Celebrating the Arts
The Arts and Cultural Alliance's annual awards night highlighted the people and organizations who keep the arts strong.
West Villages and Sembler recently broke ground on West Villages Marketplace, a Publix-anchored shopping center scheduled to open next fall.
Sarasota County administrator Jonathan Lewis, Sarasota city manager Tom Barwin, Longboat Key town manager Tom Harmer and Venice city manager Edward Lavallee will participate.
The school was named the No. 2 college in the nation for veterans for the second consecutive year by Military Times magazine.
Half will go to help those in regions affected by Hurricane Florence; the other half will help those in regions affected by Hurricane Michael.
Condé Nast Traveler readers recently voted Sarasota as one of the country's top small cities.
The storm affected nearly 3 million acres of forest in 11 counties and also damaged timber processing facilities.
The Andrew and Judith Economos Charitable Foundation donation will support red tide mitigation research.
Voters can cast a ballot from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily between Wednesday, Oct. 24, and Saturday, Nov. 3, at five different locations.
Sales of single-family homes, townhouses and condos in Sarasota and Manatee counties rose between August and September.
The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods and its Arizona-based management company were recently ranked No. 23 in a list of 'The 50 Best Workplaces for Aging Services.'
Overall retail sales increased by 3 percent between September 2017 and last month, according to new data.
BurgerFi, which has one Sarasota location, was given an 'A' grade in a new report that evaluates policies toward antibiotics in beef at several top burger chains.
Booker Middle School was recently honored by a nonprofit that helps students from low-income rural and urban communities become college- and career-ready.
The Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast recently recognized Gary Hebert, Brenda Russell, Phil St. John and Jan Dorsett.
The number of new residential construction projects begun in the U.S. dropped by 5.3 percent between August and September, according to new Census Bureau data.
The Sarasota Modern, a new hotel set to open in December, is holding a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, and Tuesday, Oct. 23.
Lakewood Ranch's Brad and Shawn Cranston were recently recognized by the printing and shipping company PostNet.
Voters can cast a ballot between 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. daily from Monday, Oct. 22, to Saturday, Nov. 3, at six locations around the county.
The co-owners of Molly Maid of Sarasota, Manatee & Charlotte Counties recently received the company's Franchise of the Year Award.