Liquid Commerce

Port Manatee Draws German Interest

The country's consul general sees potential.

03/19/2018 By Staff

Art in the Park

Embracing Our Differences Celebrates 15 Years

The exhibit opens April 4 in Sarasota's Bayfront Park.

03/19/2018 By Staff

Nature

More Than $1 Million Pledged to Braden River Preserve

Commission to vote on tax plan Wednesday.

03/19/2018 By Staff

Arts and Culture

Jim Shirley to Speak About Arts Impact

The presentation will take place Friday at Alderman Oaks.

03/19/2018 By Staff

Leadership

Leadership Manatee Alumni Honor William C. Robinson

The 23rd Kent C. Schulz Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented April 11.

03/19/2018 By Staff

Finance

Financial Literacy Day Features Atlanta Federal Reserve Leader

The April 5 event features several financial experts, including Raphael Bostic, the president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

03/16/2018 By Staff

Retail

Coffee and Book Shop Adds Wine to Retail Offerings

The Reserve now offers curated varieties of red and white wine.

03/16/2018 By Staff

Awards

Leadership Group Honors Influential Graduates

Chip Gaylor, Veronica Brandon-Miller, Drayton Saunders and Dean Crowley will be recognized by Leadership Sarasota County.

03/16/2018 By Staff

Deals

Bradenton Apartment Complex Sold for $110.5 Million

A company from Jupiter, Florida, recently purchased the 900-unit Carlton Arms complex.

03/16/2018 By Staff

Travel

Airport Adds Lactation Privacy Suites

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport recently installed two lactation suites created by the Vermont company Mamava.

03/16/2018 By Staff

Retail

'Shabby Chic' Popup Market Coming to Bradenton Convention Center

The Bradenton Area Convention Center is hosting a Shabby Chic Vintage Market & Artisan Day on Sunday, March 25.

03/15/2018 By Staff

Retail

Design Seminar Scheduled for April 5

Richard Tharp, a sales representative and brand ambassador for the furniture manufacturer Baker, is leading a design seminar at the Sarasota location of Robb & Stucky.

03/15/2018 By Staff

Environment

Goodwill Diverted 41.2 Million Pounds of Goods From Landfills Last Year

The nonprofit's resale, recycling and salvage operations keep millions of pounds of junk out of landfills and also generate revenue for Goodwill and its partners.

03/15/2018 By Staff

Education

Panel Discussion Will Cover School Safety, Guns in Schools

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club lunchtime panel will feature Sheriff Tom Knight, state Sen. Greg Steube, Curt Lavarello and Scott Lempe.

03/15/2018 By Staff

Data

Ranking Puts Sarasota County Among the Healthiest in Florida

Sarasota County ranks as Florida's sixth healthiest county and Manatee County ranks as the state's 17th healthiest county, according to new research.

03/15/2018 By Staff

Tourism

New Hotel Opens

Britain's InterContinental Hotels Group recently opened a new hotel in Lakewood Ranch: EVEN Hotel Sarasota-Lakewood Ranch.

03/15/2018 By Staff

Planning

Sarasota Publishes Draft of New Form-Based Code

Sarasota recently unveiled a draft of its long-anticipated form-based code, whose purpose is to create predictable building patterns around the city.

03/14/2018 By Staff

Investments

Local Companies Semi-Finalists for Shark Tank-Style Competition

VenturePitch SWFL recently selected 10 semi-finalists for its most recent investment contest, a list that includes one Sarasota company and one Venice company.

03/14/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Maritime Museum Renovates Historic Cortez General Store

The Florida Maritime Museum recently renovated Cortez's original general store to serve as a folk craft school and as storage and research space.

03/14/2018 By Staff

Events

Latin Chamber of Commerce Networking Event Is Next Week

The Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce's next Conexiones networking event will take place 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 21.

03/14/2018 By Staff