The Longboat Key Democratic Club held its monthly luncheon on Feb. 10. Cornelle Maxfield, president of the Manatee/Sarasota Black Caucus of Florida spoke about â€œSelma to Now.â€
Sarasota may be experiencing a building boom, but its heart and soul remains its older homes in well-established neighborhoods.
Next time you stroll the Circle, check out these seven new businesses that add flavor and flare to the shopping district.
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Longboat Key residents became models at Christ Church of Longboat Key, Presbyterian on Feb. 9 at its annual fashion show.
More than 80 residents of Twin Shores gathered on Feb. 8 for the neighborhoodâ€™s welcome back party.
The Old Salty Dog on City Island celebrated its 25th birthday on Feb. 8.