Family Ties

Covid-19 Has Ushered In a New Demand for Keeping Three Generations Under One Roof

The number of Americans living in a multigenerational household—that is, one with three or more generations—has nearly quadrupled over the past decade.

09/13/2021 By Kim Doleatto


Where to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 in Sarasota-Manatee

Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Twenty years later, local organizations are honoring them.

09/09/2021 By Staff

Upcoming Events

2021 East Meets West Business Expo Takes Place Sept. 14

More than 70 exhibitors will be present at Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance/Longboat Key Chamber annual tradeshow event.

09/03/2021 By Staff

Sponsored Content

Grove Brings Global Wine Experiences to Lakewood Ranch

Enjoy wine tastings and food pairings from around the world with wines and food from Australia, Greece, India, and more.



Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Announces Summer Events

They include the East Meets West Expo on Sept. 14, which returns after a year off.

07/16/2021 By Staff


'Executive Academy' Offers Leadership Training for Local Execs

The Executive Academy, a partnership between Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance and Game On Nation, is a six-week leadership course.

07/14/2021 By Staff

Top dog

Lakewood Ranch Named the Nation's Top-Selling Community

A new report puts new home sales in Lakewood Ranch at the top of its game.

07/13/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Hires Kristie Calandro, Jenna Nelson

Calandro is LWRBA's new member services and communication coordinator; Nelson is its membership development representative.

07/01/2021 By Staff

Furry fun

Enjoy a Dog-Tastic Day in Lakewood Ranch Next Weekend

Woof Gang Bakery is hosting a carnival-themed event at Premier Sports Campus on Saturday, June 5. Proceeds will go to local animal shelters.

05/28/2021 By Allison Forsyth


U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships Comes to Sarasota-Bradenton in July

Roughly 2,700 players and coaches (plus spectators) will be in attendance.

03/30/2021 By Staff

Steep this

Venice Company Sells Unique Tea Drinks From Its Mobile 'Tea Trailer'

Elevation Tea Company serves unique concoctions on the weekends, and sells international loose leaf tea online.

02/16/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Real Estate

Lakewood Ranch Recognized as Top-Selling Community

The community saw 2,149 new home sales in 2020, a 30 percent increase from 2019.

01/21/2021 By Staff

Health care

Medical Center Works to Promote Organ, Eye and Tissue Donations

Since April 2019, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center has added 151 donors to local registries.

12/15/2020 By Staff

Health News

Freestanding Emergency Department in Sarasota County Now Open

The full-service emergency department will provide emergency care 24 hours a day by a board-certified physician, seven days a week.

12/10/2020 By Staff


Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Announces 2020 'Sandies' Winners

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this year's event—LWRBA's 10th annual—was held virtually.


Outdoor Adventures

Let's Join the Lakewood Ranch Mindful Triathlon

The second annual Mindful Triathlon includes a virtual 5k, meditation and yoga at Bob Gardner Park on Saturday, November 14.

11/11/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center to Open New Freestanding Emergency Department Dec. 1

The full-service emergency department will provide emergency care 24-hours a day by a board-certified physician.

11/06/2020 By Staff


Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Announces ‘Sandies’ Awards Finalists

Winners will be announced during a virtual presentation on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

10/20/2020 By Staff

Health News

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Hiring Nurses for New Fruitville Road Emergency Department

The freestanding emergency department will open on Dec. 1, 2020.

10/19/2020 By Staff


Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Recognized for Excellence in Stroke Care

The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment.

08/26/2020 By Staff