Milking it: The 1st Annual Harvey Milk Festival aims to entertain while getting the word out about the fight for LGBT civil rights

Published May 20, 2010 “My name is Harvey Milk and I’m here to recruit you.” Harvey Milk Festival 1-10 p.m. Sat., May 22, Rosemary District, 5th St. and Central Ave., Sarasota, 228-4872 orharveymilkfestival.com; The Milk Collection Art Opening: 6-9 p.m. Fri., May 21, Pure Luxe, 513 Central Ave., Sarasota, 364-5800 or pureluxeonline.com. Shannon Fortner sits in her home […]

The Rosemary District has come a long way since the first Rosemary Rising, but its potential remains unrealized

Published in Creative Loafing Sarasota, Dec. 1, 2009   Rosemary Rising V Holiday Walk 5-9 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 3, between Central, Lemon and Orange Avenues, just north of Fruitville Road, Sarasota, free, 954-8800 or facebook.com/rosemaryrising. The Rosemary District has been an up-and-coming area in the city for the past decade, but the ascent has proven to […]