In Remembrance

Community Activist Dr. Ed James II Dies

The local icon passed away on March 13.

3:09pm By Staff

Workforce Potential

Registration Open for State of Talent Conference

Day-long event will take place May 24.

2:18pm By Staff

Liquid Commerce

Port Manatee Draws German Interest

The country's consul general sees potential.

2:17pm By Staff

Art in the Park

Embracing Our Differences Celebrates 15 Years with New Executive Director

Sarah Wertheimer takes over for Michael Shelton.

2:11pm By Staff


More Than $1 Million Pledged to Braden River Preserve

Commission to vote on tax plan Wednesday.

2:10pm By Staff

Arts and Culture

Jim Shirley to Speak About Arts Impact

The presentation will take place Friday at Alderman Oaks.

2:07pm By Staff


Leadership Manatee Alumni Honor William C. Robinson

The 23rd Kent C. Schulz Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented April 11.

2:04pm By Staff


SPARCCle in the City

There was lots of glamour during the evening at the Westin, which supports domestic and sexual abuse survivors.

1:12pm Photography by Rebecca Baxter


An Evening at the Avant-Garde

The Ringling College campus was all about color as guests dressed in a rainbow of shades for the scholarship fund raiser.

1:03pm Photography by Rebecca Baxter

From the Editor

From the Editor: Hear Them Roar

Susan Burns on youth and the gun debate.

10:23am By Susan Burns


Financial Literacy Day Features Atlanta Federal Reserve Leader

The April 5 event features several financial experts, including Raphael Bostic, the president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

03/16/2018 By Staff


Coffee and Book Shop Adds Wine to Retail Offerings

The Reserve now offers curated varieties of red and white wine.

03/16/2018 By Staff


Leadership Group Honors Influential Graduates

Chip Gaylor, Veronica Brandon-Miller, Drayton Saunders and Dean Crowley will be recognized by Leadership Sarasota County.

03/16/2018 By Staff


Bradenton Apartment Complex Sold for $110.5 Million

A company from Jupiter, Florida, recently purchased the 900-unit Carlton Arms complex.

03/16/2018 By Staff


Airport Adds Lactation Privacy Suites

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport recently installed two lactation suites created by the Vermont company Mamava.

03/16/2018 By Staff

For Goodness' Sake

Venice Golf & Country Club Awards $50,000 to Local Nonprofits

Nineteen groups get help for a variety of programs.

03/15/2018 By Pam Daniel

Home Again

The Shoreline Beckons in the Art of Returning Native Son Mike Solomon

A selection of Solomon's paintings will be on exhibit at Alfstand& Contemporary Gallery through April 14.

03/15/2018 By Kay Kipling


'Shabby Chic' Popup Market Coming to Bradenton Convention Center

The Bradenton Area Convention Center is hosting a Shabby Chic Vintage Market & Artisan Day on Sunday, March 25.

03/15/2018 By Staff


Design Seminar Scheduled for April 5

Richard Tharp, a sales representative and brand ambassador for the furniture manufacturer Baker, is leading a design seminar at the Sarasota location of Robb & Stucky.

03/15/2018 By Staff


Goodwill Diverted 41.2 Million Pounds of Goods From Landfills Last Year

The nonprofit's resale, recycling and salvage operations keep millions of pounds of junk out of landfills and also generate revenue for Goodwill and its partners.

03/15/2018 By Staff