Fast Track

All Faiths Food Bank CEO Sandra Frank Recognized by Feeding America

Plus, Tidewell Foundation hires a new president and more.

11/20/2023 By Staff

Let's Get Ready to Rumble

A Look Inside Rumble's Longboat Key Headquarters

Interior designer Keffie Lancaster discusses her work inside the offices of the video streaming platform favored by conservatives.

10/20/2023 By Kim Doleatto

listening to diverse voices

Open Arms Consultants' Souad Dreyfus on the Power and Intimacy of Surrogacy and Egg Donation

Originally from Morocco, Dreyfus has been helping people have babies for 20 years.

06/27/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Next-Gen Design

Architect Steffani Drass Designs Homes With Modern Warmth

Drass is among the few women who is a lead architect and founder of her own firm in Sarasota.

05/24/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Climate Considered

These Folks Are Turning the Tide on How Climate Change Impacts Our Area

The Climate Adaptation Center will present its inaugural Climate Champions awards on April 18.

03/20/2023 By Staff

Digital Pirate

Rent Other People's Boats or Cash in on Yours With This App

Also known as "Airbnb for boats," the GetMyBoat app connects boat owners and water lovers with a few online clicks and by-the-hour renting.

03/15/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Future Time

Sarasota Climate Conference Emphasizes Opportunities in a Growing Crisis

Last week's climate conference noted ways in which solving the climate crisis is not only possible, it's profitable.

02/13/2023 By Bethany Ritz

No workin'

Central Cocoanut Residents Are Fighting to Keep a Car Wash Out of Their Backyards

Tommy's Express Car Wash is proposing a new location in the historic Central Cocoanut neighborhood, just north of downtown Sarasota. But residents are pushing back.

01/06/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Fast Track

Dr. Washington Hill Receives National Medical Association 2022 Distinguished Service Award

Plus, Suncoast Waterkeeper hires Dr. Abbey Tyrna as its new executive director and Beth Graves is named marketing and communications director at WBTT.

09/02/2022 By Staff

Va Va Vroom

A New 'Car Condo' Business Breaks Ground in Lakewood Ranch

A condo! For your cars!

08/16/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Business boost

A Huge New Industrial Park Is Headed to Palmetto

Scheduled for completion next year, the roughly 38-acre site will house three warehouse building and aims to be a "kickstarter the local economy," according to its developers.

07/22/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Withering on the vine

Extreme Heat, Droughts and Inflation Are Hitting Winemakers Hard

And, in response, wineries are consolidating and cutting costs.

07/20/2022 By Bob McGinn


FemCity Launches in Sarasota

FemCity is a members-only organization that hosts local business programs and events for groups of women and entrepreneurs.

04/19/2022 By Staff

Listening to Black Voices

Former J&J Executive Marilyn Thompson on Diversity, Inclusion and Corporate Culture

Marilyn Thompson also weighs in on the Will Smith/Chris Rock altercation and its broader implications for the Black Community.

04/12/2022 By Heather Dunhill


Milwaukee Engineering Firm Expands Footprint in Sarasota

GRAEF-USA Inc. has acquired Erickson Consulting Engineers.

03/14/2022 By Staff


Sarasota-Based SouthTech Acquired by Thrive

For almost three decades, SouthTech has provided IT support to more than 275 companies in southwest Florida.

03/09/2022 By Staff


Venice Window and Door Maker Names New Chief Financial Officer

John Kunz will take on the role at PGT Innovations later this month.

01/06/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

LWRBA Announces New Board Members, Annual Luncheon

The alliance will host its Annual Membership Luncheon on Friday, Jan. 28.

12/08/2021 By Staff


Rumble Announces New U.S. HQ in Sarasota

The Sarasota County Commission voted to give an $825,000 Economic Development Incentive Grant to the video platform, which is popular with conservative viewers.

11/02/2021 By Staff

Card Bards

Sarasota Women Launch 'Socially Twisted,' a Hilarious New Card Game

Twisted tales win the round in this card game, which can be played in person or online.

05/05/2021 By Kim Doleatto