Archive for October, 2006

10/1/2006

Mr. Chatterbox

The times they are a-changing here in Sarasota. There’s a whole new downtown, red tide is getting worse and now we have year-round traffic. But perhaps the most unexpected change has been Rita Greenbaum’s emergence as the town’s leading avant-garde playwright. You know Rita, or if you don’t, you’ve seen pictures of her. She and […]

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10/1/2006

The East Rises

While most of us have spent our time worrying about the development of downtown Sarasota, an attractive new city has been growing out east. Lakewood Ranch, an enormous project spreading on either side of the Sarasota-Manatee county line, is not your typical “development.” Rather, the executives at Schroeder-Manatee, who are supervising the multifaceted growth of […]

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10/1/2006

Street Talk

Noisemaker HOLDING COURT Teenager Jamea Jackson moves up the ranks of professional tennis. IMG Academies’ Jamea Jackson, 19, began training at Bradenton’s Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy at age 11 and now is ranked 65th in the world in professional tennis. Last June, the cheerful, articulate Atlanta, Ga., native defeated former Wimbledon champ—and fellow Bollettieri alum—Maria […]

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10/1/2006

From the Editor

My son Matt and Mara Sheintal knew each other during high school, when Matt’s younger sister Kate and Mara’s younger sister Liana were good friends; but it wasn’t until they ran into each other over Thanksgiving vacation four years ago that sparks started to fly. Slender and curvy, with big brown eyes and the world’s […]

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