Sarasota Magazine


December 2011

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FEATURES

MASTER OF LIGHT

Acclaimed artist James Turrell’s much anticipated Skyspace opens at the Ringling Museum this month.

SNOWBIRD CONFIDENTIAL

Thinking of making the move–at least part-time–to Sarasota? Robert Plunket has the inside skinny on your new life as a snowbird.

LOVE AT FIRST BITE

Ready to fall for a restaurant? Food critic John Bancroft spotlights seven that have won our hearts.

A DAY AT THE BEACH

We’re No. 1! Hannah Wallace explores top-ranked Siesta Beach from sunrise to sunset. Plus: Siesta hotspots, happenings and real estate buys.

THE CASE OF THE FLORIDA MYSTERY WRITER

Serene and pretty Sarasota turned out to be the perfect place for top-selling author Tom Dorsey to master the art of crime.

THE SOUND OF SILENCE

Need a getaway from today’s fast-paced life? Beau Denton found the right spot at Myakka River State Park’s historic, rustic cabins.

DEPARTMENTS

FROM THE EDITOR

Pam Daniel on the many ways we love this town.

MR. CHATTERBOX

Mr. C gets the party season started with Key to the Cure and Dancing with Our Stars.

LIMELIGHT

Rebecca Baxter snaps people and parties on the social scene, plus best bets for entertainment this month.

INSIDER

The latest scoop, including Carol Tisch’s shopping finds, Heather Dunhill’s Fashion IQ, one hot dish from chef Judi Gallagher–and more.

Step right up and touch a baby gator at Jungle Gardens.

THE GUIDE

Our comprehensive listings of attractions, beaches, culture and top accommodations.