Awards

Realize Bradenton Receives American Planning Association Award of Excellence

The award honors Realize Bradenton's 2017 efforts to put young people in key leadership roles during the Riverwalk East planning process.

07/20/2020 By Staff

Awards

Foundation Named One of Country's 'Best Nonprofits to Work For'

Gulf Coast Community Foundation was the only community foundation in the country on this year’s 'NonProfit Times' list.

07/20/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Van Wezel Foundation Announces Fiscal Year 2021 Board of Directors

Members of the Board have a wide-ranging background, serving as business leaders, philanthropists and civic partners.

07/17/2020 By Staff

South County

Venice Ranked No. 3 on 'Best Coastal Small Town' List

To create the annual list, a panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were chosen by popular vote.

07/17/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Citywide Public Health Emergency Extended Through July 24

Face coverings are also now required in all indoor and outdoor public spaces in the city limits, whenever proper social distancing cannot be maintained.

07/17/2020 By Staff

Breaking

The Downtown Sarasota Farmers Market Will Reopen Saturday, Aug. 1

The market has created what it calls a "customer code of conduct" for shoppers that includes wearing a mask and staying at least six feet apart from others.

07/17/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Grants

Tidewell Receives $40,000 Grant for COVID-19 Response

The funds permitted Tidewell to purchase nearly 100 iPads for its telehealth services.

07/16/2020 By Staff

Jobs

1.3 Million More People Filed For Unemployment Last Week

The unemployment rate was at 11.9 percent for the week ending July 4.

07/16/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

FourThought Private Wealth Adds Financial Planner

Ryan Henderson has extensive experience helping high-net worth and ultra-high-net worth clients.

07/15/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

SMH Reports 118 Positive COVID-19 Patients, a Record

The hospital said that there is also growing concern about proper staffing due to the surge in coronavirus patients.

07/15/2020 By Staff

Crime

Temple Emanu-El, Temple Sinai Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Messages

The temples, law enforcement and the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee believe the perpetrator is the same man who vandalized Temple Emanu-El this spring.

07/15/2020 By Staff

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Lace Up Our Running Shoes to Help Sea Turtles

Mote's 34th annual Run for the Turtles has gone virtual, meaning you can participate anytime, anywhere.

07/15/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Real Estate

Law Firm Leases Beneva Square Space

The 965-square-foot space is located at 7150 S. Beneva Road.

07/14/2020 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Sir Speedy Named a Top 100 Small Commercial Printer

The Sarasota location was ranked No. 28 out of 100 on WhatTheyThink Printing News' annual list.

07/14/2020 By Staff

Education

Music Compound to Launch The Music Academy

The academy will offer core curriculum virtually, with afternoon electives in the arts.

07/13/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

SMH to Offer Experimental Antibody Treatment for COVID-19

As of Monday afternoon, SMH was treating a record 98 COVID-19 patients.

07/13/2020 By Staff

Moments of Joy

Moment of Joy: I 'Walked' Across Italy

Reaching my 10,000 steps every day is how I'm surviving the pandemic.

07/13/2020 By Ilene Denton

Fast Track

Asolo Rep Names New Board President, Members

Carole Crosby, a former principal harpist with the Detroit Symphony and lawyer, will lead the Asolo's board of directors.

07/10/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Citywide Public Health Emergency Extended Through July 17

A mandatory mask order is also in effect.

07/10/2020 By Staff

Business

City Launches Online, Mobile Options for Building Permits, Inspections

The new services will help customers do business within the city, especially during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

07/09/2020 By Staff