June 5, 2014
James Smith submitted this photo of clouds forming over the south end of Siesta Key.
May 16, 2014
Is your family getting ready to head out on a summer vacation? Make sure you pack a copy of your Observer!
April 17, 2014
Check out these reader-submitted photos of the sun halo, which formed a rainbow-colored ring around the sun Wednesday, April 16. Clouds containing ice crystals cause the sun's light to refract, resulting in this phenomenon.
March 25, 2014
Send us your announcements of births, engagements, weddings and anniversaries. We want to share your celebrations.
December 5, 2013
FirstSarasota, the Downtown Baptist Church, commemorates 40 years of the popular seasonal production with a new lineup of music.
November 20, 2013
Fifteen-year-old Chance Sharbono is in his first year wrestling at Sarasota High, where his dad, Cezar, is the head coach.
October 31, 2013
The top five sports moments of the week.
August 15, 2013
Sarasota, as well as local businesses, will be in the spotlight this weekend on E!’s show, “Total Divas.”
July 18, 2013
In her new role as the Jewish Federation's engagement ambassador, Flora Oynick hopes to create a better sense of community in Sarasota.
July 18, 2013
An Apple A Day Academy touts a 'fresh approach to early learning' and focuses on teaching its students how best to care for themselves and for their planet.
25 Fourth Friday at the Historic Downtown Village
25 Sarasota Singles Society Presents "Bastille Day Celebration"
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
26 NRA Pistol Safety
8:00 am - 12:30 pm
26 4th Annual Sarasota Mystic Faire
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Heron East Assisted Living Facility held its second annual “Senior Prom” last month.
Sarasota nonprofits the Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota County and Big Brothers Big Sisters are hosting donation drives. The Boys and Girls Club’s drive runs from July 21 through Aug. 2 and is accepting clothing, shoes, books and small household items for Goodwill Manasota.
Vive La France
The Alliance Francaise held a fundraiser in honor of Bastille Day, or La Fête Nationale, Monday, July 14, at Marina Jack.