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Only in Sarasota: Segway Tour, Downtown Sarasota

Years after their prime, these scooters are still rolling.

11/29/2017 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Flamingos at Jungle Gardens

This month: iconic pink flamingos at North Sarasota's Jungle Gardens.

10/30/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Hiss Studios, Lido Shores

This month: an iconic local midcentury structure.

09/27/2017 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Siesta Beach

Siesta Beach on a summer afternoon.

08/28/2017 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Nathan Benderson Park, U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships

Sarasota is gaining a reputation for world-class sporting events.

07/26/2017 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Lido Beach Pool and Pavilion

This month: an affordable way to stay in shape in a beautiful beach setting.

06/28/2017 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Hart’s Landing, Weekday Morning

Illustrator John Pirman sketches a weekday scene at the city's oldest bait and tackle shop.

06/01/2017 By John Pirman

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: May 18-24

Frankie Valli at the Van Wezel, a free Joys of Jazz concert in Venice, a musical tribute to Bob Dylan and more.

05/18/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Only in Sarasota: Alfred R. Goldstein Library, Ringling College

Sarasota's newest library has a Florida view.

04/26/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Ca'd'Zan

This month: Ca’ d’Zan at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

03/28/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Window Washers

If you doubt that art imitates life—and vice versa—consider the recent juxtaposition of the balancing act of a window washer at downtown’s Courthouse Centre with the sculpture in the background.

03/01/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Burns Court, Downtown Sarasota

John Pirman illustrates downtown's charming Burns Court neighborhood.

12/13/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Nov. 10-16

Chalk Festival, a sandcastle classic, Sarasota MOD Weekend and lots, lots more.

11/10/2016 By Ilene Denton

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Only in Sarasota: Urbanite Theatre

John Pirman sketches downtown Sarasota's sleek Urbanite Theatre.

10/26/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Sarasota High School

John Pirman illustrates the Paul Rudolph-designed Sarasota High School

08/30/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Moreton Bay Fig Tree, Selby Gardens

John Pirman sketches an iconic Selby Gardens tree.

07/29/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Bird Key Park

John Pirman illustrates Bird Key Park.

06/22/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Municipal Auditorium, Downtown Sarasota

Sarasota's Municipal Auditorium is a classic example of Art Deco architecture.

05/31/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Siesta Key Lookout Station

A new pavilion on Siesta Key offers great views of the Gulf.

05/02/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Illustration: Center for Asian Art, The Ringling

John Pirman illustrates The Ringling's striking new Center for Asian Art.

04/01/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman