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Orchestra site search continues in Sarasota

Orchestra site search continues in Sarasota

After the City rejected its proposal, the Sarasota Orchestra has said it would expand its search beyond the City. The Sarasota County Fairgrounds has also re-emerged as a possible location.

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Fruitville roundabout construction starting soon

Fruitville roundabout construction starting soon

“Prepare mentally and vehicularly.”

June 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Commissioner Brody, residents question Orchestra plan to build in Payne Park

Commissioner Brody, residents question Orchestra plan to build in Payne Park

“Mr. Barwin, the choice between losing a significant portion of Payne Park or the Sarasota Orchestra is not a choice at all.”

June 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota Orchestra’s Payne Park plan up for approval in City Hall

Sarasota Orchestra’s Payne Park plan up for approval in City Hall

City Attorney says park deed may not preclude symphony hall as allowable use.

June 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota homeless population drops 50%

Sarasota homeless population drops 50%

Homeless individuals in the City of Sarasota have been reduced by 52.1 percent since 2016.

June 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota Orchestra plans to Move to Payne Park

Sarasota Orchestra plans to Move to Payne Park

The Sarasota Orchestra plans to move to Payne Park. The organization cites parking and constraints on performances as well as sea level rise as factors.

April 30, 2019 | Posted in Stephen Reid, Top Box, Video | Read More »

Sarasota’s love affair with Roundabouts

Sarasota’s love affair with Roundabouts

Sarasota has a love affair with the roundabout. The largest one is yet to come at US 41 and the base of the Ringling Bridge at Gulfstream Avenue. Longboat Town leaders are opposed.

April 30, 2019 | Posted in Stephen Reid, Top Box, Video | Read More »

The Sarasota Museum of Modern Art close to a reality…

The Sarasota Museum of Modern Art close to a reality…

We have all seen the former Sarasota High School transforming into the future Sarasota Museum of Modern Art on South U.S. 41. When will it open and what’s in store? Watch the video for the details.

April 30, 2019 | Posted in Stephen Reid, Top Box, Video | Read More »

Sarasota blesses ‘The Bay’ plan for 53 city owned acres

Sarasota blesses ‘The Bay’ plan for 53 city owned acres

The proposal will be developed in stages, primarily paid for through private and philanthropic funds and eventually include a new performing arts hall to replace the Van Wezel.

April 21, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota stalls Bayfront plan to define cost to taxpayers

Sarasota stalls Bayfront plan to define cost to taxpayers

No issue facing the City of Sarasota is of greater import than the redevelopment of its 53 acres that surround the Van Wezel and sprawl along the Bayfront. The Commission wants more time to vet the plan.

April 15, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »