Female Factor

Four Local Businesswomen Share Their Best Career Advice

Four achievers on what they’ve learned about success, balance and identity.

07/19/2017 By Vicki Dean Photography by Alex Stafford

Talk

Meet Che Wise-Jarvis of Steri-Straw

The Steri-Straw inventor aims to change germy, old-fashioned straw dispensers.

12/28/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Biz Bites

Biz Bites: Phillippi Creek Oyster Bar

Fish favorites in a charming creekside location.

12/08/2016 By Hannah Wallace

You Do What?

Tony Brezel Breeds and Trains West German Shepherds

The dogs are bred from a line of champions and sold to dog lovers all over the world.

10/18/2016 By Ilene Denton

Biz Bites

You Can Find Authentic Philly Cheesesteaks in a Bradenton Strip Mall

Sandwich heaven at Bradenton’s South Philly Cheesesteak.

05/02/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Innovator

IndyCar Racer Blake Fuller Develops Rechargeable Battery System

Go Puck Power is a lightweight, portable way to charge phones and tablets on the go.

04/18/2016 By Michelle Baruchman

Biz Bites

Drago's Brings Cuban Flavors to Downtown Bradenton

Drago's is a great place to grab a quick cup of coffee or sit down with a killer hot-pressed Cuban.

03/14/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Newcomer

En-Vision America Opens Palmetto Office

David Raistrick and his En-Vision America open a local office.

03/14/2016 By Michelle Baruchman

Passing the Bucks

Some Lucky Baby Boomers Will Become Very Rich, Very Soon

A colossal transfer of wealth is happening in America--and our city is getting a disproportionate share of it.

03/01/2016 By Rich Rescigno

Biz Makeover

A New College of Florida Grad Gets a Makeover

Stylist Jackie Rogers updates your entire professional look in Biz Makeover.

06/12/2015 Photography by Alex Stafford By Jackie Rogers

Article

Innovator: Heather Junqueira

A new nonprofit in Sarasota, BioScentK9, offers a new technique for screening cancer--using puppy noses.

06/12/2015 By Chelsey Lucas Photography by Alex Stafford

Article

What's I've Learned: Kerry Kirschner

Kerry Kirschner, head of Sarasota's Argus Foundation, gives his words of wisdom after three decades in civics and business.

03/31/2015 Photography by Alex Stafford By Kim Hackett

Article

Baltimore Snowball Factory Opens in Downtown Sarasota

Baltimore native Eric Garfield brings snowballs to Sarasota.

10/30/2014 By Megan McDonald

Article

The Best Sarasota Real Estate Listings of 2014

From celebrity buyers to tony teardowns, Bob Plunket dishes on the deals, steals and scoops of the year.

10/01/2014 By Bob Plunket

Article

Go Inside a Modern Sarasota Home with an Architectural Legacy

An Impressive architectural legacy inspires one couple's new modern, high-tech home near downtown Sarasota.

10/01/2014 By Carol Tisch

Article

Step Inside a Glammed-Up Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota Penthouse

A Ritz-Carlton penthouse gets an elegant uptown update.

10/01/2014 By Ilene Denton

Article

Innovator: Erika Pope-Gusev

Biz(941) learns about Erika Pope-Gusev's Fort Magic, which appeared on an episode of Shark Tank and has won multiple awards.

08/28/2014 By Chelsey Lucas Photography by Alex Stafford

Article

Southeastern Guide Dogs: A New Breed of Superhero

A Palmetto nonprofit is now producing some of the best guide dogs on earth. Adam Davies sniffs out the story.

08/27/2014 By Adam Davies

Article

Photographer J.B. McCourtney's Portraits Capture Sarasota's Story

J.B. McCourtney's portraits of Sarasotans tell us so much about our city--and ourselves.

07/30/2014 By J.B McCourtney

Article

Artful Shopping Finds from Sarasota Stores

Art-inspired finds.

07/29/2014 By Carol Tisch