February 2009

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FEATURES

10 BEST

Terrific treatments to keep you looking and feeling great. By Su Byron

BORN TOO SOON

City commissioner Kelly Kirschner pens the story of his premature son’s struggle for life.

BABY FACE

From Madonna to Sarasota socialite, there’s a whole new look to plastic surgery. By Su Byron

THE ART OF MINIMALISM

For noted designer Robert Stuffings, less is truly more in his quietly elegant Longboat Key condominium. By Carol Tisch

MARTINA AFTER 50

How tennis superstar (and Casey Key resident) Martina Navratilova stays young, fit and vital–and how you can, too. By Hannah Wallace

DECORATING CAN BE MURDER

In Chapter 4 of comic novelist Robert Plunket’s new mystery series, Sarasota’s real estate crisis hits home for designer Timothy Spryke.

DEPARTMENTS

FROM THE EDITOR

Let’s get organized! By Pam Daniel

STREET TALK

News and names to boost your civic I.Q.

BOUTIQUE

Hip finds in the Rosemary District, plus beauty products for the person on the go. By Carol Tisch

* Who’s In Store?

MR. CHATTERBOX

Good dog! Mr. C’s naughty pug Pee Wee goes to obedience school.

LIMELIGHT

Rebecca Baxter snaps people and parties, and our “Social Detective” peeks inside the mansion that tycoon Powel Crosley built.

LUXURY HOMEFRONT

The niftiest neighborhoods, great deals in residential listings, eco-friendly home decor and the best of “Real Estate Junkie.”

ONE GREAT ROOM

A Longboat Key pool house is as bright and lush as the gardens around it. By Carol Tisch

CALENDAR

Kay Kipling’s roundup of this month’s arts and entertainment events, plus On Exhibit by Mark Ormond.

GOOD MEDICINE

A new cardio screening program at Sarasota Memorial proves a lifesaver for a local fitness trainer. By Su Byron

FOOD & WINE

John Bancroft craves Cafe on the Bayside’s tasty traditions, and chef Judi Gallagher offers up the foods of love.

* What I’m Drinking

* Good Deal

THE PAR SIDE

Golf columnist David Grimes plays North Port’s Heron Creek.

SENSE OF PLACE

Illustrator Regan Dunnick’s fun map of St. Armands Circle.