Red tide continues to afflict Florida coastline
Photo courtesy of Adriana Gavilanes In 2018, red tide affected Florida's coastline from Clearwater to Naples.

Red tide continues to afflict Florida coastline

Photo courtesy of Adriana Gavilanes In 2018, red tide affected Florida's coastline from Clearwater to Naples. Florida continues to deal with the coastal infestation known as red tide. Local, state and national initiatives have been researching and working on ways to mitigate the issue. Richard…

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Local college students  gather to learn about  food insecurity
Soul food such as chicken, green beans, stuffed peppers and sweet potato pie was served for dinner.

Local college students gather to learn about food insecurity

On Nov. 21, 2019, Ringling College of Art and Design (RCAD) and New College students gathered to learn about a problem that is familiar to over 40 million Americans: food insecurity. Oxfam America Hunger Banquet events allow organizers and participants to experience firsthand how individuals’…

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Sarasota adopts new growth initiatives
41 Zinns, Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL - April 1987 Photo courtesy of NCF Digital Archives

Sarasota adopts new growth initiatives

For decades, American cities have been struggling with the upkeep of infrastructure, affordable housing and heightened traffic levels. The city of Sarasota is fighting back against these issues with two strong-armed initiatives and working to fundamentally alter the roots of its worst problems.  Sarasota in…

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City commissioners reject current Selby Master Plan

After months of negotiation, the Sarasota Planning Board held its long awaited meeting to finalize the city commissioners decision for Selby Gardens’ “Master Plan” on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at Sarasota City Hall. A supermajority vote from the city commissioners was necessary for Selby to move…

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