Going Public

City of Sarasota Seeks Input for Public Art Master Plan

Beginning this month, the city’s Office of Public Art will host a series of meetings for artists, business owners and the general public.

01/13/2022 By Staff

Expansions

Child Protection Center Is Expanding in South County

The CPC has purchased a new building to meet increasing need for its services.

01/13/2022 By Staff

Real Estate

Premier Sotheby's Achieves $10.7 Billion in Company Sales in 2021

It's a 51 percent increase year over year.

01/13/2022 By Staff

Spring Training

Orioles Announce 2022 Spring Training Schedule

Individual tickets go on sale Jan. 15.

01/12/2022 By Staff

Government

Sarasota County Launches '2021 Year in Review'

The report is the county's annual summary of its projects, programs and accomplishments.

01/12/2022 By Staff

Festivals

PINCfest Announces Lineup

The three-day event will be held in the Rosemary District from Jan. 20 to Jan. 22.

01/11/2022 Photography by Staff

Travel

New Travel Company Launches in Sarasota

Owner Taryn Daley has worked as a luxury travel advisor for the past nine years.

01/10/2022 By Staff

Commercial Real Estate

Bradenton Office Park Sells for $11 Million

The sale consisted of 12 freestanding buildings on 11 separately deeded parcels.

01/10/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Flanzer Philanthropic Trust Extends Matching Program Through 2022

In 2021, the trust sent more than $7.5 million to local agencies in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties.

01/10/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Sarasota African American Cultural Coalition Receives Major Gift

The $150,000 in funding has been earmarked for a development office and staff.

01/10/2022 By Staff

Nonprofit Update

Community Health Center Adds Pharmaceutical Executive to its Board

CAN Community Health welcomed pharmaceutical executive Marlon Pittman to its board of directors.

01/07/2022 By Staff

Things to Do

Winter Fine Art Festival Returns to Downtown Sarasota This Weekend

The 8th Annual Sarasota Winter Fine Art Festival will take place at J.D. Hamel Park Saturday, Jan. 8 and Sunday, Jan. 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

01/07/2022 By Staff

Jobs

Floridians Have Received $31.9 Billion Dollars From State Reemployment Program

More than 97 percent of claims filed with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity prior to Dec. 10 have been fulfilled.

01/07/2022 By Staff

Arts

Sarasota Orchestra Receives $50,000 Grant for 2021-2022 Season

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation awarded the orchestra with an Arts Appreciation grant.

01/07/2022 By Staff

Nature

Manatee County Parks Will Celebrate Arbor Day with a Scavenger Hunt

UF/IFAS Extension and Manatee County Parks will host a community-wide scavenger hunt for native trees.

01/07/2022 By Staff

Data

December Adds Almost 200,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.9 Percent

Employment increased in areas such as leisure and hospitality and food and business services.

01/07/2022 By Staff

Data

North Port, Sarasota, Bradenton Ranked Among Nation's Top 'Growth Cities'

North Port was fourth and Sarasota-Bradenton was 10th on a list of 25 growing cities analyzed by U-Haul.

01/06/2022 By Staff

Business

Venice Window and Door Maker Names New Chief Financial Officer

John Kunz will take on the role at PGT Innovations later this month.

01/06/2022 By Staff

Politics

Author and Columnist David Brooks Will Speak at May Luncheon

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club will hold the event at Michael's on East on Thursday, May 5.

01/06/2022 By Staff

Real estate

Lakewood Ranch Remains Nation's Top-Selling Planned Community

The neighborhood saw its best sales year on record in 2021.

01/06/2022 By Staff