Health care

New Partnership Aims to Improve Prenatal Care, Early Childhood Services

Thirty-two nonprofits, foundations and health care agencies recently launched a new initiative, First 1,000 Days Sarasota County.

04/23/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Sales of Single-Family Homes Down

Sales in both Sarasota and Manatee counties declined in March when compared to sales in March 2017.

04/23/2018 By Staff

Rain Check

Best of Sarasota 2018 Party Rescheduled

Because of rain in Tuesday's weather forecast, we've rescheduled our Best of Sarasota party for 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25.

04/23/2018 By Staff

Deals

Haircut Franchise Leases New Space

The sports-themed hair care franchise Sport Clips Haircuts recently leased 1,120 square feet in North Port.

04/23/2018 By Staff

Media

Bradenton Herald Editor Stepping Down

Joan Krauter is stepping down as the Herald's executive editor after nearly 20 years in the role.

04/23/2018 By Staff

Environment

Climate Change Activist to Speak in Sarasota Friday

Ecologist, author and advocate Heather Lyn Mann will lead a workshop sponsored by the Buddhist Climate Action Network.

04/20/2018 By Staff

Education

Study Puts State College of Florida Economic Impact at $432.4 Million

The study analyzed the college's operations, student spending and the effects of alumni.

04/20/2018 By Staff

Giving

Philanthropic Organization Changes Name

The Southwest Florida Planned Giving Council recently renamed itself as the Charitable Gift Planners of Southwest Florida.

04/20/2018 By Staff

Planning

Construction on St. Armands Parking Garage Begins Next Week

The $12 million construction project will be funded through a special assessment on commercial land owners and paid parking.

04/20/2018 By Staff

Honors

Englewood Roofer Wins 'Company of the Year' Award

Englewood's Commercial Energy System LLC was recently named Company of the Year by Manasota SCORE.

04/19/2018 By Staff

Boating

Sarasota's Maritime Heritage to Be Discussed Next Month

Historic Spanish Point executive director John McCarthy will discuss Sarasota's maritime heritage during a presentation at Alderman Oaks.

04/19/2018 By Staff

Education

New Executive Director of Manatee County Secondary Schools Named

Manatee County schools superintendent Diana Greene will recommend that Willie Clark become the next executive director of secondary schools.

04/19/2018 By Staff

Education

New Foreign Language Learning Center Opens

Intraespa Intercultural Learning Center recently opened a new location at 5899 Whitfield Ave., Suite 107, Sarasota.

04/19/2018 By Staff

Networking

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Celebrates National Small Business Week

Running April 30-May 6, the week includes a number of parties, networking opportunities and updates on the state of small business in Lakewood Ranch.

04/19/2018 By Staff

Honors

Finalists for Small Business Awards Announced

Winners will be announced at a Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Friday, June 15.

04/18/2018 By Staff

Environment

College Awarded Grant to Restore Sarasota Bay Mangrove Habitat

The Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded a $294,198 grant to scientists at New College of Florida.

04/18/2018 By Staff

Style

Salon Promotes Five

Cutting Loose Salon recently promoted Julie Cappello, Mackenzie Foote, Kris Timm, Genna Pumo and Mandy Finnerty.

04/18/2018 By Staff

Data

Homebuilder Confidence Drops

The National Association of Home Builders' Housing Market Index dropped for the fourth consecutive month.

04/16/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Homebuilder Sets New Company Sales Record

Neal Communities sold 336 homes in the first quarter of this year, a 10 percent increase over the previous year.

04/16/2018 By Staff

Deals

St. Armands Circle Restaurant Property Sold

Best Commercial Real Estate LLC recently purchased the 932-square-foot property for $775,000.

04/16/2018 By Staff