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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Myakka's BioScent K9 Trains Dogs to Detect Diseases

Plus, SMH's new Milk Depot helps babies in need and Key to the Cure kicks off.

09/30/2015 By Hannah Wallace

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A Casey Key Home Gets a Magnificent Landscape Design

A five-acre landscape design honors the home's beautiful natural setting.

09/30/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Step Inside a Creative, Family-Friendly Waterfront Home

The creative renovation of a waterfront home puts the teens on top.

09/30/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Off the Clock: Bob Arello

Hydrograss Technologies CEO Bob Arello is a world-class heavyweight master thrower.

09/04/2015 By Ilene Denton Photography by Barbara Banks

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Local Amish Author Sherry Gore Publishes New Book

Gore's new book is titled "The Plain Choice: A True Story of Choosing to Live an Amish Life."

09/02/2015 By Ilene Denton

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What is Pre-Hab and Why Should You Do It?

Studio South Fitness explains why "pre-hab" is so important to an effective exercise routine.

09/01/2015 By Studio South Fitness

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What Makes a Great Board Member?

Four fundamental rules of board service.

09/01/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Inside Selby Gardens' Tropical Conservatory

Take a look at these stunning greenhouse glories.

09/01/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Tour a Gorgeous Siesta Key Beachfront Estate

Aquadisia is an oasis of calm and beauty on the Gulf of Mexico.

07/31/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Weekend Getaway: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

A trip to Bentonville, Arkansas, to visit the Crystal Bridges Museum of Art is a worthy trip for any art lover.

07/29/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Bay Point Park Home Sells for $6.825 Million

It's the second-highest residential sale in Sarasota County this year.

07/21/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Luxury Home - July 14, 2015

An artistic couple turns a Lido Beach triplex into ultra-cool vacation cottages.

07/09/2015 By Ilene Denton

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2015 Theater Awards

Kay Kipling shares her winners in Sarasota Magazine's 2015 Theater Awards.

07/06/2015 By Kay Kipling

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Biz(941) Off the Clock: Flying High with Sue Wolverton

Coldwell Banker’s Sue Wolverton pilots her own jet aircraft.

07/03/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Manasota Key Real Estate Bounces Back

Plus, a new app from Murray Homes and a look at new home models in our area.

06/29/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Neighborhood Watch: Laurel Oak Estates

Take a closer look at Sarasota's Laurel Oak Estates.

06/29/2015 By Ilene Denton