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Committee approves $250,000 for arts fest

December 17, 2009

The county's Festival Steering Committee voted 5-3 to recommend that the county provide the Ringling International Arts Festival with $250,000.

Late hours could take hit

Late hours could take hit

December 17, 2009

The cheerleader for late store hours downtown, Jake's Downtown, has gone out of business, and some fear the closing could set the late-hours movement back a step.

A new generation of givers

A new generation of givers

December 17, 2009

The Suncoast Communities Blood Bank has partnered with students from Sarasota High School and the Ringling College of Art and Design to create a blood-drive campaign called Generation Give.

City accommodates Ritz-Carlton expansion

City accommodates Ritz-Carlton expansion

December 17, 2009

Zoning code would have required the hotel to eliminate some of its entryway landscaping to construct a building liner. City commissioners voted to allow it to skip that requirement.

Parking garage builders present vision

Parking garage builders present vision

December 16, 2009

Two downtown groups vote to accept three recommendations by Suffolk Construction, which won the contract to build the Palm Avenue parking garage.

Southgate post office to remain open

Southgate post office to remain open

December 15, 2009

Initially on a list that threatened its closure, the Siesta Drive post office will remain as it has for decades.

Committee to discuss $250,000 for arts fest

Committee to discuss $250,000 for arts fest

December 14, 2009

If the county's Festival Steering Committee provides the money to the Ringling International Arts Festival, which is run by out-of-town organizers, criticism from local arts groups likely will increase.

Alleged Ponzi couple extradited

Alleged Ponzi couple extradited

December 11, 2009

John and Marian Morgan are flying back to the United States from Sri Lanka, where they have been in jail since August.

Orioles stadium plans revealed

Orioles stadium plans revealed

December 11, 2009

The new stadium will have extra seating, more shade and more concessions.

St. Armands fire station celebrates opening

St. Armands fire station celebrates opening

December 10, 2009

The grand opening came a one-and-one-half months after the station opened.



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