Archive for January 1, 2006

01/1/2006

Up & Coming

Jan. 6. Born to Be Wild Kickoff Party. Get your biker togs on and roar on down to Michael’s On East for food, entertainment and more, to jump-start Florida Center for Child and Family Development’s Thunder by the Bay. Also included over the three-day weekend: a live concert starring the Edgar Winter Band (at Robarts […]

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01/1/2006

Sarasota’s 10 Best Pet Perks

DOGGIE DAY CARE Dawn and Peter Brittain run Animal House like a children’s daycare center. Three large playrooms are staffed by alpha humans who ensure the canines play nicely. New dogs go through a five-hour "doggie interview" to discover how they’ll adapt to open play. Whether your dog stays all day or overnight, he’ll come […]

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01/1/2006

Smart Money

Want to know who the smart money is and where it’s going right now? We did, so we asked one of the country’s leading experts on the ultra-wealthy: Dwight Cass, editor-in-chief of Worth magazine, which is owned by our parent company, CurtCo Media. While his average reader has a net worth of around $5 million, […]

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01/1/2006

Judgment Day

Much has been said of late about the revival of Sarasota’s downtown, marked by a building frenzy and escalating real estate values. But the excitement has been almost entirely about money. Very little has been said about the architecture generated by this burst of energy, possibly with good reason. Now, however, downtown Sarasota has an […]

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01/1/2006

January Events

IN TOWN Arlo Guthrie "You can get anything you want at Alice’s Restaurant." That famous refrain will echo once more when Arlo Guthrie brings his 40th anniversary Alice’s Restaurant tour to the Van Wezel, at 8 p.m. Feb. 1. One of the musical icons of the 1960s, Guthrie has kept up a busy schedule of […]

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01/1/2006

Mr. Chatterbox

This is Howard Millman‘s last season at the Asolo, and I for one am devastated. I’m sure that new guy will be fine, but under Howard’s tutelage I felt the Asolo was my theater. I always made it a point after seeing a show to send him my "notes"-a theatrical term for criticisms or pointing […]

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01/1/2006

A Tiny Obsession

Ladies and gentlemen and children of all ages! We now direct your attention to (drumroll, please) the Tibbals Learning Center, the grand new addition to the Ringling Circus Museum on the campus of Florida State University’s John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, opening this month after years of planning and construction. Passionate circus fan […]

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01/1/2006

British Bling

The item: Six teardrop highly faceted topaz gems delicately dangle from a drop earring that’s an architectural arrangement of falling leaves crafted of pavĂ© diamonds and white gold. $30,200. Perfectly balanced for just the right aristocratic impact. What makes it special: An original design from the haute British house of Asprey, this pair of baubles […]

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