Green Space

More Than 300 New Trees to Be Planted at Nathan Benderson Park This Week

The 325 trees will join 100 planted in 2020 and will address visitors’ desire for more shade.

09/01/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 17-23

Asolo Rep gives us a little Christmas, it's Fiesta! Friday at Nathan Benderson Park, holiday pops ring out, and more.

12/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 23-29

Water sports at Nathan Benderson Park, the finale of Asolo Rep’s "Making Musicals," talks with artists and authors, and more.

07/23/2020 By Kay Kipling

Top Events

What to Do This Week in Sarasota: July 2-8

Fireworks on the Lake, Choral Artists present “American Fanfare,” The Planetarium at Bishop reopens, and more.

07/02/2020 By Kay Kipling

New Hires

Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Elects New Chair and Appoints Two Board Members

The organization is setting its sights on the future of Nathan Benderson Park.

06/06/2019 By Staff

Deals

Sarasota County and Mote Agree to Terms for Land for New Aquarium

The deal will allow Mote Marine Laboratory to move forward with plans to build its new Science Education Aquarium on 11.5 acres at Nathan Benderson Park.

10/25/2018 By Staff

Media

NBC Sports Group to Broadcast Some of This Fall's Rowing Championships

Portions of the 2017 World Rowing Championships, hosted by Sarasota's Nathan Benderson Park, will be broadcast by the NBC Sports Group.

06/07/2017 By staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: Nov. 3-9

Cine-World Festival, free family festival at Bay Preserve, the Medieval Fair opens, and lots more.

11/03/2016 By Ilene Denton

Weekly Planner

Eat Like a Local Restaurant Week, Retrobaked's Third Anniversary Extravaganza and More Local Food Events

Including two local restaurant weeks and a Craft Beer Festival.

10/05/2016 By Lana Allen

Biz Daily

SANCA Promotes Jessica Shorin to Director of Business Development

Jessica Shorin will be the community face of Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center.

05/17/2016 By staff

Rowing to Rio

Sarasota Hosts the 2016 Olympic Rowing Trials

120 of the country’s most elite athletes will descend on Benderson Park to compete for a spot on the 2016 U.S. Summer Olympic rowing team.

04/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

941CEO Daily

This Week's Good Deeds

Big donations to Easter Seals Southwest Florida, USF Sarasota-Manatee's veterans' programs and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast.

03/17/2016 Research by staff

Article

A Look at Benderson Development Company's Impact on our Region

A by-the-numbers look at the real estate giant's presence in Sarasota and Manatee.

05/04/2015 By Cooper Levey-Baker