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Sarasota Ballet dancer Danielle Brown performs Dominic Walsh’s “Dying Swan," at the Sarasota Culture Collective kickoff party.
Siesta Key Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 4 years ago

Daily Headlines: Oct. 21, 2013

by: Alex Mahadevan News Innovation Editor

+ USF Sarasota-Manatee takes over Viking Space

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has signed a lease to run its culinary program out of the former Viking Space on Lakewood Ranch Main Street.

Public invited to meet ULI panelists

The public is invited to meet members of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) advisory panel that will conduct a planning initiative for Longboat Key.

 City Commission continues State Street garage talks

Commissioners will consider four designs for the garage at today’s meeting and discuss an agreement with Pineapple Square that requires the garage to be built by early 2015.

 City, county commissions set to meet

The Sarasota Board of County Commissioners will hold a joint meeting with the Sarasota City Commission Tuesday — Lido Beach renourishment and homelessness will be on the agenda.

 Business Observer: Sarasota-Bradenton foreclosure market drops under 7%

The local rate remains higher than the national figures, but has fallen 3.9% since this time last year.

 Cougars bound for the postseason

The Cardinal Mooney football team clinched its first playoff berth since 2008 with a 62-0 victory over Class 3A-District 6 rival The Out-of-Door Academy Oct. 18.

 + PHOTO GALLERY: PMP/Suncoast Super Strings

These students make up the PMP/Suncoast Super Strings program. They met for the first of two workshops Saturday, Oct. 19. They will play under the baton of renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman during the PMP Sarasota Winter Residency on Jan. 2. They will be joined by thirty-plus other young musicians in the PMP String Orchestra.

 + PHOTO GALLERY: Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Grant Awards

The Lakewood Ranch Community Fund distributed $68,402 in grants at its 2013 Grant Awards Oct. 15.

  + PHOTO GALLERY: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

 Survivors and supporters gathered at Sarasota Polo Club Saturday, Oct. 19, for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

 + PHOTO GALLERY: Sarasota Culture Collective kickoff

 Sarasota Opera House was the place to be Saturday Oct. 19. Young, stylishly dressed Sarasotans headed to the Sarasota Culture Collective kickoff party.

 + PHOTO GALLERY: Firehouse Chili Cook-Off

 Sarasota County firehouses battled it out for Sarasota's best chili in the 14th Annual Firehouse Chili Cook-Off, Sunday Oct. 20.

+ PHOTO GALLERY: Downtown Sarasota Art and Craft Festival

 The 19th Annual Downtown Sarasota Art and Craft Festival took place 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

 + PHOTO GALLERY: Longboat Key Triathlon

 Athletes gathered at Longboat Key Club Sunday, Oct. 20, for the Longboat Key Triathlon Race Series.

+ Black Tie Untied

Untie the weekend with Black Tie Untied! 

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