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.
10 Books & Coffee
10 Hollywood Glam Party
7:45 pm - 6:00 am
12 La Leche League/Breastfeeding Support
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
13 Fifth Annual CYD Gingerbread Festival
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
13 CYD Gingerbread Festival
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
14 Free Spirograph Art Event For The Kids
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
14 Green Tara Empowerment
14 Cat Depot: Leashwalking
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
During each of the last eight years, the Out-of-Door Academy families have collected food for Gocio Elementary families.
Forty Carrots hosts grandparents
Forty Carrots Family Center invited students’ grandparents to attend Grandparents’ Day Nov. 25.
The Rotary Club of Sarasota Keys is seeking volunteers from now through Dec. 24, to help man its Salvation Army kettle bell during the holiday season.