Archive for April, 2014

04/24/2014

Sarasota Magazine May 2014 Issue Preview

Get a sneak peek of Sarasota Magazine’s April 2014 issue.

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04/24/2014

A Dolphin Tale

A Mote scientist on what he learned from nine-month-old dolphin Nellie.

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04/24/2014

No Mickey Mouse City

I thought Florida was about early bird specials and Disney. Then Ringling College called me about a job.

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04/24/2014

Remembering Brother Geenen

The head of Senior Friendship Centers on the visionary who founded them.

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04/24/2014

My Sarasota Story: My Hidden Gem

I ran as far away from you as I could, Sarasota. But one place draws me back.

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04/24/2014

My Search for John D.

In 1979, I’d never been to Sarasota. But the writer I admired most in America lived there—and so we set off.

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04/24/2014

My Christmas Miracle

A prominent philanthropist volunteers to be a Salvation Army bell ringer.

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04/24/2014

The Span of Life

With its 24/7 pulse of people, Ringling Bridge captures the beauty and energy of our town.

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04/24/2014

Summer of ’72

Novelist Clifford Irving spent a summer on Longboat Key before going to jail for the Howard Hughes hoax.

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04/24/2014

A Wrong Made Right

When baseball great Buck O’Neil finally got his due.

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04/24/2014

Trailer Park Tale

A reclusive newcomer in an Old Florida trailer park meets his neighbors at a dance.

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04/24/2014

The Beach Effect

I may not go to the beach every day, but there’s something magic about knowing it’s there.

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