Temple Sinai hosted its annual Jewish Food Festival Sunday, Jan. 13. Attendees sampled food from dozens of booths, which included traditional Jewish recipes.
â€œMy recipe was passed down to me from my mother,â€ said Alan Fishbein. â€œBack in those days, nobody measured, so it took me a few tries to get it down.â€
After sampling the many dishes, guests also had an opportunity to view local art and peruse the templeâ€™s used book sale.
Pine View middle school students put on their dancing shoes Friday, Jan. 11 to bust a move at the Pine View Middle School Dance. Students socialized, enjoyed food and drink, and of course, danced to pop music hits.
Staff members at Girls Inc. announced Zandy Sanders to be Girl of the Year as a surprise Friday, Jan. 11 at their Sarasota location. Every year staff members select a girl unanimously who has shown leadership, strength, and bold characteristics.
The AJC West Coast Florida Board of Directors held a cocktail party and open house as a way to welcome the new regional president and thank the past president Thursday, Jan. 10 at the AJC office on Main Street.
The Sarasota Republican Club held their monthly meeting Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the Sarasota Yacht Club. The event was called â€œ2012 Electionâ€¦ What Happened?â€ and included Johnny Jackson, Andres Malave and Jamie Miller as the three panelists.
A home in Mira Mar tops all transactions in this week's real estate. Joseph and Theresa Flotteron, of Sarasota, sold their home at 8191 Midnight Pass Road to Daniel and Nina Booth, of Monkton, Md., for $2,225,000.
The Planning Board will vote on the proposal next. If approved, it would change the development process for projects proposed near Laurel Park.