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UTC Mall pub crawl

We visit all six mall bars to spotlight cocktails and food for weary Black Friday shoppers…. Read more »

Featured | Music | Saturday | Section | Soundboard 

Q&A: Kenny Rogers

Just dropped in (to see what condition his condition was in). Iconic singer on his five best songs including early First Edition classics. … Read more »

Cheap Eats | Featured | Restaurant Reviews & News 

Cheap Eats: 1700 South

Stuck in the hospital? Try out this surprisingly tasty option…. Read more »


Turkey Trot survival guide

How to manage the traditional pre-Thanksgiving Siesta Village pub crawl…. Read more »

Music | Section 

This is Melissa Etheridge: interview

Celebrity singer-songwriter talks new album and Grammy glory before show in Sarasota… Read more »

Music | Section 

Devon Allman on new solo album, future of Allman Brothers

Sarasota-bound rising blues star on his new album and future of the Allman Brothers Band… Read more »

Music | Soundboard 

Soundboard, Nov. 20-26

Who’s playing where and when … including Damon Fowler at Little Manatee River Jam 5, plus the area’s top jazz shows… Read more »

Featured | Hot Shows | Music | Music News | Section 

Jefferson Starship to headline Bradenton Area Riverwalk Regatta

Rock band, powerboat races part of the free fun at first annual Bradenton Area Riverwalk Regatta … Read more »

Featured | Section | The Bar Tab 

Bar Tab: Roast Restaurant and Bar (updated with video)

UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Downtown hot spot serves craft cocktails and tasty nosh in fun, chic, historic setting…. Read more »


Photo Gallery: Crystal Classic Sand Sculpture

Professional sand sculptors took over Siesta Beach…. Read more »

Photo Gallery: Sarasota Chalk Festival

See the amazing pavement art at this massive annual fest…. Read more »

Featured | Liquid Love 

Liquid Love: Pineapple Plunge

A fresh splash of tiki drink mania…. Read more »

Chef Talk | Featured 

Chef Talk: Joel Sardinha of Cafe Venice

There and back again for this creative chef…. Read more »

Cheap Eats | Featured | Restaurant Reviews & News 

Cheap Eats: 17 Street BP

More great fried chicken at a gas station…. Read more »

Beer Geek | Featured 

Darwin Brewing makes chocolate-orange imperial porter with Big Top Brewing

Look for the collaboration brew in January…. Read more »

Sarasota Medieval Fair

Reviewing the highs and lows that make this annual celebration unique…. Read more »

Featured | Music | Soundboard 

Soundboard, Nov. 13-19

Who’s playing where and when this weekend and beyond … including Albert Castiglia and Myakka Band… Read more »

Music | Section 

Venice Blues Festival

Here’s a guide to all the great music… Read more »

Featured | Music | Music News | Section 

Doobie Brothers to headline Lakewood Ranch Winterfest 2015

Lineup announced for second annual music festival in Lakewood Ranch … Read more »

Featured | Music | Section 

Linger Lodge Bluegrass Fest and Gumbo Cookoff

Bluegrass ambassador Mark Horn hopes to convert more fans to the music…. Read more »

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