Suncoast Scene

Historic Suncoast: The Village of Manatee

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Once there was a town called the Village of Manatee. It was a rip-roaring place when the cowboys arrived on the cracker trail. The ye…

Event of the Week: Spirit Voices From Old Manatee

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- You can certainly tell it's fall; the weather is getting a little cooler, and the stores are rolling out their Halloween decorat…

Suncoast Scene - October 2nd

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- One thing you don't want to miss this weekend is Music on Main Friday night in Lakewood Ranch.

Event of the Week: 100th Anniversary of the Old Miakka Schoolhouse

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- Now that October's here, you're going to see a lot more events and celebrations pop up around the Suncoast. Our Event of the We…

Event of the Week: Smithsonian Museum Day

SARASOTA, Fla. – This Saturday is Smithsonian National Museum Day, and there will be no admission charge to museums across the country that are affiliat…


Chicken Tortilla Soup

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Scallop Rockefeller

Chef Niles Tarantik, New World Cafe

Sloppy Joes

Chef Robin Rosen, Whole FoodsMarket

Fettuccinie Carbonara

Chef Paul Mattison

Quinoa with Arugula, Pears and Pomegranates

Chef Robin Rosen, Whole Foods Market

7 Who Care

7 Who Care Honoree 2015: Don Hodson

Don Hodson appears to be your typical corner barber; a regular guy with a good smile and traditional values. However, Don is not typical. Just ask the f…

7 Who Care Honoree 2015: Nancy Levine

At the dinner table, Nancy Levine, a 71-year-old woman from Sarasota is changing lives.

7 Who Care Honoree 2015: Lovette Harper

At Julia T. Richmond High School for girls in New York City, Lovette Harper was introduced to art by one of her teachers. Both art, and the teacher, bec…

7 Who Care Honoree 2015: Sherri Reynolds

It’s said an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. That saying is what inspires Sarasota County nurse, administrator and health educator Sherri …

7 Who Care Honoree 2015: Jonna Keller

Jonna Keller sits at a small table with a group of six children around her.