Health care

Ophthalmology Practice to Perform Free Surgeries for 100 Patients in Need

Center for Sight is currently accepting applications for free cataract surgeries through its Mission Cataract program.

03/04/2019 By Staff

Education

Four New Elementary School Principals Named

Manatee County recently selected new principals for four elementary schools.

03/04/2019 By Staff

Construction

Longboat Key Condo Undergoing $1.1 Million Renovation

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently began an exterior renovation project for Tencon Beach, a Longboat Key condo development built in 1978.

03/04/2019 By Staff

Sports

New Minor League Soccer Team Opens Play in May

Sarasota Metropolis FC will be part of USL League Two.

03/04/2019 By Staff

On tap

New Oak & Stone Location Opening This Spring

The new eatery will be located at 4067 Clark Road, Sarasota, in the former home of a Buffalo Wild Wings.

03/04/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Construction

Showroom for New Downtown Condo Opens

The showroom and sales gallery for The DeMarcay recently opened at 32 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota.

03/01/2019 By Staff

Environment

City to Begin Rolling Out New Single-Stream Recycling Service

The City of Sarasota will soon begin delivering new recycling carts for residents as it launches its single-stream collection service.

03/01/2019 By Staff

Manufacturing

Boat Maker Recognized for Customer Service

Chris-Craft was recently given the 2018 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index Award.

03/01/2019 By Staff

Health care

Nonprofit That Helps Mothers and Infants Names New Manager, Associate Executive Director

The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County recently hired Ryan Belak and promoted Sara Olesen.

03/01/2019 By Staff

Education

$500,000 Donation to Fund Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Scholarships

Andrew and Judith Economos recently donated $500,000 to New College of Florida to fund STEM scholarships.

02/28/2019 By Staff

Construction

Former NBA Player Hired By Sarasota Homebuilder

Pearl Homes recently hired Dahntay Jones as managing partner and vice president.

02/28/2019 By Staff

Technology

Wireless Communications Company Rebrands

Sarasota's xG Technology, Inc., recently changed its corporate name to Vislink Technologies, Inc.

02/28/2019 By Staff

Law

Pulitzer Prize Winner to Speak at Legal Aid Fundraiser

Gilbert King, author of Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys and the Dawn of a New America, will speak in Sarasota on Thursday, March 28.

02/28/2019 By Staff

So Here's a Story from A to Z

New 'Modern Israeli' Food Truck Debuts

Owners Steven Schmitt and Carl Kolber call their cuisine "modern Israeli," citing restaurants like Shaya in New Orleans and The Palomar Restaurant in London and chefs like Yotam Ottolenghi as inspirations.

02/27/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Bang the Gavel

New Florida Senate President Bill Galvano Outlines His 2019 Priorities

Galvano, a Bradenton attorney and Republican first elected to the state Senate in 2012, was sworn in as Senate president last fall, making him one of the three most powerful officials in state government until he steps down in 2020.

02/27/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Coffee Klatch

Varietal, a New Coffee Shop, Opens in the Rosemary District

The atmosphere is minimal and elegant and the coffee comes from L.A.'s Counter Culture roaster, which has an East Coast hub in Raleigh.

02/27/2019 By Isaac Eger

Deals

Law Firm Buys Lakewood Ranch Building for New Office

A company affiliated with the law firm Berlin Patten Ebling recently purchased a multi-tenant office building in Lakewood Ranch for $3.5 million.

02/27/2019 By Staff

Data

Manufacturer's Sales Up 37 Percent in 2018

Net sales at PGT Innovations were up 37 percent last year over the previous year, according to new data released by the company on Wednesday.

02/27/2019 By Staff

Street Style

Sarasota Street Style: Cool Things We Saw People Wearing

The most inspiring looks our fashion blogger has seen around town.

02/26/2019 By Heather Saba

Education

Booker Middle Principal Picked for National Arts Education Nonprofit Board

LaShawn Frost was recently selected to serve on the board of the Arts Schools Network.

02/26/2019 By Staff