December 30, 2012
Computer-less and still unpacking, the new city manager takes the helm on his first day.
December 29, 2012
The Sarasota City Commission picked a $1.4 million offer for prime commercial space on Fruitville Road. The offer is half what a competing developer offered to pay.
December 28, 2012
Search consultant Colin Baenziger suggests the city manager salary maximum be raised from $180,000 to $215,000 for the position to attract a wider range of candidates.
December 27, 2012
It came down to two. One hotel concept would cater efficiently to a downtown business crowd; the other concept would provide tourists with a high-end, artsy place to stay. Both concepts could work — the latter won.
December 26, 2012
The Main Street makeover that has been in the works for the last two-and-a-half years finally received approval from the Sarasota City Commission Monday, May 21, at its regular meeting.
December 25, 2012
The Sarasota City Commission voted unanimously Monday to keep benches out of Selby Five Points Park, citing as their main reason for doing so the recommendations of the Sarasota Police Department and two organizations that are champions of the homeless community.
December 24, 2012
The downtown historic Laurel Park neighborhood is in the midst of an ongoing dispute over future development just outside its boundaries.
December 22, 2012
The morning after Mayor Suzanne Atwell successfully called for the resignation of former City Manager Bob Bartolotta, the mayor said she was "focusing on the larger picture."
December 21, 2012
The long-delayed $12.5 million sewer lift station will replace an aging station near Hudson Bayou.
December 21, 2012
Today's Stories: Area schools on high alert after threats; $1 million project to filter polluted runoff; MTO reveals new mural; Error delays impact fee update
26 Lights In Bloom
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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
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.