Summertime Sadness

A National Lifeguard Shortage Is Forcing Local Pools to Reduce Their Hours

Due to the pandemic and rising living costs, Sarasota is experiencing a lifeguard shortage.

06/16/2022 By Chloe Nelson

Miracles do happen

Musiq Soulchild Is Headlining a Free Family Event in Sarasota This Saturday

The Grammy-nominated R&B artist will headline an all-day event outside the Robert L. Taylor Community Center.

12/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Covid-19

Covid-19 Testing Site Returns to Robert L. Taylor Center

The free walk-up testing site will be available 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

08/06/2021 By Staff

Enter the Dragons

Could Soccer Be Sarasota's Next Great Investment?

According to a 2018 Gallup poll, soccer is expected to overtake baseball in spectator popularity and become the third most-watched sport in America.

08/01/2019 By Isaac Eger

Education

Applications Available for Free 'Introduction to Business' Course

A combination of local government agencies, workforce development organizations and businesses are partnering to offer a Community Entrepreneur Opportunity Introduction to Business Development Course that runs Jan. 31-March 21.

11/02/2016 Research by staff

Sports

City Celebrates Grand Opening for Artificial Turf Field on Sept. 13

The City of Sarasota will hold a grand opening celebration for Turf Field Stadium, a new multi-sport facility at the Robert L. Taylor Community Complex.

09/07/2016 Research by staff

Construction

Groundbreaking for Artificial Turf Project at Taylor Complex Scheduled for April 19

The project includes the conversion of the current field into an artificial multipurpose turf field with new lighting, fencing, irrigation and parking.

04/12/2016 Research by staff