New hires

Sarasota Bayfront Planning Group Picks Managing Director

The Board of Directors of the Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization recently hired William Waddill.

12/15/2017 By staff

Environment

Forum Focuses on Phillippi Creek Fish Population and Stormwater Management

The next Sarasota Bay Fisheries Forum takes place 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14.

12/07/2017 By staff

Construction

Bayfront Planning Organization Hits $2.1 Million Fundraising Goal

Nearly 60 donors have invested in a planning initiative to reimagine Sarasota's bayfront and many foundations also provided financial support.

11/29/2017 By staff

Planning

Organization Picks Firm to Create Master Plan for Sarasota Bayfront

The Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization recently selected the urban design firm Sasaki to create a master plan for 42 acres on the Sarasota bayfront.

10/12/2017 By staff

Honors

Bayfront 20:20 Leader to Be Recognized as 'Boundary Crosser'

Michael's on East co-proprietor Michael Klauber will be honored with the 2017 Boundary Crosser leadership award by SCOPE.

09/20/2017 By staff

Planning

Bayfront Planning Group Looking for Design Team

The Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization last week issued a Request for Qualifications to find a design team that will lead the creation of a comprehensive master plan for the bayfront.

07/24/2017 By staff

Board Room

Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization Board Forms

The Board will oversee the creation of a master plan for city-owned land on Sarasota’s bayfront.

10/19/2016 By staff

Development

Patterson Foundation Commits $300,000 to Bayfront Planning Group

The Patterson Foundation announced Tuesday that it will provide up to $300,000 in funding and consulting support for the formation and work of the new Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization.

07/20/2016 Research by staff

Environment

Seasonal Fertilizer Regulations Return

Sarasota County's regulations barring the use of fertilizer containing nitrogen or phosphorus return Wednesday, June 1.

05/31/2016 Research by staff

Environment

Obama Signs Reauthorization of National Estuary Program

The law allows the EPA to continue working to improve specially designated waters and habitats, including Sarasota Bay.

05/24/2016 Research by staff

Science

Mote Scientists Study Fish in Flood Control Canals

During April, Mote researchers are using seine nets to catch and release fish throughout the county’s largest canal system, which drains into Phillippi Creek.

04/15/2016 Research by staff

Great Sarasota Neighborhoods

Neighborhood Watch: Historic Sapphire Shores

New vitality for the grand old museum-area neighborhood.

02/17/2016 By Ilene Denton

Article

Photo of the Week: Unconditional Surrender

Love it or hate it, people flock to the Unconditional Surrender statue in downtown Sarasota.

08/13/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield

Article

Photo of the Week: Neon Sunset

This week: A neon pink and purple sunset over Sarasota Bay.

07/23/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Suncoast Waterkeeper Executive Director Justin Bloom on Our Region's Water Problems

Suncoast Waterkeeper executive director Justin Bloom shares his thoughts on the problems our Gulf and bay face.

06/11/2015 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

Photo of the Week: A View of the Bay from Selby Gardens

The view of the bay from Selby Gardens is consistently stunning at any time of the day.

05/21/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield

Article

Photo of the Week: Ringling Bridge after sunset

This week's Photo of the Week is an aerial shot of the John Ringling Bridge on Thanksgiving Day, just after sunset

08/14/2014 By Bobbilynn Hollifield

Article

Photo of the Week: Sunset Picnic on Sarasota Bay

New College students share a sunset picnic by Sarasota Bay.

02/06/2014 By taylorm

Article

Photo of the Week: A Sunset Moon

In this week's photo of the week, we love the sunset over Sarasota Bay--and a peek at the rising moon.

01/09/2014 By taylorm