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The addition is in the same spirit as the original, and celebrates the "Sarasota school of architecture" tradition with an honest use of materials in a similar design language. The Sarasota School architects preferred that "gingerbread" only be used by bakers. "Guy did a very good job of making it larger and ...
Sarasota -- The house at 2953 N. Links Ave. was in bad shape. The floor was beaten up, there were holes in the walls, and the roof leaked each time it rained. It sat like that for years. That was until a year ago when the Brotherhood of Men, a nonprofit mentor group that focuses on at-risk youth in the ...

Gerri Aaron and Jacqueline Lewis have never met. But after each of them independently made $100,000 donations to this year's Season of Sharing campaign, they became living proof that generous minds think alike. The two have other attributes in common. Both came to Sarasota in the 1990s from large ...
Sarah Hu, technology specialist at Bay Haven Elementary, works with Robbie Peiser, a kindergarten student, on solving a problem in a computer game called The Foos as part of the Hour of Code project. Sarasota County District school District leaders say a 1-mill property tax that has been in place since ...
Sarasota COUNTY -- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that took place early Saturday morning. According to reports, deputies were first called at 3:08 a.m. to the Shell gas station in the 6000 block of North Tamiami Trail for reports of a shooting. Two individuals were taken to ...
Sarasota COUNTY -- A pedestrian crossing Bee Ridge Road was struck by a car and seriously injured Friday evening, the Florida highway patrol reports. According to the report, Robert Lueck, 81, of Sarasota was traveling east in the left turn lane of Bee Ridge Road around 6:27 p.m., just west of ...

Circus fans will have a chance to meet some legends this weekend as the Circus Ring of Fame holds its 31st annual celebration. Famed circus clown and Sarasota resident Chucko Sidlow, director of the Circus arts Conservatory's Laughter Unlimited Humor Therapy Program, leads the cast when ...
On Friday, affordable housing advocate and developer Harvey Vengroff abandoned his bid to build a 368-unit apartment complex designed to provide some inexpensive residences on the edge of downtown Sarasota. His point-blank email announcement Friday simply stated: "I quit." Vengroff then ...
But not all areas are created equal. St. Petersburg, only 45 miles away, is placed among worst places to end your life. Where do you want to die? When asked, the vast majority of Americans answer with two words: "At home." Despite living in a country that delivers some of the best health care in the world, ...
NORTH PORT -- Former Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator Craig Fugate, the expert hired for an independent review of local agencies' response to Hurricane Irma, told a gathering of public officials that Sarasota County did a good job but needed to both make some procedural ...
Sarasota, Fla. (WFLA) - A family of five who were rescued by a charter fishing boat captain in Sarasota Bay reunited for dinner on Tuesday. Steven Brubacher, his brother-in-law Darren Martin and their children were toppled into the bay as their canoe capsized over the weekend. They struggled to ...
So I'm both weak and fat. That might be my slogan for 2018. By this weekend, though, I just might be able to get up and over the Ringling Causeway. All of this year's participants must be grateful that Florida's Week of Winter ended on Monday. Running across Sarasota Bay would have been a much bigger ...
Public middle schools and high schools in Sarasota County will present information about their academic programs and extracurricular activities for interested families at two events, one showcasing south county schools and the other highlighting north county schools. School representatives will provide ...
Third Fridays (October-March): Sarasota music Club hosts outstanding music performances at Eicher Auditorium in the Sunnyside Village Community Center, 5201 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota. Social gathering at 10 a.m. and performances begin at 10:30 a.m. Member and donor supported, free and open to ...
Beginning with the installation of the city's first public electric vehicle port in 2011, the recent installations are the latest phase in a 30-year renewable and sustainable energy partnership between the city and FPL, which covers the energy costs of the stations. Flexter said the chargers are part of Sarasota's ...
Diane Serpi, lower far right, teaches 9th through 12th grade at Oak Park school. She would like to see the pay raises very soon. More than 400 teachers picketing for better pay along Tamiami Trail in front of Sarasota School Board buildings located at 1960 Landings Boulevard in Sarasota. [Herald-Tribune ...
A recent run of cold weather incapacitated hundreds of marine animals across Florida but made little impact around Sarasota and Manatee counties. Officials from Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, which works with the Florida fish and Wildlife conservation Commission to respond and track at-risk ...

