The Fogartyville Vibe

Peace Out, Artistically and Socially, at Downtown Sarasota's Fogartyville

Fogartyville charms with its 1960s coffeehouse vibe.

10/01/2019 By Stacey Altherr

Grants

Impact 100 SRQ Will Announce Grant Finalists Oct. 15

Impact 100 SRQ's grants, totaling $228,000, will be awarded to two local nonprofits to fund a community project.

10/01/2019 By Staff

Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch Opens New Information Center

The center is located on Lakewood Ranch Main Street.

10/01/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Take Stock in Children of Manatee County Names New Interim Executive Director

Anne Heller replaces Jamie Serino.

10/01/2019 By Staff

Transportation

Transportation Planning Workshop Scheduled for Oct. 21

The event is hosted by the Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization and Florida Department of Transportation.

10/01/2019 By Staff

Perfect Party

October's Perfect Party: Prosthetic Ear Edition

One Beaufort, S.C., resident won't miss a word thanks to a Facebook post made after a beachcomber found the prosthetic ear he lost on Anna Maria.

10/01/2019 By Pam Daniel

Flashback

Flashback: At Sea With the Ringlings

Ringling used to take potential financial investors on pleasure cruises along Sarasota Bay.

10/01/2019 By Ilene Denton

Last Straw

What You Need to Know About Sarasota’s City Ordinance Banning Plastic Straws and Polystyrene

Sidewalk café businesses must begin following the ordinance on Jan. 1, 2020; for those who hold special event permits the ban begins on Aug. 19, 2020; and for those who lease city-owned land on the date their lease renews.

10/01/2019 By Megan McDonald

Fast Track

Jess McIntryre Named Make-a-Wish Suncoast Regional Manager

McIntyre previously managed client services for the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation in Sarasota.

09/30/2019 By Staff

Limelight

All Faiths Food Bank Autumn Harvest

The second annual farm-to-table dinner helps raise money to distribute fresh fruit and vegetables to people in need.

09/30/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Girls Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida: Denim and Pearls

Guests turned out in casual wear to support the Girl Scout chapter.

09/30/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Sarasota Magazine Platinum Party 2019

The party celebrated those retailers on the magazine's Platinum list for upscale shopping locally.

09/27/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Partnerships

Goodwill, SunCoast Blood Bank Launch New Partnership

The partners will hold at least one event each month, including at Streets of Paradise in October and FCCI Insurance Group in November.

09/25/2019 By Staff

Grants

Bank of America Awards $50,000 Grant to UnidosNow

The funds will allow UnidosNow to broaden its community outreach, expand its network of volunteers and donors, and diversify its revenue sources.

09/25/2019 By Staff

Grants

Easterseals Southwest Florida Receives Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Grant

The $6,500 grant will be used to provide respite care and case management services to Lakewood Ranch families.

09/25/2019 By Staff

National Coffee Day

Kahwa Coffee Will Donate Proceeds From Coffee, Tea Sales on Sept. 29

One hundred percent of the proceeds from every coffee and tea drink sold at local Kahwa cafes will go to All Faiths Food Bank.

09/25/2019 By Staff

Elections

Ballots for Nov. 5 City of Venice General Election Scheduled for Mailing

A total of 5,177 ballots are scheduled for the initial mailing, followed by daily mailings through Monday, Oct. 28.

09/25/2019 By Staff

Human Resources

Local Human Resources Association Announces Annual HR Conference, Expo

The event will take place Friday, Oct. 11, at Laurel Oak Country Club.

09/25/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Appoints Education Officer

In her new role, Nicole Light will develop and enhance the foundation’s support for educational opportunities across the community.

09/24/2019 By Staff

Appointments

Angel Colonneso Appointed to Florida Supreme Court Commission

Colonneso is the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller.

09/24/2019 By Staff