Homelessness

New Drop-In Center for Homeless Youth Opens

More than 400 people ages 16 to 24 face homelessness on any given night in Sarasota County.

10/16/2018 By Staff

Events

Civic Group to Honor John McCarthy at Annual Celebration

For decades, McCarthy has worked on environmental issues, parks management and historic preservation, given tours and lectures about the history of Sarasota and more.

10/16/2018 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Performs Record Number of Heart Surgeries

Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s heart team performed its 1,000th surgery of the year last month.

10/16/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Literacy Campaign Leader Selected for Statewide Education Program

Beth Duda, the director of the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading for The Patterson Foundation, was recently selected for Leadership Florida Education Class IV.

10/16/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Realtor Joins Michael Saunders' Bradenton Office

Tracey McHale has lived in Bradenton since 1988.

10/15/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Selby Gardens Releases More Details of Long-Term Property Overhaul

Depending on fundraising, zoning and permitting, Selby aims to break ground on the first phase of the project in late 2019.

10/15/2018 By Staff

Politics

Ride-Share Companies Offering Free Or Discounted Trips to the Polls on Election Day

Both Uber and Lyft are offering free or discounted rides to the polls on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.

10/15/2018 By Staff

Technology

Manufacturer Selects New Chief Information Officer

PGT Innovations recently hired John Engelstad.

10/15/2018 By Staff

Food

New Restaurant and Event Space Coming to Downtown

Sage is scheduled to open later this year in the former home of Ceviche Tapas Bar & Restaurant.

10/12/2018 By Staff

Arts

Opera Names New Communications Coordinator

Sarasota Opera recently hired Lana Mullen.

10/12/2018 By Staff

Deals

Sarasota Properties Part of $212 Million Manufactured Housing Transaction

Attorney Richard Webb IV recently represented the seller in the sale of a $212 million portfolio that included two retirement communities in Sarasota.

10/12/2018 By Staff

R.I.P.

Affordable Housing Entrepreneur Dies

Harvey Vengroff, who became well known in recent years for his efforts to build more affordable housing in Sarasota and Bradenton, died Thursday at age 77.

10/12/2018 By Staff

Style

Jewelry Company Launches New Website, Adds New Products to Collection

The Sarasota jewelry company McCarver & Moser recently began carrying designs from Robert Procop Exceptional Jewels.

10/11/2018 By Staff

Technology

Workshop Covers Search Engine Optimization, Email Marketing

SCORE Manasota and CareerSource Suncoast are partnering to present the class on Wednesday, Oct. 24.

10/11/2018 By Staff

Aging

New Assisted Living Community Holds Open House

More than 600 guests attended an open house for Aravilla, a new $25.5 million resort-style assisted living community.

10/11/2018 By Staff

Food

Restaurant Chain Publishing New Cookbook

The Sarasota-based restaurant chain First Watch is releasing its first cookbook, Yeah, It's Fresh, on Monday, Nov. 5.

10/11/2018 By Staff

Arts

Ringling Museum Names New Head of Educational Programs

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art recently promoted Laura Steefel-Moore.

10/10/2018 By Staff

Networking

Co-Working Space to Celebrate Milestone Friday

Bradenton's Station 2 Innovation is holding a free open house to celebrate the three-year anniversary of its opening from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12.

10/10/2018 By Staff

Construction

Animal Clinic Undergoes Renovation, Expansion

Venice's J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently completed a renovation and expansion project for Sarasota's Clark Road Animal Clinic.

10/09/2018 By Staff

Services

New Car Wash Opens

Tommy’s Express Car Wash recently opened at 4615 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.

10/09/2018 By Staff