The arts

North Port Author Wins Silver Medal

Rena Koontz recently won an award from the Florida Authors & Publishers Association for her novel Broken Justice, Blind Love.

08/10/2017 By Staff

Entertainment

MTV Reality Show Set on Siesta Key Debuts

MTV's new "summer soap docuseries" Siesta Key, which was filmed in and around Sarasota, debuts at 10 p.m. Monday, July 31.

07/28/2017 By Staff

New hires

Ringling Museum Selects New Asian Art Curator

Rhiannon Paget will oversee Asian art exhibitions and collections, including publications, collection development and research.

07/28/2017 By Staff

The Arts

Theater Director to Take on New 'At Large' Role

Florida Studio Theatre associate director Kate Alexander is resigning from the theater's board of trustees and stepping away from day-to-day operations in order to take on a role as associate director at large.

07/21/2017 By Staff

New hires

Rowing Park Nonprofit Picks New Leader

Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates, Inc., the nonprofit that manages Sarasota's Nathan Benderson Park, recently hired Stephen Rodriguez as its president and chief executive officer.

07/21/2017 By Staff

Media

New Studio Helps Businesses with Facebook Live Streams

The video production company Mars Vision Productions recently built SRQ Live Studio.

07/11/2017 By Staff

Entertainment

Siesta Key MTV Reality Show Premieres July 31

Siesta Key, a new reality show from MTV that is being filmed in and around Sarasota, will premiere at 10 p.m. Monday, July 31.

07/07/2017 By Staff

Data

Fourth of July Cookout Spending Expected to Rise

Americans are expected to spend $7.1 billion on food for cookouts and picnics as they celebrate the Fourth of July this year.

06/23/2017 By Staff

Food

Local Restaurant Group Hires, Promotes

The Sarasota-Manatee Originals recently promoted Sarah Firstenberger to the role of executive director and hired Maggie Wood as event manager.

06/23/2017 By Staff

Technology

New Website Connects Users to Pop-Up Classes

Sarasota's Laura Daniel Gale recently launched Talent Pool SRQ, a website that allows users to sign up for pop-up classes on topics as wide-ranging as raw food, collaborative painting, calligraphy and juicing.

06/22/2017 By Staff

Media

Local Realtors Featured on HGTV Show

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate's Joe Murphy Team will be featured on an episode of the HGTV show My Lottery Dream Home that airs Friday.

06/14/2017 By Staff

Retail

Mall Hosts Father's Day Party This Saturday

The Mall at University Town Center is holding its first Dad's Day Block Party on Saturday, June 17.

06/14/2017 By Staff

Construction

New Jimmy Buffett-Themed Condo, Marina Announced

The developer Minto Communities and Margaritaville Holdings are planning to build One Particular Harbour in Bradenton's Harbour Isle.

06/09/2017 By Staff

Hospitality

Restaurant Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The Landings location of Gecko's Grill & Pub is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its opening with a party that benefits Sarasota County's 4-H foundation and clubs.

06/08/2017 By Staff

Media

NBC Sports Group to Broadcast Some of This Fall's Rowing Championships

Portions of the 2017 World Rowing Championships, hosted by Sarasota's Nathan Benderson Park, will be broadcast by the NBC Sports Group.

06/07/2017 By Staff

Design

Sarasota Firm Completes Renovations for New Herald-Tribune Offices

Sarasota's Jackson & Associates General Contractors, Inc. recently completed construction and interior finishes on the new offices of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

05/31/2017 By Staff

Sports

2021 Super Bowl Moved From Los Angeles to Tampa

The National Football League announced Tuesday that Super Bowl LV will be relocated to Tampa after originally being planned to take place in Los Angeles.

05/24/2017 By Staff

Media

Sarasota Magazine Wins National Excellence Award

941CEO's sister publication Sarasota Magazine won the general excellence award for publications with circulation under 30,000 from the City and Regional Magazine Association on Monday.

05/23/2017 By Staff

Networking

Latin Chamber of Commerce Gathers Thursday

The Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce is holding its next Conexiones networking event from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, at Palmetto's Freedom Boat Club.

05/22/2017 By Staff

Entertainment

TV Show Set Locally Premieres June 11

Claws follows a group of women who work in the fictional salon Nail Artisan of Manatee County.

05/16/2017 By Staff