Booker High School students gathered to point toward their future: major school renovations that also will unite the campus, ridding it of the Orange Avenue split.
The city of Sarasota was dragged into the property tax lawsuit Sarasota County Property Appraiser Bill Furst filed against Marina Jack, with Furst claiming a lease agreement renegotiated in 2006 obligated Marina Jack to pay about $1.3 million in current and back taxes.
Chris Shimpach offered handcrafted hats during the February crafts show in the Village.
The aluminum "sails" started going up as the final feature of the new Palm Avenue parking garage in downtown Sarasota, though the construction crew had to stop the work when gusty winds gave rise to worries the sails literally would sail away.
Bill and Rosalie Kelleher marked 40 years of matrimony in the traditional Valentineâ€™s Day renewal of vows on Siesta Public Beach, joining about 700 other residents and visitors.