Archive for July, 2012

07/1/2012

Hot Dish: Gecko’s Tuna Nachos

I doubted that a sports bar could serve good ahi tuna, but I ate my words. Nested in house-made crisp wontons, sesame-crusted slices of rare ahi tuna are topped with seasoned seaweed salad and a creamy wasabi sauce. This Asian version outclasses traditional nachos, and is delicate enough to enjoy with a chilled glass of […]

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07/1/2012

Education Guide 2012

Click on the link below to download the PDF of the 2012 Education Guide. Related Articles: Top Dentists August 2012 The Met Lifestyle: Fall/Winter 2012

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07/1/2012

Top Dentists

Top Dentists Click on the link below to download the PDF of the Top Dentists List and special section Related Articles: Sarasota Health: Top Dentists Education Guide 2012 Neuro Challenge Foundation Resource Handbook: Living With Parkinson’s

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07/1/2012

Real Estate Junkie: Whistling Dixie

If J.R. Ewing were ever to move the family from Southfork to Florida, this 10,000-square-foot waterfront estate in the best part of Bradenton would be the perfect choice. Spanish Med it’s not; the style here is Greek Revival meets Neo-Georgian, and the Southern feeling is everywhere, from the five-car garage facing the motor court to […]

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07/1/2012

Poll: Gay Marriage

Should gay and lesbian couples be legally allowed to marry? Yes [15] No [10] Do you have a family member or close friend who is gay or lesbian? Yes [21] No [4] What is your age?        [5]        30s [5]        40s [12]       50s [2]        60s [1]        70s   Should gay and lesbian couples be allowed to form […]

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07/1/2012

Bird Watching

1 Feather your nest with designer Christopher Guy’s black and white warbler silhouettes with French White frames (set of 6, $1,409). Bee Ridge Lighting & Design, 3909 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota (941) 922-2626. 2 Fashion takes flight in couturier Carolina Herrera’s “sparrow dress” with bright red birds printed on cotton with a touch of silk […]

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07/1/2012

Who’s in Store: Amy Paulishak

Amy Paulishak has segued from banking to philanthropy to—bridal gowns! As vice president of business development for Brides Against Breast Cancer, a division of Center for Building Hope (formerly the Cancer Support Community), Paulishak runs the organization’s newly acquired Nationwide Tour of Gowns bridal shows and its retail store and warehouse in Lakewood Ranch.  With more […]

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07/1/2012

Shopping: Shop Venice

Designing Woman Kim Gibson’s portfolio includes homes from Sanibel to Sarasota. Now Venice is home to a studio/boutique where windows decked out with chic Robin Bruce seating (chairs from $700, sofas from $1,100) invite a peek at dazzling designer samples inside. Starfish Lane Interiors, 319 W. Venice Ave., Venice, (941) 445-5611. HOME BOYZ Daniel Charney […]

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07/1/2012

Noisemaker: Full Speed Ahead

Sarasota native Billy Glueck, 39, has been a boater from boyhood, but his engines really got revved for racing when he drove a race boat for a friend after the regular driver was injured. Now Glueck (who owns Glueck Auto Parts in Osprey) competes on the Super Boat circuit up to 10 times a year. […]

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07/1/2012

On The Homefront: July 2012

Ahead for iconic modern architect Carl Abbott: a retrospective exhibit and a glossy new book. A high-profile few months lie ahead for Sarasota’s modern architect Carl Abbott. Large-scale photographs and drawings of his iconic designs go on exhibit June 29 through Aug. 3 at Ringling College’s Selby Gallery. And—after 15 years of his tossing around […]

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