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

Health care

Cancer Treatment Practice Breaks Ground on New $16 Million Facility

Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute held a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for its new Lakewood Ranch center.

08/01/2018 By Staff

Data

Manufacturer's Sales Up

Sales of impact-resistant doors and windows manufactured by North Venice's PGT Innovations totaled $169 million in the second quarter of this year.

08/01/2018 By Staff

Services

Fast-Track Training Program for Automotive Technicians Starts This Month

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is partnering with eight local automotive dealerships to provide a pathway for aspiring automotive technicians.

08/01/2018 By Staff

Health care

Cancer Treatment Practices Hires New Oncologist

Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute recently hired Elizabeth Guancial, M.D., who will practice in the organization's downtown Sarasota office.

08/01/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Former North Port Mayor Named President of National Civility Nonprofit

Jacqueline Moore was recently elected president of the Civility Center's board of directors.

08/01/2018 By Staff

Design

Online Retailer Launches New Site for Environmentally Friendly Furniture

Sarasota's JMX Brands, an online furniture retailer, recently launched Eco Friendly Digs.

08/01/2018 By Staff

Education

College Names First Director of Emergency Management

New College of Florida recently hired Luis Suarez.

07/31/2018 By Staff

New hires

Wealth Management Firm Adds New Financial Adviser

Venice's Pinkerton, Harkins & Mehserle Private Wealth recently hired Brad Patton.

07/31/2018 By Staff

Honors

'Young Professional of the Year' Finalists Announced

The three finalists are Rachel Denton, Ashley Light and Kelly Romanoff.

07/31/2018 By Staff

Deals

15.4 Acres Near I-75 Sold

Sered North River, LLC purchased the property last month for $900,000.

07/31/2018 By Staff