Renovations to Airport Interior Underway

Gates Construction, which has offices in Bonita Springs and Sarasota, recently began renovations to the interior of Sarasota Bradenton International Airport.

03/06/2018 By Staff


Miami Fuel Company Begins Port Manatee Operations

World Fuel Services recently began marine fuel supply operations at Port Manatee.

03/01/2018 By Staff


Lexus Dealership Named 'Dealer of the Year'

Wilde Lexus Sarasota recently won the 2018 DealerRater Lexus Dealer of the Year Award.

02/22/2018 By Staff


Sarasota Politician Named to Amtrak Board

President Donald Trump on Friday appointed state Rep. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, to the Board of Directors of Amtrak.

02/02/2018 By Staff


City Adds Three New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The City of Sarasota recently installed three new electric vehicle charging ports and updated seven existing ports in parking garages and lots.

01/19/2018 By staff


Airline Cancels Plans for Sarasota-Pittsburgh Flights

Elite Airways announced that is scrapping plans to offer flights between Sarasota and Pittsburgh.

01/12/2018 By staff


Airline Adds New Routes Between Sarasota, Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Pittsburgh

The new Allegiant flights will operate twice weekly, with fares beginning at $48.

01/10/2018 By staff


Free Class Offers How-To on Electric Vehicles

The course will cover how types of electric vehicles work, considerations for those interested in buying one, the charging infrastructure around Sarasota County and more.

01/08/2018 By staff


Effort to Extend Legacy Trail Moves Forward

The Trust for Public Land and Sarasota County announced the purchase of 2.7 miles of former railroad right-of-way to extend The Legacy Trail to downtown Sarasota.

12/21/2017 By staff


Organic Food Distributor Adds Sarasota Warehouse Space

United Natural Foods, a Rhode Island-based wholesale distributor of natural, organic and specialty food products, is expanding its footprint in Sarasota.

12/20/2017 By staff


Japanese Diplomat Visits Port Manatee

Ken Okaniwa last week visited Port Manatee to discuss the possibility of expanding commercial ties between the port and Japan.

12/18/2017 By staff


City Approves Paid Parking Plan for Downtown Garages

Drivers can park in the garages for up to three hours for free. An additional hour will cost $3 and additional hours beyond that will cost $1.

12/11/2017 By staff


Construction Company Completes Airport Tower

The tower is anticipated to be operational by next summer.

12/05/2017 By staff


Airline to Offer Nonstop Flights Between Sarasota and Pittsburgh

The airline will fly between the two cities on both Friday and Monday, with fares beginning at $199 each way.

12/04/2017 By staff


Palmetto Shipping Company Adds New Port Manatee-Mexico Route

World Direct Shipping is doubling its number of routes between the Mexican state of Veracruz and Port Manatee.

12/01/2017 By staff

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Segway Tour, Downtown Sarasota

Years after their prime, these scooters are still rolling.

11/29/2017 By John Pirman


Meet the Family Behind Venice's Coach House RVs

Quality and innovation drive expansion at Coach House RVs of Venice.

11/21/2017 By Vicki Dean


Intersection at Ringling Boulevard and Orange Avenue to Close Monday

Construction on a new roundabout there is expected to be completed by next May.

11/21/2017 By staff


Ecuadorian Officials Discuss Strengthening Port Manatee Ties

An Ecuadorian trade commissioner and business development manager recently visited Port Manatee.

11/17/2017 By staff

Proceed With Caution

Florida’s I-4 is America’s Deadliest Highway

Between 2011 and 2015, more than 150 people died on the 132-mile interstate between Tampa and Daytona Beach.

11/17/2017 By Pam Daniel