#7 is a beautiful par three with a tricky green surrounded by Florida preserve.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Improvements are underway at Lakewood Ranch Park.
SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- A Lakewood Ranch developer is hoping to get approval from the county commission Wednesday to expand into Sarasota County.
This week's Dream 18 is #7 at Lakewood Ranch Golf Club.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Residents in a Lakewood Ranch neighborhood say their 4th of July BBQ plans were ruined due the overwhelming smell coming from a retention pond behind their home. The pond has had continual algae problems that are concerning to many in the environmentally-friendly neighborhood.
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. – The first Winterfest in Lakewood Ranch had many in the mood for music on Saturday. Rock legend Marty Balin and a long list of musicians played at the Premier Sports Complex all day Saturday starting at 10am. The festival raised money for two charities while providing local and national musical entertainment. Even Coordinator, Cyndee Voelkins, said “There are so many musicians from this area, not only famous musicians but up and coming artists too!”. Some concert goers loved the charity aspect of the show. Two fans at the concert, Brad and Lynn Schramek, said we love what these guys are doing with foundation to support local musicians, buy sheet music, and have musical training...so its definitely a worth while cause!”. The concert organizers goal is to grow Winterfest into an annual music event that rivals the biggest festivals in the country.
New developments like the Mall at University Town Center have locals worried about gridlock.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Lakewood Ranch intersection is in the spotlight after an 83-year-old bicycle rider was hit and killed by a red light runner. It happened last week and has sparked a debate about whether or not drivers are obeying the rules of the road in the area.
With the arrival of In Focus Family EyeCare, the shopping center is now completely occupied.
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. -- The Suncoast's Lakewood Ranch ranks in the top 10 in the nation for most rapidly growing communities. With that growth has come concern from businesses and residents that the development is becoming clogged with traffic.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Big Ten Alumni Luncheon was held this past weekend, and the crowd got a pep talk reminiscent of Bo Schembeckler or Woodie Hayes. ABC 7’s Don Brennan emceed the event and he has the story.
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. – A fundraiser took place at Lakewood Ranch Polo Fields Saturday afternoon supporting breast cancer. The group called 'Bros4Bras' hosted the fundraiser which benefited the Center for Building Hope. The Center for Building Hope focuses on enhancing treatment for cancer survivors by focusing on emotional, psychological and educational aspects of life. Music, food and raffle games were enjoyed by many at the event all going back to benefit the cause.
LAKEWOOD RANCH - For the second year in a row, Lakewood Ranch has been recognized as one of the top 10 best-selling, master-planned communities in the country.
MANATEE COUNTY - The Lakewood Ranch Chargers 13U soccer team is going national. They charged into the Champions Cup tournament by winning the state title last week.
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. - At 10-4, the Tampa Bay Lightning are doing some amazing things on the ice this season. Off the ice, they did a wonderful thing here on the Suncoast.
The Florida All-State Teams as chosen by newspaper editors and reporters.
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. — This year's Florida orange crop is approaching the fruit's lowest harvest in 24 years, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Its official, the new census figures just released confirmed Florida has the nation's second-highest rate of residents without health insurance, and some local residents are concerned and confused.
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) held its Winter 2012 commencement exercises on Friday, Dec.14, in the Neel Performing Arts Center at SCF Bradenton.
BRADENTON, Fla. – Friday is "Futures Day” at IMG Academy, where there will be three all-star football games for 6th, 7th and 8th graders.
MANATEE COUNTY, FL - A groundbreaking ceremony marks the beginning of new housing development near Lakewood Ranch.
Why are there not more North/South roads from Lakewood Ranch to Fruitville road east of I-75 in Sarasota?
LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL. – A Parrish woman is dead after crashing her vehicle into a light pole.
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. -- Two bicyclists were injured Friday morning, one seriously, after a crash on Lakewood Ranch Boulevard.
SARASOTA, Fla. - MAXhealth physicians and staff hosted a Health Fair at Truvine Missionary Baptist Church today as a tribute to Eleanor Ball, Director of Ministries at Truvine Church, who was tragically killed on April 19, 2014.