Vinyl junkies rejoice. The much anticipated annual Record Store Day is a mere spin of a turntable away and this year, throughout April 19, Sarasota’s Vatican City Vinyl Records will be hosting its own party to celebrate the importance of independent record stores both locally and nationally.
Downtown Sarasota's Gator Club was transformed into a 1920's speakeasy as 8 local mixologists competed for their piece of $1,000, courtesy of yours truly and Old Forester Bourbon.
From the bread and the meat to the whiz and the wit, these brothers mean business. They know that when it comes to a Philly cheesesteak, if it's not the real deal you might as well "Fugetaboutit!"
Like many before me, I had never heard of artist David Budd despite his strong ties to Sarasota and the city’s art scene.
With rising rents and numerous foreclosures continuing to plague Sarasota, it is becoming a much greater challenge to find affordable housing for those whose financial status is less than stellar.
What you want… baby we’ve got it! What you need … you know we’ve got it! The store has been here in Sarasota for twenty five years. Owners Bill and Kathy relocated to Sarasota as they were drawn to the beauty here, they believe that Sarasota is the gem of the gulf coast - naturally I happen to agree!