Rankings

U.S. News and World Report Ranks Sarasota No. 20 on 'Most Desirable Places to Live in 2019' List

Sarasota was highlighted for its year-round warm weather, popular beaches and reputation as a destination for retirees.

06/06/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Florida Realtors, Federation of All Real Estate Associations of Turkey Sign Cooperative Agreement for the Future

A memorandum establishes the cooperation of the two realtor organizations in developing a mutually beneficial relationship for their respective members.

06/06/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Elects New Chair and Appoints Two Board Members

The organization is setting its sights on the future of Nathan Benderson Park.

06/06/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Local Wealth Advisor Earns CFP Designation

Timothy J. Videnka is one of the fewer than 1 percent of financial advisors in the U.S. that hold both the CFA and CFP designations.

06/05/2019 By Staff

Law

Law Firm Renamed Gurley Herbert

Joseph M. Herbert, Esq. has joined the Sarasota law firm as a partner.

06/05/2019 By Staff

Education

Six USF Sarasota-Manatee Professors Awarded 'USF Nexus Initiative' Grants

The program was created in 2018 to enable research faculty the opportunity to collaborate globally and nationally on scholarly and innovative projects.

06/05/2019 By Staff

Red Tide

Public Invited to a Discussion About Red Tide and Algal Blooms

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations will host scientist and red tide expert Larry Brand.

06/05/2019 By Staff

Jobs

Sprouts to Hold Walk-In Interviews on National Hiring Day

Walk-in interviews will be held from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11.

06/05/2019 By Staff

Awards

GrowFL Announces Ninth Annual Florida 'Companies to Watch' Finalists

Four companies from Sarasota and Manatee counties made the list.

06/04/2019 By Staff

Education

Sarasota YMCA Achievers Program Awards College Scholarships

The Achievers program empowers students to set and achieve goals in both their educational and personal lives.

06/04/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Team Tony Cancer Foundation Names New Development Director

Melissa Ferlazzo will handle day-to-day fundraising and development operations of the nonprofit.

06/04/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Embracing Our Differences Names Two to Board of Directors

Linda Poteat-Brown is the director of human resources at Easter Seals Southwest Florida. Kaley Wisner, a 10th grade student at Pine View School, is part of the STAR Leadership Training program at the Boys & Girls of Sarasota County.

06/04/2019 Photography by Staff

Architecture

Omeza Relocates to Historic Sarasota School of Architecture Building

The building was designed in 1957 by architect Victor Lundy; using sharply angled, exposed trusses, he maximized window exposure to street traffic for commercial benefit.

06/03/2019 By Staff

Infectious Diseases

Sarasota County Residents and Visitors Urged to Get Vaccinated Against Measles

Although measles was thought to be eradicated in the United States in 2000, the disease has reappeared.

06/03/2019 Photography by Staff

Construction

City Begins Remodeling Project at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park

The restrooms and main pavilion at the park will be renovated.

06/03/2019 By Staff

Awards

Local Surgeon Receives State Society 'Excellence in Teaching' Award

Russell H. Samson is a clinical professor of surgery at Florida State University Medical School and a senior surgeon at Sarasota Vascular Specialties.

06/03/2019 By Staff

Blue + You

Sarasota Police Department to Host Community Barbecue

The "Blue + You BBQ" will take place Saturday, June 9, from 1-3:30 p.m. at Gillespie Park.

06/03/2019 By Staff

Health

Top Doctors 2019

Here's our annual list of Castle-Connolly's Top Doctors—and some answers to your most pressing health questions from the physicians on the list.

06/01/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Andrew Tanner Joins Peter G. Laughlin Group

Prior to his real estate career, Tanner owned several clothing companies in New York and a solar design and installation company.

05/31/2019 By Staff

Biz Town

Southside Elementary Receives Annual Donation for Junior Achievement 'BizTowns'

The $20,000 donation comes from Baird Inc. and the Gail Baird Foundation.

05/31/2019 By Staff