Archive for April, 2006

04/1/2006

Made in Sarasota

Hang one of Nancy Sabattini’s one-of-a-kind vintage chandeliers from your ceiling, and guests won’t be able to stop craning their necks upward for a glance. Sabattini finds classic 1930s-era Spanish and Italian chandeliers at antique shops and estate sales and gives them modern new twists with crystal and Plexiglas. She also designs her own chandeliers […]

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04/1/2006

Big Night

For years, Sarasotans have been making the trek out to Sean Murphy’s tiny Beach Bistro, perched in the sand of Holmes Beach by the Gulf of Mexico; the culinary thrills and Murphy’s high-spirited hospitality make even the long, dark drive home worthwhile. The restaurant has won statewide recognition, too, racking up eight of Florida Trend‘s […]

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04/1/2006

Up & Coming

April 1. Orchid Ball. Go back in time to when Bill and Marie Selby were starting their lives together at Selby Gardens’ silver anniversary Orchid Ball, celebrating "The Age of Elegance." Starting at 6:30 p.m. on the Great Lawn of the Selby Estate at the gardens; tickets $250. 366-5731 ext. 236. April 1-9. Sarasota Film […]

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