Archive for December, 2011

12/1/2011

Healthfront

RUBINO RECOGNIZED In the latest of a series of professional achievements, Dr. Thomas G. Rubino has been appointed courtesy clinical assistant professor in the department of periodontology at the University of Florida College of Dentistry. Dr. Rubino earned his undergraduate degree at Wake Forest University, his dental degree at the Medical College of Virginia and his […]

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12/1/2011

Homefront

A STRONG COMEBACK As a full-time realtor who relocated her business to Sarasota from New England in 2007, Pam Charron of Michael Saunders & Company sees a definite change in buyer motivation. “When I first joined this market, it was evident that we were in a buyer’s market,” she says. “I didn’t realize that the […]

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12/1/2011

Healthfront

RUBINO RECOGNIZED In the latest of a series of professional achievements, Dr. Thomas G. Rubino has been appointed courtesy clinical assistant professor in the department of periodontology at the University of Florida College of Dentistry. Dr. Rubino earned his undergraduate degree at Wake Forest University, his dental degree at the Medical College of Virginia and his […]

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12/1/2011

Vacation Basics

Staying Safe From sun protection to swimming, a few simple rules. Sun protection: It’s no longer cool to broil on the beach. Just a few hours in our intense sun can result in an immediate burn—and long-term skin damage, Protect your skin from skin cancer (and wrinkles and aging spots) by keeping sunscreen on exposed […]

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12/1/2011

Hot Dish

  Chef Michael Koertgen of Lee Roy Selmon’s just raised good old mac-and-cheese to Mount Everest levels. He starts with fresh whole milk, aged cheddar and smoked Gouda cheese. Perfectly cooked curly pasta is blended with the melted cheeses, then topped with a kick of chipotle toasted bread crumbs. Now here it comes: Slow-braised fall-off-the-bone […]

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12/1/2011

25 Person Poll

“We’re from Suffolk, England. The longest we can legally stay is three months. We’d stay longer if they’d change the law.” How often have you visited Sarasota? First time 3 2 times 3 3 times 1 4 times 1 5-9 times 4 10-plus times 13   Which do you plan to do here? [25] Go […]

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12/1/2011

Fashion I.Q.

Hydration is key this time of year, which is why I’m loving the Clarisonic Opal. The gentle sonic infusion technology instantly hydrates the eyes at 7,500 micro-massaging vibrations/minute for max serum absorption. Nyoka SkinCare, $185. Ask about the Fashion IQ special. (941) 323-1219 You’ll see stacked bracelets everywhere you look on stylish big-city streets. Make it […]

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12/1/2011

My World

How did you become a fishing guide? I’ve been fishing from Siesta Key to Tampa Bay since I could hold a pole. My mom and dad claim that my first word was “fish.” As soon as I turned 18 I got my captain’s license. How’s business? During season, I’ll have a whole week booked up […]

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12/1/2011

One Great Room

A Vintage Cottage Patience is a virtue that has finally paid off for Susie and Mark Holt. The owners of Posh on Palm, Sarasota’s beloved emporium of shabby-chic home décor, are living the lifestyle the shop embodies in a 1920s cottage on Casey Key. “We’ve been looking for years, and finally found the little beach […]

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12/1/2011

Shop: Knots Landing

1 Down East doormats (from $44.95), handmade from reclaimed lobster trap float rope, were invented to keep ground line out of Maine’s landfills and help lobstermen pay for new sink rope. Basix on Dearborn, 449 W. Dearborn, Englewood (941) 474-7111. 2 A classic adorning myriad Sarasota waterfront homes, the Boathouse collection of fabrics and wall […]

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12/1/2011

Who’s in Store: Roland Moser

Roland Moser knows the way to a Sarasota woman’s heart is exquisite jewelry she won’t see on anyone else in our social city. And for more than 30 years, that’s been the key to McCarver & Moser’s success. “We’ve developed a certain taste and savoir faire,” explains Moser, who grew up near Bern, Switzerland, learned […]

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12/1/2011

Shop

Anna Maria Island’s newly restored Pine Avenue offers Martha’s Vineyard charm on the outside and Palm Beach chic inside 10 refreshingly original stores and art galleries. This new “it” destination for sophisticated Gulf coast shoppers is the brainchild of restaurateur Ed Chiles, son of former governor Lawton Chiles, and his developer/partner, Michael Coleman. Their vision […]

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