Health News

SMH Honors Physicians, Installs New Medical Staff Leaders

Dr. Richard Brown was awarded the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award, and Dr. Faisal Keen was named 2021 Physician of the Year.

10/28/2021 By Staff

Mental Health

Darryl Strawberry, Steve Ford Will Keynote Sunshine from Darkness Gala

Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the local mental health and addiction services of First Step of Sarasota and The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation.

10/28/2021 By Staff

Film

New Scholarship Will Support Emerging Black Filmmakers

The Visions of the Black Experience film series will award more than $2,500 to filmmakers under the age of 25.

10/28/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Siesta key hotels

Eight-Story Siesta Key Hotel Moves Forward

Sarasota County commissioners voted in favor of increasing height and density limits to accommodate the 170-room hotel project. Plus, an update on the three other proposed hotel projects.

10/28/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Good Deeds

Safe Children Coalition Seeks Holiday Gifts for Foster/Vulnerable Children

SCC's Angels program matches sponsors to children's gift wish lists.

10/27/2021 By Staff

On the Road

Tweeds Custom Suit Shop Expands to Tampa/St. Pete

The shop, owned by Donald Carlson, is housed in a custom-outfitted box truck.

10/27/2021 By Staff

Jobs

CareerEdge Awards $42,500 to Manatee Memorial Hospital

The funding will be used to upskill entry- to mid-level workers at the hospital.

10/27/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Selby Gardens Names Greg Luberecki VP for Strategic Communications

Luberecki was previously director of communications at Gulf Coast Community Foundation.

10/26/2021 By Staff

Conservation

Sarasota County Votes to Purchase Conservation Foundation’s Recently Protected Land

Sarasota County commissioners approved the purchase of 228 acres in Old Miakka.

10/26/2021 By Staff

Travel

Allegiant Adds New Service to Akron/Canton from SRQ

The new flight will begin in March.

10/26/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

Longboat Key's St. Regis Project Has Begun

After almost nine years and $100 million dollars spent, the long-awaited St. Regis Residences and Hotel broke ground yesterday.

10/26/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Health

Can Improv Classes Sharpen Your Mind?

Improvisation classes are not just for actors. Florida Studio Theatre offers improv for anyone looking to improve mental health, cognition and memory.

10/26/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Good Deeds

All Faiths Food Bank Receives $135,000 from Publix

These funds will support All Faiths’ Mobile Pantry Program.

10/25/2021 By Staff

Grants

Second Heart Homes Receives $20,000 Grant from Church of the Redeemer

The funds will be used to repair and refurbish two recently purchased duplexes for 12 homeless women with mental health issues.

10/25/2021 By Staff

Halloween Creativity

Why Carve a Pumpkin When You Can Engrave One With a Laser?

This past Saturday, Sarasota's Faulhaber Fab Lab hosted a pumpkin laser-engraving event that put local families in the Halloween spirit.

10/25/2021 By Marc Griffin

Architecture

Sarasota Architecture Makes a Splash in Travel + Leisure

Our city has racked up another accolade.

10/25/2021 By Megan McDonald

For Sale

A Sprawling Waterfront Property in Indian Beach Is on the Market for $22 Million

The listing has more than 700 feet of water frontage, historical homes and a fascinating backstory.

10/22/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Actually...

The Cortez Post Office Will Remain Open Until the End of October

Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, announced Friday that the post office will remain open for longer than originally planned and that a long-term solution may soon be found.

10/22/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Finance

Path Financial Founder Named a 'Five Star Wealth Manager'

The title is determined by a wealth manager’s client satisfaction, service and retention; credentials; assets; experience; and more.

10/22/2021 By Staff

Transportation

A Diverging Diamond Interchange Is Coming to I-75 and Clark Road

Construction on the $62.4 million project is expected to last until fall 2023.

10/22/2021 By Staff