Start Them Young

Bazaar on Apricot & Lime to Host Young Entrepreneur Market

The market will be held Jan. 23, 2021, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

11/25/2020 By Staff

Housing

Harvest House Creates Transitional Living Space for 18- to 24-Year-Old Men in Sarasota

Harvest House's four transitional housing beds for young men now matches the four beds already in place for young women.

11/24/2020 By Staff

Environment

State Awards $55,000 Grant to Sarasota for Tree Management

The grant will allow the city to create an inventory of trees, identify diseased and dangerous trees, and plant new trees in low-income areas.

11/23/2020 By Staff

Awards

All Faiths Food Bank Recognized as One of the Top Food Banks in the Country

All Faiths was recognized for its cutting-edge methodology and efficiency.

11/20/2020 By Staff

Covid-19

Financial Assistance Program Boosts Economy During Pandemic

The Sarasota County CARES Assistance program has distributed tens of millions of dollars to individuals and businesses.

11/20/2020 By Staff

News

City Offices Will Close for Thanksgiving

City of Sarasota offices will be closed Thanksgiving day and Friday, Nov. 27.

11/20/2020 By Staff

Housing

Habitat Sarasota Releases Community Impact Report

The organization served 14 families last fiscal year through critical home repair and homeownership programs.

11/17/2020 By Staff

The Bay

The Bay Reaches Next Fundraising Milestone

The Bay Park Conservancy has raised $15 million towards its $20 million initial funding goal.

11/17/2020 By Staff

Breaking News

Sarasota City Commission Votes to Keep 'Unconditional Surrender' on the Bayfront

However, it will be moved a short distance away from its current location to make way for U.S. 41-Gulfstream roundabout construction.

11/16/2020 By Megan McDonald

Coronavirus

Orioles to Host Turkey Distribution at Ed Smith Stadium

The club has partnered with All Faiths Food Bank to serve the community during the Covid-19 crisis.

11/13/2020 By Staff

Tropical Storm Eta

City, County Services Reopening After Tropical Storm Eta

The storm dumped record amounts of rain on our region.

11/12/2020 By Megan McDonald

Hurricanes

What You Need to Know About Tropical Storm Eta

We'll be updating this post throughout the day.

11/11/2020 By Megan McDonald

Storm Watch

Tropical Storm Eta Takes Aim at South Florida

Sarasota and Manatee residents should keep an eye on the path.

11/06/2020 By Bob Bunting

Join Our Team!

We're Hiring an Associate Editor!

We're looking for an intrepid, passionate, sharp-witted journalist to join our editorial team.

11/06/2020 By Staff

Workshops

Child Abuse Prevention Workshops Available to Public

The workshops provide primary abuse prevention education to children from preschool through high school, as well as their caregivers, childcare professionals, teachers and the community.

11/05/2020 By Staff

Passportpalooza

Manatee County Clerk of the Court to Host Passport Application Event

The clerk's office will be open Sunday, Nov. 21, from 8 a.m.-noon for those who want to apply for passports.

11/05/2020 By Staff

Suite Spot

A Luxury Club is Coming to CoolToday Park

The LECOM Legends Club offers a high-end sports experience—the region's first.

11/05/2020 By Susan Burns

Burning question

Asking for a Friend: Am I Supposed to Be Drinking in Public?

A hang session in Bayfront Park made me curious about the City of Sarasota's rules for drinking in public. Here's what I found out.

11/05/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Elections

Buchanan Re-Elected; Battie, Alpert and Arroyo Win Sarasota City Commission Seats

The three new Sarasota city commissioners-elect will be sworn in on Friday.

11/04/2020 By Staff

Health News

Health Officials Issue Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Advisory

The Sarasota Department of Health reminds residents and visitors to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes and to take basic precautions to help limit exposure.

11/03/2020 By Staff