Allegiant Air is coming to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport and bringing two new nonstop routes with it. The Las Vegas-based ultra-low-cost carrier on Tuesday made a surprising move into the regional airport, announcing year-round service beginning in April to Indianapolis International Airport, ...
Sarasota, Fla. -- Sarasota County's teachers will join together Tuesday night to speak out publicly in support of better pay for teachers. The rally is expected to draw hundreds of teachers and is coordinated by the Sarasota Classified/Teachers Association (SC/TA), which represents thousands of ...
Parents walk their children into school at Ashton Elementary in this August 2016 file photo. The Sarasota County School District has construction for a new elementary school near Ashton tentatively on the books in the next five years, according to their district facilities plan. [HERALD-TRIBUNE STAFF ...
State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota is building a new $20 million Library & Learning Center in the heart of its Bradenton campus, and a tour of the facility proves it's anything but quaint and traditional. The library, set to open in February, is eye-catching with its windows and spaces for students, ...
Smith previously visited Sarasota for filming in June, where he shot at Nathan Benderson Park, Longboat Key and Ringling's soundstages. The "Killroy Was Here" crew features Ringling College students and graduates as well as professionals such as make-up effects artist Robert Kurtzman, who worked ...
Sarasota, Fla. (WFLA) - A Walmart cashier was duped out of hundreds of dollars in a crime of illusion that was caught on camera. police say it happened in mid-December at a Walmart at 3500 N. Tamiami Trail. surveillance video shows a cashier count out change for a female customer. The customer ...
Holiday Printables Inc based in Sarasota is getting sued. In the law suit they're accused of trademark infringement. Several customers accuse them of straight up fraud. "I would say they're horrible", says one customer. "I feel totally duped", another says. The I-Team spoke to several families who say they ...
Sarasota -- Gil Waters, a dynamic public official, entrepreneur and philanthropist known in Sarasota for his restless intelligence and ardent opinions, passed away Thursday in his home on Golden Gate Point at the age of 90. Elisabeth Waters, his wife of nearly 20 years, said Friday that her husband died ...
Sarasota -- They say the holiday season brings with it cheer, eggnog and occasional snow, even in the Southeast, but high concentrations of red tide at Sarasota County beaches? That's a holiday present no one asked for. scientists at Mote Marine Laboratory say the high concentrations of the red tide ...
Sarasota COUNTY -- Two teenagers were hospitalized after their car ran off the road and overturned Wednesday night on State Road 72, the Florida highway patrol reports. According to the FHP, Tyler Carter, 16, of Sarasota was driving a Nissan Altima east in the 12000 block of S.R. 72 at about 8:30 ...
Thunder by the Bay is bringing the motorcycles back to Sarasota in 2018, after spending 2017 in Lakewood ranch. The event is also changing up its regular date, from early January to Feb. 15-18. Thunder by the Bay was last held in Sarasota in 2016, but some downtown business owners said the festival ...
the sun sets on the beach as the party really gets rocking during the Sarasota Film Festival's Night Under a Thousand Stars on April 15, 2011, at the Ritz-Carlton Beach Club on Lido Key. Oscar winner Geena Davis attended. Sarasota Film Festival celebrates 20 years of films, stars and parties this year.
On a list that also included Salida, Colorado; Salem, Massachusetts; Greensport, New York; Joseph, Oregon; Taos, New Mexico; Lexington, Kentucky; Santa Rosa, California; and Ketchum, Idaho, Sarasota won plaudits as one of the nation's small towns that are "becoming increasingly cool," according to ...
AdRizer enjoys a growth market like other technology companies that are either expanding or locating in Sarasota and Manatee counties. Just weeks ago, the young company -- whose software boosts internet traffic to clients' websites -- moved into larger digs to accommodate its mushrooming young ...
To usher in 2018, more than 25,000 people went downtown New Year's Eve for games, rides, food and libations at Sarasota's annual Pineapple Drop celebration. Restaurant patrons enjoyed dining outside while watching the crowds walk Main Street, while others clustered around one of the two stages ...
Although the investigation is ongoing, detectives believe this was an isolated incident and the public isn't in any danger. Anyone with information is asked to contact the agency's Criminal Investigations Section at 941-861-4317 or submit an anonymous tip through crime Stoppers of Sarasota by calling 941-366-8477 (TIPS).
