Science

Mote Names New Chief Innovation Officer

Alex Beavers will work to create new ventures, license agreements, products and services that are based on the inventions, discoveries and intellectual property created at Mote.

01/14/2019 By Staff

Marketing

Educational Events Intended to Help Hospitality Businesses Hurt By Red Tide

Visit Sarasota County is helping hospitality businesses learn how to use Google My Business to communicate with customers concerned about red tide.

01/14/2019 By Staff

Hotels

Hospitality Trade Groups Merge

The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association and Florida Bed and Breakfast Inns recently partnered to form a new statewide organization: the Florida Inns Chapter.

01/14/2019 By Staff

Politics

Sarasota Officials Named to Top Posts in State Republican Party

State Sen. Joe Gruters and Sarasota County Commissioner Christian Ziegler were recently named chairman and vice chairman of the Republican Party of Florida.

01/14/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Five Neighborhoods Where Everything Is About to Change

Looking for a new home—or wondering where everyone else is headed? We found five great neighborhoods, as diverse as they are desirable.

01/14/2019 By Staff

New hires

Workforce Development Nonprofit Names New Program Manager

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative recently hired Shauna Donahue.

01/11/2019 By Staff

Transportation

Legacy Trail Overpass Opens

The new overpass at Laurel Road was built by the Florida Department of Transportation.

01/11/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Lakewood Ranch, West Villages High in New Ranking of Top-Selling Communities

Both were recently ranked among the top-selling master-planned communities in the nation by a real estate research company.

01/11/2019 By Staff

Technology

Three Social Media Hotshots Find Their Niche—and Their Audiences

How did fashion star Blair Eadie, comic Tiffany Jenkins and guitar man Sean Daniel become such social media powers?

01/10/2019 By Staff

New hires

Law Firm Names Two New Partners

Jesse Butler and Andrew Douberly recently joined Dickinson & Gibbons, P.A.

01/10/2019 By Staff

Construction

Builder Expands Commercial Division

Nautilus Homes' commercial division works on both design-build and renovation projects.

01/10/2019 By Staff

Deals

Moving Company Partners With National Firm

Sarasota's Yarnall Moving and Storage Solutions recently began a new partnership with National Van Lines, Inc., an interstate moving company.

01/10/2019 By Staff

Health

Teen Vaping Up in 2018

The number of American high school students vaping nicotine rose dramatically between 2017 and 2018, according to new survey results.

01/10/2019 By Staff

Restaurants

New Beach Bistro Coming to Downtown Sarasota

Sean Murphy is bringing a second location of his revered Anna Maria Island restaurant to Blvd Sarasota, currently under construction.

01/09/2019 By Staff

Wellness

Couple Opening Second Day Spa Franchise

Richard and Karen Medford plan to open a second Sirius Day Spa location this spring.

01/09/2019 By Staff

Civil rights

NAACP's Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Takes Place Feb. 2

The event begins at 9 a.m. at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Bradenton.

01/09/2019 By Staff

New hires

Manufacturer Names New Senior Vice Presidents

PGT Innovations recently announced new roles for Bob Keller, Scott Gates and Rob Moulds.

01/09/2019 By Staff

Beer

Distributor Inks New Deal With Lakewood Ranch Brewery

Gold Coast Eagle Distributing will begin carrying cans of beer from Naughty Monk this month.

01/08/2019 By Staff

Sports

Baseball Team Looking to Hire

The Pittsburgh Pirates are holding two job fairs at which they will hire staff for the team's spring training season and for the season of their minor league team.

01/08/2019 By Staff

Planning

City Conducting Online Survey on Top Local Issues

The survey covers issues such as parks programs, sustainability, growth and development.

01/07/2019 By Staff