History

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Speaker Discusses Civility in Divisive Times

Professor and author Noah Feldman's most important message? “It’s going to be all right.”

02/23/2018 By Susan Burns

Banking

'Financial Inclusion' Summit Happens Wednesday

The keynote speaker will be Anthony Barrows of Ideas42, a team of academics and researchers who study behavioral science to help address social issues.

02/23/2018 By Staff

Health care

Rapid Medical Test Maker Partners with Australian Company

Sarasota's RPS Diagnostics recently partnered with Atomo Diagnostics to create new tests to diagnose febrile acute respiratory infections.

02/23/2018 By Staff

Health care

Pediatrician Recognized for 'Medical Home' Processes

Sarasota's Weiss Pediatric Care was recently recognized for using evidence-based processes to build long-term coordinated care relationships.

02/23/2018 By Staff

Politics

State Lawmaker to Speak at Next Republican Club Dinner

State Rep. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, will speak about "the past, present and future of the GOP" during the Sarasota Republican Club's next dinner.

02/23/2018 By Staff

Cold Chillin'

A New Popsicle Shop Keeps it Pretty Chill on St. Armands Circle

Winter is gone, and we're on the hunt for sweet relief.

02/23/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Retail

Amish Furniture Retailer Picks New Customer Experience Manager

Sarasota's JMX Brands, which sells Amish furniture online under the brand name DutchCrafters, recently hired Amanda Stutzman.

02/22/2018 By Staff

New hires

Convention and Visitors Bureau Names New Director of Cultural Affairs

The Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau recently hired Judith Tilton.

02/22/2018 By Staff

Sports

Report Estimates Orioles' Economic Impact at $97 Million

The report looks at the club’s marketing and promotion of Sarasota tourism to its fan base across seven states and more.

02/22/2018 By Staff

Cars

Lexus Dealership Named 'Dealer of the Year'

Wilde Lexus Sarasota recently won the 2018 DealerRater Lexus Dealer of the Year Award.

02/22/2018 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Picks Design and Construction Team for New Cancer Facilities

The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board on Monday selected Flad Architects, Brasfield & Gorrie, CPPI and Willis Smith Construction to work on the project.

02/22/2018 By Staff

Health care

Former Texas State Senator to Speak at Planned Parenthood Dinner

Wendy Davis will serve as the special guest at a Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida event.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Environment

Nature Center Earns 'Zero Net Energy' Certification

The design for the Sarasota Audubon Society Nature Center was recently recognized by the New Buildings Institute.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Restaurants

Two New Metro Diners Opening Next Month

The two new restaurants are the chain's 50th and 51st locations.

02/21/2018 By Staff

New hires

Wealth Management Firm Names New Research Assistant

Sarasota's Allegiant Private Advisors recently hired Cameron Dees.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Sarasota County Home and Condo Sales Up in January

Sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County in January were up 9.5 percent over the number of sales in January 2017.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Venice Manufacturer's 2017 Sales Exceed $511 Million

Sales at Venice's PGT Innovations totaled $511.1 million in 2017, an 11 percent increase over 2016.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Sneak Peek

Sarasota Film Festival Unveils 20th Anniversary Poster

The poster design is by Florida native and Sarasota resident Kelsey Hunt-Dolan.

02/20/2018 By Kay Kipling

Meat and Three, Coming This Fall

Builders Break Ground on New Nonprofit Newtown Restaurant

"This is the exact opposite of gentrification," said Terrill Salem, whose company, T. Salem Construction, LLC, will be building Miss Susie's Newtown Kitchen.

02/20/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

New hires

Law Firm Adds New Health Care Attorney

The Sarasota law firm of Williams Parker recently hired Dr. Steven Brownlee in its expanding health care practice.

02/20/2018 By Staff