An Ecuadorian trade commissioner and business development manager recently visited Port Manatee.
The special election was called because of the resignation of former state Rep. Alex Miller, R-Sarasota, who quit after serving less than a year in office.
The meeting was originally scheduled for September, but was pushed back because of Hurricane Irma.
The Sarasota County tax collector's office collected almost $21.3 million in Tourist Development Tax money during its most recent fiscal year.
That portion includes shoppers who plan to spend on Cyber Monday.
Organizers had predicted that the event would generate $25 million in economic impact for the region.
The bill cuts the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent, eliminates the estate tax in 2024 and drops many personal deductions, among other things.
Construction begins Monday, Nov. 27, and is expected to be completed by next May.
The Patterson Foundation is helping the Humane Society of Manatee County, the Peace River Wildlife Center, the Prospect Riding Center and Satchel’s Last Resort.
Edward James III co-wrote a chapter in the just-published Races, Reforms, & Policy: Implications of the 2014 Elections.
The Mall at University Town Center's holiday attraction, Santa's Flight Academy, will run through Christmas Eve.
The new Planet Fitness takes up 20,000 square feet and offers cardio machines and strength equipment, specialty training equipment and more.
Parker helps drivers find public parking spaces in downtown Sarasota and Southside Village, at Lido Beach and on St. Armands Circle.
A new report finds that 22 percent of all foreign buyers who recently bought residential property in the United States purchased property in Florida.
The Gulf Coast Builders Xchange is holding a sporting clays tournament from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17.
Sarasota's JMX Brands recently promoted Ross Wiemken.
Shine Hair Design Studio is celebrating its one-year anniversary with an all-day open house and client appreciation event on Wednesday, Dec. 6.
The 2018 Economic Forecast Breakfast features economist Hank Fishkind.
The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance is holding its annual Sandies Members’ Choice Awards luncheon at Polo Grill and Bar.
Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently promoted Shelley Whiteside.