Nonprofits

Goodwill Reopens Bradenton Retail Store

The location was previously Goodwill's Manatee Book & Art Store, but the organization decided to rededicate the space as a hybrid store.

09/18/2018 By Staff

Bubble Trouble

Are We in Another Real Estate Bubble?

“We’re very overdue for a recession,” says Chris McCarty, director of the University of Florida’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research.

09/17/2018 By Susan Burns

Limelight

A Taste of Downtown

The fifth annual event welcomed guests to the Sarasota Opera House for food, drink and celebration.

09/17/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Red Tide

Mote and NOAA Report Spike in Dolphin Deaths—and Red Tide is Likely to Blame

Forty-nine bottlenose dolphins have died in Southwest Florida since July 1.

09/14/2018 By Jonathan Goodman

Construction

Builder Donates Recycled Condo Materials

Seaward Development and Habitat ReStore recently removed reusable items from a 1974 building set to be demolished this fall.

09/14/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Foundation Names New Operations Manager

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently hired Jessica Polk.

09/14/2018 By Staff

Coastal Creative

As Florida Struggles With Red Tide, Artist Brendan Coudal's New T-Shirts Remind Us Why We Love the Gulf

"I felt like I had to do something" in response to red tide, Coudal says. A portion of sales from his T-shirts will benefit Captains for Clean Water.

09/14/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Services

New Pet Food Maker and Delivery Company Launches

Jilian Alumbaugh and Annaleah Prevatt recently launched Pet Wants Sarasota.

09/13/2018 By Staff

Religion

Funeral Home Hires Rabbi for Jewish Outreach

Toale Brothers Funeral Home recently hired rabbi Howard Simon as a liaison to the Jewish community.

09/13/2018 By Staff

Data

American Incomes Rose in 2017

The median household income in America rose by 1.8 percent between 2016 and 2017, the nation's third straight year of income growth.

09/12/2018 By Staff

Networking

More Than 750 Attendees Expected at Regional Business Expo

The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance and the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce are partnering to present the East Meets West Regional Business Expo.

09/12/2018 By Staff

Law

Law Firm Adds New Attorney

Berlin Patten Ebling recently hired Pamela Hernandez, whose practice includes estate planning, probate and trust administration and more.

09/12/2018 By Staff

Data

Sarasota No. 44 in Ranking of Best Small Cities in Which to Start a Business

The list is based on cities' education levels, commute times, income, internet access and more.

09/12/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Names New Vice President of Strategic Communications and Marketing

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Mischa Kirby.

09/12/2018 By Staff

Environment

Organizations Partner to Boost Snook Population Hurt by Red Tide

The two-year initiative includes raising and releasing 10,000 hatchery-reared juvenile snook along Florida’s southwest coast.

09/11/2018 By Staff

Affordable housing

City Official Named Florida Housing Coalition Board Chair

Don Hadsell is the director of the Office of Housing and Community Development with the City of Sarasota.

09/11/2018 By Staff

Education

University President Stepping Down

University of South Florida system president Judy Genshaft announced Monday that she will retire next July.

09/10/2018 By Staff

Politics

Republican Club Dinner Features State Legislative Candidates

Tommy Gregory, Ray Pilon and Will Robinson will appear on Thursday, Sept. 20.

09/10/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Selby Gardens Adds Five New Board Members

Joining the board are Norbert Donelly, Marcy Klein, Cornelia Matson, Marianne McComb and Charlie Mueller.

09/07/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Public Relations Talk Focuses on How to 'Clarify Your Message'

The next luncheon hosted by the local chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association will feature Joel Eschenbach of Notion Design Group.

09/07/2018 By Staff