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BBQ and cocktail recipes from Melange and Pangea for Memorial Day

Experts at Melange and Pangea teach us how to have a delectable Memorial Day. … Read more »

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Triathletes race through transitions at Wilde Storm Challenge

Michele Schenk, a 60-year-old triathlete from Holmes Beach, let me pester her with questions before the Wilde Storm Challenge on Sunday. She doesn’t get nervous…. Read more »

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Ready for Bike To Work Day? Try these tips and avoid these mistakes

Last week, I did everything wrong on my practice ride, but now I can help you get everything right on Bike to Work Day. That’s… Read more »

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Boys of summer keep swinging in Manatee Adult Baseball League

The Manatee Adult Baseball League is a traditional game, a wooden bat game, but now most of the players use composite models that don’t break… Read more »

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Seafood Shack is reborn

Landmark restaurant returns to life with renovations and new menu by chef Gerard Jesse…. Read more »

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Sarasota surfers honor 'Shark Lady' in ceremony on Turtle Beach

On Sunday evening, they gathered on Turtle Beach. Surfers in board shorts. Environmentalists in bright shirts. Old men in black shoes and socks. They hugged…. Read more »

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Best place to celebrate Earth Day? Sunday at Oscar Scherer State Park

Earth Day? Does anybody still care about Earth Day? And does everyone agree that the best place to celebrate this Sunday is Oscar Scherer State… Read more »

Twisted 'Lyons' roar with laughs Backstage at the Players

Nicky Silver’s brittle comedy about a dysfunctional family may make you cringe as you laugh
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Rediscovering the Robinson Preserve with a newcomer to the Bradenton park

Two weeks ago, I headed to the Robinson Preserve for a Twilight 5K, but it was raining in Bradenton, so I turned around and went… Read more »

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Beach tour starts at Siesta drum circle and ends at Anna Maria Island piers

We should have gone camping. We should have gone camping last weekend when my daughters came to visit. We should have gone camping when that… Read more »

Ickes, Hensley making a Florida swing

Legendary bluegrass dobro player Rob Ickes teams up with traditional country singer Trey Hensley. … Read more »

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DeSoto Seafood Festival music schedule

Montgomery Gentry , Colt Ford, Foghat and more playing this weekend in Palmetto…. Read more »

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Florida Winefest and Auction

Venerable wine festival returns to Sarasota for 25th year with events Thursday through Sunday…. Read more »

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Bar Tab: Evie's Tavern & Grill on 53rd (updated with video)

UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Evie’s has something for everyone, from families to party people to sports fans…. Read more »

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Ty Pennington is pouring drinks Thursday at Shamrock in Sarasota

TV star will be behind the bar with Les McCurdy…. Read more »

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Gulf Coast surfers head for the beach when winter cold fronts reach Florida

Just after a cold front, when a stiff breeze has the rest of us zipping windbreakers, local surfers head for the shore. Have wet suit,… Read more »

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Bar Tab: The Terrace at Surf Shack

New piano bar on St. Armands Circle offers creative craft cocktails and tasty appetizers in chic, upstairs setting…. Read more »

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Sarasota cyclists take swing at bike polo on Thursday nights

  When John Burgess breaks loose, lifting his mallet for another shot on goal, James Mitchell hustles back on defense, pedaling furiously. He skids to… Read more »

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Full Moon means music under the stars at Myakka River State Park

If you’re going to Friday’s Full Moon Concert at Myakka River State Park — and you should — make sure you arrive before dark. Then… Read more »

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Bar Tab: Tsunami Sushi & Hibachi Grill

Wade Tatangelo’s review of the restaurant making waves with creative cocktails and sushi deals. … Read more »

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