Archive for July, 2003

07/1/2003

It’s in our Genes

Knowledge is power, all right, especially in economic circles, with companies-and cities-now competing for the highly educated, innovative workers who come up with winning new ideas and products. At a recent luncheon at the Ritz-Carlton, Richard Florida told Sarasota business leaders that many economists believe such "knowledge" workers are now the source of most economic […]

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07/1/2003

Flower Power

In this month’s Manatee Life, we profiled Curt Sinclair and his nursery, Exotic Hibiscus. During our interview, he gave us these handy tips for keeping your hibiscus plants healthy and beautiful. First, hibiscus plants require at least 50 percent full sun. If you’re keeping them in pots, never allow water to stand. Sinclair says that […]

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07/1/2003

Hot Tickets

Sports Are you ready to rumble? That’s the question Suncoast Offshore Grand Prix fans are asking themselves this month, as the weeklong fest heats up. The World’s Largest Offshore Party is set for July 3 at the Hyatt, followed by those famous Bed Races and the Parade of Boats downtown on the Fourth. You can […]

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