Retail

69 Percent of Americans Plan to Shop This Weekend

That portion includes shoppers who plan to spend on Cyber Monday.

11/17/2017 By staff

Philanthropy

Foundation to Support Nonprofits' Startup Plans

The Patterson Foundation is helping the Humane Society of Manatee County, the Peace River Wildlife Center, the Prospect Riding Center and Satchel’s Last Resort.

11/16/2017 By staff

Data

Florida Still No. 1 State for Foreign Real Estate Buyers

A new report finds that 22 percent of all foreign buyers who recently bought residential property in the United States purchased property in Florida.

11/15/2017 By staff

Honors

Lakewood Ranch Business Group Holds Awards Luncheon Nov. 17

The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance is holding its annual Sandies Members’ Choice Awards luncheon at Polo Grill and Bar.

11/14/2017 By staff

Technology

Twitter Doubles Character Count for All Users

Twitter last week officially increased the number of characters users can post in a single tweet from 140 to 280.

11/13/2017 By staff

Planning

City Climate Change Plan Outlines Threatened Infrastructure

The report predicts that the local sea level will rise by between 6.4 inches and 2.4 feet by 2050.

11/13/2017 By staff

Nonprofits

United Way Receives Grant to Increase Access to Affordable Financial Services

The Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund recently awarded a Bank on Fellowship to United Way Suncoast to advance banking access efforts.

11/02/2017 By staff

Tourism

Nonstop Service From Sarasota to White Plains, New York Begins Next Week

Elite Airways will begin offering nonstop service between Sarasota Bradenton International Airport and White Plains, New York, on Friday, Nov. 10.

10/31/2017 By staff

Planning

City Wants Public Input on Parks and Recreation Priorities

Two public open houses this week are being held to receive community input on the city's social, cultural and recreational needs and priorities.

10/30/2017 By staff

Retail

Halloween Spending Expected to Total $9.1 Billion

That number would mark an 8.3 percent increase over last year's spending.

10/30/2017 By staff

Technology

Google Grant and Volunteers to Assist Goodwill

One thousand Google employees will volunteer with Goodwill organizations to provide training and career coaching.

10/27/2017 By staff

Education

'Leadership Boot Camp' Is Friday

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota and Leadership Simplified are partnering to offer the class.

10/23/2017 By staff

Nonprofits

Nonprofit That Assists Pregnant Women Honors 'Champions' Oct. 19

The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County, Inc. will induct its new board and hand out awards.

10/13/2017 By staff

Events

Latin Chamber of Commerce Throws Party on Oct. 28

The gala includes live music from Voces Libres and a keynote speech from Manatee County schools superintendent Diana Greene.

10/12/2017 By staff

Leadership

Psychologist, Executive Coach to Speak at Lunchtime Learning Event

The Leadership Manatee Alumni Association is hosting a Leadership Lunch 'n' Learn event with Michael Lillibridge on Wednesday, Oct. 4.

09/26/2017 By staff

Retail

Bradenton Brewery Expanding

Motorworks Brewing last week added a slew of new equipment and is adding more in the weeks to come, with plans to double its production capacity.

09/26/2017 By staff

Education

Business Mentoring Group Offers New Free Workshops

Manasota SCORE's workshops will include step-by-step information on doing business in Florida.

09/25/2017 By staff

The arts

New Workshops Created to Help Artists Develop Business Skills

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County is hosting a series of four workshops designed to help artists build business and administrative skills.

09/01/2017 By staff

Finance

Miami Bank Opening Sarasota Office

City National Bank is expanding into Sarasota with the opening of a residential lending office here.

08/30/2017 By staff

Education

Luncheon Covers Lifelong Learning

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club's next lunchtime panel discussion will tackle the topic of lifelong learning.

08/29/2017 By staff