Management

Salon Owners Discuss Training Strategies at Industry Showcase

The mother-daughter team behind Cutting Loose salons recently discussed their approach to training at Paul Mitchell’s education show in Las Vegas.

09/07/2017 By staff

Off the Clock

Scott Earl and His Dogs Are Flyball Champs

“We practice every Sunday morning and they know what that day is. When we’re loading the car to go to a tournament, they get excited.”

07/31/2017 By Ilene Denton

Health care

Planned Parenthood CEO Retiring

Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida chief executive officer Barbara Zdravecky announced last week that she will retire in January 2018.

07/19/2017 By staff

Game On

A Sports-Inspired Company Turns Execs into Business Champions

“We want our audience to take part in an experience that lets authentic conversation and truth come to the surface.”

07/19/2017 By Sylvia Whitman

Religion

"We Are Not the Other"

Voices of Muslims in Sarasota.

06/28/2017 By Susan Burns

Off the Clock

Dr. Randall Morgan Sings the Blues

Orthopedist Randall Morgan fronts the R&B band Soul Sensations.

05/31/2017 By Ilene Denton

Fairy Godmother

Christine Mayer Helps Girls' Prom Dreams Come True

Mayer spends much of prom season in a room in a school board building she calls “The Closet,” helping hundreds of girls find the dress of their dreams.

04/26/2017 By Pam Daniel

What the Carpenter Built

Joe Volpe Has Big Plans for Sarasota Ballet

Joe Volpe rose from the bottom to lead the Metropolitan Opera. Now he's laying plans for Sarasota Ballet's future.

03/29/2017 By Scott Vogel

Mind Goggling

Inside the World of Virtual Reality

Local pioneers push the boundaries of new technology.

03/29/2017 By Robert Bowden

Exit Interview

Departing Commissioner Suzanne Atwell Sounds Off on City Government

"Commissioners should have more passion and courage. It’s sickening."

03/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Unity Awards

Meet Our 2017 Unity Award Winners

Our 2017 Unity Award winners see strengths in differences.

02/24/2017 By Sylvia Whitman, Susan Burns, and Anu Varma Photography by Barbara Banks

Road Warriors

The Battle Over Beach Road

Mike Cosentino and Elizabeth Gomez-Mayo crusade to keep a beachfront stretch of road public.

02/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Bodies of Work

Super-Fit Local Trainers Show Us Why Their Routines Work

Consider these 5 fitness buffs inspiration for your New Year's resolutions.

12/28/2016 By Ilene Denton Photography by Barbara Banks

Off the Clock

Here's How Architect Jerry Sparkman Decompresses

Architect Jerry Sparkman taps into his musical side on the dobro.

12/02/2016 By Ilene Denton

O, Christmas Tree

The Holidays are Big Business for Lux-Art Silks

The holiday season makes up 70 percent of the company's annual retail sales.

11/22/2016 By Susan Burns Photography by Barbara Banks

Apocalypse Now

Grapevine Communications' Robert Holzer is the Ultimate Zombie Fan

Holzer is a zombie super-fan.

11/16/2016 By Ilene Denton

Biz Bites

Biz Bites: Main Street Trattoria

You'll find indulgent, affordable Italian fare in Lakewood Ranch.

09/22/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Good Vibrations

Downtown Sarasota's HuB is Home to More Than 50 Companies

Sarasota's HuB has evolved into an online community of thousands from all over the world.

09/08/2016 By Susan Burns

Game On

College Football Season is Upon Us

Every autumn, solid citizens turn into crazed UF and FSU fans.

08/31/2016 By Hannah Wallace

"I Did It For Her"

Victor Hazan on His Late Wife Marcella's Last Cookbook

The Longboat Key writer discusses the emotional process of finishing Ingredienti, released this month.

07/29/2016 By Pam Daniel