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As Manatee-Sarasota grows, so do bus routes to Lakewood Ranch, University Parkway
As construction moves forward with the new 880,000-square-foot Mall at University Town Center, Manatee and Sarasota county leaders are proposing new bus routes to University Park and Lakewood Ranch.
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Sales Heat Up In Southwest Florida For Neal Communities
Neal Communities notched 67 home sales in February, continuing the home builder's swift sales pace so far in 2014.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Children 'Read Across America'03/12/14 Preschoolers at the Primrose...
Children 'Read Across America' Preschoolers at the Primrose School at Lakewood Ranch Town Center will provide books for local children in need in honor of Read Across America Day this month.
Church hires first senior pastor
They came during the first business meeting Lakewood Ranch Baptist held as its own church body, after separating amicably from Sarasota Baptist in the summer.
Bradenton homeless center becomes hot-button issue for city council
The Bil Galvano One Stop Center serves the homeless population across from McKechnie Field.
East County-Fdot expedites I-75 project
The major players involved in easing traffic at Interstate 75 and University Parkway pooled their commitment and sat in the same room for the first time last week.
Be Irish for a day at Irish Celtic Festival in Lakewood Ranch
It doesn't matter whether you're of Irish Celtic descent or you just enjoy being Irish for the day.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Joint Manatee-Sarasota transit system proposal stalled, official says
Manatee County Commissioner Carol Whitmore asked Tuesday about negotiations with Sarasota County on a proposal to hire a private firm to jointly operate the transit systems.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
SMR Farms thrives among big growth in Lakewood Ranch
A timber plantation once owned by Wisconsin natives John Schroeder and then the Uihlein family, who turned it into a successful agribusiness, is still thriving among all the residential and commercial development at Lakewood Ranch.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Thavma Bikram Yoga burning up in Lakewood Ranch
After yogis finish a class at Thavma Bikram Yoga, pretzeling themselves 26 ways, they can head to the locker room and take a cold shower with complimentary organic body wash, scrubs and shampoo.
Names and faces
Robert Young and Jordan J. Riccardi have joined the law firm of Icard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg P.A. as associate attorneys.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Business briefs: Neal selling Manatee County homes at a brisk pace
Notable neighborhoods for Neal in February included Central Park at Lakewood Ranch with 13 sales and five sales at both River's Reach in Parrish and Eagle Trace in Bradenton.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Neal companies take most awards at Parade of Homes
If trophies amount to sales, the Neal family of companies should do pretty well in the aftermath of this year's Parade of Homes.
East County-Fdot expedites I-75 interchange project
FDOT will try to raise $60 million for the interchange if the two counties pass a formal resolution committing to a wider project that would include improvements to nearby roads.
Vin's People: Scholastic dance showcase at Neel Performing Arts Center
If you want to see Manatee County's impressive scholastic dance team talent, come out to the State College of Florida for the sixth annual, "Yes, We Can DANCE" showcase.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
This weekend's best bets: March 7-9
Main Street at Lakewood Ranch will host a Music on Main concert 6-9 p.m. March 7 featuring live music by Soul R Coaster.
East County-Sheriff's office takes ownership of seized animals
The sheriff's office seized more than 300 dogs, cats, horses, pigs and other animals Feb. 5 from Napier's, located at 20010 State Road 64 E, due to poor health conditions.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Neal buys into Inlets for $3.36 million
The Lakewood Ranch-based developer inked a $3.36 million purchase agreement Feb. 18 for 42 lots in the venerable riverfront development, according to Manatee County records.
East County-Breaking: Officials traveling to Tallahassee Thursday to tal
Manatee and Sarasota County officials will travel to Tallahassee Thursday morning to meet with developers and the Florida Department of Education to discuss traffic at University Parkway and Interstate 75. Vanessa Baugh, Manatee County district 5 commissioner, announced at a meeting Wednesday night at Lakewood Ranch Town Hall that she will be one ... (more)