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Commission declines to endorse Mote vision
The Sarasota City Commission narrowly voted against endorsing Mote Marine Laboratory’s vision for expansion, which includes a new aquarium on city-owned bayfront land.
Tampa Bay Lightning honors Graci McGillicuddy
McGillicuddy received the Lightning Community Hero of the Year award at the Oct. 11 hockey game.
Circle events, Mote expansion top commission agenda
The Sarasota City Commission will again revisit regulations for events at St. Armands Circle Park Monday, with several opponents to the proposed ordinance prepared to step forward.
Black Tie Untied: Key to the Cure
Black Tie Editor Heather Merriman takes you behind the scenes at Key to the Cure.
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