Voter Registration Deadline for March 17 Presidential Primary Is Feb. 18

Remember that Florida is a closed primary state, so voters are eligible to vote only for the candidates of their own party in a primary election.

01/22/2020 By Staff


Local Attorney Launches New Law Firm

Bill Robertson is a fifth-generation attorney whose father and grandfather represented John Ringling.

01/21/2020 By Staff

Clinical Luxury

We Tried It: A $1,450 Facial That's Beloved by Celebrities

The AquaGold treatment—a mixture of vitamins, serums and fillers—is known as the "red carpet facial" for a reason.

01/20/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Ask the Experts

Top Doctors Answer Common Questions About Health

Does phone usage affect sleep? Is it safe to let unvaccinated children play with your child?

01/19/2020 By Staff


Neuro Challenge Foundation Surpasses Fundraising Goal

The foundation raised a total of $142,850, with a $50,000 match from The Patterson Foundation, for its new earned-income plan.

01/19/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Denise Oyler Named Sarasota-Manatee Realtor of the Year

Oyler is an associate with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty.

01/19/2020 By Staff

Just Add CBD

Five CBD Products You Can Incorporate Into Your Daily Routine

A look at the wild and ever-growing world of CBD products.

01/17/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Cat Fight

Groups Sue to Protect Endangered Florida Panthers from Road Project

The lawsuit challenges road-widening projects that would put the big cats in danger.

01/17/2020 By Staff


Local Public Relations Association to Host 'Focus 20/20: Visual Storytelling' on Jan. 22

Participants will learn tips and trends for video content.

01/17/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Announces 2020 Board of Directors

The organization will welcome the new board at its annual Membership Luncheon.

01/17/2020 By Staff


Women’s Resource Center Introduces 'Career Connections' Program

The initiative will connect women to quality job openings and funded educational opportunities in the community.

01/17/2020 By Staff


Organizations Partner for Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief

"Operation Hope for Puerto Rico" will be collecting supplies for earthquake victims through Jan. 25.

01/16/2020 By Staff


Futurist David Houle to Speak at Sarasota Chamber’s Annual Breakfast

Houle will discuss his predictions for the next 10 years and how they will affect businesses of all sizes.

01/16/2020 By Staff

Things to Do

Sarasota Celebrates Arbor Day With a Scavenger Hunt

The county's third annual "Tree Quest" is an interactive, educational way to learn about trees.

01/16/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Make Fitness Fun

Sarasota's Best Fitness Classes

Why not break out of your exercise rut and try something completely new?

01/16/2020 By Susan Chitwood

Weekly planner

A Seafood and Music Festival, a Beer and Burger Party and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a wine tasting at The Reserve and Taste of St. Armands.

01/15/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Real Estate

Two Commercial Real Estate Sales

One sale was a 40-acre parcel of land in Palmetto for $5.3 million, the other was an industrial flex asset in Sarasota for $240,000.

01/14/2020 By Staff

Parks & Rec

New Accessible Playground Coming to G.T. Bray Park

Manatee County Rotary Clubs have raised nearly $200,000 so far to support construction at the first park, including a $90,000 donation from Neal Communities.

01/14/2020 By Staff

Community Cleanup

Newtown Community Cleanup Set for Jan. 25

The free event will take place from 8 a.m.-noon.

01/13/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Former Berkshire Hathaway Home Services CEO Appointed President of Premier Sotheby's

In her new position, Nancy Nagy will be responsible for leading all sales operations of the brokerage.

01/13/2020 By Staff