Fast Track

Selby Foundation Names Susie Bowie Its New CEO

Plus, Ringling College Library Association hires Lauren Kurnov as executive director and Project Pride SRQ and Sarasota Pride merge.

11/28/2022 By Staff

Giving Thanks

How Sarasotans Affected by Hurricane Ian Plan to Keep Thanksgiving Traditions Alive

From Thanksgiving reversals to cooking for the community, these Gulf Coast residents carry on the spirit of the season.

11/22/2022 By Laura Paquette

Swellin' Wellen

Wellen Park Is Adding a New Neighborhood and Kicking Off Condo Sales

A new neighborhood of single-family homes, called Antigua, as well as Veranda condominiums within the Wellen Park Golf & Country Club, have hit the market.

11/04/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Hurricane Ian

Photos: A Look at South Sarasota County After Ian

While Sarasota was spared a direct hit, the damage in the south of the county, in particular, is devastating.

10/03/2022 By Megan McDonald Photography by Hannah Phillips

Breaking News

Flooding Between North Port and Englewood Closes I-75

The Myakka River has risen and closed the highway between mile markers 179 and 193.

09/30/2022 By Megan McDonald

Hurricane Ian

Sarasota to Open Four 'Neighborhood Points of Distribution' for Ian Relief Supplies

The sits will be available to county residents who need water, ice, food or tarps due to Hurricane Ian.

09/30/2022 By Megan McDonald

Hurricane Ian

Here's a Look at Current Weather Conditions in Sarasota-Manatee

May we all experience the Zen of that horse at some point.

09/28/2022 By Megan McDonald

Eggscellent News

Louie's Bistro Opens Tomorrow in Wellen Park

The restaurant will join the growing list of new Wellen Park businesses.

07/28/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Public works

Sweet Sparkman Architecture Unveils Six New Projects We'll All Be Using

From Palmetto to Venice and beyond, check out the Sweet Sparkman Architecture & Interiors' public projects in the region.

07/13/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Grant Report

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation Donates $60,000 for Wellfield Park Project

Plus, more donations for local arts groups, educational programs and more.

07/01/2022 By Staff

Growth spurt

A New Lakefront Restaurant Is Headed to Downtown Wellen

The Banyan House will have a bar, a lounge and outdoor dining.

04/13/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Southern Living

Two New Housing Developments Are Headed to South Sarasota

In total, the two will add 528 residences to the area.

03/30/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Development

City of Venice Buys Land for $1.5 Million to Develop a Park

Engineering and permitting for the park will begin in October, with construction expected to begin 10 to 12 months after that.

03/23/2022 By Staff

Chalk Walk

Stroll Through a 3D World at the International Chalk Festival

This year, the festival’s theme is resilience. It will take place at Venice Municipal Airport.

03/01/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Fat Tuesday

Here's Where to Get Paczki, Just in Time for Fat Tuesday

Yummies Donuts & BBQ is serving up a variety of paczki from Friday, Feb. 25, through Tuesday, March 1.

02/21/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Fast Track

FourThought Adds Two New Team Members

Erin Guzzo has been named director of marketing and Alex Wolfe associate planner.

01/18/2022 By Staff

Awards

Margaret Monti of Venice Urban Forest Given Land Preservation Award

The award recognizes an individual who has exemplified dedication toward keeping Sarasota County beautiful.

12/07/2021 Photography by Staff

Winning Sunset

A Photo of the Venice Pier Recently Won a Global Online Contest

For one month, Liesl Walsh's picture is on display on a billboard on I-4 between Orlando and Lakeland.

11/24/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Health News

SMH Venice Announces Inaugural Team of Physician Leaders

The hospital is preparing to open this month.

11/01/2021 By Staff