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

New hires

Manatee County Names New Acting County Administrator

The Manatee County Commission voted Tuesday to appoint Cheri Coryea as the county's acting administrator, effective Friday, March 1.

02/26/2019 By Staff

Grape Dispenser

A New Wine Shop Offers Unusual Finds and Personalized Guidance

Buying a bottle of wine can be stressful. Thomas Morgan of Seagrape Wine Company wants to put you at ease.

02/26/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Mr. Chatterbox

Eight Sarasotans Who Shaped Our Past

The secret lives only Mr. Chatterbox knows.

02/25/2019 By Robert Plunket

Disasters

Insurance Claims for Hurricane Michael Damages Near $5.7 Billion

Florida property and business owners have filed almost 146,000 claims related to damage caused by last year's hurricane.

02/25/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Free Class Covers How to 'Close Up' Your Florida Home

Unoccupied homes in Florida are targets for mildew growth, storm damage, pests and other issues.

02/25/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Food Bank to Kick Off Summer Anti-Hunger Campaign on March 31

All Faiths Food Bank will launch its annual Campaign Against Summer Hunger with its first ever walk across Sarasota's Ringling Bridge.

02/25/2019 By Staff

Deals

Benefits Company Leases New Office Space

Taylor Collins, the owner of Professional Benefits, recently leased suite B in Shady Ridge Office Park.

02/25/2019 By Staff

Tourism

Report Puts Orioles’ Annual Economic Impact at $92 Million

The analysis measures the total tourism impact created by the Orioles, combined with the club’s business operations and spending in Sarasota County.

02/25/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Awards Grants to Unity Award Winners' Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded grants to nonprofits that this year’s award winners devote their time to.

02/22/2019 By Staff

Finance

Wealth Adviser Recognized By Forbes

Matthew Otto, the managing director and partner of the Otto Group at HighTower, was recently ranked among the top wealth advisers in the state of Florida.

02/22/2019 By Staff

Health care

Medical Office Adds New Physician Assistant, Physician Liaison

Allure Medical's Lakewood Ranch office recently hired Adriana Naidel and Cayla McCrory.

02/22/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Home Sales Down Statewide in January

Home sales were down 6.2 percent and townhouse and condo sales were down 10.9 percent last month.

02/22/2019 By Staff

Education

Professors Win Arts Education Grants

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee professors Helene Robinson and Phillip Wagner were recently awarded Pilot Research Grants of $5,000 each.

02/22/2019 By Staff

Environment

New Study Shows Impact of Oil Exposure on Gulf Fish

Mote Marine Laboratory scientists recently presented research showing that flounder exposed to oiled sediment showed evidence of stress and DNA damage.

02/22/2019 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: The Most Expensive Home on Siesta Key

It's located on its own peninsula and has a swim-up bar, dining pavilion, spa and a pond for your koi.

02/21/2019 By Robert Plunket

Retail

New Lamborghini Dealership Opens

Automobili Lamborghini America recently opened a new store at 5141 Clark Road, Sarasota.

02/21/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Home and Condo Sales Down in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

Sales of single-family homes and townhouses and condos in both Sarasota and Manatee counties were down in January, when compared to January 2018.

02/21/2019 By Staff

Fitness

New Outdoor Gym Opens Saturday

The City of Sarasota is opening a new outdoor fitness gym at Arlington Park & Aquatic Complex.

02/21/2019 By Staff