+Sarasota's Nathan Benderson recommended for championships
The International Federation of Rowing Associations will recommend Nathan Benderson Park to host the 2017 World Rowing Championships.
+PHOTO GALLERY: First Monday
Business people chattered and mingled Monday, Aug 5, at BB&T on Fruitville for the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce’s First Monday. The chamber donated the proceeds from the cash bar to a local non-profit that was in attendance from a business card drawing. Seventy-five people attended the event.
+PHOTO GALLERY: PLATO fundraising event
August 5 was a packed house at Jager Taven & Grill, where patrons of PLATO gathered to raise funds for a $70,000 new theater space a few buildings down.
+Landmarks fight vandalism with security cameras
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded the Historical Society of Sarasota County a $3,770-grant for a security-camera system.
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Commission savors the sunshine
The weather on Longboat Key was cloudy on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 11, but the Longboat Key Town Commission stayed in the sunshine, as far as the Longboat Observer could tell.
Resident keeps eye on the pie
Inspired by her mother’s homemade banana cream pie, Bird Key resident Kim Manning had a sweet idea: key lime with a twist.
Show us your spirit this season
This week, our reporters will make our final decisions on our favorite displays of holiday cheer for our “Spirit of the Season” contest. This year’s competition isn’t limited to lights.