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22 min ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Jackie says, "Around three it gets busy, everyone coming in off the beach. As soon as the sun goes down, it's kinda nuts."
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4 hrs ago | YourObserver
This week, four great nieces and nephews of Mable Ringling are in town from New Mexico to visit The Ringling and Sarasota.
4 hrs ago | YourObserver
A woman is now setting up card tables and coolers in front of St. Armands Circle businesses that are closed on the weekends.
5 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
WHERE: Main Street in downtown Sarasota - Along Main Street from Pineapple Avenue, past Lemon Avenue to Orange Avenue.
8 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
Sarasota police are investigating the death of a 23-year-old Palmetto man found dead on the side of a road as a homicide.
9 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
13 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
The first courthouse, now at the Manatee Village Historical Park, was built in 1860 for $700.
The Sarasota has announced the second in a series of its "Coffee with a Cop" program, designed to unite the citizens with Sarasota cops to talk informally and get to know each other better.
The 16th Congressional District race representing Manatee and Sarasota counties has a candidate who says experience matters -- not age.
The issue of pay equity has surfaced in the CD13 race, with Alex Sink trying to make hay out of David Jolly's stance on the issue.
For the next several weeks, construction will be ongoing at Sarasota Memorial Hospital as crews work on installing a pedestrian bridge linking the hospital's Medical Arts Building and South Parking Garage.
The Sarasota-based Boaters' Coalition announced its official opposition to dredging Big Pass in a Saturday email to the County Commission, widening the mounting resistance to the Army Corps of Engineers project beyond Siesta Key-based groups for the first time.
Guests donned eclectic masks at the Purim Masquerade Ball Saturday, March 8, at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 70-year-old Venice man missing from his home, according to a news release.
The Sarasota Orchestra played a program this past weekend filled with so much color, it was like visiting the Louvre.
Emily is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Dean W. Smith of Mansfield, Oh. and Michael is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Clayton A. Kuhnell of Cincinnati.
The flu-ravaged and freezing Northeast hasn't been a terribly fun place to spend time this winter, so when the opportunity came to decamp for a weekend to Sarasota, Florida, my bags were packed before you could say "sunshine."