New hires

Online Furniture Retailer Names New Business, Finance Manager

Sarasota's JMX Brands recently promoted Ross Wiemken.

11/14/2017 By staff

Style

Sarasota Salon Celebrates One Year in Business

Shine Hair Design Studio is celebrating its one-year anniversary with an all-day open house and client appreciation event on Wednesday, Dec. 6.

11/14/2017 By staff

Honors

Lakewood Ranch Business Group Holds Awards Luncheon Nov. 17

The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance is holding its annual Sandies Members’ Choice Awards luncheon at Polo Grill and Bar.

11/14/2017 By staff

Menus and Mountains

S'macks Founder Alex Floethe Climbs Mountains When He's Not Working

In June, Floethe made it to Everest's base camp after an 18-day climb.

11/14/2017 By Katherine Flanders

Best of Sarasota 2018

Vote for the Best of Sarasota 2018!

As Sarasota Magazine gets ready to celebrate the city’s finest people, places and traits, here's your chance to weigh in.

11/13/2017

Promotions

Real Estate Firm Picks New Regional Marketing Director

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently promoted Shelley Whiteside.

11/13/2017 By staff

Technology

Twitter Doubles Character Count for All Users

Twitter last week officially increased the number of characters users can post in a single tweet from 140 to 280.

11/13/2017 By staff

Nonprofits

Attorney Joins Children’s Guardian Fund Board

The Fund recently appointed Syprett Meshad attorney Emily Garriott.

11/13/2017 By staff

Planning

City Climate Change Plan Outlines Threatened Infrastructure

The report predicts that the local sea level will rise by between 6.4 inches and 2.4 feet by 2050.

11/13/2017 By staff

Planning

Sustainable Communities Workshop Returns

Registration is still open for Sarasota County's 12th annual Sustainable Communities Workshop.

11/13/2017 By staff

You Do What?

Neglected Grills Spark a Growing Business

The Grill Cleaning Company will clean your home grill for you.

11/13/2017 By David Hackett

Going to the dogs

Oodles of poodle love at Sarasota fund-raising event

'Puttin' On the Poodle' luncheon set for Nov. 20 at Michael's on East

11/10/2017 By staff

Accolades

Selby Gardens Receives Highest National Recognition

Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, as well as funders, outside agencies, government and the public.

11/10/2017 By staff

Business

Worker Compensation Insurance Rates Slashed

State approves 9.5 percent reduction in rates charged to business owners.

11/10/2017 By staff

Philanthropy

Foundation Funds Innovative Solar Project

A grant from Barancik Foundation will save Girls Inc. on costs, and provide a springboard for education.

11/10/2017 By staff

Economy

Florida Sees Strong Growth of Women-Owned Businesses

Who run the world?

11/10/2017 By staff

Philanthropy

Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee Welcomes New Leader

New president Michael Ritter has strong ties to the organization.

11/10/2017 By staff

Development

Neighborhood Organizer to Speak on Latest Plans for Siesta Promenade

Sura Kochman represents Pine Shores Neighborhood Alliance.

11/08/2017 By staff

Employment

Immigrants Play Big Role in Florida Economy, New Analysis Shows

More than 25 percent of state's labor force made up of immigrants.

11/08/2017 By staff

Real Estate

Sarasota Attorney to Chair State Commission

Thomas Luzier will head Florida Real Estate Commission.

11/08/2017 By staff