Politics

Congressman Outlines 2017 Priorities

Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, on Wednesday outlined his policy priorities for 2017, pledging to cut taxes, eliminate "unnecessary regulations" and prevent "massive benefit cuts" for Medicare and Social Security recipients.

12/28/2016 By staff

Health Care

Sarasota Ketamine Center Opens

The Gulf Coast Ketamine Center recently opened a ketamine infusion therapy center in Sarasota.

12/20/2016 By staff

Tourism

Groundbreaking for New Pinecraft Inn Set for Nov. 30

Dutchman Hospitality Group, Inc. will celebrate the groundbreaking of the Carlisle Inn, the new 103-room inn set to be built in Sarasota's Pinecraft community, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30.

11/22/2016 By staff

Going Up

The Coolinary Opens in Second-Story Main Street Space

Main Street's newest restaurant blends high and low with both its cuisine and its design.

10/11/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Construction

Groundbreaking for State Street Condo Project Set

The development team behind downtown Sarasota's 1500 State Street condo project will celebrate the official groundbreaking of the project at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26.

09/13/2016 Research by staff

Nonprofits

Sarasota, Manatee Women's Resource Centers Merging

The boards of both the Women’s Resource Center of Manatee and the Women’s Resource Center of Sarasota County recently voted unanimously to move forward with negotiations for a merger.

08/19/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Hospital Celebrates 'Topping Out' for New Rehab Pavilion

Sarasota Memorial Hospital leaders and members of its construction team celebrated a milestone on Friday: the official “topping out” of its new five-story Rehabilitation Pavilion.

08/19/2016 Research by staff

Finance

Wealth Management Firm Opens New Independent Office

Partners Scott Pinkerton, Michael Harkins and William Mehserle, Jr., recently launched an affiliation with the Independent Channel of Wells Fargo and opened a new office.

08/12/2016 Research by staff

Tourism

Mixon Fruit Farms Expands Operation

A new farmhouse and recreation area target group meetings.

08/05/2016 By staff

Honors

Hospital Earns Five-Star Federal Rating

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently earned a five-star rating from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for overall quality and safety.

07/28/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Buchanan Asks for Federal Money to Fight Heroin Abuse

Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, asked federal officials on Monday for immediate aid to confront the region's recent surge of heroin-related overdoses.

07/25/2016 Research by staff

Retail

Kitchen and Bath Company Opens New Showroom

SRQuality Kitchens & Baths celebrated the grand opening of its new Lakewood Ranch showroom on Friday.

07/01/2016 Research by staff

Congress

Buchanan Voices Support for Funding to Fight Zika

Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, on Monday announced his support for an additional $1.9 billion in funding requested by President Obama to contain and eradicate the Zika virus.

05/02/2016 Research by staff

Congress

Rep. Buchanan Supports Measure Intended to Widen Access to Flood Insurance

The legislation passed the U.S. House with unanimous, bipartisan support; it now goes to the Senate for consideration.

04/29/2016 Research by staff