From the Editor

An Economist's Forecast for Sarasota in 2022

If you’re coming here with assets, the economy is going to feel great.

01/01/2022 By Susan Burns

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Sarasota Art Museum Soiree

The contemporary art museum's big annual fund raiser took place indoors and outdoors at the Tamiami Trail site.

12/09/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

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Photos: Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's 'A Night at the Savoy'

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe celebrates 22 years at the Sailor Circus Arena.

12/06/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

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Photos: Neurochallenge Foundation Cause4Fashion 2021

The fashion show and luncheon support programs for those with Parkinson's.

12/06/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

From the Editor

Elected Officials Are Putting Sarasota's Character and Natural Assets at Risk

More than ever, we need enlightened leaders who had the strength and vision to maintain a balance between unchecked growth and stagnation.

12/01/2021 By Susan Burns

Fast Track

Sarasota Chamber Promotes Craig McGonigal

McGonigal has been named director of member engagement.

11/19/2021 By Staff

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Photos: The Artful Lobster 2021

The Hermitage Artist Retreat campus was the setting for this outdoor celebration.

11/15/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

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Photos: Sunshine from Darkness Inspiring Hope Dinner

The event at the Ritz benefits mental health nonprofits.

11/15/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

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Brunch On The Bay 2021

The outdoor event was back with USF Sarasota-Manatee supporters in attendance.

11/08/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

Awards

Conservation Foundation Honors 2021 Volunteer of the Year, Partner of the Year

Rob Harlan and Susan Lowy Harlan received the Conservation Partner of the Year award, and Rich and Jane Huhn received the Volunteer of the Year award.

10/28/2021 By Staff

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

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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

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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

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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