Archive for March, 2013

03/1/2013

The Looks of Spring

Fashion I.Q. columnist and blogger Heather Dunhill reports on spring 2013 fashion trends.

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03/1/2013

The Luxury Home: Natural Glow

By Ilene Denton Banish the inclination to equate natural materials with granola and Birkenstocks. In this knockout Ritz-Carlton penthouse apartment, interior designer Sally Trout demonstrates that stone, shell, wool and different types of wood create a supremely sophisticated look and feel. We asked Trout about the project.   This home feels so grown-up. How did […]

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03/1/2013

Freeze Frame: Acapulco Tropical

  Acapulco Tropical, a Hispanic and Caribbean store and restaurant on First Street in Bradenton, is “more like a lot of little stores in one building,” says manager Joey Leyva. In the middle is a specialty grocery store stocked with food, drinks, snacks, toys, even piñatas, surrounded by a full-scale meat shop on one side […]

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03/1/2013

Voyages of a Lifetime

By Carol Tisch Baltic Sea White nights and midnight sun Each port of call on a Baltic Sea cruise is instant immersion into history, art and architecture largely unfamiliar to American travelers. A dreamy sojourn in St. Petersburg is often the impetus for signing up. But once you’re sure you’ll be in Czarist Russia’s pièce […]

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03/1/2013

Health Report: March 2013

By Hannah Wallace   Happy Feet “We have 28 bones in the foot,” says Dr. Paul Yungst of the Sarasota Foot Care Center. “All the joint structures are different.” Within those differences, so many things can go wrong. One breakthrough in the diagnosis—as well as the treatment—of myriad foot problems has been the use of […]

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03/1/2013

Luxury Homes: Top of the Market

By Ilene Denton A grand five-bedroom, eight-bath Mediterranean palazzo with 198 feet of Gulf frontage in Lido Shores sold for $7.6 million in December. The mansion, at 1219 Westway Drive, has 7,415 square feet of heated air plus several terraces and top-of-the-line finishes throughout. There is a 30-foot dock, heated pool and spa, and private […]

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03/1/2013

March 2013 Highlights

By Kay Kipling   ART Selby Gallery. Showing here through April 3: Abstract, adj.; Expressing a quality apart from an object, featuring works by a range of abstract artists. 359-7563. Ringling Museum of Art. Remaining on view through April 14: Paolo Veronese: A Master and his Workshop in Renaissance Venice. Continuing in the Searing Wing […]

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03/1/2013

Party Girl: Circus Sarasota Gala

What amazed me at the Circus Sarasota Gala was not silly clowns or garish costumes but all the graceful girls and guys inside their Big Top, installed at the corner of Tuttle and 12th Street for this year’s winter season. I was surprised that the first young lady I met, draped in a sultry canary-yellow […]

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03/1/2013

Sarasota’s Best: Meatloaf

It’s the month to snuggle up with comfort food – and that means meatloaf.

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03/1/2013

Luxury Homes: Neighborhood Watch

By Ilene Denton Set on the northernmost tip of Longboat Key, Longbeach Village is an eclectic old neighborhood comprised entirely of single-family homes, including a smattering of beach cottages and Sears poured-block homes dating back to the 1930s, even a one-room schoolhouse that’s been converted into a residence. Some 40 peacocks roam the Village streets, […]

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03/1/2013

Luxury Homes: Get the Look

By Carol Tisch The past and present harmonize brilliantly in the home of designer Susan Hritz Scholz of SHS Design and architect Clifford M. Scholz of CMSA. Built in 1916, and known as the Samuel T. Humber House, the home is one of the oldest in Sarasota’s historic Bungalow Hill subdivision. But its classic Dutch […]

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03/1/2013

The Other Waterfront

You’re thinking of moving to Sarasota and your dream is something on the water. You feel it would be good for your soul, the way that people do. The beach would be best, with its constant reminder of the infinity of the universe. But some nice bay would be OK, too, with all the birds […]

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