Weekly Planner

Woodstock Revival, Sandwich Night and More Delicious Dining Events

Including pizza-making classes at Baker & Wife and a five-course wine dinner at Harry's Continental Kitchen.

08/08/2018 By Staff

Offshore Treasure

Manasota Offshore is a Treasure Worth Protecting

Public agencies and citizens' groups are working together to safeguard the underwater burial site off Manasota Beach.

08/08/2018 By Brad Edmondson

Data

Workshop Offers Tips on Business Performance Metrics

The Aug. 14 workshop will cover balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, money ratios and more.

08/07/2018 By Staff

Law

Attorney Selected to Join Inn of Court

Jodi Ruberg of Kirk-Pinkerton, P.A., was recently chosen to become a member of The Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court.

08/07/2018 By Staff

Media

Sarasota Magazine Takes Home Three Journalism Awards

Sarasota Magazine won three second-place awards in this year's Sunshine State Awards contest.

08/07/2018 By Staff

Hospitality

New Rosemary District Hotel Opens in December

The Sarasota Modern, a new hotel from Marriott International, Inc., is set to open late this year.

08/07/2018 By Staff

On the Homefront

New Homes at Palma Sola Bay Club, Caribbean Village and more.

Real estate news and notes.

08/07/2018 By Staff

Politics

Proposed Change to Sarasota County Commission to Be Debated Aug. 16

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon will feature a discussion of the proposal to create "single member districts" for the Sarasota County Commission.

08/06/2018 By Staff

Health care

'Healthy Worksites' Recognized for Banning Tobacco, Encouraging Healthy Habits

Several Sarasota County companies and nonprofits were recently recognized for being "healthy worksites."

08/06/2018 By Staff

Education

University Names Business Development Officer

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recently hired Greg Smogard.

08/06/2018 By Staff

Science

Researchers Still Predicting Below-Average Hurricane Season

Scientists anticipate just one "major hurricane," which refers to a Category 3, 4 or 5 storm, this year.

08/06/2018 By Staff

Drink

Self-Serve Wine and Beer Bar Opening Soon

Grand Cru Wine Bar, a self-serve wine and craft beer bar, is opening soon at 1528 Main St., Sarasota.

08/03/2018 By Staff

Planning

Sustainable Communities Workshop Returns This Fall

The event will feature a talk by former astronaut Nicole Stott, plus discussion of plastic pollution, habitat restoration, food systems and more.

08/03/2018 By Staff

Sports

College Athletic Director Named to National Committee

Matt Ennis of State College of Florida recently joined the executive committee of the National Alliance of Two Year College Athletic Administrators.

08/03/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Dips to 3.9 Percent

The American economy added 157,000 jobs in July while the unemployment rate declined from 4 to 3.9 percent.

08/03/2018 By Staff

Real estate

New Condo Building Planned for Golden Gate Point

A new eight-story, 20-unit luxury condo building named Evolution is coming to Sarasota's Golden Gate Point.

08/02/2018 By Staff

Data

American Consumer Confidence Up in July

American consumer confidence ticked up slightly in July, according to the latest Consumer Confidence Index issued by The Conference Board.

08/02/2018 By Staff

Food

Former Popeyes Executive Joins First Watch

The University Park-based restaurant chain First Watch recently hired Mel Hope as its new chief financial officer.

08/02/2018 By Staff

Marijuana

Medical Cannabis Shop Opens Next Week

Sarasota's AltMed Enterprises plans to open its new Müv Medical Cannabis Dispensary at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 10.

08/02/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Selects New Board Member

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently added Paul Hudson of Northern Trust to its board of directors.

08/02/2018 By Staff