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- Sarasota will never be for anyone young. I have lived here for 20 years and it is by far the most sleepy city in Florida. Quiet, boring and the sidewalks roll up at 8:00. This city is for old people and bitter wealthy young people.
- The noise ordinance is not "of a different era" as stated here. It came about in recent years due to two things, more residential units in the downtown area, and the disregard of most musician of the people who live in the downtown. We lived smack in the middle of downtown from 1990-2000 when there was no noise ordinance. It was not fun. Whether you are 20 or 80 you want your home to be your sanctuary. And one man's music is another's noise. On the other hand we are in the music business - have been located in Sarasota for almost 25 years and have held more than one outdoor amplified event in the downtown area with no complaints. That's because we act in a professional manner and part of that is having respect for other people.
As to affordable housing, the price points that are being bandied around will not be found affordable by most "young professionals". Do you really want to live in a 500 SF apartment? And pay $800+ for the privilege?
- The Young Advocates for Sarasota welcomes new names and faces! Prospective members are invited to join us at our next meeting on Friday, March 8th at 6:30 pm at the HuB (3rd floor) on Fruitville Rd. in downtown Sarasota. Come meet your Sarasota City Commission candidates! Find out more at www.youngadvocates.org
18 American Business Women's Assocation-Sunset Chapter Monthly Meeting
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
19 The Power of ASSET-BASED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
19 Lights In Bloom
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
20 Bring Them Home for the Holidays Adoption Event
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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.