Archive for June, 2011

06/1/2011

We Love Ed

Being a fan of the Baltimore Orioles, as I was for about 30 years, is akin to being addicted to prescription depressants. People wonder why you haven’t graduated to happier drugs, like Drano or radioactive wastewater. But it’s hard to give up on a team you grew up with, even if it hasn’t had a […]

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06/1/2011

Act Two

If the citizens of Sarasota have a defining characteristic, it’s reinvention. After a successful career in business or the arts or education, they decide it’s time for another challenge. All that expertise they acquired over the years is still there, itching to be used, and the timidity and insecurity of youth have long been forgotten. […]

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06/1/2011

Inside Dali

The new $36 million Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg (which opened in January, not far from the museum’s former site and doubling its size) is winning acclaim as one of the most exciting attractions in Florida. And its location, barely an hour away from our own Ringling Museum, means that we now have two […]

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