Archive for July, 2012

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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07/1/2012

Mr. Chatterbox: The Republican Convention

I’ve been having nightmares about the Republican National Convention. Not because they’re nominating Mitt Romney, who I’m sure is a very nice person if you’re not a dog or have bleached blond hair. I’m talking about the Tampa strippers. They’re going to eat those poor Republicans alive. I’m not sure why the powers-that-be chose Tampa […]

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07/1/2012

From the Editor: Summer Reading

What do you get when you combine America’s best beach with Florida’s best library system? (Just in case you missed those accolades, Siesta Beach was named No. 1 last May, and Sarasota County’s library system brought home the gold this April.) You get the perfect place for summer reading, and to help make your summer […]

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07/1/2012

Poster Boy

Should an illegal immigrant be allowed to practice law in Florida? At the center of that debate, which is capturing the attention of the nation, stands young New College and FSU Law grad, Jose Manuel Godinez Samperio.

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07/1/2012

Summer Fun

Sarasota has become a year-round city, with more full-time residents—and summer tourists—than ever before. These days, earthshaking thunderstorms and air-conditioned movies aren’t the only entertainment, as arts groups have extended their seasons and camps and special events cater to every imaginable interest. And now that the snowbirds have flown back North, you can discover new […]

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07/1/2012

Call of the Wild

In the 21st century, when virtually every inch of the globe has been mapped, explored or scrutinized from space, the idea of an expedition seems quaint. Gone are the days when men seeking fame and fortune struck out to discover uncharted lands. Yet expeditions are still necessary—not to map out unknown wilds, but to remind […]

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