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Here are a few of the great events going on this weekend as we say goodbye to September and hello to October.   Old-fashion, family fun! Head on over to the Old Miakka Fall Hootenanny on Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for some free fun with barbecue dinners, plenty of educational arts and crafts, live … MORE>>
If Derek acts up after school or doesn’t eat enough dinner, I won’t let him watch Peppa Pig. Nor will I let him have any desert, which is usually a minuscule Dum-Dum lollipop plucked from the ginormous bag my dad bought during a recent visit. Rarely, if ever, do I take away his bedtime story. … MORE>>
Dear monsters, Hi, I am a person. It was for your burger came out with pickles, or you waited an extra five minutes for your table, or maybe I didn’t bring your refill fast enough. Whatever it was, I can see how that warranted me getting yelled at and humiliated, while at work. Courtesy of … MORE>>
The federal government may shut down this weekend, but that ain’t gonna stop local governments from starting their own fiscal years on time. For some area residents, that’ll mean an increase to their monthly or annual garbage and recycling fees. Here is a look at some of the charges: Sarasota In the Sarasota city limits, residential … MORE>>
Everything’s bigger in Texas. I’m hoping that attitude trickles down from the new partners at Marina Jack. And no, I’m not talking about packing the marina with more boats seemingly larger than my apartment. But I’ll get back to this in a minute. We learned yesterday the downtown Sarasota staple has merged with Dallas-based Suntex … MORE>>
Ringling College of Arts and Design students are working on an environmental art installation on Lido Beach titled “Rise and Run.” The display, using flags to mark high tide lines, is intended to demonstrate projected sea level rise by the years 2030 and 2050. The project was designed by Ringling College of Art and Design … MORE>>
Yesterday was “National Key Lime Pie Day.” Today is “National Chocolate Milk Day.” September, for the record, is the national month for chicken, honey, mushrooms, papayas, potatoes and rice. It all seems a bit absurd, really. Until it means my morning coffee is courtesy of “National Coffee Day.” Of all the bizarre food holidays, this … MORE>>
I know people put out bingo games to play during political debates. But let’s make this a little more fun, shall we? Say hello to Unravel’s first Presidential Debate 2016 Drinking Game. I was going put text on the card that said “Take a sip if someone lies.” However, getting alcohol poisoning is something none … MORE>>
The housing struggle continues. After publishing our report on unaffordable housing in Sarasota, we were flooded with stories from area residents both young and old about the struggle of finding an affordable, safe and comfortable place to live. On our public slack channel (click here for an invite to join), readers shared their experiences and … MORE>>
I wasn’t quite sure what to do when I walked into Newk’s Eatery. Was I staring at a hostess stand or an ordering counter? They must have expected this. They had someone there to help me. She gestured to a giant wall menu that looked like a mashup between Uncle Maddio’s Pizza and Panera. The … MORE>>