UPDATE: The Sarasota City Commission decided this afternoon to accept a report on downtown projects presented and to discuss the projects more in depth, including how to fund them and decide which are affordable, at a budget workshop scheduled for Feb. 28.
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+Sarasota man arrested for the 40th time
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested Stephen Brewster, 32, marking his 40th arrest, early this morning.
+Commission considers downtown project today
The Sarasota City Commission will also consider hiring a search firm to find a new permanent city manager this afternoon.
+IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Pat Orlando
The vast selection books available at Used Book Heaven might be overwhelming to the average person, but for owner Pat Orlando, keeping track of the store's 40,000-book inventory is second nature.