Register | Log in
  

Business Directory

Featured | Play! | Section 

Pine Island road trip discovers tropical fruit and Florida history

My wife’s favorite road trip is a drive down to Pine Island. It’s about two hours from Sarasota, but she goes every other weekend during… Read more »

Featured | Friday | Music | Saturday | Section | Sunday 

Motorworks Brewing's Oktoberfest

German-style beer festival is Friday through Sunday. … Read more »

Featured | Restaurant News | Section 

Mozzarella Fella to open for dinner

Downtown Sarasota sandwich experts expand hours starting in October … Read more »

Beer Geek | Family-Friendly | Featured | Music | Music News | Saturday | Section 

Oktoberfest guide

Upcoming beer fests in Sarasota, Bradenton, St. Pete, Tampa and Munich… Read more »

Featured | Music | Saturday | Section | Soundboard 

Mojo Gurus' Kevin Steele on band's rocking new CD

Singer Kevin Steele says it’s only rock ’n’ roll (but he likes it)… Read more »

Featured | Play! | Section 

Sarasota swimmers enjoy homecoming at Arlington Park pool

Of all the swimmers who returned to Arlington Park this week, I must be the worst. My strokes were ragged and I veered back and… Read more »

Featured | Restaurant Reviews & News | Section | The Bar Tab 

Bar Tab: Columbia Restaurant (updated with video)

UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Still classy after all these years with a superb mojito, Cafe con Leche Martini and more… Read more »

Music | Section 

JP Soars & The Red Hots

Sizzling blues at The Blue Rooster… Read more »

Comedy | Section 

Dennis Blair at McCurdy’s

Comedian who cowrote “Easy Money” combines music, standup and topical observations… Read more »

Blog | Play! | Section 

Siesta Beach hoopers spin and dance on Tuesdays and Thursdays

When I interviewed hoop dancers on Siesta Beach, they kept hooping while we talked. It was like they couldn’t stop. It was like the hoop… Read more »

Featured | Restaurant Reviews & News | Section | The Bar Tab 

Bar Tab: Seafood Shack (updated with video)  

Stiff drinks and spectacular views indoors on the water (updated with video)… Read more »

Music 

Selwyn Birchwood at Blue Rooster

National record debut earns rave review in Rolling Stone… Read more »

Featured | Music | Music News | Section 

Ringling Underground returns

Celebrate back to school with indie music and free food… Read more »

Featured | Play! | Section 

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 »

Blog | Featured | Play! | Section 

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 »

GLBT | Movies | Section 

Fabulous Independent Film Festival

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

Featured | Section 

Black Diamond Burlesque

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

Music | Section 

Mötley Crüe through the years

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

Featured | Play! | Section 

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 »

The Bar Tab 

Photos: Louies Modern

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

See More Stories
  • Subscribe To Our Newsletter

    Sign up for the hottest stories, events and photos delivered to your inbox every weekday!


  • SEARCH RESTAURANTS
  • Dining Guide

    Looking for a great place to eat? Sarasota, Bradenton and Venice have so many restaurants to choose from. Check out the latest food craze in our Dining Guide. This full color guide publishes a holiday, spring and summer edition in the Herald-Tribune.