Business

Recap: Bradenton Area EDC Annual Update

David Sessions will serve as the EDC's 2022 board chair and Rae Dowling received the 2021 Rick Fawley Economic Development Award of Distinction.

10/13/2021 By Staff

Limelight

Photos: Easterseals Happiness House Gala

Hundreds of supporters turned out for the organization's 75th anniversary.

10/04/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

9/11

The Sarasota Teacher Who Was With President Bush on 9/11 Recalls the Minutes After

Not only did America change, but so did the lives of the students and adults at Emma E. Booker Elementary School.

09/09/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Women of Influence

Women of Influence 2021 Rescheduled

Due to health restrictions, the event will be rescheduled for a later date.

09/01/2021

Limelight

Dick Vitale Gala 2021

The 16th annual gala raised $5 million for pediatric cancer research, and welcomed some top athletes and celebrities.

05/10/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Asolo Repertory Theatre Gala: Sock Hop at the Drive-In

Nathan Benderson Park was the setting for a more casual, nostalgic annual gala with live entertainment and a big screen.

05/03/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

From the Editor

After Piney Point Crisis, Manatee County Fast-Tracks Deep Well Wastewater Injection Plan

But is it the right solution? Local environmentalists have serious misgivings.

04/30/2021 By Susan Burns

Limelight

Selby Gardens' Orchid Experience

The reimagined outdoor experience played with a Pop art theme tied to the current Roy Lichtenstein exhibit.

04/19/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

V Foundation Confirms Celebrity Guests for 2021 Dick Vitale Gala

To date, Dick Vitale has raised $37 million for pediatric cancer, and his foundation has distributed more than $55 million in pediatric cancer research grants.

04/12/2021 By Staff

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The Hermitage Greenfield Prize Celebration 2021

This year's winner, playwright Aleshea Harris, received the prize officially at a dinner Sunday evening.

04/12/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Photos: The Ringling's Wine and Roses 2021

For the first time in a long while, people dressed up and headed to a fund raiser.

03/29/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

Beach Chat

Hermitage Artist Retreat Event Features Sarasota Magazine's Bob Plunket and Theater Columnist Michael Riedel

The two will discuss "Storied Stories of the Creative Process."

03/17/2021 By Kay Kipling

Galas

Honorees Announced for 2021 Dick Vitale Gala

The event will take place May 7 at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

03/11/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Christine Jennings, Susan Burns Named Co-Chairs of New College Ambassadors Committee

The committee’s first major project is to raise student scholarship funds for an event honoring New College president Donal O’Shea, who is retiring in June.

03/01/2021 By Staff

The Pandemic

The First Covid-19 Cases Were Reported in Florida a Year Ago This Month

Susan Burns reflects on a year like no other.

03/01/2021 By Susan Burns

Get Cracking

The Sarasota Farmers Market Is Hosting a T-Shirt and Tote Bag Design Contest

The winner will receive a $100 gift card and a bundle of market goodies.

02/26/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Lights Up

Sneak Peek: Selby Gardens' 2020 Lights in Bloom

The annual attraction kicks off Dec. 12.

12/07/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Hermitage Artist Retreat Artful Lobster 2020

The annual outdoor celebration was held on the retreat campus on Manasota Key.

11/16/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

Events

Local Public Relations Association Presents Virtual 'State of the Media' Events

The weeklong event will feature 30-45-minute conversations with local media representatives, including Sarasota magazine editor-in-chief Susan Burns.

10/07/2020 By Staff

This Is Awesome, Baby!

Dick Vitale Gala Breaks Records, Reaching $5 Million Fundraising Goal

Vitale's V Foundation is on track to raise $7 million for pediatric cancer this year.

09/02/2020 By Staff