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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Medieval Fair brings French Renaissance to Sarasota
Horseman lounging on his horse at the jousting tournament.

Medieval Fair brings French Renaissance to Sarasota

All photos courtesy of Claire Newberg Circus performer Ichabod Wainwright has been practicing on the Wheel of Death for nearly eight years.Wainwright walking on top of the Wheel of Death.Horseman lounging on his horse at the jousting tournament.Horseman in action at the jousting tournament. As…

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Sarasota Farmers Market

The Sarasota Candle Company has had a stand at the Farmers Market for nine years, selling candles in repurposed beer and liquor containers with creative scents such as “Lido Beach Linen,” “You Smell That?” and “Sexy Time.” The Sarasota Farmers Market has drawn thousands into…

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The Activist Newsletter (5/8 – 5/15)
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The Activist Newsletter (5/8 – 5/15)

Throughout this week (5/8 - 5/15), activists have the opportunity to participate in public meetings, art shows and activism. Read on if you want to get involved in the community regarding environmental protection, education reform and local politics. Wed., May 8, Compost-A-Thon 2019 @ 7…

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On being a student from Sarasota
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On being a student from Sarasota

Adriana Gavilanes/Catalyst“It was more like New College chose me type of deal,” Perkins said. While many students come to New College from different cities around the world, for a few students, New College is a place centered around everything familiar. It is typical for people…

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The Activist Newsletter (5/1 – 5/8)
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The Activist Newsletter (5/1 – 5/8)

Throughout this week (5/1 - 5/8), activists have the opportunity to participate in public meetings, lectures and film screenings. Read on if you want to get involved in the community regarding environmental protection, animal welfare and local politics. Sun., May 5, Compost-A-Thon 2019 @ 7…

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The Activist Newsletter (4/24 – 5/1)
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The Activist Newsletter (4/24 – 5/1)

Throughout this week (4/24 - 5/1), activists have the opportunity to participate in public meetings, lectures and film screenings. Read on if you want to get involved in the community regarding women’s rights, immigration reform and healthcare access. Sat., Apr. 27,  “Women’s Rise in Leadership”…

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The Activist Newsletter (4/17 – 4/24)
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The Activist Newsletter (4/17 – 4/24)

Throughout this week (4/17 - 4/24), activists have the opportunity to participate in public meetings, lectures and film screenings. Read on if you want to get involved in the community regarding environmental protection, affordable housing and local politics. Wed., Apr. 17, Government Operations (GO) Symposium…

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