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$100k worth of artwork stolen from Colony
Former Colony Beach & Tennis Resort owner Dr. Murray ‘Murf’ Klauber reported the pieces missing from his unit July 24.
VIDEO: Stoinev advances on America’s Got Talent
Hand balancer Christian Stoinev is one of 47 finalists to move on to live performances at Radio City Music Hall. But, locals can catch Stoinev in the Circus Arts Conservatory’s Summer Circus Spectacular through Aug. 2.
New restaurant sought for Longboat Key
A Charlotte County couple that have opened successful restaurants in Punta Gorda are interested in turning a former animal clinic across from Euphemia Haye into a restaurant.
Sarasota Crew team places fifth at world championships
Shawna Sims, 18, and Devin Norder, 17, members of the Sarasota Crew rowing team, competed against 18 countries in the World Rowing Under 23 Championships.
29 Manatee Forum Monthly Meeting
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
31 Salon Series
1 Special Books, Baubles & Bling Sale
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
4 Meet the Sky