Home Again

The Shoreline Beckons in the Art of Returning Native Son Mike Solomon

A selection of Solomon's paintings will be on exhibit at Alfstand& Contemporary Gallery through April 14.

03/15/2018 By Kay Kipling


Partner Assumes Top Role at Insurance Agency

Russ Bobbitt of Purmort & Martin Insurance Agency recently assumed the role of president and chief executive officer from Jamie Purmort.

03/08/2018 By Staff


Firm Hires New Business Attorney

Berlin Patten Ebling, PLLC recently hired Kelly Roberts.

03/07/2018 By Staff

Star Power

John Lithgow Visits Ringling College of Art and Design

Lithgow shared stories from his long career on stage and screen (and also sang a song about manatees).

03/07/2018 By Kay Kipling and Megan McDonald

One Day

A Day in the Life of Publix's Adam Mangold

We follow Publix associate Adam Mangold on his rounds.

02/28/2018 By Pam Daniel

What I've Learned

Life Lessons from Diversity Consultant Michele Redwine

Michele Redwine shares what she's learned over her long career in arts and educational administration.

02/28/2018 By Susan Burns

Don't Tread on Me

Greg Steube Fights for Guns and Individual Rights

The state senator is stirring up controversy.

02/27/2018 By Tony D'Souza and Pam Daniel

New hires

Wealth Management Firm Names New Research Assistant

Sarasota's Allegiant Private Advisors recently hired Cameron Dees.

02/21/2018 By Staff

New hires

Law Firm Adds New Health Care Attorney

The Sarasota law firm of Williams Parker recently hired Dr. Steven Brownlee in its expanding health care practice.

02/20/2018 By Staff


Accountants Earn New Nonprofit Certifications

Jeff Gerhard and Regina Klein of CS&L CPAs recently earned the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Not-for-Profit Certificate II.

02/15/2018 By Staff

New hires

Window, Door Manufacturer Names New Vice President

Venice's PGT Innovations recently hired Ted Rock.

02/13/2018 By Staff


Sarasota Attorney Earns 'Lawyer of the Year' Honor

Richard Gans of Fergeson Skipper, P.A. was recently named the Best Lawyers 2018 "Lawyer of the Year" for trusts and estates law.

02/07/2018 By Staff


Manatee County Judge Retires From University Teaching Job After 30 Years

Douglas Henderson recently retired from a part-time teaching job he had held at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee since 1978.

01/31/2018 By Staff


Sarasota Accounting Firm Names New Shareholder

The certified public accountant Chris Wailand was recently named a shareholder in the Sarasota firm of Piper, Hawkins & Company.

01/29/2018 By Staff

What I've Learned

Former Wyeth CEO Robert Essner Shares the Secrets to His Long Career

Essner and his wife, Anne, now split their time between their Lido Shores home and an apartment in New York.

01/25/2018 By Susan Burns

The Funny Farm

Inside Daredevil Bello Nock's Sarasota Retreat

Superman has his Fortress of Solitude. Batman has his Batcave. And Sarasota’s own Bello Nock—who is about as close to a superhero as you can get and still be human—has his Funny Farm.

01/25/2018 By Robert Plunket

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox: Farewell to Our Fearless Leader

Mr. Chatterbox pens an ode to Pam Daniel.

01/25/2018 By Robert Plunket

Strictly von Schmidt

Remembering Longtime Sarasotan Eric von Schmidt

If you’ve loved folk music from the 1960s on, you probably owe a debt to Eric von Schmidt.

01/25/2018 Photography by Kay Kipling


Sarasota Law Firm Names New Partner

Jeffrey Guy recently became a partner at Kirk-Pinkerton, PA.

01/23/2018 By Staff

Unity Awards 2018

Judge Charles Williams and Attorney Charlie Ann Syprett Stand Up for Diversity

Williams and Syprett launched the Sarasota County Bar Association Diversity Committee. Their efforts earned them one of our 2013 Unity Awards; here's an update.

01/23/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker