January 2013

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FEATURES 10 Best Start the New Year by savoring these healthy—and delicious—restraurant dishes. By Su Byron Bring Back the Bliss Out of shape and out of sorts? Time to relax and rejuvenate at some of the top spas in town . By Ilene Denton Feed Your Head In their eternal quest for self-improvement, baby boomers are […]


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FEATURES

10 Best
Start the New Year by savoring these healthy—and delicious—restraurant dishes. By Su Byron

Bring Back the Bliss
Out of shape and out of sorts? Time to relax and rejuvenate at some of the top spas in town . By Ilene Denton

Feed Your Head
In their eternal quest for self-improvement, baby boomers are returning to the classroom. David Ball finds lots of local choices for lifetime learners. 

Upping My Game
Our region is becoming a center for elite athlete training. Intrepid editor—and ice hockey player—Hannah Wallace asks some experts to whip her into winning shape. 

The New Us
Robert Plunket examines how we’ve changed after the Great Recession, and where we might be heading.

 

DEPARTMENTS

FROM THE EDITOR
Pam Daniel takes aim at conventional wisdom about our city.

INSIDER
The latest scoop, including Carol Tisch’s shopping finds, one hot dish from chef Judi Gallagher, Cooper Levey-Baker on an Anna Maria controversy—and more.

Mr. CHATTERBOX
Secluded Manasota Key has seduced such bright lights as Donna Summer, John D. MacDonald—and now our own Mr. C.

PARTY GIRL
Veronica Pastore falls for footwear at Wine, Women and Shoes.

FASHION IQ
Heather Dunhill on looks and loot she loves.

LUXURY HOME
What’s it like to have your home on a showhouse tour? Ilene Denton tells all. Plus the latest trends and news in design and real estate.

HIGHLIGHTS
Kay Kipling’s calendar of the best arts and entertainment events for January.

HEALTH REPORT 
The latest news in body shaping, plus fitness suggestions you can use. By Hannah Wallace

FOOD AND WINE
John Bancroft visits the reimagined Melange and talks raw foods with downtown’s Ionie. Plus: Sarasota’s best cheeseburger.

ONLY IN SARASOTA
Illustrator John Pirman salutes the ’’60s-era pavilion at Jungle Gardens.