Archive for October, 2002

10/1/2002

Events

Art ArtCenter Sarasota. Our Members Remember Nine Eleven ends Oct. 5 here. It’s followed by the Broth Open Photography Show, running Oct. 11-Nov. 9, with a reception Oct. 17. Information: 365-2032. Apple & Carpenter Galleries. The galleries’ fall exhibition of American and European artists (circa 1850-1950) continues through Oct. 31. Information; 951-2314. L’Attitude Gallery. The […]

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10/1/2002

Art Plus

I used to go to Miami for kicks. The beach, the restaurants, the nightlife-they were all unique in the world; and I must admit, I took a little taste of each. I was like St. Thomas Aquinas-giving in to temptation in order to understand it better, then getting a book deal. But something happened. All […]

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10/1/2002

Real Estate Gossip

SAFE AT HOME Sarasota is remembering last September and conducting an over-the-shoulder analysis of how the tragic events affected our lives. Strangely, the same aftermath that shook the stock market and tumbled entrepreneurial empires may have given Sarasota’s real estate market a boost. "Many young couples who have experienced marvelous financial success and could choose […]

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10/1/2002

Food & Wine Sides

In October, style editor Marsha Fottler reviewed several new Sarasota restaurants. Two have shared some of their culinary secrets with us. Read on for their sumptuous recipes. Please note, some measurements are not exact, but then, culinary greatness is seldom measured in tablespoons! Tortellini Special, from Filippo’s Pizzeria Ingredients: 1 whole portobello mushroom, diced 1 […]

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10/1/2002

A Warm Welcome

Since 1965, Jane and Albert Wohlers have left Chicago’s winters behind for the white sands and soft breezes of Longboat Key. The couple has enjoyed a variety of residences, including a bayfront home and several different condominiums. But recently they sought something a bit more spacious. They decided they wanted room to entertain, a beautiful […]

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10/1/2002

Something for Everyone

The Saltwater Cafe has lots of things going for it-comfort, variety, value and size. It also has a nautical theme, including a long, colorful aquarium that parallels a line of booths. A dark, handsome bar (complete with old-fashioned black-and-white tile floor and brass boot rail) separates the two main dining areas from a private, glass-enclosed […]

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10/1/2002

Island Elegance

Steve Seidensticker, the 47-year-old CEO and general manager of Boca Grande’s famous Gasparilla Inn, may have the sweetest commute of any executive in America. He exits his 5,500-square-foot French Mediterranean home on fashionable Gilchrist Avenue, enjoys a Gulf-view stroll under sun and palms, and three minutes later is climbing the porch stairs of the old […]

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10/1/2002

Searching for Abraham

Bruce Feiler has gained renown with books that take the reader along on his international adventures, from Learning to Bow: Inside the Heart of Japan to Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses. His latest is Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths; he’ll discuss that work […]

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10/1/2002

Made in Sarasota

Barbara Sela’s background is in fashion design, and her daughter Vanessa Winter’s is in computer animation. So what do the two do together? Design exquisite glass tableware, of course. "Go figure," says Winter, laughing. And this is no ordinary flamingoes-on-martini-glasses: One-of-a-kind Sela Miles plates and goblets adorn tables from Monterey to Martha’s Vineyard and grace […]

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10/1/2002

In the Swing

FIT TO PLAY Not all clubs are created equal. For decades, country club golfers have purchased brand-name clubs from their local professional, with standard lie, loft, length, shaft flex, and grip size features. But now many amateur players finally know what the top pros have known for years. Standard off-the-rack clubs are not for everyone. […]

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