October 4, 2013
Among the perks of living in a waterfront town, Sarasotans enjoy a buffet of delicious seafood options swimming in Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Yum!
October 2, 2013
How Insurance Works, And Why Obamacare Can’t Possibly Work
October 1, 2013
Sarasota County has accepted two proposals each for two parcels of land it intends to sell for development. Who's to say what kind of development should go where?
September 26, 2013
On the campaign stump, Sarasota County commissioners could say they stood firm on taxes. The 2013-2014 fiscal year millage rate will not increase.
September 26, 2013
Despite what some believe, states would have the right to amend and augment their version of Common Core. Florida should not defund it.
September 25, 2013
Enjoy this week'd Castaway cartoon.
September 24, 2013
The city of Sarasota needs to walk the walk when it comes to economic development.
September 20, 2013
From sand-snobbery to artistic opinions, here are five things that make you a Sarasotan.
September 18, 2013
Politicians do a lot of dumb things in this country.
September 17, 2013
If a girl is never told that she’s fantastic, creative, has ingenuity and is loved by those around her, what kind of future can she be expected to pursue?
2 French apÃ©ro evening
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2 Florida's Children First 2014 Sarasota Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
2 'Safe Sex Halloween Bash: Midnight on the Bayou' Pre-Party Kiki
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3 Sarasota Memorial HealthSquare Event
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Observer adds new staff writers
Jessica Salmond, staff writer, is a Missouri native and graduated in May from the University of Missouri. Amanda Morales, staff writer, is a native Floridian who has lived on both coasts.
Arts festival raises awareness
The 20th annual downtown Sarasota Art and Craft Fair takes place Oct. 4 and 5, at Five Points Park and Central Avenue.
Bridging the gap
The Children’s Guardian Fund wants to help teens get hired.