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

Best of Sarasota 2018

The Best of Sarasota 2018

254 reasons to love Sarasota and Manatee.

04/26/2018

Best of Sarasota 2018

Best New Arts and Entertainment

Everything we loved seeing and doing this year.

04/26/2018

Do The Math

How Much Has the Opioid Epidemic Cost Sarasota?

Sarasota is joining more than 400 cities, counties, states and Native American tribes that are pursuing legal action against companies like Purdue Pharma, the creator of OxyContin, and Endo Pharmaceuticals, the maker of Percocet.

04/26/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Made in Manatee

Bradenton Makes Big Red Fire Trucks

Pierce Manufacturing, Inc., which has facilities in both Bradenton and Appleton, Wisconsin, builds one out of every three fire trucks on the road.

04/26/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Why I Care

Gail Clifton Teaches Therapeutic Horseback Riding to People with Special Needs

Clifton was the executive director of the Sarasota Manatee Association for Riding Therapy (SMART) for 17 years.

04/26/2018 By Ilene Denton

Gulfwatch

Manatee County's Lifeguards Rank No. 1 in Florida

The 16-lifeguard patrol includes EMTs, paramedics, rescue divers, Coast Guard captains and one certified dive master.

04/26/2018 By Susan Burns

The Dredge Report

Recycling Vast Expanses of Sand Has Become the Price of Paradise

Dredging New Pass this year will replenish Lido and Longboat's eroded beaches.

04/26/2018 By Tom Bayles

Mr. Chatterbox

"My Weekend as a Tourist in Pinecraft"

What's a Sarasota vacation like for the Amish and Mennonite?

04/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

From the Editor

From the Editor: The Importance of Funding the Arts

Susan Burns on the impact of lost arts funding.

04/26/2018 By Susan Burns

Planning

Traffic and Roundabouts the Topics at Upcoming Community Forum

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club is hosting a panel discussion about traffic and roundabouts in the area from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 3.

04/24/2018 By Staff

Rain Check

Best of Sarasota 2018 Party Rescheduled

We've rescheduled our Best of Sarasota party for 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25.

04/23/2018 By Staff

Media

Bradenton Herald Editor Stepping Down

Joan Krauter is stepping down as the Herald's executive editor after nearly 20 years in the role.

04/23/2018 By Staff

Education

Study Puts State College of Florida Economic Impact at $432.4 Million

The study analyzed the college's operations, student spending and the effects of alumni.

04/20/2018 By Staff

Planning

Construction on St. Armands Parking Garage Begins Next Week

The $12 million construction project will be funded through a special assessment on commercial land owners and paid parking.

04/20/2018 By Staff

The Plastics

How to Cut Back on Plastic Use

Start with the "bad five."

04/20/2018 By Megan McDonald