Technology

SouthTech, Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance to Host 'Data Dump'

The event encourages locals to recycle old, outdated technology.

3:55pm Photography by Staff

Awards

Ringling College Ranks Globally in The Rookies World School Rankings

The Rookies is an annual awards and mentor platform open to young creatives in film, animation, games, VR, motion graphics and architecture visualization.

09/16/2019 By Staff

Patio Pups

Seven Fun Spots to Dine With Your Doggie

You don't have to leave man's best friend behind when dining out.

09/16/2019 With Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Redistricting

Sarasota County to Host Redistricting Open Houses Starting Sept. 18

Residents who can't make it to the open houses will be able to provide their input online via a survey starting Sept. 18.

09/13/2019 By Staff

Breaking News

Sarasota YMCA to Reopen as 'Save Our Y' Fitness Centers

The facilities will close for the weekend and reopen this week.

09/13/2019 By Staff

Rowing

Nathan Benderson Park to Host 2022 International Dragon Boat Federation Club Crew World Championships

Along with the 2022 championship event, NBP will play host to the 2021 U.S. Dragon Boat Federation (USDBF) National Championships.

09/12/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Mister Sparky Purchases Bradenton Property for Regional HQ

The $3 million, 18,881-square-foot property was the former home of Manatee River Harley-Davidson.

09/12/2019 By Staff

Legacy Trail

Jon F. Swift Construction Awarded Legacy Trail Extension Contract

Construction is expected to begin in early 2020.

09/12/2019 By Staff

Bay Watch

Annual Monofilament Cleanup Will Take Place October 5

Monofilament—or fishing line—is a genuine threat to the survival of our local birds.

09/12/2019 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Sept. 12-18

A Venice Oktoberfest, Payne Park yoga festival and more.

09/12/2019 By Ilene Denton

Hurricane Dorian

Florida Division of Emergency Management, FPL to Send Water to Bahamas for Relief

The organizations will donate a combined total of 590,000 bottles of water.

09/11/2019 By Staff

Slime time

'Slime Blowout' Coming to Sarasota Next Month

The convention will feature several "VIP Slimers," plus an ASMR film festival.

09/11/2019 By Olivia Epstein

Weekly Planner

A Sangria Showdown and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: Oktoberfest makes its way to Venice and Pumpkin Stiltskin returns.

09/11/2019 With Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Philanthropy

Selby Foundation Gives $125,000 for New State College of Florida Concert and Recital Hall

Scheduled to open in 2021, the SCF Studio for the Performing Arts will be a nearly 15,000-square-foot facility.

09/09/2019 By Staff

You Spin Me

Five Reasons to Invest in a Hula Hoop

Why picking up a hula hoop is excellent for health and happiness.

09/09/2019 With Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Memorial

County Will Host 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

A ceremony and moment of silence will take place to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11.

09/06/2019 By Staff

Rankings

Sarasota, Venice Named 'Best Places to Retire in Florida'

Sarasota ranked No. 1 and Venice No. 5 on Investment U's annual list.

09/04/2019 By Staff

Elections

Elections Office to Host Orientation for Potential Bilingual Poll Workers

The elections office is recruiting people to work as inspectors and deputies at designated precincts on election day and during early voting periods prior to each election.

09/04/2019 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Approves Nearly $10 Million in Grants

The funds come ahead of the foundation's 40th anniversary.

09/03/2019 By Staff