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PHOTO GALLERY: Temple Emanu-El Hanukkah Happening
Members of the community were invited to join in on the holiday celebration with the congregation at Temple Emanu-El for Hanukkah Happening Friday evening.
Legacy Trail extension costs could exceed $15 million
The $72,541 goal to supplement the cost of the feasibility study for the Legacy Trail extension is complete.
FYI Friday — Your weekly news roundup
Catch up on the week's most important and most interesting news stories from Sarasota, Longboat Key and East County with FYI Friday.
PHOTO GALLERY: Art Center Sarasota returns to Art Basel Miami
The Art Center Sarasota took art local artists and enthusiasts their annual southern migration to the gigantic art fair, Art Basel Miami
20 Debutante Ball
20 Community Contra Dance
20 Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota presents "A Broadway Holiday" With Will and Anthony Nunziata
20 NATE NAJAR'S JAZZ HOLIDAY
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm