Style

Downtown Barbershop Renovated

Owner Michelle Barrett recently renovated Alberti's on Main, updating the flooring, walls, cabinets and more.

09/06/2018 By Staff

Law

Real Estate Attorney Joins New Firm

Thomas Luzier recently became a partner at the Sarasota law firm Williams Parker.

09/05/2018 By Staff

Retail

'Shoptember' Retail Promotion Returns

The promotion is intended to encourage retail business during a typically slow month, slower than usual this year because of red tide.

09/05/2018 By Staff

Media

Herald-Tribune Executive Editor Named General Manager

Former Sarasota Herald-Tribune publisher Patrick Dorsey, meanwhile, was named publisher of the Austin American-Statesman.

09/05/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida No. 37 in Ranking of Best States for Workers

Oxfam created the rankings by analyzing minimum wage policies, whether workers can take time off for sickness and pregnancy and more.

09/05/2018 By Staff

Weekly Planner

A Jumbo Cupcake Eating Contest, First Fridays on Palm and More Local Dining Events

Including a half-dozen doughnut run, Solid Slab Sundays at Mr. Beery's and more.

09/05/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

'Baby Box' Maker Wins National Small Business Award

Pip & Grow makes cardboard boxes that provide a safe place for newborns to sleep until they are 6 months old.

09/04/2018 By Staff

Politics

Forum Features Candidates for State Legislature

Tracy Pratt, Will Robinson, Margaret Good, Ray Pilon, Liv Coleman, Tommy Gregory, James Buchanan, Robert Samuel Kaplan and Tony Mowry have been invited to participate.

09/04/2018 By Staff

Health care

Eye Care Practice Hires Hearing Aid Specialist

The Eye Associates, which has offices in Sarasota, Bradenton, Ellenton, Venice and Sun City Center, recently hired Shawn Anderson.

09/04/2018 By Staff

Recreation

New Dog Park Opens Monday

The Canine Club at Gillespie Park includes two separate fenced areas, dog drinking fountains and new trees, landscaping and shade structures.

09/04/2018 By Staff

Energy

'National Drive Electric Week' Starts Sept. 8

Sarasota County's sustainability office is celebrating National Drive Electric Week with events on Saturday, Sept. 8, and Saturday, Sept. 15.

08/31/2018 By Staff

Construction

Real Estate Marketing Company Breaks Ground on New Headquarters

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently broke ground on a new 23,437-square-foot headquarters for RSP USA.

08/31/2018 By Staff

Arts

Van Wezel Makes Three New Marketing Department Hires

Sarasota's Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall recently hired Stephen Baker, Thomas Gravelle and Natasha Herrera.

08/31/2018 By Staff

New hires

Boat Manufacturer Names New Vice President of Engineering

Chris-Craft recently hired Ron Berman, who previously worked for Sea Ray.

08/31/2018 By Staff

Deals

Retail Building Sold for $2.1 Million

A Sarasota company recently purchased a 14,670-square-foot retail building from Port Charlotte's Bacon Properties, LLC.

08/31/2018 By Staff

Sports

Atlanta Braves Announce Date of First Game in New Spring Training Facility

The Atlanta Braves will play their first spring training game in their new North Port stadium on Sunday, March 24, 2019.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Next Giving Challenge Scheduled for April 2020

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County announced Thursday that its next Giving Challenge event will take place in April 2020.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Politics

Watergate Prosecutor, MSNBC Analyst to Speak at Democratic Fundraiser

Jill Wine-Banks is speaking in Sarasota on Sunday, Oct. 7.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Entertainment

Movie Rental Shop Closing

Video Renaissance, which houses a collection of more than 35,000 titles, is shutting down this Saturday.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Data

Consumer Confidence Rises

The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index increased in August to its highest point since October 2000.

08/29/2018 By Staff