Kelly Quigley on Sarasota

I love that there is always something to do, fun to be had, and food for the body and the mind in our region. I hope you'll find this a great source of information about Sarasota and beyond.



Welcome to a fresh start! Click to find your fun in the sun...


Sarasota is known for outstanding performances, art and entertainment. 


As a foodie, I love finding great dining - and recommending my faves!  

More to love

Sarasota ranked #1 Best City to Retire 
(U.S. News Report 2020)

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton ranked #6 in U.S. for Highest  Well-Being Communities 
(Gallup-Healthways 2015)

Anna Maria Island ranked
#6 happiest seaside town 
(Coastal Living 2018)

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Spring 2021

Please contact businesses before making plans and stay safe & healthy!

For more, visit Sarasota Magazine's event calendar


Ongoing...Experience the Legacy Trail

The renowned 12-mile bicycle trail from Venice to Sarasota is great exersize surrounded by natural beauty.


Embracing Our Differences
Outdoor Art Exhibit through April 1, 2021

Bring the family for a gorgeous walk around Bayfront Park and see the power of art that promotes diversity.


Ongoing...Paddle Boarding & Kayaking Fun

Beginners or expert are welcome to experience paddle boarding or kayaking among the mangroves, canals, and inlets along our beautiful coast!

Lido Key: More...

Siesta Key: More...

Designing Sarasota
Through April 17, 2021

The Sarasota Architectural Foundation presents a unique history of architecture in Sarasota from the time of Native Americans to the present. Free!


Virtual Art Tours

Visit these incredible museums - in the air conditioned comfort of your own home!


Order a Take-Out Turkey Dinner!

Bevardi’s Salute! Italian Artisan Restaurant
23 N. Lemon Ave., Sarasota, (941) 365-1020,

The Bijou Cafe
1287 First St., Sarasota, (941) 366-8111,

Brick’s Smoked Meats
1528 State St., Sarasota, (941) 993-1435,

The Capital Grille
180 University Town Center Drive, Sarasota, (941) 256-3647,

Der Dutchman Amish Kitchen
3713 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota, (941) 955-8007,

Libby’s Neighborhood Brasserie
1917 S. Osprey Ave., Sarasota, (941) 487-7300; 8445 Lorraine Road, Lakewood Ranch, (941) 357-1570,

7275 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, (941) 921-3400; 101 Riverfront Blvd., Suite 120, Bradenton, (941) 896-9660;


Metro Diner
6056 N. Lockwood Ridge Road, Sarasota, (941) 404-8815,


Michael’s on East
1212 East Ave. S., Sarasota, (941) 366-0007,


Sprouts Farmers Market
8330 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, (941) 218-8119,

Zildjian Catering
6986 Beneva Road, Sarasota, (941) 363-1709,



Check out Sarasota Magazine's best takeout food and stay safe! 



Learn more at or Arts & Culture Alliance of Sarasota County.

During the pandemic, please check hours/availability prior to making plans. Here's to hoping for safe gatherings, handshakes and hugs.

Van Wezel

A world of great music, dance, theater, comedy & entertainment. More

Sarasota Opera

Witness high-caliber live performances at the Opera House

The Ringling

Explore world-renowned art and architecture at the Ringling Museum

Farmers Markets

Freshest fun! Click here to find your favorite.


St Armands Circle to University Town Center, the perfect find awaits!

Selby Gardens

A globally renowned living museum on 15 acres along the shores of Sarasota Bay


Meet a manatee at Mote Marine Aquarium, the guardians of the sea

Sports Fans

Spring training means baseball games and Baltimore Orioles! Visit their website 


Kayak, wind surfing charter fishing, water sports, and year-round activities. More

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