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Art Ovation Hotel Welcomes New Sarasota Keys Piano

The new Sarasota Keys piano will reside outside the Art Ovation Hotel.

05/23/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Data

Crime Down in Sarasota County

The overall crime rate in Sarasota County declined by 7.1 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to new data.

05/22/2018 By Staff

Construction

City Breaks Ground on St. Armands Parking Garage This Week

The four-story garage will include 503 parking spaces.

05/22/2018 By Staff

Tervis Time

Tervis Tumbler Launches New Designs—Including A Bowl

Venice Mayor John Holic proclaims May 19 “Tervis Day."

05/21/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Education

Construction Begins on New School Cafeteria, Auditorium

Jon F. Swift Construction recently began work on a new 16,000-square-foot cafeteria and auditorium at Brentwood Elementary School.

05/18/2018 By Staff

Planning

Draft Plan for Bayfront Redevelopment to Be Unveiled Next Week

Gina Ford and Susannah Ross of Sasaki will discuss the current draft master plan during three presentations next week.

05/17/2018 By Staff

Construction

Downtown Roundabout Opens

The new roundabout at the intersection of Orange Avenue and Ringling Boulevard in Sarasota opened to traffic on Wednesday.

05/17/2018 By Staff

Tervis Time

Tervis' Osprey Store Is Celebrating Its 50th Anniversary

Festivities include tent sale, scavenger hunt and the opportunity to build your own tumbler.

05/16/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Education

Three New College Students Win Fulbright Grants

Three students at New College of Florida recently received Fulbright grants for 2018 and will study and work in Taiwan and Croatia.

05/14/2018 By Staff

Construction

New Road Resurfacing Project Begins in Late May

The City of Sarasota will begin resurfacing a 1.4-mile stretch of Osprey Avenue between Siesta Drive and Bahia Vista Street later this month.

05/11/2018 By Staff

Tourism

New 'Passport' Created to Boost Cortez Businesses and Nonprofits

The Florida Maritime Museum and nearby merchants will soon offer a "Cortez Passport" intended to encourage visitors to explore the area.

05/11/2018 By Staff

Construction

New Downtown Roundabout Opens Next Week

A new single-lane roundabout at the intersection of Orange Avenue and Ringling Boulevard is expected to be open to traffic early next week.

05/08/2018 By Staff

Planning

Bayfront Redevelopment Possibilities to Be Discussed May 17

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon will include an update on The Bay.

05/07/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Feld Entertainment Executive Joins Realize Bradenton Board

Realize Bradenton recently selected Jeff Watson to join its Board of Directors.

05/07/2018 By Staff

Finance

Securities and Exchange Commission Charges Three with Fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently filed charges against two Palmetto residents and one Sarasota resident.

05/04/2018 By Staff

Law

Attorney Joins Firm's Wills, Trusts, Estates Department

Fergeson Skipper, P.A., recently hired Lisa Gallagher as an associate attorney.

05/01/2018 By Staff

Construction

New Tax Collector's Office Opening

The new office processes tax payments, issues drivers' licenses, vehicle titles and registrations and more.

04/30/2018 By Staff

Stats

Essential Info About the Giving Challenge

The 2018 Giving Challenge kicks off May 1. Here's everything you need to know—plus all the numbers from the last Giving Challenge, which took place in 2016.

04/27/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Best of Sarasota 2018

Best of Sarasota 2018: The Readers' Poll

Presenting the winners of our Best of 2018 readers’ poll.

04/26/2018

Clocking In

The Pros and Cons of Daylight Savings Time

Could more daylight make us happier?

04/26/2018 By David Hackett