Real Estate

SVN Commercial Advisory Group Exceeds $10 Million in Sales in Q2

The group completed four deals exceeding $1 million each during the second quarter of 2020.

07/27/2020 By Staff

Events

Sarasota Chamber Announces August 2020 Virtual Events

All events will be held via Zoom.

07/27/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

The Ringling Names New Board Members

Jeffrey R. Hotchkiss will serve as board chair and Dr. Sarah Pappas will serve as vice-chair.

07/27/2020 By Staff

Sustainability

Partners for Green Places Offers Webinar on Low-Cost Solutions for Energy Savings

Participants will learn how investing in sustainability can provide significant savings and drive the community toward a greener future.

07/24/2020 By Staff

Technology

Women’s Resource Center, Goodwill Partner on Digital Equity Pilot Program

The organizations have launched a pilot program for 10 low-income women that provides devices, Internet service, technology support and digital skills training.

07/23/2020 By Staff

Elections

Early Voting Scheduled for August 18 Primary

Early voting will run from Saturday, Aug. 8, through Sunday, Aug. 16 from 8:30-4:30 p.m. daily.

07/23/2020 By Staff

Jobs

Unemployment Claims Increase as 1.4 Million People File for Benefits

Claims rose last week for the first time in three months as COVID-19 cases surged in the U.S.

07/23/2020 By Staff

Editors' Picks

What We're Reading Right Now

In need of a good book? Our editors have ideas for you.

07/23/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Realtor Association Says Pending Sales Rose Amid Declining Inventory in June

Single-family homes have reached a historically low supply in both Sarasota and Manatee counties, falling under three months’ supply in June

07/22/2020 By Staff

The Dredge Report

Lido Beach Renourishment Now Underway

The restoration work will help protect the Lido Key shoreline, infrastructure and wildlife from erosion and storms.

07/22/2020 Photography by Staff

Pandemic Pours

How Local Wine Purveyors Have Pivoted During the Pandemic

Local wine shops, wine bars and restaurants have had to get creative—quickly.

07/22/2020 By Bob McGinn

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Relax at a Free Outdoor Yoga Class

Find a moment of zen at a free outdoor yoga class, held at Sarasota-Manatee beaches and parks.

07/22/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Coronavirus

Florida Housing Board Releases $75 Million in Funding for COVID-19 Relief

Sarasota County will receive $772,298; Manatee County will receive $1,169,599.

07/21/2020 By Staff

Mental Health

How to Chill Out: Summer 2020 Version

Simple solutions for calming—and cooling—down in these uncertain times.

07/21/2020 By Hannah Wallace

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