July 10, 2012
The Sarasota Chamber of Commerce held their First Monday event from 5:30-7:30 pm, Monday, July 9, at Findaddy's.
July 5, 2012
Selby Gardens hosted its annual Tropical Fourth of July event this Wednesday, July 4. Hundreds of people celebrated Independence Day with a stroll through the gardens, enjoying food and beverages and a children’s area. As the sun set, attendees enjoyed the bayfront fireworks show.
July 3, 2012
It's Thursday, June 28, and it's hot, hot, hot out at horse camp.
July 2, 2012
The Sarasota Farmer’s Market hosted the second annual Shrimp and Lobster Festival Saturday, June 30. Last year’s event drew record crowds to the market, and this year, seafood fans flocked to the market in droves to enjoy live music, children’s events and of course, fresh shrimp and lobster. Food vendors even offered shrimp and lobster crepes.
July 2, 2012
Hundreds of people packed downtown Sarasota Friday, June 29, to enjoy an up-close look at the boats from this year’s Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix Festival. Boats, trucks and other sponsors and associated groups made their way down Main Street in celebration of the 28th annual festival, which raises money for Suncoast Charities for Children.
June 29, 2012
The Suncoast Grand Prix had hundreds of people attend their "Pre-Race" Party & Fashion Show Thursday, June 28, at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.
June 25, 2012
The 2012 Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix Festival held its annual kickoff party, Saturday, June 23, at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium.
June 19, 2012
The McDonald's near downtown Sarasota has been demolished.
June 18, 2012
Mattison’s and Circus Sarasota joined forces to throw a downtown block party Friday, June 15, to watch local circus performer Nik Wallenda’s daring tightrope walk over Niagara Falls. Attendees enjoyed live music, circus performances and family-friendly activities, including face painting, balloon making and tightrope walking before watching the stunt on a Jumbotron video screen.
June 17, 2012
The first ever Sarasota Sports Festival took place, Saturday, June 16, out at Payne Park. The festival also coincided with the opening of the Circus Playground.
19 Singles on the Go Travel Meeting
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
19 2012 Merit Scholarship Recital
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
20 Gentle Yoga and Meditation with Lynn Burgess
10:00 am - 11:00 am
20 Fun Fitness for Parkinsons
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Trevor Kunk is the chef de cuisine at Blue Hill in New York City’s Greenwich Village, which the James Beard Foundation just named "most outstanding restaurant."
Sarasota native and resident Bri Oliva made her TV debut May 7, on the "Rachael Ray Show." Oliva was selected to participate in a segment called "Hidden Dangers on the Playground."
Key to the city
More than 100 community members and leaders, friends and family surprised Paul Thorpe, one of the founding members of the Downtown Association of Sarasota, April 25, at The Gator Club, to show their appreciation and celebrate the strides he’s made for Sarasota over the past four decades.