January 2008

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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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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 in a ceremony that celebrates their love for each other and our city’s circus heritage. Story by Kay Kipling, photography by Barbara Banks

THE AGE OF CHATTERBOX

Old and new Sarasota clash with hilarious results as our aging gossip columnist tries to break into the hip young crowd.

10 BEST

Yes, you can eat locally, with our guide to the most delectable homegrown foods in town. By Su Byron

DEPARTMENTS

FROM THE EDITOR

Boomer mothers and their daughters tell each other everything. Or do they? By Pam Daniel

STREET TALK

News and names to boost your civic I.Q.

SHOPPING

Carol Tisch scouts out San Marco Plaza and reports on other retail news, while Jill Obrochta finds patent leather is prime.

* Fashion Statement

MR.CHATTERBOX

Style maven–and Paris’ mom–Kathy Hilton meets a makeover challenge in Mr. C.

LIMELIGHT

Rebecca Baxter snaps people and parties, and our “Social Detective” applauds the Arts Council’s awards night.

EVENTS

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

VITAL SIGNS

Su Byron gets to the heart of good cardiac health.

FOOD & WINE

John Bancroft finds a tasty berth at Marina Jack and dives into Ocean Star’s sushi, plus Judi Gallagher’s savory potato leek soup.

NATURAL SELECTION

Our artists’s sketchbook of Sarasota flora and fauna.