+Driver killed in University Parkway crash
Sarasota Police have not identified the driver of a four-door sedan who lost control of their vehicle and struck an SUV before 7 p.m. Sunday, June 2.
+Siesta Chamber announces 2013 Crystal Classic
Ten teams of master sand sculptors will compete in Siesta Key Crystal Classic Master Sand Sculpting Competition beginning Nov. 15.
+Sarasota County Commission to consider tourism plan
Visit Sarasota County anticipates five new hotels and one million annual visitors by 2020.
+Longboat Key Town Commission plans to pass Mar Vista resolution
The Longboat Key Town Commission plans to pass a resolution at its regular meeting tonight that will rescind a site plan amendment for Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub.
+2013 It's Read Everywhere
Traveling somewhere? Don't forget to pack your Observer newspaper! Bring along the Sarasota Observer, Longboat Observer, East County Observer or Pelican Press; snap a photo of you with your newspaper on your vacation; submit to win!
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3 FREE 5K Fun Run
7:00 am - 8:00 am
3 Historical Trolley Tour
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
6 Feast of the Epiphany offers beautiful close to Christmas season
6 SILL Global Issues Lecture
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Couple celebrates 54th anniversary
Carol and Jules Green met at a summer camp where Carol was a junior counselor and Jules was a waiter.
Officers welcome holiday backup
The Sarasota Police Department is on the lookout for an elf who goes by the name of Officer Elf on the Shelf.
Sound of hope
The holiday season hasn’t officially started until our favorite bell ringers return to their posts.