+County reviews permit for new Village restaurant
Sarasota County staff are inspecting plans for a $307,000 building alteration for a new Eat Here location in Siesta Key Village.
+'Grand Challenge' reaps big rewards
A monthlong food drive of The Food Bank of Manatee has netted 21 tons of food and $39,000 in cash.
+Police investigate fatal crash on Ringling Bridge
Witnesses told police that prior to the crash the motorcycle had been traveling at a high rate of speed, weaving in and out of traffic, eastbound approaching the John Ringling Causeway.
+Commission reviews Colony again tonight
Longboat Key commissioners will meet with the Sarasota County Commission this afternoon in Sarasota and tonight at Town Hall for their regular meeting.
+VIDEO: Braden River Homecoming
Braden River High football fell to Port Charlotte 29-14 in its Homecoming game Sept. 28. Sam Peacock and Madison Daunt were chosen as Braden River king and queen.
+IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Colleen Yuskaitis
Personal trainer Colleen Yuskaitis enjoys preparing foods to provide fuel for an active lifestyle. Learn more about her in this week's "In the Kitchen."
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1 Floridafitfest and 5K Treasure Run
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8 World Oceans Day Family Festival
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hat's off to Dee Pelton, volunteers
Dee Pelton held a luncheon that will be tough to top.
Youth sailors descend on City Island
Approximately 250 people hit the water Saturday, April 20 through Sunday, April 21, for Sailfest. The regatta, Sarasota Youth Sailing's biggest fundraiser of the year, included four classes of competition — Optimus, 420, Laser and Multi-hull — and a barbecue feast.
Book club sunsets for the season
The Sunset Beach Book Club, in its 10th year, ended this season with a luncheon and discussion of the book “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn, April 18, at Lazy Lobster. Discussion moderator was Ricki Carroll. Together, the group read five books this season.