Sarasota Chalk Festival founder Denise Kowal says this yearâ€™s event was a success, but sheâ€™s already considering moving next yearâ€™s festival out of the city of Sarasota.
At a City Commission workshop held Friday, city staff and a consulting group outlined some proposed changes stemming from an ongoing mobility study.
Maintenance costs for the landscaping project will total $48,237 in the first year. Starting next year, the city will have to foot the bill.
Siesta Keyâ€™s annual sand-sculpting competition rebounded from an soggy opening day for a successful weekend that brought tourism revenue to the area for a third year.
Lido Key Residents said their support must outweigh Siesta Key residentsâ€™ opposition to the Lido Beach renourishment efforts and to Big Pass dredging.
Turn lanes along Ringling Boulevard, between U.S. 301 and Orange Avenue, are being repaved this week as part of an ongoing city project.
Pine View School was recently named by Newsweek as one of the countryâ€™s top high schools for turning out college-ready graduates.