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- I would like to know where these "young professionals" that are targeted for these units are going to work. There aren't those kinds of jobs in the downtown area. The restaurant and retail workers who are the majority of workers downtown wouldn't be able to afford these price points. When the 1350 Main building was planned, it was supposed to be "affordable" housing too. Those units are 700-1100 SF, originally sold for $150K, now selling for $275-$350K. The "live, work, play" vision doesn't work if there are not the kinds of jobs in the area that will support these rents.
13 Fifth Annual CYD Gingerbread Festival
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
13 CYD Gingerbread Festival
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
14 Free Spirograph Art Event For The Kids
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
14 Green Tara Empowerment
14 Cat Depot: Leashwalking
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
14 "Rainforest Friends: The Rainforest from A to Z"
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
17 Financing Our Foodshed with Carol Peppe Hewitt
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
18 8th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Sarasota Chapter #115 of Ikebana International held its annual holiday luncheon demonstration Dec. 2.
Frosty the sandman
Beachgoers maintained the holiday spirit while basking the sun at Siesta Beach this weekend.
The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations held its annual holiday party Monday, at the Sarasota Botanical Garden.