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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.
25 Fourth Friday at the Historic Downtown Village
25 Sarasota Singles Society Presents "Bastille Day Celebration"
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
26 NRA Pistol Safety
8:00 am - 12:30 pm
26 4th Annual Sarasota Mystic Faire
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Vive La France
The Alliance Francaise held a fundraiser in honor of Bastille Day, or La Fête Nationale, Monday, July 14, at Marina Jack.
Going for Gold
Custodians of Sarasota County Schools enjoyed a day of fun and learning at the annual custodians professional development day July 3, at Riverview High School.
Show of support
Siesta Key Hardware owners Patricia and James Hillier are bringing the island community closer together.