Archive for January, 2004

01/1/2004

Safe Sex

In every culture and at every time, there’s always been an appreciation for renderings of the female figure. In Western culture, following the curvaceous line from Botticelli’s Birth of Venus to Hugh Hefner’s Playboy bunnies takes us through the playful yet provocative world of the pin-up. If you can get a copy of The Great […]

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01/1/2004

The Seeds of Hope

First the good news. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), the survival rate for prostate cancer has risen from 67 percent 20 years ago to 97 percent today. Now the bad news. It’s still the most common form of cancer in men, second only to lung cancer. The ACS estimates that more than 200,000 […]

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01/1/2004

From the Editor

This is the last issue of SARASOTA Magazine that will include our annual ranking of the region’s largest companies; and though I usually choke up at farewells, I’m celebrating, because the story is leaving us for a better home-our new magazine, Sarasota-Manatee Business, edited by long-time staffer Susan Burns. The new magazine, which debuts this […]

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01/1/2004

Real Estate Gossip

Neighborhood Watch Located between Sarasota and Osprey, The Oaks was the area’s first ultra-luxury mainland single-family neighborhood when it began development in the early 1980s. It encompasses just over 1,000 acres west of Tamiami Trail along Sarasota Bay, east of the Trail featuring multiple golf courses and a clubhouse, and also the former Oaks III, […]

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01/1/2004

More Top Companies

TAKING STOCK 10 of our top companies are listed on Nasdaq, 1 on the NYSE and 2 on the OTC. 7. Intertape Polymer Group, ITP on NYSE and TSE 10. Central European Distribution Corporation, CEDC on Nasdaq 11. Edwards Systems Technology, SPW on Nasdaq 14. Gevity HR, Inc., GVHR on Nasdaq 18. Sysco Food Services-West […]

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01/1/2004

Makeover Magic

Just a few years ago, plastic surgery seemed like the self-indulgent secret of the rich and famous; but suddenly, it’s moved into the mainstream. From ABC’s Extreme Makeover to FX network’s Nip/Tuck, makeover fever has seized the nation, with millions of viewers mesmerized by the drama of physical transformation. Plastic surgeons say they’re seeing bus […]

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01/1/2004

In the Swing

Golfing Gateway Whether you’re a local casual golfer looking to have some fun on the links without having to hit long drives and approaches to reach greens, or a visitor/part-time resident from up North looking to play a course that doesn’t require you to "swing out of your shoes," then I have a place for […]

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01/1/2004

Luxury Redo

When Suzanne Sultana was invited to make over the Giuliano residence on Lido Key, she knew exactly where to begin. When the front door swung open to foyer and living room, one was immediately overpowered by orange wallpaper covered in big, busy flowers and a dropped swag valance holding sheers with pink and green rosettes. […]

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01/1/2004

Ask the Experts

Q. Can you give me some alternatives for the traditional coffee table? I’m tired of the same old look. A .Designer Treanne Michel adds some zip to that sofa situation: Your new coffee table option should be practical and express something about the way you live. For instance, if your sofa pulls out into a […]

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01/1/2004

Made in Sarasota

About five years ago, new Casey Key resident Jenni Messina began to dabble in clay. She took classes, practiced and perfected techniques and created a line of nature-inspired planters she thought friends might like. That turned out to be a modest goal for someone whose first collection sold out at its Selby Garden show debut. […]

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01/1/2004

Multiple Personalities

Introvert or extrovert. Sociable or territorial. Chances are, your home office tells as much about your personality as a Meyers-Briggs quiz. Today’s home offices are not cookie cutter cubicles where the framed desk photo is the only distinguishing feature. These offices are as individual as their owners. From CEO to sales rep, artist to consultant, […]

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01/1/2004

Homefront

A Whole New Country Country doesn’t have to mean rural and rustic, folksy stencils and blue geese anymore. At Ethan Allen, country today can be international, eclectic, sophisticated and hip. Check out the New Country collection there, designed with an eye for the trend toward relaxed sophistication that’s versatile, comfortable and easy to care for. […]

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