Education

Music Compound to Debut The Music Academy

The academy will offer core curriculum virtually, with afternoon electives in the arts.

5:06pm By Staff

Coronavirus

SMH to Offer Experimental Antibody Treatment for COVID-19

As of Monday afternoon, SMH was treating a record 98 COVID-19 patients.

5:00pm By Staff

Products

Tervis Introduces New Wide-Mouth Water Bottles

The stainless steel bottles come in 24 oz., 32 oz. and 40 oz. sizes.

4:33pm By Staff

The Future Was Female

Sisters Katherine and Daisy McClellan Built a Modern Neighborhood Back in 1916

To mark Amendment 19's 100th anniversary of giving women the right to vote, we're telling the stories of influential local women.

12:22pm By Kay Kipling

Development

Margaritaville Launches New Hotel Collection on Anna Maria Sound

The six-story Compass Hotel Anna Maria Sound has 123 water-view rooms, including 10 suites.

07/10/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Asolo Rep Names New Board President, Members

Carole Crosby, a former principal harpist with the Detroit Symphony and lawyer, will lead the Asolo's board of directors.

07/10/2020 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Chamber Announces 2020 Small Business Awards Finalists

The winners will be announced on Aug. 28.

07/10/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Citywide Public Health Emergency Extended Through July 17

A mandatory mask order is also in effect.

07/10/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Teen Court of Sarasota Receives $10,000 Grant

The funds will be used to provide youth in North Port a continuum of services.

07/09/2020 By Staff

Business

City Launches Online, Mobile Options for Building Permits, Inspections

The new services will help customers do business within the city, especially during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

07/09/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Another 1.3 Million People Filed for Unemployment Last Week

The unemployment rate was 12.7 percent for the week ending June 27.

07/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Realize Bradenton Names New Board Members

Carrie Price will serve as board chair and Kay Wight as vice-chair.

07/09/2020 By Staff

Turtle Power

Mote Releases Two Sea Turtles

Hookee and Joyce had been recovering at Mote's Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Hospital.

07/09/2020 By Staff

Grants

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Approved for CARES Act Funding Through NEA

The funds will help recipient entities and their employees with economic hardships caused by the forced closure of their operations due to the spread of COVID-19.

07/08/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Community Foundation Names New Board Members, Officers

Joining the board for three-year terms are John Humphrey, Mercedes Soler, Carla Plush Smith, Dr. Janet Taylor and Judge Charles E. Williams.

07/08/2020 By Staff

Jobs

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards Funding to CareerEdge

The money will be used to train and "upskill" local workers.

07/08/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Brenna Wilhm Named Senior Development Associate at Community Day School

Wilhm will be responsible for the school's fundraising efforts, including major gifts, annual fund, planned giving, special events, and its ongoing capital campaign.

07/08/2020 By Staff

Safe and Stylish

Five Stylish Face Masks

With mask ordinances in effect, we've found face coverings from local boutiques that will keep you safe—*without* sacrificing your style.

07/08/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Back at it

Venice Farmers Market Reopens Saturday

The market is the first in the area to reopen since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

07/08/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

First Person

What It's Like to Visit The Ringling as a Young Black Woman

Jessika Ward asks herself how the world sees her—and is surprised to find answers at The Ringling’s “Being Seen” exhibit.

07/08/2020 By Jessika Ward