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Barwin out after eight years; Brown takes helm in Sarasota

Barwin out after eight years; Brown takes helm in Sarasota

The election of two new city commissioners brought the end of Tom Barwin’s eight-year reign as Manager for the City of Sarasota.

January 18, 2021 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Barwin to offer City terms and cost of his departure

Barwin to offer City terms and cost of his departure

If Barwin retires on Dec. 7, he would earn up to 20 weeks in benefits and he proposes more than $82,000 in compensation. Commission has grown critical.

December 9, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Unconditional Surrender to move closer to O’Leary’s Tiki Bar

Unconditional Surrender to move closer to O’Leary’s Tiki Bar

Advocates said controversy hallmark of artistic experience.

December 7, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Liz Alpert re-elected; Willie Shaw defeated in City Commission race

Liz Alpert re-elected; Willie Shaw defeated in City Commission race

Sarasota City Commissioner Liz Alpert narrowly held onto her District 2 Commission Seat after winning 6,045 votes against challenger Terry Turner’s 5,684 votes. A major change on the commission will be the fact that Willie Shaw, who was first elected in 2011, lost to challenger Kyle Scott Battie in District 1. Battie received 53.91 percent […]

November 24, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

City backs Bay Park’s waterfront funding plan

City backs Bay Park’s waterfront funding plan

The money generated by the assumed escalation of all property values within the TIF District is what ultimately will compose the public financing portion of The Bay.

November 24, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Preserving the memory of Sarasotan Leonard Reid

Preserving the memory of Sarasotan Leonard Reid

Reid and his wife played a key role in establishing one of Sarasota’s oldest African American churches.

October 9, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Welcome to the Barwin & Buchanan Bayfront Circus starring Unconditional Surrender

Welcome to the Barwin & Buchanan Bayfront Circus starring Unconditional Surrender

We do not need Unconditional Surrender on our Bayfront. We have a much better display in our community — the ever increasingly bizarre performance art of watching Sarasota City Manager Tom Barwin in action.

September 19, 2020 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

Barwin, Buchanan befuddle Unconditional Surrender relocation conversation

Barwin, Buchanan befuddle Unconditional Surrender relocation conversation

Buchanan announced that Barwin told him in a meeting the statue would remain at its present location due
to popular demand. This has since been walked back.

September 19, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Selby Gardens returns with revised master plan

Selby Gardens returns with revised master plan

Selby has cut the parking structure height by 40%; hopes compromise will spell success.

September 16, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Racing on Ringling Bridge fuels City Manager reaction

Racing on Ringling Bridge fuels City Manager reaction

The complaint is that motorists and motorcyclists use the stretch from US 41 to Bird Key as an opportunity for extreme speeding especially at night when traffic is sparse.

September 16, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »