The unemployment rate fell below 5% in Sarasota County last month for the first time since August 2007, while the North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota metro area added 2,300 jobs.
Director Mike Leigh's new film, "Mr. Turner," will take you by surprise on two distinct levels.
Read June LeBell's review of Puccini's 'Tosca,' at Sarasota Opera.
The Ringling Underground had their first event of the new year with drinks, snacks and plenty of local art and music underneath the stars in the art museum's statue courtyard.
More than a 25 years in the making, the Sarasota Opera will close their historic Verdi Cycle with "Aida" and more in their 2015/2016 season.
Vernon will replace retiring former director Richard Storm.
David P. Gordon designs the epic settings of the Sarasota Opera's winter season.