Green Places

Local Organizations Launch New Sustainability Initiative

Partners for Green Places is a collaborative movement and grant program designed to inspire organizations and nonprofits to implement sustainable measures.

10/16/2019 By Staff

The Bay

Bay Park Conservancy Shares Fundraising, Site Plan Progress

The conservancy is two-thirds of the way to its $20 million private fundraising goal.

10/16/2019 By Staff

Weekly Planner

Oktoberfest, Fried Chicken and Champagne and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a wine dinner at The Sarasota Modern and an eco-friendly event at Ben & Jerry's.

10/16/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Rom-com

'The Great Love Debate' Comes to Sarasota

Prepare yourself for a live battle of the sexes hosted by McCurdy's next week.

10/15/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Ship Shape

Port Manatee Breaks Fiscal Year Cargo Records

Among other accomplishments, the port topped 10 million tons of total annual throughput for the first time in its 50-year history.

10/15/2019 By Staff

Education

Sarasota County Schools Announces 2020 'Principal of the Year'

The school system also named the 2020 Assistant Principal of the Year.

10/14/2019 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Airport Traffic Up 51 Percent in September

Traffic for September 2019 was up 51 percent over September of 2018, and year-to-date passenger numbers are up 40 percent so far.

10/14/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Sara Brunow Named Asolo Rep Education and Engagement Director

Most recently, Brunow was the 
director of community engagement at Houston's Theatre Under The Stars.

10/11/2019 By Staff

Manufacturing

PGT Innovations Launches New iLab

The iLab team will provide solutions to customers with projects that require new and inventive features, custom needs, or one-of-a-kind products.

10/11/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Venice Regional Bayfront Health Appoints Chief Quality Officer

Carole Beauchamp, R.N., has more than 30 years of healthcare experience in clinical, managerial and consulting roles.

10/10/2019 By Staff

Doing good

Three-Day Event Raises Money for Rural Schools in South Africa

Safari Sarasota participants can listen to wildlife stories, taste wine and sample South African cuisine while supporting South Africa's Good Work Foundation.

10/10/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Fast Track

United Way Suncoast Names New CEO

Jessica Muroff replaces former UWS CEO Suzanne McCormick, who was recently named president of United Way Worldwide.

10/10/2019 By Staff

Education

REACH Manatee Presents 'College & Career Readiness' Conference

The free event is focused on helping families understand the college and career options for their students.

10/10/2019 By Staff

Travel

Travel Specialist Named to Travel + Leisure's 'A-List'

Malaka Hilton was honored for her specialty in Egypt and the Middle East for the 17th consecutive year.

10/10/2019 By Staff

Your Next Signature Scent

The Making of an Original Fragrance: Clean, Modern, Natural

Meet Abel founder Frances Shoemack, who is certain to transform your fragrance profile with one of her uncompromising unisex scents.

10/10/2019 By Heather Dunhill

Fast Track

Mote Names New Associate Vice-President

Kevin Claridge has been named Associate Vice-President for Sponsored Research and Coastal Policy Programs.

10/09/2019 By Staff

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Sarasota Rapper's New Album Drops Today

YB's Fire & Desire contains 11 tracks of well-crafted Christian hip hop.

10/09/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Commercial Real Estate

The Beach Club at Anna Maria Sells for $3.7 Million

The buyer was Jacaranda Partners, LLC.

10/08/2019 By Staff

Young Folks

Sarasota Creatrix Launches New Arts and Music Event

Artist and musician Dana Laag wants to foster a creative community for young people.

10/08/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Treating the Uninsured

Manatee County's Remote Area Medical Clinic Treats Patients Facing Health Disasters

Longtime Bradenton physician Dr. Richard Conard brought RAM to Manatee County in 2015.

10/07/2019 By Ilene Denton