Real estate

Sarasota County Home Sales Drop

Sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County were down in October when compared to October 2017, according to new data.

11/21/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Latino Nonprofit Expanding College Readiness Program

UnidosNow, a Sarasota nonprofit that works to empower Latinos to achieve the American Dream, is expanding its Future Leaders Academy initiative.

11/21/2018 By Staff

Education

School Recognized for Environmental Stewardship

Sarasota's Hershorin Schiff Community Day School was recently presented with the School of Excellence Award from Keep Sarasota County Beautiful.

11/21/2018 By Staff

Technology

Tech Company Signs New Deal with California Phone Maker

Sonim, which makes rugged cell phones for use in demanding and hazardous environments, recently inked a new deal with Sarasota's MTech.

11/21/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Michael Saunders' Siesta Key Office Adds New Realtor

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Mila Scardigno.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Design

Architect Wins Two Design Awards

Jonathan Parks of Solstice Planning and Architecture was recently honored for his work on residences on Siesta Key and Longboat Key.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Education

Sarasota Teacher Wins National Award for Poetry Program

Joanna Fox of Booker Middle School was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from Penguin Random House and received the publisher's Maya Angelou Teacher Award for Poetry.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Deals

Sarasota Magazine Signs Long-Term Lease for New Office

The publication plans to move into Bay Plaza Condominium, a downtown building designed by renowned architect Tim Seibert, next spring.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Food

New Butcher Shop Opens Next Week

Butcher's Mark is opening at 8519 Cooper Creek Blvd., University Park, at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Publishing

Library System Picks New 'One Book, One Community' Read

Sarasota County will offer a series of events centered around David Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Education

School District Names Principals for Two New Schools

The Manatee County School District recently named two principals for schools set to open next August: Craig Little and Angela Lindsey.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Finance

Accountant Earns 'Standing Ovation' Award

Chris Wailand of Sarasota's Piper, Hawkins & Company was recently recognized by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Finance

Financial Adviser Named a 'Five Star Wealth Manager'

Raul Elizalde is the founder, president and chief investment officer of Path Financial, a 10-year-old investment advisory firm.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Retail

164 Million Americans Expected to Go Shopping Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Twenty-one percent of shoppers plan to shop on Thanksgiving Day and 71 percent plan to shop on Black Friday, according to new survey results.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Communications Exec to Discuss Work at Public Relations Association Event

Lynnette Werning, the president of Blue Water Communications, will discuss her work for Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Sarasota Realtor Speaks About Data and Sales at National Conference

Gregg Center of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently spoke at the National Association of Realtors' annual conference in Boston.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Spirits

Whiskey Festival Returns Next April

The 'largest world whiskey festival' in the United States will include specialty dinners and brunches, panels, an outdoor street party and more.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Networking

Business Group Honors Top Members and Volunteers

The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance last week honored the nine winners of its annual Sandies Members’ Choice Awards.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Events

January Economic Forecast Breakfast to Feature Well-Known Economist

Hank Fishkind will speak at the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation's next Economic Forecast Breakfast.

11/16/2018 By Staff

Retail

Goodwill Manasota Opens New Bargain Barn Location

Goodwill Manasota recently relocated one of its Bargain Barn outlets to its Whitfield Logistics Center.

11/16/2018 By Staff