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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Van Wezel Ticket Sale Begins Black Friday at 10 a.m.

Van Wezel's annual Black Friday ticket sale kicks off November 27 at 10 a.m.

11/24/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Holiday Tabletop Tips from Norris Furniture and Interiors

The experts at Norris Interiors share their secrets for creating memorable holiday tabletops.

11/23/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Top Real Estate Sales, November 2015

8306 Sanderling Road and 1240 Hillview Drive are this month's top Sarasota residential real estate sales.

11/09/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Luxury Home: Modern Ski Lodge - Nov. 17, 2015

Designer Mark Dalton gives a Longboat Key condo a renovation inspired by a ski lodge.

11/09/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Shane Chalke Has Lofty Goals for Sarasota Contemporary Dance

Shane Chalke embraces Sarasota Contemporary Dance.

11/03/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Home Tour: A Ski Lodge-Inspired Longboat Key Condo

Step inside a renovated Longboat Key condo that takes creative cues from a cozy ski lodge.

11/02/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Off the Clock: Good Sport, Dr. Daniel Lamar

DR. DANIEL LAMAR of Coastal Orthopedics is aiming for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as team physician for the U.S. men’s soccer team.

10/30/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Neighborhood Watch: Shoreland Woods

A look at Shoreland Woods, a charming West of Trail neighborhood bounded by Siesta Drive and South Osprey Ave.

10/29/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Lakewood Ranch Tour of Homes Kicks Off on Friday

The annual Lakewood Ranch Tour of Homes kicks off Oct. 16 and runs through Nov. 22.

10/14/2015 By Ilene Denton

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The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 10/1/15

Our panel of experts share their top five picks on the local dining scene this week.

10/01/2015 By Megan McDonald

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October 2015: Home & Garden Annual

Sarasota Magazine October 2015: Home & Garden Annual

10/01/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

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Washington, D.C. Traffic Reporter Jerry Edwards Moves to Sarasota

D.C. traffic reporter Jerry Edwards enjoys life in our slow lane.

10/01/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Sunshine Canning Makes an Old Art New Again

Lisa Fulk says canning is her jam.

10/01/2015 By Megan McDonald

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Four Fashion and Beauty Picks for Fall

Heather Dunhill rounds up her favorite products for the season.

10/01/2015 By Heather Dunhill

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Venice Museum Celebrates John Nolen Plan

Rollins College professor Bruce Stephenson takes us on a walking tour to highlight enduring features of the plan.

10/01/2015 By Pam Daniel

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Good Deal: Burger & Beer Joint's Wagyu Beef Sliders

Food critic Marsha Fottler finds a good deal at Burger & Beer Joint in the Mall at University Town Center.

10/01/2015 By Marsha Fottler

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Sarasota's Best Macaroni and Cheese

Mac and cheese has won a place on many local menus--but where's the best in town? Our judges taste and tell.

10/01/2015 By Megan McDonald