Panel to Debate Constitution Revision Commission

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club panel will include developer Carlos Beruff, tax collector Barbara Ford-Coates and professor Mary Adkins.

01/26/2018 By Staff

Health care

Medical Society Names 2018 President

The Manatee County Medical Society recently picked Inda Mowett, M.D., as its 94th president.

01/25/2018 By Staff

Made in SRQ

Made in SRQ: Lickity Splits Ice Cream

Owner Matthew Eastman hopes to soon move from his 1,400-square-foot space to a 20,000-square-foot facility.

01/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Street Dogs

Dr. Nan Rosenberry Brings Help to Homeless Pets

A 2014 survey of the homeless population in Sarasota County found that 20 percent have pets.

01/25/2018 By Ilene Denton


Venice Equestrian Tour Presents Grand Prix Jumping Competitions

The height of season runs now through March 2.

01/25/2018 By Kay Kipling

From the Editor

From the Editor: A Farewell to Sarasota Magazine

I have loved this job—and this city—every single day of my tenure.

01/25/2018 By Pam Daniel


Goodwill Offers Workshop on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The free workshop is intended to help organizations identify and address harassment and discrimination in the workplace.

01/24/2018 By Staff


Bradenton Nonprofit Wants Public Input on Riverwalk Extension

Realize Bradenton is asking the public for ideas for a new public park set to be built as part of the eastward expansion of the Bradenton Riverwalk.

01/23/2018 By Staff


Sarasota Ranked in List of Top 100 American Cities

Sarasota was recently ranked as America's 84th best city in which to live by Livability.

01/23/2018 By Staff

Unity Awards 2018

A Small Group of Dedicated Sarasotans Wants to Create a More Humane System for Dealing with Sarasota's Homeless Problem

Creating an Effective Crisis Response to Adult Homelessness distills the complicated needs of the homeless by creating a coordinated entry system so that all agencies dealing with the homeless are using the same data and strategies.

01/23/2018 By Susan Burns


Sarasota Magazine Hosts the 2018 Unity Awards on Feb. 8

The eighth annual Unity Awards celebrate the people, companies and projects advancing equality, diversity and inclusion in our community and around the world.

01/22/2018 By staff


$1.5 Million in Donations to Help House Homeless

The donations will go toward 'rapid rehousing,' a program for people who need support for 18 months to two years.

01/22/2018 By Susan Burns

New hires

Goodwill Adds Staff to Help Homeless Veterans

Goodwill Manasota recently hired three new employees for its Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, promoted one team member and shifted another staffer to assist veterans.

01/19/2018 By staff


Report Finds Camping Industry on the Rise

A new report on millennials' travel habits finds that "after years of decline, the camping industry is growing."

01/19/2018 By staff


Homebuilder Confidence Drops Slightly

American homebuilders were slightly less confident about market conditions in January than in December, according to this month's Housing Market Index.

01/19/2018 By staff


City Adds Three New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The City of Sarasota recently installed three new electric vehicle charging ports and updated seven existing ports in parking garages and lots.

01/19/2018 By staff

New hires

Babcock Ranch Developer Picks New Marketing and Sales Exec

Kitson & Partners recently hired Laura Johnston Keller.

01/19/2018 By staff

Health care

Medical Company Picks Builder for New Lakewood Ranch Facility

Halfacre Construction Company was recently awarded the contract to construct a new 54,667-square-foot building for Mercedes Medical.

01/18/2018 By staff


Longtime Nonprofit Leader Steps Down

JFCS of the Suncoast CEO emeritus Rose Chapman recently retired after 25 years with the organization.

01/18/2018 By staff


Architecture Firm Changes Hands

Steve Padgett and Stu Henderson last month purchased the architecture and interior design firm Fawley Bryant Architecture.

01/18/2018 By staff