Politics

Watergate Prosecutor, MSNBC Analyst to Speak at Democratic Fundraiser

Jill Wine-Banks is speaking in Sarasota on Sunday, Oct. 7.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Entertainment

Movie Rental Shop Closing

Video Renaissance, which houses a collection of more than 35,000 titles, is shutting down this Saturday.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Data

Consumer Confidence Rises

The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index increased in August to its highest point since October 2000.

08/29/2018 By Staff

New hires

Realtor Joins Lakewood Ranch Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Angela Adams, who previously worked for the firm in a variety of areas.

08/29/2018 By Staff

Giving

New Women's Philanthropic Group Launches

The goal of Impact 100 SRQ, a 501(c)(3), is to award a high-impact $100,000 grant to one charity in the region each year, beginning in 2019.

08/29/2018 By Staff

Law

Attorney Recognized for Expertise in Construction Law

Attorney J. Ben Vitale of Sarasota's Vitale Law was recently named a board certified specialist in construction law.

08/29/2018 By Staff

Volunteer Heroes

These Volunteers Help Make Sarasota a Better Place

Four men and women who inspire.

08/29/2018 By Staff

Tourism

New Flights Between Sarasota and Philadelphia Start in December

Frontier Airlines will offer nonstop service between Sarasota Bradenton International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport.

08/28/2018 By Staff

Leadership

Business Development Workshop for Those in Newtown and North Sarasota Starts Sept. 11

The class will focus on assessing one's entrepreneurial skills, determining whether one has a strong business concept and how to grow a business.

08/28/2018 By Staff

Education

College Hires New Financial Aid Director

State College of Florida recently hired Andrea Lachapelle, who previously worked at the Community College of Rhode Island.

08/28/2018 By Staff

Hospitality

New Downtown Hotel in the Works

L. Ronald Gray is working with Hoyt Architects, Gilbane Building Company and the design firm Cooper Carry to build Hotel Laurent.

08/28/2018 By Staff

Calendar

Big Business Expo, Networking Event Set for Nov. 7

The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and Manatee Chamber of Commerce event draws more than 150 exhibitors and 1,000 attendees.

08/27/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Public Relations Association Honors Top Members

Winners included Lisa Cedrone, Shelby Isaacson, Eleni Kouvatsos and Sheryl Vieira.

08/27/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Michael Saunders Adds New Agent to Lakewood Ranch Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Heather Sniffen.

08/27/2018 By Staff

Wellness

'Urban Sweat Lodge' Opens

Sandy Albano and her daughter, Samantha Albano, recently opened Purify, an "urban sweat lodge."

08/27/2018 By Staff

Unity Awards 2019

Promote Diversity: Nominate Now for the 2019 Unity Awards!

We're searching for our region's champions of diversity.

08/27/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Sales of New Homes Drop

Sales of new single-family homes dropped by 1.7 percent between June and July, according to new figures.

08/24/2018 By Staff

Beauty

New Skin Care Lounge Opens

Primp Skincare Lounge recently opened in Bradenton under the leadership of aesthetician and micro-blading specialist Bernadette Brelsford.

08/24/2018 By Staff

Law

Intellectual Property Attorney Named President of Inn of Court

Douglas Cherry of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, was recently installed as president of The Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court.

08/24/2018 By Staff

Health care

Health and Wellness Nurse Named Statewide 'Employee of the Year'

Mary Ann Ociesa of Village on the Isle was recently honored by LeadingAge Florida at the nonprofit's 55th annual conference.

08/24/2018 By Staff