Archive for July, 2012

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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07/1/2012

What I’m Drinking: Poolside Pitcher

My friends, a wife and husband, both trust fund babies, can afford Bordeaux by the case, so it isn’t a matter of stretching a dollar. I won’t name them because the behavior I am about to report will be considered by many a grave offense against wine, perhaps even against civilization itself. When the summer […]

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07/1/2012

July 2012 Highlights

Art Art Center Sarasota. On view through July 21: The Sum of Its Parts, including a collaborative show with Sarasota Audubon Society and an all-media juried exhibition. Opening Aug. 2 to run through Sept. 29: Deep See, featuring photography by Wayne Levin, works by Richard Herzog, and another all-media-open juried exhibition. 365-2032. Selby Gallery. Carl […]

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07/1/2012

Fashion I.Q.: Beach Bag

Following her dream, Sarasota’s Emily Stroud has launched a line of whimsical beach bags called Hayden Reis; my fave is this shocking-pink Cross Your Heart tote. Pure Barre, $155 ’Tis the season for a new pair of mandals; loving these Italian-made, crisp white leather + grosgrain Bikkembergs. luisaviaroma.com, $171 For the adventurer who enjoys luxe-lounging […]

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07/1/2012

Only in Sarasota: Gulf of Mexico

For sheer summer joy, nothing beats a sweaty kid jumping into the great big Gulf of Mexico. Brian Braun shot with a modern camera looking through the viewfinder of a vintage 1950s Kodak to create these iconic images (black frame, speckles and all) of four-year-old Hector Benitez enjoying a timeless moment. Related Articles: My Gulf […]

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Limelight People & Parties

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