Politics

GOP Women's Luncheon Covers 'Law Enforcement Today'

The Republican Women's Club of Sarasota is holding an event with Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight, Sarasota Police Chief Bernadette DiPino and Venice Police Chief Tom Mattmuller.

02/20/2019 By Staff

Transportation

Port Opens New Trade Offices in Colombia and Spain

The International Trade Hub at Port Manatee recently opened promotional offices in Medellín, Colombia, and Barcelona, Spain.

02/20/2019 By Staff

Planning

Four Sarasota Neighborhoods Designated 'Opportunity Zones'

A federal program provides tax advantages for individuals and corporations that invest in the zones.

02/18/2019 By Staff

Education

Realtor Association Accepting Scholarship Applications

Each year, the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee awards scholarships to six local students.

02/14/2019 By Staff

Networking

Economic Development Corporation's Annual Barbecue Set for March 7

The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation is hosting its 31st annual Hob Nob Bar-B-Que from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7.

02/13/2019 By Staff

Education

DeSoto County Joins Regional Grade-Level Reading Effort

The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading recently expanded to DeSoto County.

02/13/2019 By Staff

Transportation

Ship Delivers Nearly 48,000 Metric Tons of Cement Manufacturing Materials

The shipment was the first delivery made under a new agreement between Port Manatee and a New York terminal operator.

02/12/2019 By Staff

Awards

Goodwill Manasota Receives $40,000 Grant from Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund

The money will help Goodwill Manasota implement the "Bank On" program to help employees, veterans and Job Connection customers get on the path to financial stability.

02/11/2019 Photography by Staff

Openings

St. Armands Circle Parking Garage Opens to the Public on Feb. 12

The four-level garage has 484 parking space, five electric vehicle charging stations, a bicycle storage and repair station, and public restrooms.

02/08/2019 Photography by Staff

Awards

New College Named a 'Best Value College' by The Princeton Review

In the book’s profile of New College, editors praise the school for its “unique collaborative curriculum and emphasis on independent learning.”

02/07/2019 By Staff

Applause

Women's Resource Center Will Honor Four 'Wonder Women' at Spring Legacy Luncheon

They are Umbreen Khalidi-Majeed, Dr. Carol F. Probstfeld, Michael Saunders and Heather Kasten.

02/06/2019 By Staff

Meetings

Cumberland Advisors Sets Third Annual Financial Literacy Conference for April 11

Cumberland Advisors has partnered with USF Sarasota-Manatee for the third year in a row.

02/06/2019 By Staff

Weddings

Sarasota Ranked No. 1 Affordable Honeymoon Destination

Our city beat out destinations like Vail, San Luis Obispo and Scottsdale.

01/31/2019 By Staff

Tourism

Florida Tax Revenue Generated Through Airbnb Totaled $89.5 Million Last Year

Thanks to an agreement hammered out in 2017, the company last year transferred $1.1 million to Sarasota County on behalf of its hosts.

01/30/2019 By Staff

Tourism

Tourism Nonprofit Expands Sales Team

Visit Sarasota County recently promoted Ellen Thomas and hired Amanda Walker and Allison Jones.

01/29/2019 By Staff

Love Factually

Our Marriage Rates and Divorce Rates Are Falling. Why?

Fewer people are getting married today in part because fewer people are getting divorced.

01/24/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

In Memory Of

The Sweet Sadness of Manatee County's Companions Pet Cemetery

To Companions executive director Shawn Yebba and his clients, pets are like children—although maybe better.

01/24/2019 By Isaac Eger

Stylin'!

Ringling College Students Rebrand an International Menswear Company

Ringling's Collaboratory began five years ago as an initiative of Ringling president Larry Thompson with support from the Patterson Foundation.

01/24/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox's Guide to Living in Sarasota

Newcomers, take notes.

01/24/2019 By Robert Plunket

On the Labyrinth Trail

Seven Sarasota Labyrinths for Meditating, Meandering and More

“They’re incredibly peaceful. When you first walk in, you realize that there is a beauty to this ancient structure.”

01/24/2019 By Giulia Heyward