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The Urban Land Institute panel shares its vision for Longboat Key.
Siesta Key Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 4 years ago

Daily Headlines: Oct. 25, 2013

by: Alex Mahadevan News Innovation Editor

ULI spent the entire week on the Key, interviewing residents and business owners, touring the island and drafting recommendations that will be submitted officially to the town in a 40-page document in the next 60 to 90 days.

Bradenton woman vies for commission seat

Bradenton resident Terri Wonder, a Democrat, has announced her candidacy for an at-large Manatee County commission seat.

 Sarasota city employees get dunked for charity

Until 2 p.m. today, city employees will took turns sitting in a dunk tank at City Hall as part of a fundraiser for the United Way Suncoast.

 Curbside valet service debuts at SRQ

Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport began a curbside valet service on Tuesday, streamlining the air travel process for area customers.

 Hot Tickets Roundup: Sarasota Ballet's Theatre of Dreams

There are so many arts-related events this weekend that it was hard to pick our top four hot tickets. Be sure to pick up a copy of Season Magazine, or click here to view an online version, for all event listings.

 Business Observer: Laundry 2.0

An entrepreneurial couple has a dream-big plan to spin the laundry industry in Florida. Their vision will take at least $3 million.

 WEEKEND BEST BET: Centre Shops Fall Festival

Catch the feel of fall this Sunday at the Centre Shops Fall Festival.


Children can trick or treat, participate in a costume parade, listen to ghost stories, visit a pumpkin patch and more at the Boo Fest Halloween Festival tonight.

 The Good News: Philanthropist Kathleen McDonald

Kathleen McDonald is a philanthropist and the former president of Art Center Sarasota. Learn more about her in this week's Good News feature.

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