Daily Headlines: Oct. 23, 2013


Daily Headlines: Oct. 23, 2013


Date: October 23, 2013
by: Alex Mahadevan | Digital Content Producer



+ Main Street hotel moves closer to approval

The Sarasota County Commission directed staff to negotiate with developers interested in constructing a 150-room Kimpton hotel at U.S. 301 and Main St.

Town and police agree to new contract

The offer also comes with a 3% pay increase and 2% cost of living allowance increases (or the same raises other employees receive) in years two and three of the new contract.

 Landowners want Waterline Road project overturned

The landowners have appealed to Manatee County for a mediation session and filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn commissioners’ decision to deny a residential project in a rural community.

 ULI shares first impressions

The Urban Land Institute saw both decadence and decay during a bus tour of the island.

 Backstage Pass: Eliza Ladd helps students perform moving work

Movement and dance teacher Eliza Ladd works with FSU/Asolo Conservatory students on creating big characters for the upcoming "School For Lies" production.

 Business Observer: Iconic pitcher hurls more publicity for LED firm

Mariano Rivera mentions Evolucia on two recent TV interviews.


This week we went in the kitchen with Gaetano Cannata, owner and chef of Ortygia, while he prepares tonno in agrodolce with braised fennel and garlic peperonata, a Sicilian sweet and sour tuna. Get the recipe and watch an instructional video in this week's "In the Kitchen."

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