Memorial Day

Memorial Day Events at Patriot Plaza

Patriot Plaza helps the community honor veterans through ceremonies and events.

05/23/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Martha Marlar and Amy Royall Form Team With Premier Sotheby's International Realty

They will be based out of the company’s downtown Sarasota office.

05/23/2019 By Staff

On the Homefront

John Cannon Homes Introduces The Benchmark Collection; Taylor Morrison Breaks Ground on Skye Ranch

Real estate industry news and notes.

05/23/2019 By Staff

Advertising

District ADDY Winners Announced

District winners go on to compete in the national American Advertising Awards.

05/23/2019 By Staff

Om

The Westin Sarasota Celebrates Global Wellness Day June 8

A free day of events includes yoga, cycling, a vendor village, speakers and more.

05/23/2019 By Staff

Stocks

PGTI Authorizes $30 Million Stock Repurchase Program

Repurchases of shares may be made under a Rule 10b5-1 plan.

05/23/2019 By Staff

Health

Florida Department of Health Reports Surge in Hepatitis A Cases

More than 1,200 cases have been reported statewide.

05/22/2019 Photography by Staff

Shop Local

'Buy Local' Campaign Kicks Off On Memorial Day

The Institute for Local Self Reliance reports that $1 spent at a locally owned business typically returns $0.60 to other businesses in the community.

05/22/2019 By Staff

Traffic

Road Work at Orange Avenue-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way Intersection Begins May 28

Construction is expected to take approximately six weeks.

05/22/2019 By Staff

Affordable Housing

Goodwill, Salvation Army Partner on Housing Program

A supporter of The Salvation Army Sarasota and Goodwill Manasota connected the two organizations, with the hope that items Goodwill hadn't sold in retail stores could be donated to Salvation Army clients

05/22/2019 By Staff

Grants

Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Accepting Grant Applications

The deadline to apply is July 1, 2019.

05/21/2019 By Staff

Housing

Habitat Sarasota and Suncoast Technical College Complete Work on Affordable Home

Habitat Sarasota formed a partnership with Suncoast Technical College after receiving funds from the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP).

05/21/2019 By Staff

Girls Who Code

USF Sarasota-Manatee Coding Workshop Set for High School Girls

The club will meet every Monday from 9 a.m.-noon this summer.

05/21/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Invests Up to $5 Million in The Bay

The investment will strengthen The Bay’s mission of transforming Sarasota’s bayfront.

05/21/2019 By Staff

Jobs

Florida Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.4 Percent

The new numbers keep Florida below the national unemployment rate of 3.6 percent.

05/20/2019 By Staff

Hurricanes

Tax-Free Holiday on Hurricane Supplies Runs May 31-June 6

The official start of hurricane season is June 1.

05/20/2019 By Staff

Health

First Watch Recognized as a 'Food Allergy Champion'

The restaurant has undergone extensive training initiatives.

05/20/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club Names New General Manager

Lloyd-Jones will oversee the hiring of new staff and day-to-day operations of the resort.

05/17/2019 By Staff

Rankings

Sarasota Ranked No. 3 Most Popular Retirement Destination for Seniors

Weather and retiree-friendly tax laws are a major draw.

05/17/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

The Exchange Will Award $250,000 to Local Arts Groups and Students

Twenty regional groups will receive support for wide-ranging arts and cultural projects. Twenty-two students will receive scholarships for pursuing studies in the arts.

05/17/2019 By Staff