Real Estate Junkie

Carl Abbott's Putterman House Just Sold for $4.5 Million

Designed in 1985, it was the home of Florence Putterman, a well-known artist, and her husband Saul.

10/20/2021 By Robert Plunket

Fast Track

Local Broker Elected to Statewide Board

Nick DeVito II has been elected to serve as chapter admissions chair for the Florida chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors.

10/20/2021 By Staff

Education

USF Center Director Lands Historic $8.5 Million Arts Learning Grant

Denise Davis-Cotton has been named principal investigator the grant to strengthen arts educational programming in the nation’s educational system.

10/20/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Target CEO Donates $10 Million to Sarasota Memorial Behavioral Health Pavilion

Brian Cornell and his wife, Martha, have deep roots in the Sarasota area.

10/20/2021 By Staff

Trade

Port Manatee Reports Record Container Trade for Fiscal Year 2021

The port's containerized cargo trade grew more than 53 percent and total cargo tonnage also reached an all-time high.

10/19/2021 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant to Conservation Foundation

The funding will be used to upgrade the Conservation Foundation's CRM platform.

10/19/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

Rosewood Residences Coming to Lido Key

The new, ultra-luxury development on Lido Key will be Rosewood Hotels & Resorts' first stand-alone residential project.

10/19/2021 By Staff

Good Vibrations

Can Sound Healing (Yes, Sound Healing) Cure What Ails You?

Kelly Gonzalez Palladino opened Mystical Oasis in Sarasota to share the power of sound with others.

10/19/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Let's Start the Bidding

The Florida Winefest Auction Offers a Number of Terrific Wine Experiences

But the clock is ticking... The virtual auction ends on Sunday, Oct. 24.

10/19/2021 By Bob McGinn

Rowing

Sarasota Lawyer Named Lead Broadcast Commentator for Cambridge Rowing Regatta

David L. Wyant Jr. will be a lead broadcast commentator for the Head of the Charles Regatta in Cambridge, Mass.

10/18/2021 By Staff

Education

Girls Inc. Launches STEM-Based Program at New College

The intensive five-year "Eureka!" program is for girls entering the eighth grade.

10/18/2021 By Staff

Talks

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to Headline Library Foundation Author Luncheon

This year’s event will be held in person on Feb. 3, 2022, at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium.

10/18/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

Can You Buy a Home in Sarasota for Less Than $250,000?

Yes—but you have to act fast.

10/18/2021 By Robert Plunket

Growing Influence

How a Sarasota Houseplant Enthusiast Became a Major TikTok Plant Influencer

Cameron Curry is not your average plant parent.

10/18/2021 By Dedriana Perry

Networking

Downtown Improvement District to Present 'Fresh Fridays' Event Initiative

The inaugural Fresh Friday event will take place on Friday, Nov. 5, from 8-11 p.m. on Lemon Avenue between First Street and Paul N. Thorpe Jr. Park.

10/15/2021 By Staff

Shop Talk

Rosemary Night Market Rebrands as RADD Night Market

The market will run Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 and continue through April 21, 2022.

10/15/2021 By Staff

Must Make

You Have to Try This Creamy Vegan Soup From Lauren Boehme of Rabbit & Wolves

Lauren Boehme runs the popular vegan food blog Rabbit & Wolves and lives in Sarasota.

10/15/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Sidewalk Science

This Manatee County Teacher Is Bringing Science Experiments to Local Parks

Alex Martin is the founder of the Sidewalk Science Center, which offers free science experiments for kids at Bayfront Park in Sarasota and the Riverwalk in Bradenton.

10/15/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Moffitt Cancer Center, Ringling College Partner to Improve Patient Experience

The partnership began in 2019 to help decrease stress in patients, and discover new ways to train and coach patients through diagnosis and treatment.

10/14/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Dance parties everywhere, new theater productions in Manatee, exhibits at Art Center Sarasota and Ringling College, and more.

10/14/2021 By Kay Kipling