• Local Rowers From Sarasota County Rowing Club Win Gold at Masters Nationals

    Local Rowers From Sarasota County Rowing Club Win Gold at Masters Nationals

    Karen Wiegandt and Laura Corbett bring home 10 gold medals! Two rowers from Sarasota County Rowing Club score big at US Rowing Masters National Championships held this past weekend at Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester Mass. Karen Wiegandt and Laura Corbett rowed in eight events including Women’s Open B 2x (double sculls) and Women’s Open A 2x where they took the gold for both in the finals with times of 3:39.672 and 3:45.52 respectively on the 1000 meter course.

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  • Meet “Fly Girl” and “Drone Boy”, Laura Adams – Jack Elka

    Meet “Fly Girl” and “Drone Boy”, Laura Adams – Jack Elka

    Who would think that a world class photographer would meet up with a lady in the health care field and spend hours and hours talking about drones, flying drones and Dronography! (yes, there is such a word!) The definition is the branch of photography that deals with using cameras mounted on small, portable drones to capture aerial views of various subjects.

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  • Get on Board! The 2017 World Rowing Championships Are Coming To Sarasota/Bradenton

    Get on Board! The 2017 World Rowing Championships Are Coming To Sarasota/Bradenton

    With a tsunami size wave, the 2017 World Rowing Championships are coming to town. And with significant finishes U.S. athletes achieved in Rowing at the recent Rio Olympics, Sarasota is about to catch the rowing craze right along with the rest of the world. With a little over a year until the event, preparations to bring a stellar and profitable event to Sarasota have begun, including attracting key players from the local business community, making sure the city shines on opening day. One of those tasked with making sure the event goes off without a hitch has been a familiar face on television. He’s Max Winitz, the Media and Public Relations Manager for the 2017 World Rowing Championships and he is incredibly excited about his newest opportunity.

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Dining

YO! Sushi ‐ The Mall at University Town Center

YO! Sushi is a popular eatery in The Mall at University Town Center. UTC is known for having upscale restaurants, and although YO! Sushi is one of the smaller storefronts, its flavors are big. YO! Sushi is nestled in the center of the mall on the ground floor and is most noticeable because of its conveyor belts. Launching its first restaurant in 1997, YO! Sushi brought the conveyor belt sushi, kaiten sushi in Japanese, internationally to London. Since then, it has opened more than 90 restaurants all over the globe with only 2 in Florida.

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