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.
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Can you dig it?
Third- and fourth-grade students of Temple Beth Sholom had a chance to brush up on their paleontology skills last week while digging for faux dinosaur bones.
Sound of scholars
Local students Caleb Upton and Matthew Vaadi received some help for their upcoming studies to the tune of $1,000 each from the Sarasota Chorus of the Keys. The scholarships were made possible through the Sheridan E. Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund. Both students plan to use the funds toward a career in music.
High Five Moments of the Week
The top five sports moments of the week.