SIESTA KEY, Fla. -- The problem of traffic congestion on Siesta Key will not be solved in the immediate future, but a new bus service may help reduce that traffic just a little.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The face of shopping on the Suncoast is changing as construction at the new Mall at University Town Center continues to move forward, and renovations come to another local shopping destination.
You know, there are occasional Mondays where I am so full from an action-packed weekend that I look forward to the chance to rest back at work.
SARASOTA, Fla. - We're still in high season, and all our entertainment venues are hopping. ABC 7's Linda Carson has more info on some of this weekend’s events in this week’s Suncoast Scene.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Deputies have arrested a woman they say shot another woman behind a Southgate business Friday night.
SARASOTA - From the high-rising stock market to plans for new high rise condos, and even a new niche industry coming to the Suncoast, 2013 proved the best year since the recession. So, what do we watch for this year?
As we bid 2013 a fond farewell, here's a look back at the the stories that had people talking on the Suncoast throughout the year.
(UPDATED)- You can expect Thursday, December 26th, to be a very intense shopping day. From customers making gift returns, to shoppers looking for post-Christmas sales, retailers well likely have their hands full.
SARASOTA, FLA. - A lot of people headed to Suncoast area stores for last minute Christmas Eve shopping on Tuesday. Retailers always expect big crowds but the isles of the Westfield Southgate Shopping Center were unusually full of men.
SARASOTA, FL - Renovations will be made to the Westfield Southgate Mall in central Sarasota.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Earlier this week, a man spreading the ashes of his fiancé prompted the shutdown of a Westfield Southgate Mall until authorities were able to determine the powdery substance was not hazardous.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Police have determined the makeup of the mysterious white powder that caused a lockdown at Westfield Southgate mall Tuesday.
**UPDATE** The envelope has been deemed not explosive or hazardous by authorities, but the investigation is ongoing. The building has been reopened.
**UPDATE** Police have determined that the substance was the ashes of a woman that were being spread by her fiancé.
SARASOTA - The corporate owners of Lord & Taylor are buying Saks Fifth Avenue; but don't expect much change.
SARASOTA COUNTY - There are several reports of road flooding and closures due to standing water following the heavy rain. At this time, they are:
SARASOTA - People usually think of retirement as what they'll do at the end of their career, but here on the Suncoast, retirement is often just the beginning of a new one.
SARASOTA - Westfield Southgate is pleased to announce that Ziti, a new restaurant featuring Asian-Italian fusion, opened to the public Friday, February 1.
SARASOTA - Christmas may be over, but some say the holiday shopping season is far from ending.
Sarasota County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a disturbance call around ten o'clock Tuesday night. They discovered bullet holes on the outside of a house on Tulip Street.
Two of the four women linked to a Sarasota crime ring are now believed to have been involved in eight additional home burglaries.