Restaurants turned to curbside pick-up and delivery as their dining rooms closed.

Lido Beach, which was closed with stone barricades, tape and crowd-control metal barriers is just now starting to reopen. 

The lion stands guard practicing safe public health protocols at entrance to the Ringling Park Neighborhood. 

In a collaborative display by Raw Sugar Living, the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County and Sarasota Magazine commissioned local artist  Karen Chandler to create a mural to  honor the bravery of our healthcare professionals. 

 Toys were no longer for play at Laurel Park—a surreal scene of a local playground stacked and wrapped up in caution tape, empty of children. 

Empty highways. Hushed downtown streets. Silent schoolyards. Images and sounds (or lack thereof) usually reserved for the middle of the night quickly became our new normal as we stayed inside to stay safe.