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Archive for July, 2007

07/31/2007

Uninvited

    It’s the museum’s party, and I’ll cry if I want to. At home, of course.       By Hannah Wallace       For a few short hours, I thought I had scored a deal to the swankiest event in town.   Then my dreams were dashed. By a typo.   Within […]

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07/26/2007

Round Trip

    I return from vacation with a refreshed state of mind—and a bag of pasta labeled “Space Noodles.”   When I summarized my recent trip to the Pacific Northwest, a number of Sarasotans gave me the same deadpan response:   “My vacation was fantastic. We didn’t get any rain.” “Yeah, we didn’t, either.”   […]

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07/22/2007

Bell’s Designated Drivers

When you’re too stewed to steer, they’ll get you in gear. Probably.   By Hannah Wallace   I got a press release a few weeks ago that set my heart all a-flutter: A couple of Sarasotans have started a DD service—Bell’s Designated Drivers (952-9383)—comprising two-person teams that drive your drunk ass home, in your own […]

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07/10/2007

Power Magnet

I don’t want to brag, but I keep attracting the most powerful people in town.     By Hannah Wallace   I am a powerful person magnet. True, 95 of our July issue’s “Sarasota’s 100 Most Powerful People” wouldn’t recognize me if I walked up and introduced myself. With a nametag. And a resume. But […]

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07/5/2007

Rockets’ Red Glare

Brushing the ashes out of my hair to examine explosive Independence Day traditions.   By Hannah Wallace   “Celebrate the independence of your nation by blowing up a small part of it.”—The Simpsons   Wandering around Pinellas Park on a sleepy, lazy, post-tonsil-infection Fourth, Alabama-grown CCB and I took in various amateur fireworks displays raining […]

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