September 21, 2023

Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 4/5/2022

› Have thoughts on Sarasota's seal and logo? You can participate in a survey
City of Sarasota residents have until Friday night to participate in a survey that will inform the revamp of the city’s seal and logo. The city has partnered with Sarasota-based benefit corporation DreamLarge, which is running a range of community engagement efforts about the city’s seal and logo.

› EDC Orlando returns this fall with 3 days of electronic music
Ravers, get ready: EDC Orlando is set to return for its annual event featuring larger-than-life sets, pyrotechnics, and tens of thousands of festival-goers dancing to thumping beats. The City Beautiful rendition of the Electric Daisy Carnival is back in town Nov. 11-13 at Tinker Field just outside Camping World Stadium. According to a news release, 300,000 attendees were present at the 2021 festival, which featured six music stages and more than 100 artists.

› NEFBA Executive Officer Jessie Spradley navigates new challenges
Jessie Spradley, executive officer for the Northeast Florida Builders Association, sees his job as that of an advocate. He took the NEFBA helm in October 2021, after working with the organization as government affairs director since 2013. “We are the primary advocate for the building and development industry,” Spradley said.

› New Tampa golf course dispute heads to court
The dispute over a shuttered golf course in New Tampa is moving from the clubhouse to the courthouse. The owner of the former Pebble Creek Golf Club is suing a neighborhood activist, contending she conducted “a campaign of harassment and dissemination of blatant falsehoods” toward Bill Place and his company, Ace Golf.

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