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Sunshine Memories

100 Years of Sarasota History

Our history in words and pictures.

12/28/2016 Edited by Bob Plunket and Kay Kipling

Top Stories

Bodies of Work

Super-Fit Local Trainers Show Us Why Their Routines Work

Consider these 5 fitness buffs inspiration for your New Year's resolutions.

12/28/2016 By Ilene Denton Photography by Barbara Banks

The Boys of Spring

What It's Like to Go to the Orioles' Fantasy Camp

A 65-year-old baseball fan tests his limits.

12/30/2016 By Jerry Kammer

Signs of Life

Citrus Greening Threatens the Florida Economy and a Cherished Way of Life

Scientists have been searching for ways to combat it. Now genetic research might be bearing fruit.

12/30/2016 By Daniel DeWitt

Table of Contents

Arts & Entertainment

100 Years of History

Listen to These Historical Recordings

Some sounds from our history.

01/04/2017

Bowled Over

We Tried It: ACE Sarasota's Ceramics Class

Megan McDonald struggles at the potter's wheel.

12/30/2016 By Megan McDonald

The Boys of Spring

What It's Like to Go to the Orioles' Fantasy Camp

A 65-year-old baseball fan tests his limits.

12/30/2016 By Jerry Kammer

One Day

One Day on the Set of Justin Long's New Comedy

We spend the day with Ringling College of Art and Design grad Nick Morgulis, who's working with actor Justin Long on his new comedy.

12/29/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Robert Castro

Cultural Pas de Deux

International Talent Meets Cuban Technique at the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School

International talent meets Cuban technique at a thriving Sarasota dance school.

12/29/2016 By Sylvia Whitman

From the Editor

Behind the Scenes of 100 Years of History

For our January cover package, we go digging through the historical archives.

12/29/2016 By Pam Daniel

Sunshine Memories

Sarasota's Famous Faces

It seems like the whole world shows up sooner or later.

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Sunshine Memories

We've Always Been Driven by the Arts

Sarasota's talent and appreciation for the arts is in its DNA.

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Sunshine Memories

The Circus Made Us Famous

The circus' Winter Headquarters was the largest attraction in the state in the '30s and '40s.

12/28/2016

Best of Sarasota

Sunshine Memories

100 Years of Sarasota History

Our history in words and pictures.

12/28/2016 Edited by Bob Plunket and Kay Kipling

Eat & Drink

Pub Quiz

The Trivia Stakes are High in Our City's Brainiest Bar

The bar-based quiz tradition may very well achieve its Platonic ideal on Wednesday nights at Growler's.

01/04/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Restaurant Review

Restaurant Review: Downtown Sarasota's Lila

Lila celebrates vegetables and freshness with dazzling creativity.

01/03/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Duck Dynasty

Six Great Local Duck Dishes

Wonderful ways to enjoy the bird.

01/03/2017 By Marsha Fottler

Fashion & Shopping

Fashion I.Q.

Our Favorite Fashion and Beauty Trends for the New Year

Genius looks and loot from our fashion editor.

01/06/2017 By Heather Dunhill

Shine On

7 High-Gloss Local Finds, from Fashion to Home Decor

It's time to get lacquered.

12/29/2016 By Heather Dunhill

Health & Fitness

Heat Index

How to Help Kids (And Their Parents) Rest Easy

Sleep coach Dana Obleman shares her tips.

12/29/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Pot Pioneer

Alice O'Leary-Randall Crusades for Medical Marijuana

O'Leary-Randall has become known as the First Lady of the medical marijuana movement.

12/29/2016 By Robert Bowden

Bodies of Work

Super-Fit Local Trainers Show Us Why Their Routines Work

Consider these 5 fitness buffs inspiration for your New Year's resolutions.

12/28/2016 By Ilene Denton Photography by Barbara Banks

Home & Real Estate

Time Capsule

A 1970s Bird Key Home Defines Vintage Glamour

Just look at that wallpaper.

12/29/2016 By Rober Plunket

News & Profiles

Why I Care

Retired College Professor Mary Rainey Brings Disaster Relief to Those Who Need It

“Being able to comfort people when they’re at their most vulnerable is a wonderful feeling."

01/02/2017 By Ilene Denton

Feed Your Head

Wise Up: A Guide to Sarasota's Continuing Education Classes

If you want to learn something, chances are, there’s a class for it right here in town.

12/30/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Master Teachers

These 3 Teachers are Molding Local Minds

Three continuing education teachers on how their passion drives them to teach others.

12/30/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Signs of Life

Citrus Greening Threatens the Florida Economy and a Cherished Way of Life

Scientists have been searching for ways to combat it. Now genetic research might be bearing fruit.

12/30/2016 By Daniel DeWitt

Land That They Love

Boca Grande Residents Buy Their Own Nature Preserve

Boca Grande residents raised $20.6 million in just 60 days.

12/29/2016 By Pam Daniel

Sunshine Memories

We're Still Living in Paradise

Even 100 years later.

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Sunshine Memories

We Were Always Working and Building

We're more than just a pretty beach town.

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Travel & Outdoors

Mr. Chatterbox

Journey Into Bone Valley

Our humor columnist journeys deep into the Bone Valley.

12/29/2016 By Rober Plunket