Politics

Vern Buchanan Hires Bradenton Resident as Press Secretary

Before joining Buchanan's office, Chloe Conboy worked as a digital content producer for ABC7.

09/20/2019 By Staff

Economy

Florida Job Growth Remains Strong

The state added 213,000 private-sector jobs in August.

09/20/2019 By Staff

Health News

DOH-Sarasota Will Host Teen Health Fair

The event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Ringling College of Art and Design's Goldstein Library.

09/19/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Single-Family Home Sales Increase in Sarasota-Manatee; Inventory Decreases

Median single-family home prices declined in Sarasota County, to $280,000, but increased in Manatee, to $317,000.

09/19/2019 By Staff

Gardening

Mark Your Calendar for These Six Fall Plant Fairs

The Sarasota Succulent Society’s fall sale, a Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Fair and more.

09/19/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekly Planner

A Mullet Lesson, a Burlesque Ball and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: Rocktoberfest at Darwin Brewing Co. and Sarasota Opera's Taste of Downtown.

09/18/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Technology

SouthTech, Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance to Host 'Data Dump'

The event encourages locals to recycle old, outdated technology.

09/17/2019 Photography by Staff

Awards

Ringling College Ranks Globally in The Rookies World School Rankings

The Rookies is an annual awards and mentor platform open to young creatives in film, animation, games, VR, motion graphics and architecture visualization.

09/16/2019 By Staff

Patio Pups

Seven Fun Spots to Dine With Your Doggie

You don't have to leave man's best friend behind when dining out.

09/16/2019 With Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Redistricting

Sarasota County to Host Redistricting Open Houses Starting Sept. 18

Residents who can't make it to the open houses will be able to provide their input online via a survey starting Sept. 18.

09/13/2019 By Staff

Breaking News

Sarasota YMCA to Reopen as 'Save Our Y' Fitness Centers

The facilities will close for the weekend and reopen this week.

09/13/2019 By Staff

Rowing

Nathan Benderson Park to Host 2022 International Dragon Boat Federation Club Crew World Championships

Along with the 2022 championship event, NBP will play host to the 2021 U.S. Dragon Boat Federation (USDBF) National Championships.

09/12/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Mister Sparky Purchases Bradenton Property for Regional HQ

The $3 million, 18,881-square-foot property was the former home of Manatee River Harley-Davidson.

09/12/2019 By Staff

Legacy Trail

Jon F. Swift Construction Awarded Legacy Trail Extension Contract

Construction is expected to begin in early 2020.

09/12/2019 By Staff

Bay Watch

Annual Monofilament Cleanup Will Take Place October 5

Monofilament—or fishing line—is a genuine threat to the survival of our local birds.

09/12/2019 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Sept. 12-18

A Venice Oktoberfest, Payne Park yoga festival and more.

09/12/2019 By Ilene Denton

Hurricane Dorian

Florida Division of Emergency Management, FPL to Send Water to Bahamas for Relief

The organizations will donate a combined total of 590,000 bottles of water.

09/11/2019 By Staff

Slime time

'Slime Blowout' Coming to Sarasota Next Month

The convention will feature several "VIP Slimers," plus an ASMR film festival.

09/11/2019 By Olivia Epstein

Weekly Planner

A Sangria Showdown and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: Oktoberfest makes its way to Venice and Pumpkin Stiltskin returns.

09/11/2019 With Sarafina Murphy-Gibson