February 2008

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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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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.

WAVE WARRIORS

For these athletes, the path to glory is the Gulf of Mexico. Photography by Greg Brown

THE REMARRIAGE GAME

Relationship expert Susan Kelley on how this all-important competition is played–and won–in Sarasota.

LESSONS FROM MOM

Charlie Huisking pens a Valentine salute to his spirited 94-year-old mother.

DEPARTMENTS

FROM THE EDITOR

Love stories from the second time around. By Pam Daniel

STREET TALK

News and names to boost your civic I.Q.

SHOPPING

Carol Tisch finds new stores and longtime favorites on Upper Main, and Jill Obrochta sees red in shoes, lingerie and more.

* Fashion Statement

ARCHITECTURE

Do the new buildings on our college campuses make the grade? Richard Storm decides.

MR. CHATTERBOX

Our social critic takes aim at America’s Great Wall and presidential politics.

LIMELIGHT

Rebecca Baxter snaps people and parties, and the Sarasota Ballet’s opening night brings our “Social Detective” to her feet.

EVENTS

Kay Kipling’s calendar of arts and entertainment, plus On Exhibit by Mark Ormond.

VITAL SIGNS

Should you have a facelift or something less invasive? Su Byron finds the choice depends on your age.

FOOD & WINE

John Bancroft dines by the numbers at 5-One-6 Burns and Mattison’s 41, plus chef Judi Gallagher serves up spaghetti squash.

NATURAL SELECTION

Our artist’s sketchbook of Sarasota flora and fauna.