/16/2017 By Ella Melzer

Weekly Planner

Beer, Bands and BBQ, Taste of UTC and Other Local Dining Events

Including Mandeville Beer Garden's Oktoberfest, Retropalooza in Village of the Arts and the 18th annual Firehouse Chili Cook-Off.

10/04/2017 By Ella Melzer

Sunshine Memories

Vintage Sarasota: A Walk Down Main Street

It's a blast from the past.

09/28/2017 By Ella Melzer

Weekly Planner

Hurricane Relief on Deck, National Drink Beer Day, and Other Local Dining Events

Including A Taste of Downtown, the Taste and Learn Chef Series, and an authentic pig roast.

09/27/2017 By Ella Melzer

World Rowing Championships

Students Partner With World Rowing Championships for "Adopt a Team" Initiative

Sarasota and Manatee Country students learn about the countries participating in the World Rowing Championships, all while becoming good global citizens.

09/26/2017 By Ella Melzer

Who's a Good Dog?

Southeastern Superheroes on Parade

This 2017 campaign combines art and community to benefit Southeastern Guide Dogs.

09/21/2017 By Ella Melzer

Shop To It

This Weekend's Top Shopping Deals

The end-of-summer sales are calling your name.

08/18/2017 By Ella Melzer