Dawn of the Dead

It's Not Too Late For Kids To Join World's Largest Zombie Movie

A local family has partnered with the Sarasota Film Festival to create an online experience for kids stuck at home.

04/23/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Helping Hand

'Feed A Healthcare Hero!' Program Donates Meals to Local Hospital Workers

Michael Saunders realtor Brian Loebker has initiated a program that delivers meals to healthcare workers and supports local restaurants.

04/23/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Two birds, one stone

New College Economist Says a Massive 'Green Stimulus' Could Boost the Economy

"It has never been cheaper to invest in the green economy we need," says Mark Paul.

04/21/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Coping with COVID-19

ā€˜Iā€™m Not Waiting Around for Things to Happen:ā€™ The View from a Small Business Owner

Daniel Milks turns to delivering for Instacart while he strategizes what his travel company will look like when it reopens.

04/18/2020 By Ilene Denton

Local Produce

You Can Still Go Blueberry Picking at Albritton Fruit Farms

Pick fresh blueberries, then use your bounty to make blueberry pancakes. You won't regret it.

04/17/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Breaking News

Selby Gardens Adopts Historic Spanish Point as Companion Campus

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens will now be an umbrella organization with two distinct campuses: its downtown Sarasota location and Historic Spanish Point.

04/17/2020 By Staff

Talks

'Even Cheetahs Slow Down' Webinar Motivates Leaders to Embrace Change

Guest speaker Julie Henry applies her wildlife research to the business world, and shares how leaders can survive and adapt to change.

04/16/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Coronavirus

Sarasota Restaurants Shift to Support Those in Need

During the COVID-19 pandemic, restaurants have been feeding hungry kids, police officers, front-line health care workers and many more.

04/16/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Coronavirus

New College Receives $28,000 COVID-19 Response Initiative Grant

The funds will be used for emergency and critical needs relief for students.

04/14/2020 By Staff

Virtual Reality

Sarasota County Libraries Are Helping Us Stay Busy and Connected at Home

Miss taking trips to the library? There's a whole digital world to explore.

04/14/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Free Webinar

How Philanthropists and Volunteers Can Help Their Favorite Charities in the Midst of COVID-19

Join us and global nonprofit expert Bob Carter for a free webinar April 21.

04/14/2020 Edited by Susan Burns

Travel

SRQ Passenger Traffic Down 23 Percent in March Due to COVID-19

Airport leadership says traffic is expected to be down by a whopping 95 percent in April.

04/13/2020 By Staff

Good Deeds

Tammy's Alterations & Dry Cleaning Donates Masks to All Faiths Food Bank

Tammy's team members donated 50 cloth masks for food bank staffers to wear while working at the office in order to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

04/10/2020 By Staff

Awards

Florida Center Named One of Best Nonprofits to Work for in the U.S.

The organization ranked No. 18 on The NonProfit Times' annual list.

04/10/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Expert Bartender Begins Offering Video Cocktail Tutorials

Unable to tend bar because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Rob Boyland has begun teaching people how to do it themselves.

04/10/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Shipping

Port Manatee Opens Transfer Facility, Maximizing Throughput

The 3.6-acre facility was completed in three months at a port investment of $916,093, while supporting 10 construction jobs.

04/09/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Tide 'Loads of Hope' Available for Sarasota First Responders

The program offers medical personnel, police officers and firefighters free laundry services.

04/09/2020 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Shabby-Chic Bradenton Mansion

This home's got real Miss Havisham vibes.

04/09/2020 By Robert Plunket

Easter Sunday

Pick Up Easter Dinner at One of These Local Restaurants

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of local restaurants are offering easy takeout options this year.

04/08/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Fast Track

Stanley Bond Named Superintendent of De Soto National Memorial

Prior to joining De Soto National Memorial, Bond was the NPS chief archeologist and departmental consulting archeologist for the U.S. Department of the Interior.

04/08/2020 By Staff