Retail

Amish Furniture Retailer Picks New Customer Experience Manager

Sarasota's JMX Brands, which sells Amish furniture online under the brand name DutchCrafters, recently hired Amanda Stutzman.

3:04pm By Staff

New hires

Convention and Visitors Bureau Names New Director of Cultural Affairs

The Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau recently hired Judith Tilton.

2:37pm By Staff

Sports

Report Estimates Orioles' Economic Impact at $97 Million

The report looks at the club’s marketing and promotion of Sarasota tourism to its fan base across seven states and more.

2:24pm By Staff

Cars

Lexus Dealership Named 'Dealer of the Year'

Wilde Lexus Sarasota recently won the 2018 DealerRater Lexus Dealer of the Year Award.

2:17pm By Staff

Health care

Hospital Picks Design and Construction Team for New Cancer Facilities

The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board on Monday selected Flad Architects, Brasfield & Gorrie, CPPI and Willis Smith Construction to work on the project.

4:51am By Staff

Health care

Former Texas State Senator to Speak at Planned Parenthood Dinner

Wendy Davis will serve as the special guest at a Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida event.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Environment

Nature Center Earns 'Zero Net Energy' Certification

The design for the Sarasota Audubon Society Nature Center was recently recognized by the New Buildings Institute.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Restaurants

Two New Metro Diners Opening Next Month

The two new restaurants are the chain's 50th and 51st locations.

02/21/2018 By Staff

New hires

Wealth Management Firm Names New Research Assistant

Sarasota's Allegiant Private Advisors recently hired Cameron Dees.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Sarasota County Home and Condo Sales Up in January

Sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County in January were up 9.5 percent over the number of sales in January 2017.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Venice Manufacturer's 2017 Sales Exceed $511 Million

Sales at Venice's PGT Innovations totaled $511.1 million in 2017, an 11 percent increase over 2016.

02/21/2018 By Staff

New hires

Law Firm Adds New Health Care Attorney

The Sarasota law firm of Williams Parker recently hired Dr. Steven Brownlee in its expanding health care practice.

02/20/2018 By Staff

Retail

Forum to Weigh Civil Rights, Religious Freedom

March 14 event asks, “Can a Cake Shop Refuse to Make a Cake for a Same-Sex Wedding?"

02/20/2018 By Staff

Science

Mote Marine Hires Two Researchers for Keys Facility

Mote Marine Laboratory recently hired postdoctoral research fellow Heather Page and staff biologist Abigail Clark.

02/20/2018 By Staff

Deals

Sarasota Manufacturer Buys Italian Company

Sarasota's Sun Hydraulics, which makes hydraulic valves and other industrial equipment, on Monday announced that it is acquiring Faster Group.

02/20/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Salvation Army Picks New Board Chair

The Salvation Army Advisory Board in Sarasota recently selected Dale Woodling as its board chair.

02/19/2018 By Staff

Parks

New Educational Facility at Robinson Preserve Opens

Manatee County last week opened its new Mosaic NEST (Nature, Exploration, Science and Technology) facility at Robinson Preserve.

02/19/2018 By Staff

Politics

Texas Congressman to Headline Democratic Party Fundraiser

Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, will deliver the keynote speech at the Sarasota County Democratic Party's 2018 Kennedy-King Dinner.

02/19/2018 By Staff

Limelight

Van Wezel Foundation Gala

Barry Manilow headlined the evening's concert following a lively dinner and auction.

02/19/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Survey

What Do You Think Should Happen to the Sarasota Bayfront?

The Bay Sarasota and Sasaki are seeking feedback for ways to improve 53 acres along U.S. 41 between Boulevard of the Arts and 10th Street.

02/16/2018 By Staff