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Cheap Eats: Flour Parlor

This Flour has staying power…. Read more »

Drinks | Liquid Love | Restaurants 

Liquid Love: Old St. Pete Righteous Rum Old Fashioned

Castile Restaurant at Hotel Zamora is known for its craft cocktails, from the acai caipirinha to the orange mojito. But the Old St. Pete Righteous… Read more »

Chef Talk | Cooking | Restaurants 

Chef Talk: Alex Rodriguez of Castile Restaurant

Alex Rodriguez, the executive chef at Castile (3701 Gulf Blvd., St Pete Beach. 727-456-8660; castilerestaurant.com), is quickly becoming famed for his Latin-influenced fare at Hotel… Read more »

Eat Near | Featured 

Eat Near: Sarasota Honey Company

A sweet life with bees…. Read more »

Family-Friendly | Featured 

Family Fun: $6 Saturdays at Mote Marine

An inexpensive and educational reminder of the wonder and oddity of the deep…. Read more »


$450,000 renovation coming to Bradenton's Pier 22

The popular Bradenton riverfront eatery Pier 22 is closing up for a few weeks, for a very good reason: The restaurant is undergoing a $450,000… Read more »


Pumpkin-flavored treats return to Dunkin Donuts

Well it sure is starting to feel like fall out there, amirite? I mean, it’s occasionally dipping down into the double digits at night. I feel… Read more »

Top 5 Today 

Top 5 Things To Do Today 8/31

WWE action and more indoor fun for this stormy Monday. … Read more »


From traditional to trendy

Van Wezel’s upcoming season offers something for everyone…… Read more »

Top 5 Today 

Top 5 Things To Do Today 8/30

Mike Kach benefit concert and more for your Sunday fun day. … Read more »

Top 5 Today 

Top 5 Things To Do Today 8/29

Saturday fun with everything from reptiles to rockers…. Read more »


Now playing Aug. 30-Sept. 5: Book and author events

TONY SOUZA will lead a discussion on American architecture at 6 p.m. Sept. 2 at Bookstore1Sarasota, 1359 Main St., Sarasota. 365-7900. LITERALLY SARASOTA will meet… Read more »

Featured | Restaurants 

Sarasota chef plots new Jewish-style deli

“It’s going to be totally authentic, authentic to the max,” says Sol Shenker, 51, describing his new venture, a non-kosher Jewish-style deli coming to south Sarasota… Read more »


A life-changing event at a soda fountain

As a little girl growing up in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Gwendolyn Calvert Baker was part of a warm, interconnected African-American family of several generations that… Read more »

Arts | Section 

September 2015 Visual Art Happenings

From galleries, to art fairs, to The Ringling, there’s always something going on…. Read more »


Behind the Scenes: Giving Challenge offers incentives to help

More than 400 nonprofits benefit from the 24-hour fund-raising drive… Read more »

Top 5 Today 

Top 5 Things To Do Today 8/28

Five ways to have fun this Friday. … Read more »

Blog | Featured | Play! | Section 

Softballs and hard knocks in the Sarasota Co-Ed Softball League

Did I ever tell you about the softball team I joined when I first moved to Florida? Our sponsor was the Bayshore Recovery Center, or… Read more »

Drinks | Featured | Restaurants 

Gulf Gate Guide

Discover the most diverse dining and drinking destination in the area…. Read more »

Top 5 Today 

Top 5 Things To Do Today 8/27

Happy Friday Eve! Here are five fun activities for your Thursday pleasure. … Read more »

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