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May 20: Daily Headlines Video
Top Stories: Gans hits Rajewski with SUV; City Commission talks funding cuts; bayfront and parking; Manatee School Board holds budget workshop; PHOTO GALLERY: Downtown Sarasota Craft Show
Mar Vista project will be reviewed again
Commissioners will review a Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub project after Mar Vista owner Ed Chiles requested a re-hearing.
Mar Vista approval to be reconsidered today
Commissioners will decide whether they want to take back its approval of a Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub project at a special meeting scheduled for 4 p.m. today.
THEATER REVIEW: 'How to Eat Like a Child'
A charmingly irreverent and sweetly nostalgic stroll through childhood dilemmas of the 1970s, “How to Eat Like a Child – And Other Lessons in Not Being a Grown-up,” is now playing at Venice Theatre.
21 Live It Up! with Parkinsons
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
21 Humanity Working to End Genocide meeting
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
21 Cat Depot: Volunteer Orientation and Cat Socialization Level 1 Training
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
22 Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance May Morning Express Networking Social - SCF "How SCF Supports Local Business"
7:30 am - 9:00 am