Defending the Planet

The 2016 Green Arrow Awards

Saluting the eight exceptional winners of our Green Arrow Awards

05/04/2016 By Sylvia Whitman Photography by Fred Lopez

Top Stories

Game Changer

A New College Grad Wins an Epic Environmental Battle

Rob Bilott has spent 18 years fighting DuPont.

05/03/2016 By Susan Burns

Innovator

IndyCar Racer Blake Fuller Develops Rechargeable Battery System

Go Puck Power is a lightweight, portable way to charge phones and tablets on the go.

04/18/2016 By Michelle Baruchman

Sunny Side Up

First Watch Ranks No. 1 for Growth Among Daytime Restaurants

Coffee, pancakes and doughnuts are making restaurant revenues fatter.

04/18/2016 By Susan Burns

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Eat & Drink

Biz Bites

You Can Find Authentic Philly Cheesesteaks in a Bradenton Strip Mall

Sandwich heaven at Bradenton’s South Philly Cheesesteak.

05/02/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Sunny Side Up

First Watch Ranks No. 1 for Growth Among Daytime Restaurants

Coffee, pancakes and doughnuts are making restaurant revenues fatter.

04/18/2016 By Susan Burns

Fashion & Shopping

You Do What?

Charlotte Osterman Designs Prints for Top Clothing Designers

Sarasota's Charlotte Osterman designs prints for designers like Diane von Furstenburg, Rachel Roy and more.

04/27/2016 By Ilene Denton

Off the Clock

MagnifyGOOD's Sam Stern on How a Bicycle Saved His Life

Sam Stern bikes for a good cause.

04/18/2016 By Ilene Denton

Home & Real Estate

Perfect Match

Deb Knowles and Larry Kabinoff's GulfStar Homes Takes Off

Deb Knowles and Larry Kabinoff met online, married and created a fast-growing residential real estate business in North Port.

05/05/2016 By Kim Hackett Photography by Fred Lopez

News & City Life

Tourism Beat

An Insider's Guide to Sarasota

Today’s tourists want an insider’s experience.

05/06/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Defending the Planet

The 2016 Green Arrow Awards

Saluting the eight exceptional winners of our Green Arrow Awards

05/04/2016 By Sylvia Whitman Photography by Fred Lopez

Game Changer

A New College Grad Wins an Epic Environmental Battle

Rob Bilott has spent 18 years fighting DuPont.

05/03/2016 By Susan Burns

Biz Rules

EB-5 Visas That Attract Wealthy Foreigners are Up for Review

Concerns about fraud and a lack of oversight could cause changes for those who want to obtain EB-5 visas.

04/29/2016 By Lori Johnston

HR Corner

DAI Solutions' Sherilyne Dougherty on Creating Your A-Team

DAI Solutions CEO Sherilyne Dougherty on how to make sure you're hiring a team player.

04/26/2016 By Allison Floyd

What I've Learned

Allen Carlson Shares His Biggest Career Lessons

The former Sun Hydraulics CEO shares the advice he's learned over his career.

04/25/2016 By Kim Hackett

Handcrafted Success

JMX Brands CEO Jim Miller Shares His Strategy for Success

Jim Miller's fast-growing JMX Brands uses technology to sell Amish furniture.

04/22/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Evan Sigmund

Innovator

IndyCar Racer Blake Fuller Develops Rechargeable Battery System

Go Puck Power is a lightweight, portable way to charge phones and tablets on the go.

04/18/2016 By Michelle Baruchman