Weekend Planner

Your Top 4 Things to Do: Sept. 13-19

Van Wezel Friday Fest, $7 Saturdays at Mote and more.

09/13/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Only in Sarasota: Schechter House Pool, San Remo Estates

That cherry red balloon dog pool toy just adds a smile.

08/10/2018 By John Pirman

Ringling Museum

Ca d'Zan Curator Ron McCarty Says Good-Bye

The longtime curator of the Ca d'Zan will retire Aug. 31.

07/30/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Only in Sarasota: Blackburn Point Bridge

It's one of the few remaining swing bridges in Florida.

06/27/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: The Thomas House, Sapphire Shores

This month: an opulent 1920s estate.

05/28/2018 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Canned Ham Vintage, Rosemary District

Illustrator John Pirman goes retro with Canned Ham Vintage.

04/26/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Illustrator John Pirman's Home Designs Featured in Sarasota MOD Shop

A set of five notecards features iconic Sarasota School of Architecture designs.

04/10/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Only in Sarasota: Tillandsia Warhol Wall

Illustrator John Pirman captures Andy Warhol’s spirit in Selby Gardens’ show Warhol: Flowers in the Factory.

03/28/2018 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Rae House, Siesta Key

Illustrator John Pirman sketches a restored Sarasota School of Architecture house on Siesta Key.

02/28/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Lido Dorset, Lido Beach

This month: a mod moment at Lido Dorset.

01/25/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: SRQ Airport, Winter Afternoon

Illustrator John Pirman sketches the local airport on a sunny afternoon.

12/27/2017 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Segway Tour, Downtown Sarasota

Years after their prime, these scooters are still rolling.

11/29/2017 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Flamingos at Jungle Gardens

This month: iconic pink flamingos at North Sarasota's Jungle Gardens.

10/30/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Hiss Studios, Lido Shores

This month: an iconic local midcentury structure.

09/27/2017 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Siesta Beach

Siesta Beach on a summer afternoon.

08/28/2017 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Nathan Benderson Park, U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships

Sarasota is gaining a reputation for world-class sporting events.

07/26/2017 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Lido Beach Pool and Pavilion

This month: an affordable way to stay in shape in a beautiful beach setting.

06/28/2017 By John Pirman

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Only in Sarasota: Hart’s Landing, Weekday Morning

Illustrator John Pirman sketches a weekday scene at the city's oldest bait and tackle shop.

06/01/2017 By John Pirman

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: May 18-24

Frankie Valli at the Van Wezel, a free Joys of Jazz concert in Venice, a musical tribute to Bob Dylan and more.

05/18/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Only in Sarasota: Alfred R. Goldstein Library, Ringling College

Sarasota's newest library has a Florida view.

04/26/2017 Illustrations by John Pirman