Sustainability

Zota Beach Resort Recognized for Sustainability

The Florida Green Lodging Program seeks to recognize lodging facilities that make a voluntary commitment to protecting Florida’s environment.

02/14/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Caldwell Trust Company Purchases Cain/Wilson Building in Downtown Sarasota

Designed by acclaimed architect Thomas Reed Martin and completed in October 1936, the historic structure will now be known as the Caldwell Trust Company Building.

02/14/2020 By Staff

Baseball

Orioles' Economic Impact in Sarasota Tops $436 Million Since 2015

The Orioles organization celebrates its 10th anniversary in Sarasota this year.

02/14/2020 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Airport Passenger Traffic Up 53 Percent Over January 2019

The airport currently has nine airlines serving 38 destinations.

02/14/2020 By Staff

Politics

Mike Bloomberg Opens Sarasota Campaign Office

The opening comes ahead of the March 17 Florida primary.

02/14/2020 By Staff

Development

Praxis Capital Group Funds Construction Loan for DeMarcay Condominium Project

With the $29 million loan in place, developer GK Real Estate anticipates The DeMarcay building will be complete in fall 2021.

02/13/2020 By Staff

Workshops

Women's Resource Center Will Host Federal Student Aid Application Workshop

The workshop will offer free assistance with completing the FAFSA and other scholarship applications.

02/13/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Cresswind Lakewood Ranch Hires Lifestyle Director

Rachel Scheer will create fitness, art and social programs for homeowners in the 55-plus community.

02/13/2020 By Staff

Lectures

Forum Will Discuss Questions About Climate Change

The symposium will feature a series of keynote speakers addressing what can be done to successfully face the local, national and international challenges presented by climate change.

02/13/2020 By Staff

Flights

Airport Will Celebrate Inaugural Flight to Allentown

Allegiant's first arriving flight from Lehigh Valley International Airport is today at 9:55 a.m.; the first departing flight at 10:45 p.m.

02/12/2020 By Staff

Groundbreaking

One More Child Breaks Ground on Sarasota Campus

The campus will include villas for single moms and children, foster family homes and a children’s center.

02/12/2020 By Staff

Theater

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Celebrates Theater Grand Opening

WBTT's $8.7 million Heart & Soul capital campaign funded renovations to both buildings on its campus, as well as improvements to the parking lot and grounds.

02/12/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Nicola Lutgert Named Chief Marketing Officer at Premier Sotheby's International Realty

She will oversee marketing for the company's 40 offices from Southwest Florida to North Carolina.

02/12/2020 By Staff

Lectures

Broadcaster Yamiche Alcindor to Moderate RCLA Town Hall on Feb. 17

The PBS NewsHour correspondent will lead the discussion with Ambassador Wendy R. Sherman.

02/12/2020 By Staff

Elections

Sample Ballots for March 17 Elections Available Online

Voters may access sample ballots in both English and Spanish at SarasotaVotes.com.

02/11/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Sunz Insurance Purchases Office Building, Lot for $4.5 Million

Both properties are located in downtown Bradenton.

02/11/2020 By Staff

Grants

Community-Wide Investment Supports Child Protection Center Program

Funding—including a $300,000 investment from the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation—will be used to support CPC's Personal Safety and Community Awareness Program.

02/11/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Florida Studio Theatre Names New Director of Education

Josh Ford will oversee, coordinate, and continue to grow FST’s education programs for youth and adults.

02/10/2020 By Staff

Conferences

Florida Creativity Conference Set For March 6-8

The annual symposium features professionals from the business, education, the arts, philanthropy and health and wellness industries who study creativity and how it transforms lives.

02/10/2020 By Staff

Environment

'Beach University' Returns in March

Hour-long outdoor sessions feature hands-on curriculum related to the coastal environment and how best to care for its ecology.

02/10/2020 By Staff