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Bar Tab: MacAllisters Grill & Tavern

Single malt Scotches, great bar bites, superb service and a cool setting make this grill and tavern a standout. … Read more »


Tribute to Heroes Parade at Lakewood Ranch

Tribute to Heroes Parade at Lakewood Ranch is Sunday… Read more »

Beer Geek

Raise money for charity by drinking craft brews at Beertopia

Fundraiser at Gold Coast Eagle Distributing in Lakewood Ranch will help needy children receive eye care…. Read more »


Music on Main

Singer Melanie Massell will headline Music on Main at Lakewood Ranch… Read more »

MusicMusic News

UPDATED 5/8: Dan Toler Memorial Concert canceled

Show in Lakewood Ranch has been announced in honor of the Allman Brothers Band guitarist to raise money for ALS Association and Dan’s wife … Read more »

Eat NearFeatured

Guide to local farmers' markets

As interest in local food has grown, so has the number of Suncoast farmers’ markets…. Read more »

Get revved up for Ponies Under the Palms

Car enthusiasts will no doubt be revved up for this Sunday’s Ponies Under the Palms Mustang and Ford Show, held out on Lakewood Ranch’s Main… Read more »

Beer GeekFamily-Friendly

Second Lakewood Ranch beer festival to raise money for charity

Festival, open to all ages, will also feature a $500 costume contest… Read more »

Brew ya: Lakewood Ranch Beer Festival

Beer and costumes on Main Street…. Read more »

The Scenestress

The Scenestress' Weekend Picks, Sept. 28-30

In the Scenestress’ Sarasota, this weekend’s for the foodies, the football lovers, and the foodies who love football (or football lovers). FRIDAY September has been… Read more »

This, BUDS, is for you: Music On Main in Lakewood Ranch with Wild Ginger

Lakewood Ranch opens up Main Street to pedestrian traffic again this Friday, for Music on Main. The party this time features the country group Wild Ginger…. Read more »

Beer GeekFeatured

Photo gallery: Touring a beer distributor's warehouse

Ever wonder what 300,000 cases look like?… Read more »

SectionThe Scenestress

The Loft is still the place to be

The crowds certainly came out for Orlando native DJ Icey at The Loft Ristobar on Saturday night, another event from Steve Rice of Union Productions. My faithful fans… Read more »

Local Chef Wins International Competition

Paul Evans, chef at the Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club, and his teammate Michael Priola grabbed the top award at the Americas Chef Competition… Read more »


A fundraising record

Eight years ago, the Southwestern Chapter of the North Florida PGA decided it wanted to start a youth-based fundraiser. Its goal was to raise significant… Read more »

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