+Sarasota Police investigate Newtown shooting
A man approached a Newtown resident on his porch at roughly 2 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, and shot him twice, according to a Sarasota Police Department news release.
+After debate, Iwo Jima project nixed
Tom Savage withdrew his application to donate an Iwo Jima memorial to Sarasota because of commission opposition, but commissioners say they were putting in due diligence.
+Driven to succeed: Lucy Nicandri
Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix Festival Director Lucy Nicandri is in her 10th year of devoting long hours to ensuring the week of events goes off without a hitch. VIDEO: Click on the article to watch a behind-the-scenes video.
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17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tiny trio tours safety facilities
Commissioner Lynn Larson’s three grandchildren, Zander, 9, Zora, 8, and Zoe Ramsey, 5, got a close-up look at what Longboat Key police and firefighters do to keep residents safe earlier this month, during a tour of the police and north fire stations.
Mar Vista dollars to benefit local teen
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub’s walls and ceiling are covered with dollar bills, signed and decorated by patrons. Every few years the restaurant removes the bills for a good cause.
'We Are The Marines'
That is how Maj. Brian Dix introduced “The Commandant’s Own” U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps July 4, at Avery Fisher Hall.