December 16, 2012
Community Youth Development, CYD, held two gingerbread house Iron Chef Competitions Friday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Potter Building.
December 14, 2012
Hundreds of people made their way out to South Lido Beach State Park Wednesday, Dec. 12, to take part in the 12.12.12 Sands of the World Mandala ceremony.
December 13, 2012
The Sarasota Chamber of Commerce held their Breakfast with a Bang networking event Thursday, Dec. 13, at Orange Leaf Yogurt. Those who attended enjoyed breakfast from Chick-fil-A.
December 9, 2012
Thousands of people brought their lawn chairs out to see the boats that took part in the 26th Annual Sarasota Christmas Boat Parade of Lights Saturday, Dec. 8, in the Sarasota Bay.
December 8, 2012
The Young Professionals Group of Sarasota held their monthly after hours Thursday, Dec. 6, at Libby’s. During this get-together, those who attended were encouraged to bring at least one toy for a boy or girl to be donated to the Big Brothers Big Sisters toy drive.
December 5, 2012
A select group of people, mostly volunteers and donors, were invited to take part in the lighting of the bromeliad tree Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.
December 3, 2012
Thousands of people filled the sidewalks along Main Street Saturday, Dec. 1, for the Annual Downtown Holiday Parade.
December 2, 2012
Achieva held their 2nd Annual Reindeer Trot Saturday, Dec. 1, at Payne Park. Those who participated in the trot had the option of running or walking in a 5K/10K. All proceeds raised benefited Sarasota County classrooms.
November 30, 2012
The Marie Selby Gardens Associates held the third annual Wine, Dine and Pine event Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Marie Selby Gardens.
November 24, 2012
The Sarasota Downtown Merchants Association held a Christmas tree lighting ceremony Friday, Nov. 23, at Five Points Park. The evening included music by Mr. Howard’s Music Makers and caroling by Girls Inc.
24 Open House with Artist Nancy Hall: Fourth Fridays
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
24 Meetings with Ancient Ones - Messages, Guides and Readings
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
24 Fridays and Saturdays: Twinkle!
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
25 Free Summer Olympics for the kids
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jolly good fellow
Just as Observer advertising representative Bob Lewis loves to garden, he also cultivates relationships with all of his co-workers and clients.
Going for the gold
Sisters Francesca and Elizabeth Martel returned victorious Monday, May 20, after a weekend at the Special Olympics of Florida State Summer Games, in Orlando.
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."