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Archive for June, 2012

06/29/2012

Vintage Sarasota: Patriotic Parade

This week’s Vintage Sarasota shot features ex-servicemen marching the flag during the Memorial Day parade in 1941. This photo was taken at the War Memorial, which was in the center of Five Points during this time.  Today, the Memorial is located in the Bayfront Park. Photo courtesy of Sarasota County History Center

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06/29/2012

Photo of the Week: St. Armands Statue

St. Armands is the home to many historic statues, including this unique one. Saving Our Statues (SOS) is a nonprofit organization in Sarasota that began several years ago to help save and restore these lovely sculptures. Photo by Charlie White

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06/28/2012

Photo of the Week: Bradenton Beach

Bradenton Beach shows off its beauty in this week’s photo. We love the way the water and multicolored sky give this picture an ethereal, almost mysterious look. Photo by Lewis Golbourn

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06/27/2012

Vintage Sarasota: Circus Hall of Fame

Did you know that Sarasota was once known as the Circus City?  The Circus Hall of Fame museum opened in 1956, with seven buildings exhibiting costumes, props, and other artifacts that made our circus unlike any other. The circus held multiple performances most days until the Hall of Fame’s closing in 1977. Photo courtesy Sarasota […]

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06/22/2012

Photo of the Week: Night Lights

We all know Sarasota is beautiful in broad daylight, but it sure is pretty at night, too. We love the way the building lights colorfully glow on the bay in this picture–not to mention the magnificent skyline overlooking the city. Photo credit: Charlie White

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06/20/2012

Vintage Sarasota: Hover Arcade

The old Hover Arcade on the foot of Main Street was originally home to fire department and government offices, among others, when it was built in 1913.  Later, it became the Sarasota’s City Hall during World War II, with the Chamber of Commerce sitting on the pier. The arcade was demolished in 1967, and our […]

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06/16/2012

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06/15/2012

Savor Sarasota: Looking Back—and To Coming Weeks

There are two goals to our Savor Sarasota exercises: One, to go to restaurants we haven’t visited before; and two, to go to restaurants we don’t frequently visit because they don’t fit into our everyday price range. Missions accomplished. First of all, how great is it that Savor Sarasota Restaurant “Week” has in recent years […]

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06/14/2012

Photo of the Week: Surfer Dog

Clearly, humans are not the only ones who enjoy a beach day at Siesta! We love this mid-action shot almost as much as we love the expression caught on this happy guy’s face. Photo by Jennifer Stanhope

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06/14/2012

Shop Talk: Dress for a Good Cause

Twenty pecent of the proceeds from Juno & Jove’s Winged Shirtdress go to Mote’s Oil Spill Research and Restoration Fund. Summer’s officially here, which means shedding those layers while still trying to look chic.  Now here’s a way to do just that for a worthy cause: Juno & Jove is donating 20 percent of the […]

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