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Essential box sets for the music lover in your life

It’s not too late to get something under the tree or in the stocking… Read more »

Cheap Eats | Featured | Restaurant Reviews & News | 

Cheap Eats: Acapulco Tropical Hispanic & Caribbean Products

Hearty, filling and busy…. Read more »

Holiday Happenings 2013

Festive things to do between now and the end of the year…. Read more »

Cheap Eats | Featured | Restaurant Reviews & News | 

Cheap Eats: Millie's

This charming breakfast spot is a lot more than it appears from the outside…. Read more »

Eat Near | Featured | 

Eat Near: Some animals are more equal than others

Meet local heritage chicken and turkey farmer Ben Pate…. Read more »

Sarasota Polo Club Holiday Exhibition Match

Celebrate the holidays with some horsey flair at this Sunday’s Sarasota Polo Club Holiday Exhibition Match. There will be a Goofiest Christmas Outfit Contest, and… Read more »

A last blast of Christmas with Santa's Magical Workshop

This weekend is your last before Christmas, so be sure to get in all the jolly you can. One suggestion: Santa’s Magical Workshop, a holiday… Read more »

Christmas Eve eve at the Crosley

The Powel Crosley Estate plays host to a Christmas-themed pair of shows this Sunday, with performances of “A Peter Pan Christmas,” “The Gift of the… Read more »

Living in the Gingerbread Village

Community Youth Development — a local organization dedicated to getting teens involved in community issues — is erecting a whole Gingerbread Village for three days… Read more »

Start your day with Saint Nick at the Ritz

The Ritz-Carlton breakfast buffet is renowned for its vast spread of tasty eats, but for the next two Sundays, there’s another treat: Santa. The hotel… Read more »

Movies | 

Catch up on a holiday classic

It took me till last year to set my cynicism aside and sit down to watch all of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” and let me… Read more »

Frosty the 5K

Looking for a fun way to work off those three or four (dozen) extra holiday cookies? The Active Suncoast Foundation is sponsoring the Frosty 5K… Read more »

The forecast calls for Snow Fest Sarasota

Brrr… it’s getting chilly! Kind of. At least it will be cold over at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds starting this Firday, when the 10-day Snow… Read more »

Family-Friendly | 

Michael's on East transforms into Candy Land this Sunday

Michael’s on East is getting in the holiday spirit this Sunday with Christmas in Candy Land, a fun kids party featuring Santa, face-painting, balloon sculptures… Read more »

The Christmas Boat Parade tradition floats on

A long and glorious holiday tradition rolls on. The Christmas Boat Parade of Lights runs along Sarasota Bay this Saturday evening, and gives a chance… Read more »

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  • 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.