Philanthropy

Foundation President Named Vice Chair of Statewide Network

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation's Teri Hansen was recently elected vice chair of the Florida Philanthropic Network board.

02/21/2019 By Staff

Limelight

First Step Caring Hearts Luncheon

The luncheon at Michael's on East celebrated over 450 babies born drug-free.

02/21/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Photos From Sarasota Magazine's 2019 Unity Awards

The annual awards luncheon at Michael's on East honored nine members of the community who advance equality, diversity and inclusion.

02/20/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Let's get it

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key, Season 2, Episode 6: 'A Second-Tier Friend'

I have officially become numb to the manufactured plot lines of this show.

02/20/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Construction

Pet Resort Adds New Pool

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently completed construction on a new in-ground pool for Bayside Pet Resort.

02/20/2019 By Staff

Environment

Event Raises Money to 'Fight Red Tide'

The Rotary Club of Sarasota Sunrise Foundation is holding a fundraiser for Mote's Red Tide Institute and the Science and Environment Council of Southwest Florida.

02/20/2019 By Staff

Politics

GOP Women's Luncheon Covers 'Law Enforcement Today'

The Republican Women's Club of Sarasota is holding an event with Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight, Sarasota Police Chief Bernadette DiPino and Venice Police Chief Tom Mattmuller.

02/20/2019 By Staff

Real estate

New Six-Residence Condo Building Coming to Downtown Sarasota

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty was recently named the exclusive brokerage for The Beacon, set to be built at 1243 Second St., Sarasota.

02/20/2019 By Staff

Transportation

Port Opens New Trade Offices in Colombia and Spain

The International Trade Hub at Port Manatee recently opened promotional offices in Medellín, Colombia, and Barcelona, Spain.

02/20/2019 By Staff

Animals

A Greyhound Advocate Encourages People to Adopt

With the end of greyhound racing in Florida in sight, the executive director of a nonprofit that works to end dog racing encourages Floridians to take in dogs.

02/19/2019 By Staff

Professional development

Applications Open for Leadership Development Program

Gulf Coast Community Foundation is accepting applications for its 2019 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute through Friday, March 15.

02/19/2019 By Staff

Education

College Launches New Collaboration With Virtual Reality Company

Ringling College of Art and Design recently launched a new partnership with Flight School.

02/19/2019 By Staff

New hires

Nonprofit Names New 'Chief People and Culture Officer'

JFCS of the Suncoast recently hired Deborah Hedde-Croce.

02/19/2019 By Staff

Recap

Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales on Why He Doesn’t Accept Advertising

Wales spoke at the Town Hall series presented by the Ringling College of Art and Design Library Association.

02/19/2019 By Ilene Denton

Construction

Homebuilder Names New Vice President of Operations

Nautilus Homes recently hired Abbie Forrest.

02/18/2019 By Staff

Planning

Four Sarasota Neighborhoods Designated 'Opportunity Zones'

A federal program provides tax advantages for individuals and corporations that invest in the zones.

02/18/2019 By Staff

Limelight

St. Jude Catholic Church Gala

"One World, One Family" was the theme of the celebration at Michael's on East.

02/18/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Deals

Real Estate Firm Shifting Rental Services to Property Management Company

Michael Saunders & Company is transitioning its rental leasing and management services to Gulf Coast Property Management.

02/18/2019 By Staff

Top Sale

Jewel Penthouse Sells for $5.5 Million

It is the highest priced condominium sale in Sarasota and Manatee counties year to date.

02/18/2019 By Ilene Denton

Politics

Congresswoman From Orlando Headlines Democratic Party Dinner

Rep. Val Demmings, D-Orlando, will serve as the keynote speaker at the annual Kennedy-King Dinner of the Sarasota County Democratic Party on Sunday, Feb. 24.

02/18/2019 By Staff