Beer

New Bradenton Brewery Opens

Good Liquid Brewing Company features 30 taps, with 20 in-house beers, six Italian wines and four ciders.

12/15/2017 By Staff

Politics

County to Begin Negotiations to Make Interim Administrator Permanent

The Sarasota County Commission on Tuesday directed the county attorney to begin negotiations with interim county administrator Jonathan Lewis to hire Lewis as the next county administrator.

12/15/2017 By Staff

New hires

Law Firm Adds New Attorney

Walters Levine & Lozano recently hired Ashley Fromm.

12/15/2017 By Staff

Public health

Panel Discussion Covers Opioid Abuse Crisis

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club's Jan. 4 luncheon will include a panel discussion about the region's opioid abuse crisis.

12/15/2017 By Staff

Design

Direct Mail and Marketing Company Hires Graphic Artists

Sarasota's Andrick & Associates recently hired graphic artists David Dessauer and Kristen Gubocki.

12/15/2017 By Staff

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

New hires

University of South Florida Names New Sarasota-Manatee Regional Chancellor

University of South Florida system president Judy Genshaft on Thursday named Karen Holbrook the new regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee.

12/14/2017 By Staff

Repairs

Free Car Technician Training Program Expands

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is partnering with six local automotive dealerships to offer a free short-term technician training program at Suncoast Technical College.

12/14/2017 By Staff

Honors

Manatee Chamber of Commerce Recognized for Educational Work

The Manatee Chamber of Commerce recently received a Leading Light award from the Sunshine State School Public Relations Association.

12/14/2017 By Staff

Politics

Federal Communications Commission Votes to Eliminate Net Neutrality

The move will allow internet service providers to block content, charge customers more to access certain content and offer certain content at higher or lower speeds.

12/14/2017 By Staff

Real estate

Maryland Real Estate Agency Expands Into Sarasota County

The Creig Northrop Team recently launched a new real estate agency, Northrop Realty, that will serve buyers and sellers in Sarasota County.

12/14/2017 By Staff

Energy

City Holding Community Meetings on Renewable Energy Pledge

The city's "Ready for 100" plan calls for the city to make its operations 100 percent renewable by 2030 and for the entire city to operate on renewable energy by 2045.

12/14/2017 By Staff

Construction

Renovation Begins on Nokomis Shopping Plaza

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. last month began the renovation of the exterior facade of Palm Square Plaza.

12/13/2017 By Staff

New hires

Architecture Firm Hires Five

Alysha Townsend, Gary Christensen, Pamela Winkle, Shannon Barrier and Allison Angle recently joined Fawley Bryant Architecture.

12/13/2017 By Staff

New hires

Michael Saunders & Company Adds Four Agents

The real estate firm has added staff to its Venice, Longboat Key and Siesta Key offices.

12/13/2017 By Staff

Leadership

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Accepting Applications for Nonprofit Training Series

Applications for the foundation's Gulf Coast Board Institute are due Friday, Dec. 29.

12/13/2017 By Staff

Deals

Target Buys Same-Day Delivery Service

The Minneapolis-based corporate retailer is purchasing Shipt for $550 million.

12/13/2017 By Staff

Events

Women's Networking Group Meets Next Week

The Anna Maria Island chapter of S.W.A.T. (Successful Women Aligning Together) meets every third Thursday of the month.

12/13/2017 By Staff

Data

Number of Retail Jobs Up

The American retail industry added 12,900 jobs during the month of November after losses in October.

12/12/2017 By Staff

Construction

Florida Chief Financial Officer to Speak in Sarasota in February

Jimmy Patronis will speak at the annual awards dinner of the Gulf Coast Builders Xchange.

12/12/2017 By Staff