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Want to ride in Lakewood Ranch? Join the Village Idiots

Last week, I finally joined the Village Idiots Cycling Club for one of their Wednesday night rides east of I-75. Great group, great route, great… Read more »

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Bird lovers band together for scrub jays at Oscar Scherer State Park

When Jon Thaxton pulled into Oscar Scherer State Park, I got a look at his license plate. S2ARY. It took me a minute to sound… Read more »

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Fabulous Independent Film Festival

Movies celebrating diversity in the LGBT community screened Friday-Sunday… Read more »

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Black Diamond Burlesque

Gals and guys from the “sexiest small city in America” on display… Read more »

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Mötley Crüe through the years

Fun facts about rock’s baddest boys… Read more »

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For quiet cycling into state park, try riding from Myakka River's north gate

Our Sunday bike ride started with an ominous question — “Did you bring any bug spray?” — but turned out to be a blissful evening… Read more »

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Photos: Louies Modern

Slideshow chronicling writer/photographer Wade Tatangelo’s Bar Tab visit at Louies Modern. … Read more »

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Bar Tab: Louies Modern (updated with video)

Review includes video and slideshow. … Read more »

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Summer of Rum Festival

Celebrate National Rum Day at the Cuban Club. … Read more »

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Restaurants taking summer vacation

Longboat Key, Anna Maria Island and Cortez favorites closing during August, September and October… Read more »

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Paddlers in pink enjoy sisterhood of dragon boat training and racing

As a breast cancer survivor, Joanne Hampton has done all of the walks, all of the relays, all of the fund-raisers. But dragon boat racing?… Read more »

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Bar Tab: YachtSea Grille (updated with video)

Updated with video, take a road trip with Wade Tatangelo to this drinking and eating destination on Riverwalk. … Read more »

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Jet-skiers and dog-lovers enjoy splashing in shade of Palma Sola Park

On the drive out to Anna Maria Island, my wife’s new favorite place, I always get a kick out of Palma Sola Causeway Park. People… Read more »

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Bar Tab: Shakespeare’s English Pub

Decade-old beer bar still going strong with fresh focus on local craft brews, and those killer burgers…. Read more »

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Biscuit Miller at Ace’s Live

Charismatic blues man returns to Bradenton for another party…. Read more »

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Bar Tab: Tequila Cantina

Bargain booze and food on Main Street…. Read more »

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Bar Tab: MacAllisters Grill & Tavern

Single malt Scotches, great bar bites, superb service and a cool setting make this grill and tavern a standout. … Read more »

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Downtown Sarasota Top 50

The 50 best places to eat, drink, shop and be entertained…. Read more »

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For the coolest time at the beach, follow an afternoon thundershower

Instead of whining about the weather, which I do all the time, let me suggest one way you might beat the heat. No, it’s not… Read more »

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Ancient sport of hurling takes hold in Lakewood Ranch

At Lakewood Ranch High School, Austin Rushnell was a skateboarder. Now, as a history student at the University of South Florida, he’s embraced the ancient… Read more »

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