Fast Track

Four Trustees Join Selby Gardens’ Board of Trustees

Pat Ball, Keith Monda, Mike Quillen and Jeannie Russell were elected to serve three-year terms.

09/02/2020 By Staff

Grants

Morton’s Gourmet Market Grants $25,000 to All Faiths Food Bank

And thanks to a matching grant through the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, the $25,000 gift could become $50,000.

08/31/2020 By Staff

Grants

Ringling Museum Receives $50,000 Arts Appreciation Grant

The funding, which comes from Gulf Coast Community Foundation, will support family programming and the Art of Our Time initiative.

08/11/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Sarasota County School Board Wants to Push Back Reopening

The board wants to move the 2020-21 school year start date to Aug. 31.

07/14/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Florida Education Commissioner Orders Schools to Reopen This Fall

However, local health officials have the option to override it.

07/07/2020 By Staff

Hurricanes

Selby Gardens Receives $600,000 State Appropriation

The funds will be used to house the gardens' scientific collections in hurricane-resilient facilities.

07/06/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Selby Gardens Reverts to Phase One Reopening Status

The move comes after two employees tested positive for COVID-19.

07/01/2020 By Staff

A Taxing Question

Selby Gardens and Other Nonprofits Face Challenges to Tax-Exempt Status

Sarasota County Property Appraiser Bill Furst's office has mailed intent- to-deny letters to several organizations, which they say threatens their operations.

05/29/2020 By Kay Kipling

Couch Cuisine

Where to Get the Best Takeout in Sarasota Right Now

Because of COVID-19, many of us are ordering takeout more often than ever before. Here are our current go-to destinations for an at-home feast.

05/14/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Allison Forsyth

Philanthropy

Selby Gardens Announces Matching Gift Challenge

The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation will match every dollar contributed to Selby Gardens COVID-19 Crisis Operating Fund, up to $50,000

04/01/2020 By Staff

Closures

Selby Gardens Closes Until Further Notice

Gardens CEO Jennifer Rominiecki said the gardens would continue to pay its employees throughout the duration of the closure.

03/16/2020 By Megan McDonald

Education

Sarasota, Manatee County Schools to Close Through March 30

School districts around the state will keep students home for an extra week following spring break.

03/13/2020 By Megan McDonald

Walk This Way

Southside Village Is the Perfect Sarasota Neighborhood

Homes from various decades exist side by side, and practically all have been spruced up and beautifully landscaped.

03/05/2020 By Robert Plunket

Walk This Way

St. Armands Key Is a Glamorous Place to Live a Resort Lifestyle—With a Showman's Spirit

The restaurants are among the best in town, and the shops specialize in high-end casual clothing, art, home accessories and jewelry.

03/05/2020 By Robert Plunket

Walk This Way

Gillespie Park Is Proof That Walkability Can Turn a Neighborhood Around

Check out the block of brightly colored cottages on Seventh Street between Goodrich and Orange avenues and you’ll see a neighborhood literally coming back to life.

03/05/2020 By Robert Plunket

Walk This Way

Siesta Village Is One of Sarasota's Best-Kept Secrets

The best journey, though, remains the classic stroll down to the beach to watch the sunset. It never fails to stir the soul.

03/05/2020 By Robert Plunket

Just Like Old Times

The Pace of Life is Languid Along the Manatee River

And that's just how residents like it.

01/02/2020 By Ilene Denton

Trademarks

Selby Gardens Receives Trademark

The gardens has received "The Living Museum®" trademark from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

12/10/2019 By Staff

From the Editor

From the Editor: Our Expanding Arts Season

Susan Burns celebrates our city's cultural offerings.

10/30/2019 By Susan Burns

Grants

Ringling Museum Receives $50,000 Arts Appreciation Grant

The funds came from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation.

10/25/2019 By Staff