Archive for November, 2013

11/21/2013

August 2007

FEATURES THE LUXURY REPORT Carol Tisch gets the latest on fine homes, getaways, yachts and more from the editors at Robb Report. COLOR RULES Jewelry takes a dazzling turn with unique pieces that are bright and beautiful. Photography by Mary McCulley AGE OF ELEGANCE Two transplanted New Yorkers transform a home at The Oaks into the perfect […]

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11/21/2013

September 2007

CHARITY REGISTER FROM THE EDITOR Ilene Denton on the new activist givers. FROM THE PUBLISHER Our remarkably generous community, from Jeff Lawenda. DOING THE MATH The Community Foundation of Sarasota County, by the numbers. By Ruth Lando THE NEW PHILANTHROPISTS Meet three Sarasotans who are out to change our community, and the world. By Ilene Denton GREAT […]

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11/21/2013

October 2007

FEATURES THEIR SPACE Today’s new downtown dwellers enjoy Sarasota’s evolving urban lifestyle the way they want to. MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION A globetrotting couple brings Renaissance Venetian style to their lovingly detailed Longboat Key home. POINT OF VIEW Architect Guy Peterson collaborates with the owners of a Manasota Key modern to bring the glorious outdoors into every […]

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11/21/2013

November 2007

FEATURES UNDER THE RADAR New faces and stages are shaking up Sarasota’s arts scene. By Marty Fugate OVER THE LIMIT What does it take to get a DUI in this town? We served up drinks and called in the police to find out. By Hannah Wallace MOD SQUAD It’s a mod, mod world this fall. Photography by Peter […]

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11/21/2013

December 2007

FEATURES 10 BEST Su Byron finds dream Sarasota tours for the adventurer in us all. EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH Robert Plunket on celebrities whose lives have been changed by a visit to Sarasota. ON THE TRAIL OF THE TURTLES One of the world’s pre-eminent wildlife artists takes up the cause of Sarasota’s endangered sea turtles. […]

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11/19/2013

January 2008

FEATURES HELLO, CIAO, BONJOUR, HOLA, SARASOTA! Meet a dozen diverse new denizens of our increasingly international city. Photography by Don Guy A CAPITOL LIFE Ilene Denton visits Congressman Vern Buchanan and his wife, Sandy, in their newly renovated home on Capitol Hill. A ROYAL WEDDING Circus Sarasota co-founders Dolly Jacobs and Pedro Reis tie the knot […]

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11/19/2013

High Tide at High Noon

Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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11/19/2013

Dream Makers Ball

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11/19/2013

Miracle Ball

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11/19/2013

February 2008

FEATURES A TARNISHED GEM Years of pollution and development have dimmed the sparkle of Sarasota’ beautiful bay. Can we bring it back? By Craig Pittman FROM SOHO TO SARASOTA How does a curator choose the art he exhibits? While Selby Gallery’s Kevin Dean combs the studios and galleries of New York City, Kay Kipling takes notes. […]

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11/18/2013

Wine, Women and Shoes Luncheon

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11/18/2013

Art of Caring for Children Gala

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11/18/2013

Season of Sculpture Opening

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11/18/2013

Sarasota Orchestra 65th Anniversary Brunch

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11/14/2013

AJC Award Dinner

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11/14/2013

March 2008

FEATURES 10 BEST Su Byron seeks out the most sensational Latin dishes in town. SARASOTA’S HOTTEST HUSBANDS Move over, Matt Damon–nobody’s sexier (or sweeter) than the winners of our highly competitive contest. A SARASOTA WEDDING IN THE HAMPTONS Our “Social Detective” Leslie Glass needed to pull off her daughter’s Long Island wedding with style. She […]

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11/14/2013

April 2008

FEATURES 10 BEST Su Byron gets up early to find the 10 top breakfast dishes in town. THE DEAL BEHIND THE DEAL Charlie Huisking unreels the story of how the Sarasota Film Festival, William H. Macy and a band of believers brought Macy’s latest movie to life. PIZZA WITH PANACHE A panel of hungry judges taste-tests […]

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11/14/2013

May 2008

FEATURES BEST OF 2008 From dining to shopping to serious fun, our annual readers’ poll serves up 224 of the best experiences in town. LOOKING AT SARASOTA The winning images in our first-ever photo contest reflect our city’s beauty and energy–and the fresh perspectives and talents of the readers who took the pictures. WHY WE […]

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11/14/2013

June 2008

FEATURES 10 BEST Su Byron brings home out city’s most sumptuous sweets–great cakes, cookies, pies and other baked confections. THE PROMISED LAND A new book highlights the evocative Florida landscapes of an almost forgotten artist, “Highwayman” Harold Newton. LIVING LARGE FOR LESS With a few smart strategies, you can enjoy luxury even in a down […]

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11/14/2013

July 2008

FEATURES 10 BEST Su Byron searches out vegetarian dishes so good you’ll never miss the meat. THE YEAR OF THE BLOCKBUSTER With a season that included Broadway-bound A Tale of Two Cities, critic Kay Kipling finds much to honor in her annual theater awards. HOMES FOR ARTISTS Who says artists can’t afford to live in Sarasota […]

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