From the Editor

From the Editor: The Art of Love

Our May/June cover grew out of our desire to recognize and honor those who are sacrificing so much to keep us safe

06/01/2020 By Susan Burns

From the Editor

From the Editor: Do You Believe in Magic?

Some love stories coming with a sprinkling of pixie dust.

01/30/2020 By Staff

From the Editor

What Do Local Experts Predict for Our Region in 2020—and Beyond?

We’re ringing in a whole new decade, and we’re wondering what lies ahead.

01/01/2020 By Susan Burns

From the Editor

From the Editor: A Very Good Year

We know there are plenty of reasons to feel despondent, anxious and irritated. But you’re in a place that people all over the country admire and aspire to.

12/02/2019 By Susan Burns

From the Editor

From the Editor: Our Expanding Arts Season

Susan Burns celebrates our city's cultural offerings.

10/30/2019 By Susan Burns

From the Editor

From the Editor: The Billionaires Among Us

As affluent newcomers know well, long-term strategies and sacrifices to preserve wealth ensure a better future for us and our heirs.

08/02/2019 By Susan Burns

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From the Editor: Celebrating the New

You’ll notice a new look to the magazine this month.

04/30/2019 By Susan Burns

From the Editor

From the Editor: Why Is the Lionfish Population Decreasing?

Susan Burns on lionfish and Mother Nature.

04/02/2019 By Susan Burns

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From the Editor: 40 Years of Stories

You, dear readers and advertisers, have been our friends through all the years.

02/25/2019 By Susan Burns

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From the Editor: That's Entertainment

Susan Burns on great get-togethers.

01/24/2019 By Susan Burns

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From the Editor: An Awakening at New College

Susan Burns reflects on how the school's culture of critical thinking can create dramatic personal change.

12/26/2018 By Susan Burns

Welcome Back!

Three Big Projects That Are About to Change Our Region

Susan Burns sees three big projects about to change the region.

12/03/2018 By Susan Burns

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From the Editor: The Restorative Tonic of the Arts

"Hope may not be at the heart of everything I pick this season—and I can’t completely avoid my phone and current events—but the arts are beautiful, tragic, poignant and ultimately a tonic for the soul."

10/25/2018 By Susan Burns

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From the Editor: Betty Schoenbaum's Love and Philanthropy Helped Shape Sarasota

Betty, who passed away in July just short of her 101st birthday, was a tangible example that helping others just might be the ticket to a meaningful life.

08/29/2018 By Susan Burns

From the Editor

Why Hurricanes Don't Scare Us Away

“Human psychology doesn’t give much weight to low probability with serious consequences.”

06/25/2018 By Susan Burns

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From the Editor: The Importance of Funding the Arts

Susan Burns on the impact of lost arts funding.

04/26/2018 By Susan Burns

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From the Editor: Times Are Changing

Opening notes from our new editor-in-chief Susan Burns.

02/28/2018 By Susan Burns

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From the Editor: A Farewell to Sarasota Magazine

I have loved this job—and this city—every single day of my tenure.

01/25/2018 By Pam Daniel

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From the Editor: A Lost Chance at Lido

Pam Daniel sees a lost opportunity with the new plans for Lido Beach.

12/27/2017 By Pam Daniel