Sarasota, FL - Sarasota County Fire Rescue and Sarasota police Departments Marine rescue responded to a boating incident Monday afternoon. Reportedly at least 2 trauma alerts have been issued issued. According to the spokesperson for Sarasota County Fire Rescue at least four people are involved.
Nathan Benderson Park and Sarasota Film Festival's free movie series continues with a screening of Disney's recent blockbuster "Moana." The event will be held on the park's Regatta Island with attendees advised to bring lawn chairs and blankets. The movie will start at sunset and drinks and snacks will ...
Sarasota, Fla. (WFLA) - Four people were injured when a powerboat overturned in Sarasota Monday afternoon. The four victims are being taken to Sarasota Memorial hospital. One victim has been declared a trauma alert. Sarasota County Fire Rescue, the Sarasota police Department and the Florida ...
Sarasota, FL (WWSB) - All officers with the Sarasota police Department will be on patrol in downtown Sarasota for the annual pineapple drop on Sunday, December 31. There will be games, rides, food vendors, music, and the long-awaited countdown into 2018 at Sunday's event. Sarasota police ...
Traffic on North Tamiami Trail between gulf Stream and 4th Street was slowed again by flooding following an afternoon rain storm. Construction along that part of the roadway is contributing to localized flooding after heavy downpours. [HERALD-TRIBUNE STAFF PHOTO / CARLOS R. MUNOZ].
The big dogs of duplicate bridge started filing in to the new G & G In Between club in Sarasota shortly after noon on a recent Friday. Intermediate and advanced players checked an oversized TV screen displaying table assignments, grabbed some snacks and settled in for an afternoon of competitive card ...
Sarasota COUNTY -- Tom Harmer's flight had just landed in Atlanta when then-Sarasota County Commission Chairwoman Carolyn Mason called. It was the evening of Oct. 23, 2013, Harmer recalled last week. He was on the way to Georgia Tech to teach a class about economic development to public ...
Douglas J. Elmore, a shareholder at Williams Parker in Sarasota, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Easter Seals Southwest Florida and the Easter Seals Southwest Florida Foundation. Easter Seals offers care and services to children and adults with special needs so that they can enjoy ...
I have also been inspired by the countless amazing teachers that I had growing up as a student in Sarasota County schools. My mom, who also had the honor of being "Teacher of the Year" at Riverview high school, and dad were both educators, and they have always been a big source of inspiration for ...
The Sarasota Architectural Foundation focused on his career in its second Sarasota MOD Weekend in 2015 and will do so again, in an even more in-depth ... His modest structures in Sarasota, as well as his large "Brutalist" buildings in the Northeast United States and Southeast Asia, all shared the Rudolph ...
Sarasota, Fla. (WFLA) - Christmas came early for a number of children in Sarasota today thanks to The Sarasota Housing Authority, Sarasota police Department and Target. Approximately 100 children participated in the agency's "Shop with a Cop" event Saturday at the Target located at 5350 Fruitville ...
BRADENTON -- For as long as most residents of Sarasota and Manatee counties can remember, local holiday boat parades have been a cherished part of the yuletide season. On Friday, organizers for the 32nd annual Holiday Boat Parade of Lights, planned for Saturday in Sarasota Bay, announced the ...
Of the 40,104 registered Democrats in state House District 72, which covers much of northern Sarasota County, 8,494 voted in the Democratic primary that wrapped up Tuesday, a turnout of 21 percent. On the surface, the fact that 79 percent of registered Democrats in District 72 stayed home Tuesday might ...
With economic development driving the conversation, local governments are striving to alleviate the problem. Social service and community organizations are involved, too, but from another perspective. Affordable housing is a relative term dependent on income and other possible resources -- like family, ...
Sarasota County Libraries will be participating in a national reading competition sponsored by "Shark Tank" investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. Cuban is challenging libraries across the country to read a total of 70,000 books in January as part of his Winter Reading Challenge. If the goal is ...
With temperatures forecast to drop into the low 40s in the Sarasota-Bradenton area overnight Saturday and Sunday, Sarasota County Emergency Management has coordinated with the Salvation army and faith-based partners to provide cold weather sheltering for those in need. The following shelters will ...
The Sarasota Holiday boat Parade was canceled due to inclement weather, according to a release from Suncoast Charities for children. Cold temperatures and stormy weather is predicted across the sun Coast the weekend of Dec. 9, and the U.S. Coast Guard issued a small craft advisory, prompting the ...


 

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