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

Events

Latin Chamber of Commerce Throws Party on Oct. 28

The gala includes live music from Voces Libres and a keynote speech from Manatee County schools superintendent Diana Greene.

10/12/2017 By Staff

Transportation

Port Container Volume Up 52 Percent

The port moved 39,726 20-foot-equivalent container units during its most recent fiscal year.

10/11/2017 By Staff

Planning

Grant to Help Nonprofit Plan Art and Events for Bradenton Riverwalk Expansion

The City of Bradenton recently began moving forward on an eastward expansion of the Bradenton Riverwalk.

10/11/2017 By Staff

The Seen

Photos From the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce's Annual Meeting

The chamber held its 97th annual membership meeting at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

10/11/2017 Photography by Lori Sax

Appointments

Downtown Sarasota Alliance Adds Board Members

The Downtown Sarasota Alliance board of directors recently appointed three new members: Shay Atluru, April Dipierro and Brett Henson.

10/10/2017 By Staff

Environment

Sarasota Water Quality to Be Discussed Oct. 10

The health of Sarasota's waters will be discussed at The Historical Society of Sarasota County's next Conversations at the Crocker event.

10/04/2017 By Staff

Retail

Bradenton Farmers' Market Returns Saturday

The downtown market is reopening for the 2017-2018 season soon.

10/04/2017 By Staff

Planning

City Moving Forward on St. Armands Parking Garage

The Sarasota City Commission voted on Monday to approve an agreement to move forward with the construction of a new parking garage on St. Armands Circle.

10/03/2017 By Staff

Politics

Sarasota Supervisor to Speak About Upcoming Elections

Ron Turner will discuss how local elections are managed during the next meeting of the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations.

10/03/2017 By Staff

Planning

Sustainable Communities Workshop Returns

Early-bird registration is now open for Sarasota County's 12th annual Sustainable Communities Workshop.

10/02/2017 By Staff

Tourism

Sarasota's David Wyant Will Announce the World Rowing Championships

Sarasota attorney and crew coach David Wyant is winning accolades as a rowing race announcer.

09/21/2017 By Katherine Flanders

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

Neighborhood Associations Group Holds Annual Celebration Nov. 6

The event will honor Gerry Swormstedt and will include food, door prizes and more.

09/18/2017 By Staff

Irma

New Website Details Business Recovery Resources

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County recently created a website to help businesses navigate hurricane recovery assistance options.

09/18/2017 By Staff

Technology

Local Business Leaders Attend Smart City Innovation Event

Stan Schultes and Sara Hand of Bradenton's Spark Growth recently attended the Smart City Innovation Accelerator program in New York City.

09/15/2017 By Staff

Irma

Sarasota Coworking Building Open for Those Who Need Space to Work

The free access will be offered through Friday, Sept. 22.

09/14/2017 By Staff

Irma

Over 24 Percent of Local Homes, Businesses Still Lack Power

Almost 42,000 Florida Power & Light accounts in Manatee County still lack power, while more than 66,000 accounts in Sarasota County remain without power.

09/14/2017 By Staff

Irma

Small Business Administration Offering Irma Disaster Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering disaster loans to businesses, nonprofits and homeowners.

09/14/2017 By Staff

Irma

Power Still Out for One-Third of Those in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

Florida Power & Light expects to have power restored "to essentially all customers" on the Gulf Coast by Friday, Sept. 22.

09/13/2017 By Staff