September 11, 2012
The Sarasota County Fire Department held a remembrance ceremony Tuesday, Sept. 11 to commemorate the 11th anniversary of 9/11.
September 7, 2012
Incumbent State Representatives and their challengers faced off at the regular Tiger Bay Club luncheon Thursday, Sept. 6 at Michael’s on East. Senator Lisa Carlton moderated the event before guests enjoyed a meal.
September 6, 2012
Hundreds of people attended the fourth annual East meets West Expo Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Sarasota Municipal Auditorium.
September 3, 2012
Toale Brothers Funeral Home celebrated 100 years of business Friday, August 31, at its downtown location. Purchased in 1948 by George and Jack Toale, the company is in its third generation of Toale ownership. After a speech by Jason Toale, Mayor Suzanne Atwell delivered a proclamation, and guests enjoyed wine and food. “What great neighbors to have for 100 years,” said Atwell in her speech.
August 27, 2012
Members of Temple Sinai celebrated the return of its students and campers, who recently traveled to Israel, with its popular Rhythm and Jews service. Members wore their Shabbat whites and enjoyed wine and cheese and a dinner from Demetrio's.
August 22, 2012
The Sarasota Chamber of Commerce held their bi-monthly Power Hour Lunch, Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Daiquiri Deck on St. Armands.
August 20, 2012
Beer fans find Sarasota Beer Festival good to the last drop Hundreds of lager-lovers and stout supporters flocked to Robarts Arena Saturday, August 18, for the third annual Sarasota Beer Festival. Guests whet their palates with samplings of more than 100 beers and local foods, and Soul Purpose provided live music.
August 15, 2012
The American Jewish Committee today held its final Summer Lunch & Learn featuring Dina Siegel Vann, director of AJC's Latino and Latin American Institute.
August 14, 2012
The Sarasota Bay Rotary Club, in addition to school principals from Alta Vista, Tuttle, Goccio, Manatee and Able Elementary, packed more than 1,000 backpacks with school supplies for needy children.
August 14, 2012
St. Martha's Catholic School held its annual Back to School Bash for students, parents and teachers.
18 Author Event Laura Lee Smith: Heart of Palm
18 An Island Affaire
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
18 Chef's Cooking For Kids
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Movie and Discussion - History Channel's Ancient Alien Series
7:00 pm - 8:00 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.