+Driver killed in University Parkway crash
Sarasota Police have not identified the driver of a four-door sedan who lost control of their vehicle and struck an SUV before 7 p.m. Sunday, June 2.
+Siesta Chamber announces 2013 Crystal Classic
Ten teams of master sand sculptors will compete in Siesta Key Crystal Classic Master Sand Sculpting Competition beginning Nov. 15.
+Sarasota County Commission to consider tourism plan
Visit Sarasota County anticipates five new hotels and one million annual visitors by 2020.
+Longboat Key Town Commission plans to pass Mar Vista resolution
The Longboat Key Town Commission plans to pass a resolution at its regular meeting tonight that will rescind a site plan amendment for Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub.
+2013 It's Read Everywhere
Traveling somewhere? Don't forget to pack your Observer newspaper! Bring along the Sarasota Observer, Longboat Observer, East County Observer or Pelican Press; snap a photo of you with your newspaper on your vacation; submit to win!