Environment

City to Begin Rolling Out New Single-Stream Recycling Service

The City of Sarasota will soon begin delivering new recycling carts for residents as it launches its single-stream collection service.

03/01/2019 By Staff

Manufacturing

Boat Maker Recognized for Customer Service

Chris-Craft was recently given the 2018 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index Award.

03/01/2019 By Staff

Health care

Nonprofit That Helps Mothers and Infants Names New Manager, Associate Executive Director

The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County recently hired Ryan Belak and promoted Sara Olesen.

03/01/2019 By Staff

Education

$500,000 Donation to Fund Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Scholarships

Andrew and Judith Economos recently donated $500,000 to New College of Florida to fund STEM scholarships.

02/28/2019 By Staff

Construction

Former NBA Player Hired By Sarasota Homebuilder

Pearl Homes recently hired Dahntay Jones as managing partner and vice president.

02/28/2019 By Staff

Technology

Wireless Communications Company Rebrands

Sarasota's xG Technology, Inc., recently changed its corporate name to Vislink Technologies, Inc.

02/28/2019 By Staff

Law

Pulitzer Prize Winner to Speak at Legal Aid Fundraiser

Gilbert King, author of Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys and the Dawn of a New America, will speak in Sarasota on Thursday, March 28.

02/28/2019 By Staff

Deals

Law Firm Buys Lakewood Ranch Building for New Office

A company affiliated with the law firm Berlin Patten Ebling recently purchased a multi-tenant office building in Lakewood Ranch for $3.5 million.

02/27/2019 By Staff

Data

Manufacturer's Sales Up 37 Percent in 2018

Net sales at PGT Innovations were up 37 percent last year over the previous year, according to new data released by the company on Wednesday.

02/27/2019 By Staff

Education

Booker Middle Principal Picked for National Arts Education Nonprofit Board

LaShawn Frost was recently selected to serve on the board of the Arts Schools Network.

02/26/2019 By Staff

New hires

Manatee County Names New Acting County Administrator

The Manatee County Commission voted Tuesday to appoint Cheri Coryea as the county's acting administrator, effective Friday, March 1.

02/26/2019 By Staff

Through the Years

Big Hair, Neon and More: 40 Years of Fashion

Let's take a (sometimes cringey) walk down memory lane.

02/26/2019 By Staff

40th Anniversary

Remember When You Could Buy a Siesta Key Penthouse for $219,000?

Our Homes 200 advertising section premiered in 1981, showcasing homes for sale at $200,000 and up (“the loftier price brackets,” explained our publisher).

02/26/2019 By Staff

Mr. Chatterbox

Eight Sarasotans Who Shaped Our Past

The secret lives only Mr. Chatterbox knows.

02/25/2019 By Robert Plunket

From the Editor

From the Editor: 40 Years of Stories

You, dear readers and advertisers, have been our friends through all the years.

02/25/2019 By Susan Burns

Disasters

Insurance Claims for Hurricane Michael Damages Near $5.7 Billion

Florida property and business owners have filed almost 146,000 claims related to damage caused by last year's hurricane.

02/25/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Free Class Covers How to 'Close Up' Your Florida Home

Unoccupied homes in Florida are targets for mildew growth, storm damage, pests and other issues.

02/25/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Food Bank to Kick Off Summer Anti-Hunger Campaign on March 31

All Faiths Food Bank will launch its annual Campaign Against Summer Hunger with its first ever walk across Sarasota's Ringling Bridge.

02/25/2019 By Staff

Deals

Benefits Company Leases New Office Space

Taylor Collins, the owner of Professional Benefits, recently leased suite B in Shady Ridge Office Park.

02/25/2019 By Staff

40th Anniversary

A Look Back at 40 Years of Sarasota Magazine Covers

From our early days as Clubhouse Magazine to now, here's a retrospective of our favorite covers. (That hair! That fashion!)

02/25/2019 By Staff