Guide to Giving

Jay Traverso Found a Passion For Habitat for Humanity

“You get so lucky, there comes a time where you need to give back,” he says.

09/02/2019 By Hanna Powers

Guide to Giving

What Your Money Can Buy for Sarasota-Manatee Nonprofits

From $10 to $1 million, here's how your dollars can make a difference.

09/02/2019 By Giulia Heyward, Olivia Letts, and Hanna Powers

A Rare Breed

A Myakka Woman Wants to Save the Akhal-Teke

Prized for their shimmering, almost metallic coats, the breed dates back 3,000 years ago and still maintains its distinct bloodline.

09/01/2019 By Hanna Powers

Weekly planner

Sunset Jams, Beers From Boca Raton and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a truffle-making class and an indie flea market.

08/21/2019 By Hanna Powers

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What's in Her Bag: Pure Barre Owner Lindsay Peirce

Peirce owns two Pure Barre studios and co-owns the swim brand Kay & Elle. She gave us a peek inside her bag so we could see what this girl boss can't live without.

08/16/2019 By Hanna Powers

Unwind

Celebrate National Relaxation Day With These 10 Tips

Yoga instructor Luisella Rossi shares breathing tips and easy exercises we can do at our desks to help us recharge.

08/15/2019 By Hanna Powers

Weekly planner

A Home Brew Contest, a Wine Walk and More Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu this week: a wine tasting at The Reserve, a discount for bike riders at Libby's and a special chef's dinner at Boca.

08/14/2019 By Hanna Powers

Let's Party

An Event Pro Shares Her Tips for Planning the Perfect Party

Christina Fraser on what makes her parties sizzle.

08/13/2019 By Hanna Powers

Wakeup call

How to Eat Breakfast Like a Champ

IMG Academy sports dietician Shawn Pitcher offers tips on how to get a healthy start to your day.

08/08/2019 By Hanna Powers

Tool time

Nine Easy DIY Ways to Freshen Up Your Home

Interior designers Cristi Martel and Tori Wansley dish on some industry secrets that can make your home feel more up-to-date.

08/08/2019 By Hanna Powers

Im-peck-able

Nine Ways to 'Birdscape' Your Yard

We learned the laws of (bird) attraction from ecology expert Dr. Katherine Clements.

08/07/2019 By Hanna Powers

Weekly planner

A Rooftop Brunch, Frozen Custard Day and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a food truck rally, a new cocktail menu at Made and a science café.

08/06/2019 By Hanna Powers

Book club

What We're Reading: Five Top Book Picks From Our Office

We asked Sarasota Magazine staffers what books they can't put down this summer.

08/05/2019 By Hanna Powers

Beauty on a budget

The 10 Best Designer Makeup Dupes

We scoured the shelves of our local drugstore to find more affordable versions of some of our favorite designer makeups.

08/02/2019 By Hanna Powers

Save the date

Four Great Sarasota Dates

Whether it's your first date or your 100th, let us spice up your love life with some fun date suggestions.

08/02/2019 By Hanna Powers

Bite squad

Shark Days Return to Mote Marine

Mote scientist Robert Hueter tells us why it's actually a good sign to see sharks swimming in the Gulf.

07/31/2019 By Hanna Powers

Weekly Planner

Swiss Dishes, a Musical Brunch and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: painting at Lucky's Market and a sauce-making class at Publix.

07/31/2019 By Hanna Powers

Frequent Flyer

Seven Travel Items That Make Flight Time More Pleasant

About to hop on a long flight? Consider stocking up on these goods to make the trip go smoothly.

07/30/2019 By Hanna Powers

Under the big top

It's Your Last Chance to See the Summer Circus Spectacular

The popular collaboration between The Ringling and The Circus Arts Conservatory ends this Saturday.

07/29/2019 By Hanna Powers

Help desk

Refresh Your Desk With These Seven Fun Upgrades

If your workspace is feeling stale, consider introducing some of these unique items.

07/29/2019 By Hanna Powers