+Sarasota Parking Operations relocates back to City Hall
City officials say the move will make it more convenient for people to pay tickets and take care of parking business.
+Firefighter union to vote on contract
The town's firefighters will vote next week on whether to accept a three-year contract ratified by the commission.
+Observer/PIC candidate debate tonight
All six commission candidates have agreed to participate in a forum co-sponsored by the Longboat Observer and the Longboat Key Public Interest Committee.
+Black Tie Untied
A true sign that "season" is here: sell-out events.
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2 French apÃ©ro evening
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2 Florida's Children First 2014 Sarasota Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
2 'Safe Sex Halloween Bash: Midnight on the Bayou' Pre-Party Kiki
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3 Sarasota Memorial HealthSquare Event
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Observer adds new staff writers
Jessica Salmond, staff writer, is a Missouri native and graduated in May from the University of Missouri. Amanda Morales, staff writer, is a native Floridian who has lived on both coasts.
Arts festival raises awareness
The 20th annual downtown Sarasota Art and Craft Fair takes place Oct. 4 and 5, at Five Points Park and Central Avenue.
Bridging the gap
The Children’s Guardian Fund wants to help teens get hired.