Environment

New Report Details Local Auto Emissions Trends

Emissions from driving in the Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla., metro area grew more slowly than population between 1990 and 2017, which means emissions per person have decreased.

10/14/2019 By Staff

Trick and Treat

Ritz-Carlton Pastry Chef Lyndsy McDonald Goes Gory for Halloween

McDonald's latest Halloween work of art is a creepy head made of white chocolate and Rice Krispies.

10/01/2019 By Olivia Letts

Most Expensive Homes

The 10 Most Expensive Homes in Sarasota

What all 10 homes, including the three newcomers, share are a prime waterfront location and lots of square footage.

10/01/2019 By Susan Burns

Transportation

'Sarasota in Motion' Plan Enters Second Phase

An interactive online map is now available for public comment at SarasotaInMotion.com; the input will inform the city's master transportation plan.

09/17/2019 By Staff

Meetings

Next Council of Neighborhoods Meeting Will Take Place Sept. 13

The focus will be the benefits and economic impacts of historic districts and historic designations.

09/11/2019 Photography by Staff

Events

Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County Announces 2019 Annual Meeting

The luncheon will include a recap of the past year’s work and will present the EDC’s two major annual awards

09/04/2019 By Staff

Still Life

Drum Circle Distilling's New Coffee-Flavored Rum Is a Big Hit

To make it, the company runs its silver Siesta Key Rum through Colombian beans roasted by Latitude 23.5 Coffee and Tea.

09/04/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekly Planner

Cocktails and Video Games, a Beer Dinner and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a California wine dinner and a taco shack birthday party.

08/28/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Networking

Chamber Accepting Registration for 'Engage Sarasota' Program

The nine-month program features a variety of lunchtime networking events.

08/26/2019 By Staff

Tourism

Visit Florida Launches New Eco-Friendly Travel Hub

Visitors can find information about environmentally friendly attractions, activities, dining, transportation, lodging and how to practice "voluntourism" while in Florida.

08/05/2019 By Staff

Conservation

Conservation Foundation Seeks Public Input

The foundation invites community members to share their perspectives on the direction of land conservation at two "community listening sessions" this month.

08/02/2019 By Staff

From the Editor

From the Editor: The Billionaires Among Us

As affluent newcomers know well, long-term strategies and sacrifices to preserve wealth ensure a better future for us and our heirs.

08/02/2019 By Susan Burns

Save the date

Four Great Sarasota Dates

Whether it's your first date or your 100th, let us spice up your love life with some fun date suggestions.

08/02/2019 By Hanna Powers

The Jet Set

Private Air Travel Is Up, Up, Up in Sarasota

All of Sarasota's private air travel facilities have seen an increase in takeoffs and landings over the past few years.

08/01/2019 By Stacey Altherr Photography by Everett Dennison

Transportation

County Will Host Series of Transit Development Plan Open Houses

All three meetings are open to the public.

07/11/2019 By Staff

Shell Yeah

Free MarineMax Classes Help Women Boaters Feel More Confident on the Water

The quarterly, small-group classes are taught by U.S. Coast Guard captains.

07/11/2019 By Hanna Powers

Making Waves

Stevie Freeman-Montes Is Determined to Help Sarasota Face Climate Change

“I’m trying to facilitate a process of figuring this out together.”

06/28/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Government

County Administrators Will Discuss What’s Ahead for Sarasota-Manatee

The event will take place Thursday, Aug. 8.

06/28/2019 By Staff

Making Waves

Heather Kasten Brings Change to the Chamber

“The chamber turns 100 in 2020. I’ve heard from other women that this is a game-changer.”

06/28/2019 By Susan Burns

Making Waves

Elizabeth Moore Protects Florida Lands Through Philanthropy

The conservationist and philanthropist works to ensure that children today, and in the future, can experience nature the way she did.

06/28/2019 By Kay Kipling