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.
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.
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.
The Urban Land Institute saw both decadence and decay during a bus tour of the island.
Movement and dance teacher Eliza Ladd works with FSU/Asolo Conservatory students on creating big characters for the upcoming "School For Lies" production.
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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17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Durante dog, owner well after raccoon run-in
Last week, we reported on a scuffle between a black dog and a group of raccoons that occurred at dusk near Joan Durante Park.
Golfer scores her first hole in one
Liz Lang scored her first hole in one July 8, on the Resort at Longboat Key Club’s Harbourside White Course, while celebrating her friend, Jane Hunter’s birthday.
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.