March 2015: The Wealth Issue

Sarasota Magazine March 2015 | The Wealth Issue

By Sarasota Magazine March 3, 2015

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Freeze Frame

Polo ponies and their handlers live in luxury in one of Lakewood Ranch’s beautiful barns. Photography by Gene Pollux.

A Tycoon for the Ages

With his lavish lifestyle and passion for art, John Ringling set the tone for decades of Sarasota millionaires to come. By Michael Kruse

Are You Rich?

That depends—on whether you’ve reached a certain magic number. Former Barron’s editor Rich Rescigno discovers the Sarasota tipping point.

Secret Services

Local businesses find a niche in serving the super-rich. By Susan Burns 

Glass Appeal

A wave of gorgeous glass art exhibitions is flooding local galleries. And there’s more to come. By Kay Kipling

Off the Charts

Stock market guru Ned Davis may have sold his company, but he’s still mining for data that forecast market trends.  By Tony D’Souza




From the Editor

Pam Daniel reflects on wealth—Sarasota-style.

The Heat Index

People, issues and events on our radar, including top tickets, Carol Tisch’s shopping finds, chef Judi Gallagher’s dish (plus a recipe for strawberry shortcake), Heather Dunhill’s Fashion IQ, party pictures—and more.

Mr. Chatterbox

The strange convergence of terrorism, freedom of speech and French fries at a Bradenton mall.

Luxury Home

Step right up to the exuberant Longboat Key home of Ringling circus model train wizard Howard Tibbals. Plus: real estate news, design trends and more.

Estate Planning

Sometimes it’s not the family fortune that causes a split among heirs—it’s the pots and pans. Estate lawyers offer sage suggestions. By Tony D’Souza

Health Report

Healthy hook-ups, natural beauty products and more. By Hannah Wallace

Food and Wine

Marsha Fottler says The Capital Grille sizzles and Venice’s Cassariano is her new neighborhood fave. Plus: Sarasota’s best crab cakes and more.

Only in Sarasota

Illustrator John Pirman admires the lounge areas at the Mall at University Town Center.

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