Archive for February, 2010

02/1/2010

Eye Candy

Bursts of bright, cotton-candy blue punctuate interior designer Sally Trout’s latest project, a Gulf-front vacation condominium in Seaplace on Longboat Key. Happy choice, since her clients—who prefer to stay out of the local spotlight—are co-owners of a major national candy company known for its eye-popping colors and soft, animated shapes. Plump, whimsically curved aqua chairs […]

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02/1/2010

Finding My Balance

In her new book, Getting a Grip: On My Body, My Mind, Myself, Sarasota’s Monica Seles tells her story, from her rise as a young phenom to No. 1 in the tennis world to the 1993 stabbing that derailed her tennis career—and her life. The stabbing, which was soon followed by her beloved father’s diagnosis […]

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02/1/2010

Healthfront

LECOM Students Provide Health Services to Homeless The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) Bradenton is collaborating with the Manatee County Community Coalition on Homelessness (CCH) to bring much-needed medical care to the clinic’s patients. Under the guidance of Dr. Anthony Ferretti, assistant dean of clinical education, students are providing health services to Bradenton’s […]

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02/1/2010

Good Medicine

Mental Gymnastics You’re mingling at a party, having a good time. Behind you, you hear someone calling your name. You turn to look. A stranger walks up to you and enthusiastically greets you. “Hi! It’s great to see you!” You nod and smile. “Yeah, uh. It’s great to see you, too.” Who are you talking […]

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02/1/2010

Boutique: Shopping Finds

The storefronts on Main Street are more beguiling than ever with a bevy of new shops, restaurants, galleries and more. We explored, taste-tested and walked this ever more international thoroughfare from end to end for this sampling of the newest labels and hot spots in town. Heaven Scent If you can’t wear those slinky Brazilian […]

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02/1/2010

Homefront

One of a Kind Wood Furniture The Sarasota Collection Home Store stocks special and unusual ranges of indoor and outdoor furniture. The new Priest dining table measures 118 inches or 138 inches long by 43 inches wide by 30 inches high. Each piece of full wood has a unique texture, shade and character. This collection […]

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02/1/2010

Good Deal

The Place: Daawat Indian Cuisine; 239 S. Links Ave., Sarasota; (941) 366-4433. The Fare: This ambitious Indian restaurant and wine bar has taken over the charming cottage at the northwest corner of the Towles Court arts district once occupied by Canvas Cafe. The extensive menu features specialties from the subcontinent ranging from tandoori dishes done […]

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