As part of a largely city-funded project, Sarasota’s historically black community, Newtown, will have 15 historical markers going up starting Feb. 18. Here are the details on the project: What: These 15 historical markers detail topics like Newtown’s medical history, educational history, the jobs held by its residents and the neighborhood’s legacy of political activism … MORE>>
Little Skull Photography has been rocking the photo scene – especially with pinup & boudoir photography – since 2012 and have been calling Sarasota home since 2015. But today they will be doing a very different type of photography and they are looking for anyone and everyone to get involved. From 2-6 p.m. Little Skull … MORE>>
If you drove past Bayfront Drive and Ringling Bridge on Saturday afternoon, you might have been surprised to see thousands of people marching across the bridge, waving signs in support of women’s rights, humans rights and minority rights more generally. More than 10,000 people turned out for Saturday’s Sarasota Women’s Solidarity March, according to organizers … MORE>>
If you’re a fan of Sarasota, history, culture and scavenger hunts then Sarasota YPG and The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce’s “Q Dash” will be right up your alley. Announced officially today via press release and Facebook, the “Q Dash” will be taking place Saturday, April 22 throughout downtown Sarasota. So what is it exactly? … MORE>>
Ever wish an individual in your community could get the recognition you think they deserve? That’s exactly the goal of a new TV series, “The Hero Effect,” which airs on the Oprah Winfrey Network. And this past Saturday, Sarasota activist Brook Bello, founder of anti-trafficking organization More Too Life, was spotlighted on the show. She … MORE>>
January 1st of each year always brings the implementation of new laws and changes. One of these changes the Sarasota County Commission approved last year. 54 more parks, preserves and trails were added as “dog-friendly” sites in north and south county. Prior to the resolution being adopted, there were only 17 sites. As of January … MORE>>
Solar energy is gaining popularity. It allows you to power your life with the sun and can save you money in the long-run. Of course, there are environmental benefits, too. But it’s an expensive investment to equip your home or business with solar panels. A new initiative in Sarasota can help. A solar co-op has … MORE>>
The Giving Challenge 2016 was a big success for so many great local organizations that serve Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and Desoto counties. The challenge broke the 2015 record of over $7 million by almost doubling it with a grand total of $13,386,909. That’s a lot of donations and dough. One new opportunity to make some extra money … MORE>>
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The HuB building is getting a new name. With plans proceeding to build a five-story residential structure next door, HuB building owner Jesse Biter said Monday he is renaming the business incubator building “BOLD | Live, Work, Play.” “For years, the HuB co-working space has successfully helped entrepreneurs and other professionals connect and grow together,” … MORE>>