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2 hrs ago | YourObserver
Dennis Abbey, owner of Lectric Limos, stands outside of the Palm Avenue parking garage before driving an electric car through a proposed downtown circulator route.
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Sarasota County commissioners delivered the third strike against development proposed on the vacant lot at 162 Beach Road Wednesday, and the crowd went wild.
8 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested three people for using lost or stolen credit cards to buy Visa gift cards at area Target stores.
12 hrs ago | YourObserver
As Good As It Gets owner Doug Gourley says the city has been unresponsive to his inquiries regarding a wayfinding system on Palm Avenue.
17 hrs ago | YourObserver
Aspring breeze rocks the trees surrounding the Sarasota War Memorial. The sound of rustling leaves is audible over the soft din of traffic on nearby Bayfront Drive.
John Legend has done that. From his beginnings as a collaborator with high-profile artists as Jay-Z and Alicia Keys, singer/keyboardist Legend has gone on to phenomenal success as a solo performer and R&B songwriter It's been just eight years since legend won the Best New Artist Grammy Award, one of two he won in 2006.
Here's a brand-new subject for a comedy show: The difference between men and women.
It's based on based on 22 songs sung in ghettoes and concentration camps. Besides Seyfried's music, the Sarasota performance features original choreography.
Hyatt Regency Sarasota members of staff spent the day giving back to the community with All Faiths Food Bank's Sprout Mobile Farm Market Wednesday, April 23. A group of staff members joined the nonprofit's mobile market to teach local children the importance of eating healthy.
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 27-year-old woman believed responsible for the shooting last week at a home across from Riverview High School.
This week we went in the kitchen at Roessler's Restaurant as chef and owner Klaus Roessler prepares Crepes Suzette, a dessert invented in 1894 that Roessler has served tableside at his restaurant since it opened.
A Bradenton man has been charged in connection with multiple locker room thefts at two Crunch Fitness locations, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office reports.
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 23--SARASOTA After leading the Sarasota's flagship healthcare company for a decade, Gwen MacKenzie is leaving her job as president and CEO of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System.
Legislators have scrapped $100 million in funding for transportation projects from the state's budget - a move that may make expediting improvements to the intersection of Interstate 75 and University Parkway more difficult.
WHAT: 36th Annual Siesta Fiesta WHEN: April 26 & 27, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm WHERE: Ocean Boulevard & Beach Road in Siesta Key Village, Siesta Key Navigational Address: 5124 Ocean Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34242 WHY: To Support the Arts, the Siesta Key Association and the Local Community ADMISSION : Free and open to the public WEBSITE: ... (more)
The sale was the highest transaction recorded on Bird Key since January 2008, when the home at 643 Mourning Dove Drive sold for $6.9 million.
City of Sarasota commissioners will meet with county commissioners Tuesday for another round of talks related to a proposed downtown homeless shelter.