Perhaps attracting young professionals isn't the only reason to push for a vibrant downtown Sarasota.
USA Today columnist Rodney Brooks wrote in a Sept. 10 article, that retiring baby boomers crave walkable metro areas, "cool ethnic restaurants and great shows." Sarasota even received a shout-out within the article.
TopRetirements.com founder John Brady says in the article that Sarasota has "an urban downtown but many walkable neighborhoods close by. There is lots happening, and it is possibly the cultural capital of Florida. And great beaches and keys nearby."
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Sound of hope
The holiday season hasn’t officially started until our favorite bell ringers return to their posts.
Shoppers and residents were treated to some holiday harmonies by the Senior Friendship Centers’ group, the Second Wind Harmonica Players, in Downtown Sarasota.
Stepping up to the plate
The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County teamed up to bring the anti-bullying event Rachel’s Challenge to Sarasota Dec. 3.