Archive for July, 2010

07/1/2010

The Life He Led

Ralph Graves, who divides his time between Sarasota and Martha’s Vineyard, is a novelist and a former longtime staffer at LIFE, the legendary weekly picture magazine that enthralled readers from the 1930s through the early 1970s. He joined LIFE in 1948 and was named its top editor in 1969. His most recent book, The Life […]

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07/1/2010

Fashion

Ship To Shore   Table of contents: Jacket by Peace of Cloth, $356; black wrap shell by Lafayette, $248; black tailored short by Trina Turk, $158; sandal by Burberry, $200, all from The Met. Red crinkle bombe tote by Tori Burch, $495, Addison Craig. Black hoop with diamond accents in 18K white gold and diamonds, $495, […]

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07/1/2010

Starstruck

Whew! Fifty-six plays and musicals after this year’s theater season kicked off, and my head is swimming with characters, tunes, plots, costumes and emotional epiphanies both large and small. Local productions covered the gamut this year, from intimate, one- or two-character vignettes to full-out musical extravaganzas to precisely orchestrated comic mayhem. True, there were some […]

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07/1/2010

Night Magic

Over the years, I’ve paddled through most of the coastal waterways in Sarasota County, spending memorable days exploring their wild splendor and natural history. But last summer, I began a grand new adventure on our bays—kayaking at night. Several times a week, I’d head out around sunset and launch my small wooden canoe, which I […]

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07/1/2010

Sarasota’s 10 Best

Chill Out 1. Ahhh, gelato. Even the word feels good on the tongue. Denser than American ice cream, with lower butterfat content and more highly concentrated flavor, gelato is a vital part of an Italian summer. In Sarasota, Jolly is famous for its galaxy of rich and silky-smooth, house-made gelato, including the ever-popular tiramisu. With […]

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