Real estate

Parade of Homes Offers Tours of Nearly 100 Extraordinary Houses Through March 14

Homebuilders in nine Sarasota and Manatee communities are participating in this year's Parade.

12:16pm By Kim Doleatto

Fast Track

Sarasota Resident Named President of National Spine and Pain Centers

Douglas Badertscher previously held executive roles at 360 Orthopedics and Coastal Orthopedics, among others.

02/23/2021 By Staff


SMH Physician Honored for Performing 2,000th Robotic Surgery Procedure

Dr. Robert Carey, a urologist, is one of the founders of the robotic surgery program at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

02/23/2021 By Staff

Aldi Aficionado

New Cookbook Offers Tips on What to Make With Your Aldi Haul

Sarasota recently got its first Aldi. If you need ideas for what to pick up, consider grabbing Jeanette Hurt's new cookbook.

02/23/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Sarasota Gym Will Host Florida's First Kettlebell Competition

The event will take place this Saturday, Feb. 27, at Gym SRQ.

02/23/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Fast Track

New College Foundation Names Two Directors of Philanthropy

In their new positions, Declan Sheehy and Marcia Crawley are responsible for creating and implementing engagement strategies to secure resources for the college.

02/22/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Ian Black Real Estate Hires Two

Brianna Tulp has joined the firm as a sales associate; Jordan Gorrell joins as marketing assistant and brokerage support.

02/19/2021 By Staff

Fresh catch

New Fish Cake Restaurant Opens in March

Reef Cakes owner Mike Martin says he wants to offer healthy meals that highlight the flavors of the sea.

02/19/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Heel turn

A Sarasota Restaurant Is Highlighting the Cuisine of Southeast Italy

Vino-Vino opened in a Siesta Drive space right at the end of 2020.

02/18/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Man of the Hour

Exhibit Honoring Baseball Legend Buck O'Neil Opens This Week

O'Neil, who grew up in Sarasota, was a star of the Ken Burns documentary "Baseball."

02/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

Sean Ball Named Head of Upper School at Out-of-Door Academy

Ball began his tenure at Out-of-Door in 1992, teaching Latin, English and history.

02/17/2021 By Staff

Master Plan

Sarasota City Commission Votes to Give Final Approval to Selby Gardens Compromise Master Plan

The three-phase plan will take several years to complete; Selby Gardens has set a goal of breaking ground on Phase I late this spring. Here's a breakdown.

02/17/2021 By Staff

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Eat, Shop and Chill at Two Upcoming Indie Market Events

73° Flea is hosting the newish South Gate Farmer's Market on Thursday and the Rosemary Indie Market on Saturday.

02/17/2021 By Kim Doleatto


New Downtown Restaurant Kojo Opens Today

The new restaurant from the company behind Speaks Clam Bar has a pan-Asian menu and a cool look.

02/17/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Real Estate

Sage Longboat Key Has Sold Half Its Residences

Prices start in the mid-$4 millions; three of the four penthouse units were among the first nine sales.

02/16/2021 By Staff

Steep this

Venice Company Sells Unique Tea Drinks From Its Mobile 'Tea Trailer'

Elevation Tea Company serves unique concoctions on the weekends, and sells international loose leaf tea online.

02/16/2021 By Allison Forsyth


Visible Men Academy Co-Founder, CEO Neil Phillips Steps Down

VMA co-founder Louis Parker will act as interim CEO.

02/15/2021 By Staff

Health News

Sarasota Sports Medicine Launches Nutritional Program

The practice is partnering with area Orangetheory locations for its "Get Real in 2021" program.

02/15/2021 By Staff

Beach Guide

Visit Sarasota County Launches New Beaches Feature on App

Beach Pass encourages users to explore Sarasota County beaches and offers them a chance to earn exclusive prizes.

02/12/2021 By Staff