Medicine

Foot and Ankle Specialist Joins Coastal Orthopedics

Prior to joining Coastal Orthopedics, Dr. Michael Shereff was the director of the University of South Florida’s Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

05/03/2016 Research by staff

Housing

City Commission Punts on Affordable Housing Proposal

The Sarasota City Commission voted Monday evening to continue discussion of a 393-unit affordable housing complex proposed by Harvey Vengroff along Fruitville Road.

05/03/2016 Research by staff

Tallahassee

State Senate Debate Scheduled for May 9

Candidates Frank Anthony Cirillo, Doug Holder, Rick Levine, Nora Patterson, Ray Pilon and Greg Steube have all been invited to attend.

05/03/2016 Research by staff

Real estate

Players Theater Moving to Lakewood Ranch

The Players Centre for Performing Arts is set to open in three years.

05/03/2016 Research by staff

Construction

Construction Company Celebrates Dedication of MacDill Facility

Halfacre Construction Company served as construction manager and Bhide & Hall Architects as designer on the project.

05/02/2016 Research by staff

Congress

Buchanan Voices Support for Funding to Fight Zika

Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, on Monday announced his support for an additional $1.9 billion in funding requested by President Obama to contain and eradicate the Zika virus.

05/02/2016 Research by staff

Events

Women’s Resource Center Job Readiness Program Continues Through July

The program is intended to help women and men brush up on employment skills, with tips on writing résumés, practicing for interviews, conducting a job search and more.

05/02/2016 Research by staff

Transportation

Sarasota Bus System Tests Two New Sunday Routes

The tests are intended to help SCAT evaluate existing routes and schedules and potential improvements.

05/02/2016 Research by staff

Hospitality

USF Professor Studies Effectiveness of Hotel 'Flash Sales'

Katerina Berezina's study, 'The Managerial Flash Sales Dash: Is There Advantage or Disadvantage at the Finish Line?' appeared in the April issue of the International Journal of Hospitality Management.

05/02/2016 Research by staff

Real estate

Freddie Mac Newsletter Examines Impact of Rising Sea Levels

'Between $66 billion and $160 billion worth of real estate is expected to be below sea level by 2050,' the report states.

04/29/2016 Research by staff

Legal

Attorney Earns AV Preeminent Rating

Michelle Lajoie Hermey of Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A., recently received the rating.

04/29/2016 Research by staff

Congress

Rep. Buchanan Supports Measure Intended to Widen Access to Flood Insurance

The legislation passed the U.S. House with unanimous, bipartisan support; it now goes to the Senate for consideration.

04/29/2016 Research by staff

Promotions

El Conquistador Tennis Club Names General Manager

Erin Hurter was recently promoted to the role of general manager of the United Tennis Club & Academy at El Conquistador.

04/29/2016 Research by staff

Fashion

Jackie Rogers Discusses Must-Have Business Handbags on Suncoast View

In a Friday appearance on ABC 7, Rogers showed off handbag finds from the March issue of 941CEO.

04/29/2016 Research by staff

Food & Drink

New Sarasota Brewery Opens

Calusa Brewing Co., Sarasota's newest brewery, opened its doors Thursday.

04/28/2016 Research by staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Garden harvests, help with taxes and fundraisers galore.

04/28/2016 Research by staff

Biz Supports

An Evening of Cocktails, Dinner and Live Entertainment

The Loveland Gala: Silver Key Soiree takes place Saturday, May 14.

04/28/2016 Research by staff

Real estate

This Week's Big Deals

Deals include $16.7 million for an apartment complex, $495,000 for industrial space and $342,000 for a future daycare.

04/28/2016 Research by staff

Tourism

Rowing Park Nonprofit CEO Resigns

Paul Blackketter—the president and CEO of Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates, the nonprofit that oversees Nathan Benderson Park—resigned Thursday.

04/28/2016 Research by staff

Tourism

North Port City Commission Approves Parks and Recreation Plan

The plan calls for improving existing parks around the city and positioning the city as an ecotourism destination, with opportunities for paddling, hiking and swimming.

04/27/2016 Research by staff