Meetings

Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations to Preview City's Master Transportation Plan

In addition to traffic, city planners are examining how to move people around the city safely and comfortably on foot, bicycle and improved transit service, and in new ways such as automated and connected vehicles, water taxi, and more .

04/02/2019 By Staff

Appointments

DeSantis Appoints University of Florida Scientist Tom Frazer as Florida's Chief Science Officer

Frazer will lead efforts to address some of Florida’s most critical environmental challenges, including red tide and harmful algal blooms.

04/02/2019 By Staff

Awards

Admiral Travel’s Ryan Hilton Named Top 'Travel Specialist' by Condé Nast Traveler

Hilton was honored for his expertise in Southern Africa.

04/02/2019 By Staff

Meet and Greet

Buchanan Staff Announces Mobile Office Hours in Manatee County

Buchanan’s field representative, Gary Tibbetts, will be available to meet with area residents in April.

04/01/2019 By Staff

Law

Kirk-Pinkerton Attorney to Aid Veterans Seek Damages Against 3M

Robertson wants to help affected veterans—who may have hearing loss, tinnitus or loss of balance as a result of using the faulty earplugs—file individual claims against the manufacturer to recover damages.

04/01/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Premier Sotheby's International Realty Named to National List of Top Brokerage Companies

With approximately $4.5 billion in sales volume, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty achieved more than 6,400 closed transactions in 2018 at an average sale price of $660,650.

04/01/2019 Photography by Staff

Groundbreaking

Sarasota Memorial Will Break Ground on New Venice Hospital on April 4

The new facility is projected to open in the fall of 2021.

04/01/2019 By Staff

Good Causes

Coming Together Against Cancer's Second Annual Event Set For April 13

Attendees will hear presentations by four pioneering physicians.

04/01/2019 By Staff

Transportation

Gotcha Expands Service to St. Armands Circle

Gotcha's service area now includes South Lido and Mote Marine Laboratory.

04/01/2019 By Staff

Health care

Nonprofit Opens Coffee Shop-Style Center for Those Affected By Cancer

The Team Tony Cancer Foundation recently unveiled its new Cancer Connection Center at 3562 S. Osprey Ave., Sarasota.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Architecture

Iconic Sarasota Home Named to National Register of Historic Places

Architect Paul Rudolph’s internationally acclaimed Umbrella House recently earned the honor.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Energy

Florida Power & Light Plans to Build World's Largest Solar-Powered Battery System

The system will be charged by an existing solar power plant in Manatee County.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Retail

Jaguar Dealership Wins 'Outstanding Dealer Award'

Wilde Jaguar Sarasota recently received the award from Jaguar Clubs of North America.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Planning

Bayfront Redevelopment Nonprofit Adds Three New Board Members

The nonprofit that is working to build The Bay recently elected three new members to its board: Carlos de Quesada, Rod Hershberger and Emily Walsh.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Construction

Number of Housing Starts Down in February

The number of new residential construction projects begun in the U.S. declined by 8.7 percent between January and February.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Realize Bradenton Hires New Creative Content Manager

Brian Craft most recently served as director of marketing and outreach at the Manatee Performing Arts Center.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Mental health

Report Puts Annual Cost of Untreated Mental Illness in Sarasota County Children at $86 Million

The study also found that only half of children between ages 8 and 15 with a mental health condition received mental health services.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Manufacturing

Door and Window Maker Names New Chief Financial Officer

PGT Innovations recently hired Sherri Baker as senior vice president and chief financial officer.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Real estate

TreeUmph! Co-Founder Joins Lakewood Ranch Real Estate Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Aaron Corr.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Arts

Artist Retreat Executive Director Will Retire

Bruce Rodgers, the founding executive director of The Hermitage Artist Retreat, will step down at the end of the year.

03/27/2019 By Staff