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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Treasury Dude

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Treasury Dude

February 18, 2011

Florida State Representative Ray Pilon named 'Treasury Dude' this weekend's honorary Secretary of Treasury at a press conference this morning in Selby Five Points Park. Pilon presented the sculpture, made by Tube Dude creator Scott Gerber, with a symbolic oil can in order to 'grease the wheels of progress' for the Sarasota Arts Festival this weekend. The Arts Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19 and Sunday, Feb. 20, on Main Street.

Garage payment plan unveiled

Garage payment plan unveiled

February 17, 2011

Details emerge on when the Palm Avenue garage will start charging drivers to park there and the different payment methods available.

Laurel Park sign: two sides to story

Laurel Park sign: two sides to story

February 17, 2011

Noticing a change to their neighborhood sign, residents questioned why the city altered it without asking residents and violated its own rules.

Commission eyes high-tech savings

Commission eyes high-tech savings

February 17, 2011

Apple iPads will replace hundreds of sheets of paper at each City Commission meeting, which will amount to $7,500 in savings annually.

Three-way race to decide District 3

Three-way race to decide District 3

February 17, 2011

Three candidates are seeking to replace Mayor Kelly Kirschner, who decided not to run for a second term on the City Commission.

News Briefs

News Briefs

February 17, 2011

Developers approach city about hotel project; New College welcomes two new board members; Sarasota Memorial, USF create partnership; city, county offices closed for Presidents Day

Home sales drop 21% in January

Home sales drop 21% in January

February 16, 2011

Despite the poor showing, the Sarasota Association of Realtors is touting the 28% rise in pending sales last month.

Developers seek 'hotel' site

Developers seek 'hotel' site

February 15, 2011

City commissioner will be asked to approve the start of negotiations with companies wanting to build next to the Palm Avenue parking garage.

GALLERY: Couples renew their vows on Valentine's Day

GALLERY: Couples renew their vows on Valentine's Day

February 15, 2011

Over 300 couples participated in this year's Say I Do, Again ceremony, Monday, Feb. 14 on Siesta Key Beach.

Renovated Bird Key Park opens

Renovated Bird Key Park opens

February 14, 2011

The city hopes to attract more users with four water access points, landscaping and more parking.



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