October 17, 2013
History always repeats itself
MUNICIPAL FOCUS - A weekly commentary: Commissioners stifle restaurant plans while public-works projects thrive
October 15, 2013
The city of Sarasota is improving the lure of downtown with a $1.8 million improvement project, while three commissioners stand in the way of real change.
October 11, 2013
There's a lot to love about Sarasota, but Siesta Key is truly a jewel.
October 10, 2013
Caragiulo and the Romans
October 10, 2013
Find out what the Observer's readers have to say.
October 8, 2013
Sarasota elected officials have earmarked $1 million and spent $40,000 to manage homelessness. NIMBYism could derail it all.
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.
19 The Power of ASSET-BASED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
19 Lights In Bloom
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
20 Bring Them Home for the Holidays Adoption Event
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
20 La Fille mal Gardee Pre-Performance Children’s Buffet
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.