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

Legal

Sarasota Attorneys Write Florida Bar Practice Manual Chapter

Attorneys Richard Gans and J. Allison Archbold recently co-authored a chapter titled "Retirement and Other Savings Accounts."

04/27/2016 Research by staff

Food

County Workshops Outline Potential Changes to Food Truck Rules

The changes are scheduled to be discussed by the Sarasota County Planning Commission on Thursday, May 5.

04/27/2016 Research by staff

Tourism

Report Details $22.5 Million Economic Impact of De Soto National Memorial

In 2015, 316,270 visitors spent $16 million in communities near the park.

04/27/2016 Research by staff

Tech

WordPress Conference Comes to USF in July

A free and open-source content management system, WordPress has millions of users worldwide.

04/26/2016 Research by staff

Tech

Local Entrepreneur Offers Startup Tips in Fortune Article

Joy Randels recently wrote an article for Fortune that includes a number of tips on how to build a startup outside of Silicon Valley.

04/26/2016 Research by staff

Events

DaVinci’s Faire, BarCamp Event Features Inventors, Robots and More

The event includes an 'unConference' with a large range of speakers who sign up on the fly, plus a fair that showcases makers, inventors, gamers, robots, drones and more.

04/26/2016 Research by staff

Entertainment

Sarasota Film Office Hosts Pro Workshops, Mixer

The event will include a number of Hollywood writers, directors and producers, including John David Coles of House of Cards, Homeland, Justified and more.

04/26/2016 Research by staff

Construction

Green Building Council Leads Tour of LEED Platinum Community

The U.S. Green Building Council's Florida Gulf Coast Chapter will present a tour of the 55-plus community of Mirabella on Saturday, May 7.

04/26/2016 Research by staff

Real estate

Local Home Price Gains at Almost 34 Percent

The housing and property data research firm RealtyTrac last week released its American home sales report for March and the first quarter of 2016.

04/25/2016 Research by staff

Construction

Gulf Coast Builders Exchange Picks New Chairman and Board Members

The group's 2016 chairman is Paul Stehle, vice president of Climatic Conditioning Company.

04/25/2016 Research by staff

Awards

Communications Firm Wins Award for Community Foundation Video

MagnifyGood recently won a Telly Award in the Film & Video: Charitable/Not-for-profit category.

04/25/2016 Research by staff

Events

Janitorial and Custodial Company Hosts Hiring Event

The Ohio-based company GCA Services Group will host a hiring event on Tuesday for open janitorial and custodial positions in Venice.

04/25/2016 Research by staff

Design

Light Up Your Life Displays Pieces By Artist Lighting Up Rivo Building

Artist R. O. Schabbach will light up the Rivo, beginning at approximately 8:45 p.m. Thursday, April 28, and continuing at sunset each evening for a week.

04/25/2016 Research by staff

Design

Landscape Architecture Firm Named Among Country's 50 Best

Ocean Home magazine's inaugural list represents the finest coastal landscape architects practicing today in the United States.

04/22/2016 Research by staff