Frankenstorm, Revisited

After Hurricane Irma

One year after writing about how a monster storm might affect Sarasota, Robert Bowden feared his story would come true.

10/30/2017 By Robert Bowden

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Flamingos at Jungle Gardens

This month: iconic pink flamingos at North Sarasota's Jungle Gardens.

10/30/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman


Halloween Spending Expected to Total $9.1 Billion

That number would mark an 8.3 percent increase over last year's spending.

10/30/2017 By staff


Chamber Expo Set for Nov. 8

The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and Manatee Chamber of Commerce are holding their annual Chamber Expo at the Bradenton Area Convention Center.

10/30/2017 By staff

Made in SRQ

Made in SRQ: Chris-Craft's Catalina 30

Sarasota is a natural place to boat and make boats.

10/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Google Grant and Volunteers to Assist Goodwill

One thousand Google employees will volunteer with Goodwill organizations to provide training and career coaching.

10/27/2017 By staff


Manatee County Clerk's Office Honored for Reports

The office recently won three awards from the Government Finance Officers Association.

10/27/2017 By staff


Beer Distributor Wins Anheuser-Busch Excellence Award

Gold Coast Eagle Distributing recently received the Ambassadors of Excellence Big Jake Award.

10/27/2017 By staff


Groundbreaking for New Venice Library Is Monday

The new facility will include a 24,000-square-foot library, a café, a 135-seat meeting room, an outdoor reading garden and more.

10/27/2017 By staff


Gender Wage Gap to Be Discussed Friday

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota is hosting a panel discussion focused on the wage gap between men and women.

10/27/2017 By staff

New hires

Epilepsy Nonprofit Names New CEO

The JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation recently hired Andria Bilan.

10/26/2017 By staff


Small Business Administration Offering Irma Disaster Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering disaster loans to businesses, nonprofits and homeowners.

10/26/2017 By staff


Longboat Key Resort Ranked No. 5 in the State

The Resort at Longboat Key Club was recently ranked as the fifth best Florida resort in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards.

10/26/2017 By staff

New hires

Construction Company Selects New Senior Project Manager

The Sarasota construction firm Atlas Building Company recently hired James Pastor.

10/26/2017 By staff


North Port Real Estate Summit Set for Nov. 3

Details of the new Atlanta Braves spring training facility will be unveiled.

10/25/2017 By staff

New hires

Physician Joins Osprey Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Practice

Sarah Scarselletta, M.D., recently joined Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's First Physicians Group network.

10/25/2017 By staff


Clinic Begins Making Medical Marijuana Recommendations

The Sarasota wellness clinic Point Lumineux recently began evaluating patients interested in receiving medical marijuana recommendations.

10/25/2017 By staff

Health care

Sports Medicine, Pain Management Company Holding Job Fair Saturday

The company is seeking full-time certified or registered medical assistants or licensed practical nurses.

10/25/2017 By staff


New Bradenton Co-Working Space Opens

Connect Bradenton, a new co-working and meeting center, recently opened at 600 Old Main St., Bradenton.

10/25/2017 By staff

From the Editor

Are Your Corporate Sponsorships Paying Off?

Picking the right nonprofit.

10/25/2017 By Susan Burns