Ariana Franco looks like a rock star. Think punk rocker cum fashionista combined with a healthy dose of coolness. Franco’s work is the perfect accompaniment to the exhibition currently on show at the Christy Payne Mansion and Museum of Botany and Art at Selby Gardens
If it's been a while since you've grabbed a meal at Hyatt Regency Sarasota, you probably need to be filled in on a few things. In the last few years, Hyatt has made a corporate-wide push to infuse their menus with local, sustainable ingredients.
For over two years, there has been an active ‘pro-sound’ uprising including businesses, musicians, and concerned citizens demanding a change in legislation to increase the maximum decibel level allowed for downtown businesses, particularly on weekends. People on both sides of the issues have come out to debate. The Sound Action Report was completed. But what changed?
Since the wheels started turning early this year, the space has truly lived up to its vision as a place where creativity abounds, encouraging entrepreneurship, citizenship, relationships with the local community.
I approached the Tea House, not quite sure what to expect... I am a Brit, so tea is in my nature but this place certainly took me by surprise and far exceeded my expectations. This is not the kind of teahouse that your granny would go to and sip a cup of earl gray, this place is COOL- uber cool!