Technology

The Ringling Acquires New Preservation Technology

Filmic FI-16 allows analog films to be converted to digital, as well as preserved and corrected. High-resolution photos can also be captured from the films.

05/03/2021 By Staff

The Pandemic

Gov. Ron DeSantis Ends Local Covid-19 Restrictions

The order comes after DeSantis signed into law Senate Bill 2006, which will allow the governor to override local emergency orders.

05/03/2021 By Staff

Travel

Southwest Airlines Adds New Nonstop Flights to Denver, St. Louis

The airline also added Saturday service to Cleveland, Cincinnati and Kansas City from SRQ.

05/03/2021 By Staff

Best of Sarasota

Best of Sarasota 2021: Readers' Choice

Our readers speak.

05/02/2021 By Staff

Grants

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Provides $15,000 Grant to Teen Court of Sarasota

The funds will support Teen Court's Criminal Justice Reform Initiative for youth.

04/30/2021 By Staff

Merger

RE/MAX Alliance Group Merges With RE/MAX Advantage Realty

RE/MAX Alliance Group now has 13 offices spanning Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties.

04/29/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

JFCS of the Suncoast Hires New CFO

Todd Garnier succeeds Philip Pohlmeyer, who announced his retirement in December 2020.

04/29/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Jewish Federation Names New CEO

Shepard "Shep" Englander will succeed Howard Tevlowitz, who is retiring after 20 years as the federation's CEO.

04/29/2021 By Staff

Books

Suncoast Empire Selected as 2021 One Book Sarasota

The book explores the biography of Bertha Palmer, who changed Sarasota's social and topographical landscape.

04/29/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Goodwill Manasota Announces 2021-2022 Board of Directors

Steve Boone has been elected as board chair; new members this year are Eric Kaplan and Betsy Benac.

04/28/2021 By Staff

Nature

Selby Gardens Invites Citizens to Participate in City Nature Challenge

Selby Gardens is partnering with The Nature Conservancy in Orlando to host a friendly competition among several Florida communities.

04/28/2021 By Staff

Mother's Day

Local Women Entrepreneurs Donate Proceeds from Mother’s Day Gifts to Tidewell Foundation

The participating entrepreneurs are BSWANKY, CSJ Designs and Customized Styling by Jessica, Debbie Dannheisser Threads and Sara Jones.

04/28/2021 By Staff

Coming Soon

Three New Tenants Announced for Waterside Place at Lakewood Ranch

Good Liquid Brewing Co., 3 Form Fitness and ManCave for Men.

04/28/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

All Faiths Food Bank Hires New Chief Program Officer

In her new role, Maria Jose "MJ" Horen will integrate community health concepts into all of the food bank’s programs.

04/28/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Neal Land Hires Three

The new team members are Kris Watts, John McKay and Alyson Franz.

04/27/2021 By Staff

Scholarships

Booker High School Receives Donation for College Foundation Program

Of the $25,000 donation, $15,000 will be dispersed to 15 seniors graduating this May, and $10,000 to previous scholarship recipients.

04/27/2021 By Staff

Grand Reopening

Saprito Pier Will Reopen With New Look, Amenities April 30

Construction on the 42-year-old pier started in November 2020 and was completed this month.

04/27/2021 By Staff

Good Deeds

OneBlood to Host Blood Drive in Honor of Local Boy

On May 4, OneBlood will donate $10 for every donor to the Benjamin Gilkey Fund for Innovative Pediatric Cancer Research.

04/27/2021 By Staff

Finance

Fitch Affirms AAA and AA+ Ratings for Sarasota County Bonds

The county's general credit rating of "AAA" demonstrates consistent maintenance of general fund reserves and low long-term liability burden.

04/26/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Cutting Loose Promotes Four Stylists

Sabrina Geraci, Keni Dame, Roe Magson and Chloe Poulton have each advanced at the Sarasota-based salon.

04/26/2021 By Staff