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Delectable Games

At the Table   |   Phil Lederer

Linger Lodge and Jack Dusty still do it the all-natural, Old Florida way.

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Body Mechanics

Body and Health   |   Phil Lederer

Replacing old parts and shoring up the weak spots.

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Cargo   |   Anna Rachel Rich

An exotic excursion within reach.

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Art of Tart

Pantry   |   Anna Rachel Rich

Autumnís scarlet starlet rolls in with the cooler weather, making bold cameos in the sweetest treats.

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Magic of the Musical

Culture City   |   Phil Lederer

Like moths to the flame, musicals draw us to the stage, but why?

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Using Tile at Home

Design Notebook   |   Ashley Farlow

Patterned Tile for a Wallpaper Effect

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First Look

Dress Code   |   Rochelle Nigri

You have finally bitten the bullet and set up an online dating profile. Long-term, short-term, boredom, only you know your end game. But if you think you may want a second date, then set the tone and knock it out of the park with what you wear to date num

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Personal Development

In Brief   |   Jacob Ogles

Itís hard to believe that 20 years ago Lakewood Ranch was just undeveloped ranch land.

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Rosemary Hall Way

In Studio   |   Anna Rachel Rich

Exploring creativity within the walls of Hall Architects.

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Stage Presence

Nest   |   Anna Rachel Rich

Expert tips to sell your home in less time for more money.

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Locally Brewed

On Tap   |   Phil Lederer

Itís no secret that this year has seen Sarasota and Bradenton dive full-force into the craft beer scene with multiple breweries opening shop and within a short period of time becoming entrenched in the cultural and economic landscape. Foodies and brewhead

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Repping the Asolo Rep

On Board   |   Jacob Ogles

Plenty of Sarasotans each yeaR enjoy the works put on stage by the talents at the Asolo Repertory Theatre, but a handful have devoted a more significant chunk of their own lives toward keeping the institution artistically relevant and financially strong.

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Open House Savvy

Shorelife   |   John Hardy

Rules of the Real Estate Road.

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Parent Company Sold

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune and its parent company, Halifax Media, were sold to New Media Investment Group, the newspaper reported Thursday. The move comes three years after Halifax bought the newspaper and other regional publications from the New York Times Company.

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Normile, Zimmerman Land Sarasota Commission Seats
A retired prosecutor and a former journalist were tapped Wednesday as the newest members of the Sarasota City Commission. Eileen Normile and Stan Zimmerman were sworn in at a special meeting on Wednesday afternoon. "This was no easy selection because of the quality of the applicants," said Commissioner... Read More ›
Good Bite
Returning Without Reservation
I think the best endorsement that one can give any restaurant is that one still chooses to eat at said restaurant having worked there. Being intimately acquainted with the quality and treatment of the ingredients and the passion of the chef and management gives one a unique perspective on the beautiful... Read More ›
Normile, Zimmerman named to Sarasota City Commission

Eileen Normile and Stan Zimmerman were named to the Sarasota City Commission.

"This was no easy selection because of the quality of the applicants," said Commissioner Susan Chapman.

Sarasota City Commissioners made the appointment at a special meeting Wednesday afternoon. The new commissioners fill the District 2 and 3 seats vacated by Paul Caragiulo and Shannon Snyder, who both resigned to run for County Commission. Caragiulo won that election and was named to the county board in Tuesday.

Commissioners Chapman and Suzanne Atwell favored Zimmerman and Normile, while Mayor Willie Shaw backed Shelli Eddie and Art Levin.

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Party Leaders Drew Voters in Force
On a statewide level, Gov. Rick Scott finished one of the most hard-fought political fights of the year with a lead over Democrat Charlie Crist greater than his scant victory four years ago. But the gap in Sarasota County between the Republican governor and his challenger was closer than it was in 2010,... Read More ›

Latest Post Recently retired and former Sarasota County City Commissioner Joe Barbetta joins the Board of Directors for the Center for Architecture Sarasota (CFAS). †The Center for Architecture Sarasota is proud to announce the Joseph A. Barbetta Scholarship to recognize his dedication and service to our community.†The Joseph A. Barbetta Scholarship will provide financial assistance to the […]

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Recently retired and former Sarasota County City Commissioner Joe Barbetta joins the Board of Directors...

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