Local college students  gather to learn about  food insecurity
Soul food such as chicken, green beans, stuffed peppers and sweet potato pie was served for dinner.

Local college students gather to learn about food insecurity

On Nov. 21, 2019, Ringling College of Art and Design (RCAD) and New College students gathered to learn about a problem that is familiar to over 40 million Americans: food insecurity. Oxfam America Hunger Banquet events allow organizers and participants to experience firsthand how individuals’…

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Eat Local Week: foraging Florida with Green Deane
Photo courtsey of KaliRay Skinner Deane teaches about the mangroves.

Eat Local Week: foraging Florida with Green Deane

Photo courtesy of KaliRay SkinnerDeane guiding the group of beginner and experienced foragers at Emerson Point Preserve. Eat Local Week’s 2019 theme of “Exploring Food Waste” celebrates Manatee and Sarasota County businesses, nonprofits and individuals by dishing out an array of workshops, tours and plant…

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Shell-B-Q serves students mouthwatering meals

When ordering from Shell-B-Q, expect to receive a substantial amount of food. Many students have seen or smelled the renowned traveling barbecue smoker, “Shell-B-Q,” at some point during their time at New College. The family-oriented barbecue joint situates itself at the Shell gas station in…

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CHEAP EATS OF MANASOTA
The inside of the Drunken Poet sushi restaurant on Main Street

CHEAP EATS OF MANASOTA

For college students, free time is frequently plagued by the lingering feeling that one should be doing something else--something productive and homework related. Eating out is a luxury that many students don’t have the time or money for and is, as a result, one of…

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Stormy weather approached Sarasota, local whiskey sour enthusiasts take little to no heed
Memories lounge, located on Tamiami Trail, was a spot for enthusiastic Sarasota residents during Hurricane Irma. Photo courtesy of Azia Keever.

Stormy weather approached Sarasota, local whiskey sour enthusiasts take little to no heed

A mere day before Hurricane Irma was predicted to make landfall in Florida, many residents of Sarasota had either evacuated or boarded up their homes and businesses. Like the others, Memories Lounge on Tamiami Trail was boarded up in preparation for the storm, but still…

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Sampling Sarasota Sushi

If there is one thing the Sarasota culinary scene is not lacking, it’s sushi. Each week, it seems like a new sushi joint is popping up around town. With so many options, finding your favorite rolls may seem like a delicious chore, so here is…

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Pride of Jamaica

Make a left on Dr. MLK Way. Drive until you see the Jamaican flag. You can’t miss it. The locale is nothing special, but anyone who’s from South Florida knows the drill. Unassuming decor usually hides phenomenal flavors. Pride of Jamaica has been serving up…

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