A nearly native Floridian, Ilene Denton has lived in Sarasota since her senior year in high school. Besides her long journalism career, she had a 10-year stint as deputy director of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. (Ask her about some of her backstage shenanigans sometime.)

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Sarasota's Woman's Exchange Donates to Arts Organizations

Sarasota's Woman's Exchange turns secondhand goods into gold for arts organizations.

08/26/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Sarasota Real Estate News: July 2014

News and notes from the top of the market.

06/30/2014 By Ilene Denton

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How to Create World-Class Sarasota Cultural District in Sarasota

With other Florida cities building dynamic downtown cultural parks, it's time for Sarasota's plan to get off the ground.

06/30/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Welcome to Sarasota-Manatee

There's a perfect place for you in the Sarasota-Manatee region.

05/30/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Home Trends

Our experts spot what’s new and now in the housing industry.

05/30/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Your Dream Home

Advice from the experts on creating a custom plan.

05/30/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Home Tour: Atomic Mod Ranch House in Laurel Park

A Laurel Park couple gives the classic ranch house a decidedly modern twist.

05/30/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Sarasota Real Estate News: July 2014

News and notes from the top of the market.

05/30/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Selby Gardens’ Dr. Antonio Toscano de Brito on Why He Loves Sarasota

Living the dream at Selby Gardens.

05/30/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Sarasota Real Estate News: May 2014

News and notes from the top of the market.

05/01/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Jewelry Designer Rose Gonzales Relocates to Sarasota

Jewelry designer Rose Gonzales on natural treasures.

05/01/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Four Landscape Projects That Prove We Live in Paradise

Landscape projects we love.

04/02/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Sea Oats Inspire New Caspersen Beach Pavilions

The design, by Sweet Sparkman Architects, is as practical as it is beautiful.

04/01/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Educator Neil Phillips of Bradenton’s Visual Men Academy on Kids, Leisure and Longboat Key

The co-founder of Bradenton's Visible Men Academy shares why he and his family moved to Sarasota.

04/01/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Sarasota Real Estate News: March 2014

News and notes from the top of the market.

03/03/2014 By Ilene Denton

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My New Hometown: Ringling Museum Asian Art Curator Fan Jeremy Zhang

Fan Jeremy Zhang, the Ringling Museum's new Asian art curator, settles into Sarasota.

03/01/2014 By Ilene Denton Photography by MyUnionHouse.com

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On the Homefront: News and Notes from the Real Estate Market

News and notes from the Sarasota real estate market.

01/31/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Inside Four Sizzling Sarasota Kitchen Designs

Beauty plus function equals designs stylish cooks will love.

01/31/2014 By Ilene Denton

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Why I Moved to Sarasota: Francis and Nathalie deWolf

Francis and Nathalie deWolf on south Sarasota's many charms.

01/31/2014 By Ilene Denton Photography by MyUnionHouse.com

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WEDU Celebrates Return of "Downton Abbey" at Cafe L'Europe

WEDU celebrates the return of Downton Abbey with a sumptuous dinner at Cafe L'Europe.

01/06/2014 By Ilene Denton