Law

Two New Attorneys Sworn in at Sarasota Firm

Williams Parker recently hosted a swearing-in ceremony for two attorneys admitted to the Florida Bar: Kyle Elliott and Diana Berlin.

10:03am By Staff

Construction

New Library Set to Open in Mid-December

The Sarasota County library system is beginning to transfer the collection, computers and equipment to the new William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library next week.

9:54am By Staff

Technology

Free Marketing Workshop Covers Live Chats and Chatbots

Sarasota's Nextiny is offering the class from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29.

9:40am By Staff

Philanthropy

New Fellowship Created to Help Future Nonprofit Leaders

The Patterson Foundation is launching a new Fellows Initiative with the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

9:25am By Staff

Construction

Builder Celebrates 'Topping Out' for New Downtown Condo Building

When complete, The Mark, located on the corner of Pineapple Avenue and State Street, will include 157 residences.

11/14/2018 By Staff

New hires

Real Estate Firm Adds Three New Associates

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently hired Sharon Meier, Dawn Merrill and Cynthia Wickson.

11/14/2018 By Staff

Deals

Bradenton Shopping Center Sold for Almost $7.4 Million

Sarasota attorney Evan Berlin and his revocable trust recently purchased The Fountains from a New Jersey-based company.

11/14/2018 By Staff

Politics

Florida ACLU Names New Executive Director

Micah Kubic will begin the job in January, when he will replace Howard Simon, who is stepping down after more than 20 years.

11/13/2018 By Staff

Science

Mote Hires Leader for New Red Tide Institute

Mote Marine Laboratory recently hired Cynthia Heil as the director of its Red Tide Institute, which was established last month.

11/13/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Airline Adds New Nonstop Flights Between Sarasota and Nine Cities

The cities include Asheville, North Carolina; Baltimore; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Syracuse, New York; Cleveland; Columbus, Ohio; Richmond, Virginia; Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Nashville.

11/13/2018 By Staff

Health care

Mental Health Nonprofit Names New Executive Director, Development Director

Mental Health Community Centers, a nonprofit that operates centers in Sarasota, Venice, North Port and Arcadia, recently hired Arin Norris and Ashley Light.

11/12/2018 By Staff

Health care

Local Hospitals Earn 'A,' 'B' and 'C' Grades for Patient Safety

To award the grades, the nonprofit Leapfrog Group analyzed errors, accidents, injuries and infections at all American hospitals.

11/12/2018 By Staff

Planning

Free Workshop Covers Downtown Construction Safety

The Downtown Sarasota Condo Association is hosting a free workshop on safety during downtown Sarasota's building boom from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15.

11/12/2018 By Staff

Take a Peek

Arcos Grand Opening Features New Daniel Arsham Sculpture

The luxury apartment development in the Rosemary District has an artistic bent.

11/09/2018 By Kay Kipling

Sports

IMG Academy Hires Former Tennis Pro as New Director of Player Development

Longtime pro Jimmy Arias was one of the original tennis students at IMG Academy, then the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, when it opened in 1978.

11/09/2018 By Staff

Deals

Bradenton Office Building Sold for Almost $2.6 Million

Pennsylvania's GLCC Associates, L.P., recently purchased a multi-story office building located at 302 Manatee Ave. E., Bradenton.

11/09/2018 By Staff

Environment

Grant Will Help Nonprofits Save Money Through Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Sarasota County, the City of Sarasota, the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently secured a $150,000 matching grant for the project.

11/09/2018 By Staff

Government

County Names New Parks and Recreation Director

Sarasota County recently hired Nicole Rissler as the new director of the Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Department.

11/09/2018 By Staff

Retail

New Store Specializing in Lavender Products Opens

Pelindaba Lavender sells lavender products made with organic flowers and essential oils from San Juan Island in the state of Washington.

11/08/2018 By Staff

Hospitality

Golf Club Names New Executive Chef

Bradenton's Concession Golf Club recently hired Peter LaMontagna to oversee its culinary program.

11/08/2018 By Staff