Retail

New Electric Bike Store Opens

Pedego bikes have motors that help riders cruise distances of 20 to 60 miles without growing tired and sweaty.

11/01/2017 By staff

Data

Consumer Confidence Rating Hits Highest Point in Almost 17 Years

Americans' consumer confidence increased between September and October, according to The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index.

10/31/2017 By staff

New hires

New Pediatrician Joins Physicians Network

Jose Tavarez, M.D., recently began accepting new patients in Lakewood Ranch,

10/31/2017 By staff

Retail

'Santa's Grand Arrival' Scheduled for Nov. 10

The Mall at University Town Center is holding a holiday kickoff party from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10.

10/31/2017 By staff

Education

First 16 Students Complete 'Express' Plumbing, Electrical Training Program

The individuals recently graduated from a new training course created by CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and Manatee Technical College.

10/31/2017 By staff

Finance

Financial Industry Panel Focuses on 'What's Ahead'

941CEO is hosting a panel discussion with five financial industry experts.

10/31/2017 By staff

Tourism

Nonstop Service From Sarasota to White Plains, New York Begins Next Week

Elite Airways will begin offering nonstop service between Sarasota Bradenton International Airport and White Plains, New York, on Friday, Nov. 10.

10/31/2017 By staff

Score!

How to Score a Great Deal on Local Arts Groups' Performances

The area’s performing arts troupes beckon with bargain tickets.

10/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Color Her Excited

The Evolving Plans for the Sarasota Museum of Art

Anne-Marie Russell is a woman on a mission.

10/30/2017 By Ilene Denton

Health care

Hospital Lab Earns Accreditation

The laboratory at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota recently earned accreditation from the College of American Pathologists.

10/30/2017 By staff

Planning

City Wants Public Input on Parks and Recreation Priorities

Two public open houses this week are being held to receive community input on the city's social, cultural and recreational needs and priorities.

10/30/2017 By staff

Health care

Parkinson's Foundation Launches 'Distinguished Speaker' Series Saturday

The first featured speaker will be Dr. Jeffrey Cameron, a physiatrist at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital who specializes in Parkinson’s.

10/30/2017 By staff

Power Player

County Commission Chair Paul Caragiulo Became a Social Media Hero After Hurricane Irma

Caragiulo tracked FPL's progress on his Facebook page.

10/30/2017 By Susan Burns

Frankenstorm, Revisited

After Hurricane Irma

One year after writing about how a monster storm might affect Sarasota, Robert Bowden feared his story would come true.

10/30/2017 By Robert Bowden

Ageless Annie

At 99, Annie Solomon Remains a Bright Light in the Local Arts Scene

Artists, art lovers, students and retirees all want to hang out with her.

10/30/2017 By Charlie Husking

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Flamingos at Jungle Gardens

This month: iconic pink flamingos at North Sarasota's Jungle Gardens.

10/30/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

Retail

Halloween Spending Expected to Total $9.1 Billion

That number would mark an 8.3 percent increase over last year's spending.

10/30/2017 By staff

Networking

Chamber Expo Set for Nov. 8

The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and Manatee Chamber of Commerce are holding their annual Chamber Expo at the Bradenton Area Convention Center.

10/30/2017 By staff

Made in SRQ

Made in SRQ: Chris-Craft's Catalina 30

Sarasota is a natural place to boat and make boats.

10/27/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Technology

Google Grant and Volunteers to Assist Goodwill

One thousand Google employees will volunteer with Goodwill organizations to provide training and career coaching.

10/27/2017 By staff