Home & Garden Annual 2014

Blissful living, inside and out. Blissful living, inside and out.

In this issue:

Arts & Entertainment


Three Sarasota Experts on the Artful Creations That Inspire Their Love

Love leads to treasures when collectors and creators follow their passions.

10/01/2014 By Ilene Denton


A Preview of Ringling International Arts Festival 2014

Actor Christopher Lee Gibson explains how a radio drama/graphic novel mashup will entertain at RIAF.

09/30/2014 By Kay Kipling


Homelessness Shadows Downtown Sarasota's Rosemary District

Hot topics, talk and history.

09/30/2014 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Top Tickets: Sarasota Events, October 2014

Our five picks for October.

09/24/2014 By Kay Kipling

Eat & Drink


Restaurant Review: Fins at Sharky's on the Pier

Food critic Marsha Fottler says the new Fins at Sharky's on the Pier is a great place for visitors and locals alike.

10/01/2014 By Marsha Fottler


Sarasota's Community Gardens Provide a Common Ground

Barbara Harris says community gardens provide common ground.

09/30/2014 By Megan McDonald


Sarasota Restaurant News from Chef Judi Gallagher

Bits and bites from contributing food editor Judi Gallagher.

09/24/2014 By Judi Gallagher

Fashion & Shopping


Saks Sarasota's Joel Ellzey on New Mall at University Town Center Store

Saks' G.M. Joel Ellzey on the dazzling new store--and bringing menswear back.

09/24/2014 By Carol Tisch

Home & Real Estate


The Best Sarasota Real Estate Listings of 2014

From celebrity buyers to tony teardowns, Bob Plunket dishes on the deals, steals and scoops of the year.

10/01/2014 By Bob Plunket


Go Inside a Modern Sarasota Home with an Architectural Legacy

An Impressive architectural legacy inspires one couple's new modern, high-tech home near downtown Sarasota.

10/01/2014 By Carol Tisch


Step Inside a Glammed-Up Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota Penthouse

A Ritz-Carlton penthouse gets an elegant uptown update.

10/01/2014 By Ilene Denton


Go Inside a Guy Peterson-Designed, Island-Inspired Modern Home

A Guy Peterson-designed modern home salutes its Sarasota roots and island setting.

09/30/2014 By Ilene Denton


For Sale: 1916 Dutch Colonial in Downtown Sarasota's Bungalow Hill

An architect’s own home successfully blends old and new.

09/30/2014 By Bob Plunket

News & City Life


Sarasota Magazine October 2014

Blissful living inside and out.

10/02/2014 By Sarasota Magazine


How Should Our Buildings Adapt to Florida's Rising Sea Levels?

As sea levels rise and Florida sinks, how should our buildings adapt? The new Perez Art Museum Miami points the way.

10/02/2014 By Alastair Gordon


Mr. Chatterbox on the 2014 Florida Elections

This election offers a cast of characters worthy of a Carl Hiaasen novel.

09/30/2014 By Bob Plunket


Top Fashion and Beauty Picks for October 2014

Genius looks and loot from our style blogger.

09/30/2014 By Heather Dunhill


Why We Moved to Sarasota: Ellen Hanson and Richard Perlman

A New York couple settles into a Sarasota School gem.

09/30/2014 By Ilene Denton


Sarasota Mod Weekend Kicks Off in October

The Sarasota Architectural Foundation hosts its inaugural Sarasota MOD Weekend Oct. 9-12.

09/24/2014 By Ilene Denton


From the Editor: Sarasota's Rising Sea Levels

Pam Daniel on how rising waters will reshape our city.

09/24/2014 By Pam Daniel

Travel & Outdoors


The Florida House Reopens Its Doors

This year, the Florida House--the first green demonstration house in the country--will reopen its doors to the public.

09/24/2014 By Susan Burns