The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has signed a lease to run its culinary program out of the former Viking Space on Lakewood Ranch Main Street.
The public is invited to meet members of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) advisory panel that will conduct a planning initiative for Longboat Key.
Commissioners will consider four designs for the garage at today’s meeting and discuss an agreement with Pineapple Square that requires the garage to be built by early 2015.
The Sarasota Board of County Commissioners will hold a joint meeting with the Sarasota City Commission Tuesday — Lido Beach renourishment and homelessness will be on the agenda.
The local rate remains higher than the national figures, but has fallen 3.9% since this time last year.
The Cardinal Mooney football team clinched its first playoff berth since 2008 with a 62-0 victory over Class 3A-District 6 rival The Out-of-Door Academy Oct. 18.
These students make up the PMP/Suncoast Super Strings program. They met for the first of two workshops Saturday, Oct. 19. They will play under the baton of renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman during the PMP Sarasota Winter Residency on Jan. 2. They will be joined by thirty-plus other young musicians in the PMP String Orchestra.
The Lakewood Ranch Community Fund distributed $68,402 in grants at its 2013 Grant Awards Oct. 15.
Survivors and supporters gathered at Sarasota Polo Club Saturday, Oct. 19, for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.
Sarasota Opera House was the place to be Saturday Oct. 19. Young, stylishly dressed Sarasotans headed to the Sarasota Culture Collective kickoff party.
Sarasota County firehouses battled it out for Sarasota's best chili in the 14th Annual Firehouse Chili Cook-Off, Sunday Oct. 20.
The 19th Annual Downtown Sarasota Art and Craft Festival took place 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Athletes gathered at Longboat Key Club Sunday, Oct. 20, for the Longboat Key Triathlon Race Series.
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1 Community Cookout
2 3rd annual 'Power of the Girl' Business Breakfast
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
Bridging the gap
The Children’s Guardian Fund wants to help teens get hired.
Win big in two Observer contests
Starting in October, the Observer will now offer prizes for winners of the weather photo contest, sponsored by Manasota Flooring Inc.
Can you dig it?
Third- and fourth-grade students of Temple Beth Sholom had a chance to brush up on their paleontology skills last week while digging for faux dinosaur bones.