10. “Rides are always free,” drivers say. “Tips are always appreciated.” 9. Hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. 8. Call 941-444-2585 for an iRide. (Soon there will be a Gotcha app for smartphones.) There are no set routes; you can hail any of the colorful electric vehicles you see on the street. 7. The downtown service area extends … MORE>>
Attention Kmart shoppers. The end is near, and shit is cheap. It’s time to do something you probably haven’t done in eons — actually go to Kmart. The Sarasota Kmart at Fruitville and Beneva roads is in the final days of its going out of business sale. Store signage indicates we have less than a week … MORE>>
If you’ve been outside the now-closed former World of Beer location on a recent Friday night, you’ve probably noticed the fire dancers. Catalyst Fire Circus had established a weekly presence at the fountain outside the ex-WoB, spinning fire and LED poi, hoops and other toys to a DJ’s music, while also creating a space for … MORE>>
Bicyclists can work off that Thanksgiving feast on Sunday and potentially win some sweet prizes in the process by entering Sol’s Deli-Cat, the first alleycat-style bike event Sarasota has seen in a few years. As you might guess by the name, the ride starts and ends in the parking garage of Sol’s NYC Delicatessen, next … MORE>>
Want to check out the highlights of the local arts scene at a super discounted rate? The Culture Collective is where it's at. MORE>>
This election is stressing me out. At least there’s comfort food in my future. And a lot of it is free. It’s been a long, draining election season. But come Tuesday, that little “I Voted” sticker is more than a ticket stub from democracy — it’s also a pass to discounts, deals and promotions. Regardless … 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>>
Sometimes, special day events just work in our favor. If you’ve been wanting to visit any local museums and have been putting it off, Saturday, Sept. 24 is the time to do it, during the Smithsonian Magazine’s national Museum Day Live events that offer admission for FREE. MORE>>
We’ve already welcomed the Chipotle of burgers and the Chipotle of pizza into our fast-casual market. If you had asked me what would come next, I never would have answered chicken salad. But on Monday afternoon I stared blankly at the 15 different varieties on Chicken Salad Chick’s menu at the new Bradenton restaurant in … MORE>>
The clock is running out for Sports Authority. It’s the final seconds, and shoppers have the chance to steal the ball — and just about any other sporting related item they can imagine. OK. Maybe not quite steal. But with prices slashed 60 percent to 90 percent, it feels like it. It’s been a rough … MORE>>