Tourism

Sarasota Company Honored By Popular Wedding Planning Website

Sand Petal Weddings, a destination wedding planning company, recently earned a “Best of Weddings” award from The Knot.

12/12/2017 By Staff

New hires

Newtown Redevelopment Office Selects New Manager

Sarasota's Newtown Redevelopment Office recently hired DeAndrae Spradley.

12/12/2017 By Staff

Deals

European Commercial Property Company Buys Westfield Malls

Unibail-Rodamco announced Tuesday that it is acquiring Westfield—which owns two malls in Sarasota—for $15.7 billion.

12/12/2017 By Staff

Planning

State Wants Input on Affordable Housing

Florida's Affordable Housing Workgroup is asking for public input on what the state can do to address affordable housing needs.

12/12/2017 By Staff

Transportation

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

Politics

Panel Discussion Covers Shifting Policies Toward Cuba

The event includes former U.S. diplomat Vicki Huddleston and Stephen Kay, the director for the Americas Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

12/11/2017 By Staff

Nonprofits

Health Care Foundation Hires Two

The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation recently hired a new prospect research analyst, Elizabeth Connolly, and marketing coordinator, Hillary Terhune.

12/11/2017 By Staff

New hires

Nonprofit That Helps Pregnant Women and Infants Names New Manager

The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County, Inc., recently hired Sara Dawson as its contracts, programs and quality assurance manager.

12/11/2017 By Staff

Data

Local, Regional and National Economic Forecast to Be Discussed in January

The 2018 Economic Forecast Breakfast features economist Hank Fishkind.

12/11/2017 By Staff

Construction

Developer Breaks Ground on 16-Unit Downtown Project

Sarasota's Seaward Development recently broke ground on its new 7 One One Palm project.

12/11/2017 By Staff

Law

Sarasota Attorney Inducted Into High School Hall of Fame

John Dumbaugh of Syprett Meshad was recently named to the Riverview High School Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame.

12/07/2017 By Staff

Environment

Forum Focuses on Phillippi Creek Fish Population and Stormwater Management

The next Sarasota Bay Fisheries Forum takes place 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14.

12/07/2017 By Staff

Real estate

New Agent Joins Michael Saunders South County Office

Michael Saunders & Company's Plantation and West Villages office recently hired Kristen Wheat.

12/07/2017 By Staff

Health care

Physicians' Network Adds Two Surgeons

John Nora, M.D., and Russell Novak, M.D., recently joined First Physicians Group.

12/07/2017 By Staff

Data

American Homelessness Up

The number of Americans who are homeless has increased for the first time in seven years.

12/07/2017 By Staff

Research

Optometrist Honored for Manuscript on Contact Lenses

Center for Sight's Mary Elizabeth McVey recently received an award from the American Academy of Optometry.

12/07/2017 By Staff

Construction

Humane Society Plots Shelter Expansion

The Humane Society of Sarasota County recently began working with J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. and Leader Design Studio.

12/07/2017 By Staff

Law

Real Estate Attorney Earns Board Recertification

This is Kirk-Pinkerton, PA, attorney Bradley Hogreve's fourth recertification since 2002.

12/07/2017 By Staff

Energy

Workshop Covers Residential Solar Energy

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is offering a free workshop on residential solar power on Tuesday, Dec. 12.

12/07/2017 By Staff

Technology

PGT, Cruise Car Leaders Honored with Economic Development Corporation Awards

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County recently presented its two major annual awards.

12/07/2017 By Staff