Retirement

Sarasota Ranked as Top City in Which to Retire

55places.com selected the top cities by analyzing cost of living, geographical landmarks, property taxes, economic opportunities and more.

09/27/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Workshop Aims to Help Businesses Create Eye-Catching Videos

Google trainer Pamela Starr will lead an upcoming Manasota SCORE workshop, "Sharing Your Story Through Video."

09/27/2018 By Staff

Design

Architecture Firm Names Two New Partners

Rick Oswald and Daniel Shaffer recently became partners at Sarasota's Clifford M. Scholz Architects.

09/27/2018 By Staff

Education

Ringling College Adds Two Senior Development Officers

Ringling College of Art and Design recently hired Jeney Slusser and Warren Lloyd.

09/27/2018 By Staff

Fitness

YMCA Opens New CrossFit Center

The Sarasota YMCA recently opened its South Trail Performance CrossFit location in Westfield Sarasota Square.

09/27/2018 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Recognizes Foot and Ankle Surgeon

West Coast Podiatry Center's Robert Goecker was recently given Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s Physician EXCEL Award.

09/26/2018 By Staff

Data

American Consumer Confidence Rises Again

The Consumer Confidence Index stands at 138.4, near the survey's all-time high of 144.7, which was reached in 2000.

09/26/2018 By Staff

Tourism

New Sarasota-to-Philadelphia Flights Will Start in January

American Airlines will begin offering flights between Sarasota Bradenton International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport in January.

09/26/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Healthcare Foundation Names New Communications Director

The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation recently hired Ticia Mahler.

09/26/2018 By Staff

Finance

Food Bank Selects New Chief Accounting Officer

All Faiths Food Bank recently hired Michael Ziebell for a newly created position.

09/26/2018 By Staff

Health care

New CBD Shop Opens Downtown

Owner Shelby Isaacson opened Second and Seed earlier this week.

09/25/2018 By Staff

Construction

Builder Picked for South County Courthouse Project

Halfacre Construction Company was recently picked to improve the Robert L. Anderson Administration Center and build a new 29,000-square-foot courthouse.

09/25/2018 By Staff

Environment

Climate Change Researcher to Discuss Top Ways to Reverse Global Warming

Paul Hawken, the founder of the climate change research nonprofit Project Drawdown, will discuss his work at a presentation in Sarasota on Wednesday, Oct. 24.

09/25/2018 By Staff

Law

Law Firm Adds Litigation Associate

Fergeson Skipper recently hired Declan Mahoney.

09/25/2018 By Staff

Education

Florida No. 47 in Ranking of 'Best States for Teachers'

To compile the rankings, Wallethub looked at teachers' salaries and income growth, tenure protections, overall school quality, teacher turnover and more.

09/25/2018 By Staff

Music and Memories

Paul Simon's "Homeward Bound" Farewell Tour

Simon's Madison Square Gardens concerts were reminders of all the songs he's made us love over the years.

09/24/2018 By Kay Kipling

Real estate

Statewide Home Sales Up

While sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County declined in August, the number of sales statewide grew by 4.2 percent.

09/24/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Realtor Joins Michael Saunders' Bradenton Office

Carol Lee has lived in the Sarasota and Bradenton area for over 15 years and obtained her broker’s license in 2005.

09/24/2018 By Staff

Politics

Vote-By-Mail Ballots Start Going Out

Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner's office began sending out vote-by-mail ballots for the Nov. 6 general election last week.

09/24/2018 By Staff

Deals

Original Owner Buys Back Spa

Alison Pollack recently bought back The Inner Circle Spa, which she opened 10 years ago and sold over two years ago.

09/24/2018 By Staff