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Mr. Chatterbox Remembers Singer Lesley Gore

Mr. Chatterbox remembers his days at Sarah Lawrence with the late singer Lesley Gore.

02/17/2015 By Robert Plunket

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Mr. Chatterbox: Sarasota Magazine Was Hacked!

Mr. C uncovers the latest scandal at Sarasota Magazine--we've been hacked!

01/28/2015 By Bob Plunket

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Mr. Chatterbox's Guide to Venice, Italy

This month: It's easy to understand Venice, Italy. If you’re from Sarasota, that is.

12/30/2014 By Bob Plunket

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Mr. Chatterbox and Mother Teresa

Crafty as an old fox, Mother Teresa took my mother for a ride.

12/17/2014 By Robert Plunket

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Sarasota Author John D. MacDonald is Back in the Spotlight

A rumored Hollywood film puts quintessential Sarasota author John D. MacDonald back in the spotlight.

10/30/2014 By Bob Plunket

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Mr. Chatterbox on the 2014 Florida Elections

This election offers a cast of characters worthy of a Carl Hiaasen novel.

09/30/2014 By Bob Plunket

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Mr. Chatterbox Hangs Out at Senior Friendship Center

Chatting, dancing, exercising, flirting—you name it; it’s all going on at Senior Friendship Center.

08/27/2014 By Bob Plunket

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Remembering Kevin Dean

When Ringling College's Kevin Dean passed away, Sarasota lost an artistic leader--and Mr. C lost a friend.

06/27/2014 By Bob Plunket

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Mr. Chatterbox: Why Baby Boomers are Obsessed With Their Health

This month: People come to Sarasota for the beaches. But they stay for the hospitals.

05/30/2014 By Megan McDonald

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Mr. Chatterbox: What Sarasota Was Like 35 Years Ago

This month: Let's take a little time-travel tour and visit Sarasota 35 years ago.

05/01/2014 By Bob Plunket

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Mr. Chatterbox: On Being Old in Sarasota

We are old! Hear us roar!

04/01/2014 By Bob Plunket

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Mr: Chatterbox: Will Boomers Embrace Marijuana Like the Old Friend It Is?

This month, Mr. Chatterbox wonders if Sarasota baby boomers will embrace medical marijuana like the old friend it used to be.

03/01/2014 By Megan McDonald

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Mr. Chatterbox: The Strange Story of Huguette Clark

This month: Smurfs, dolls and $300 million—the story of Huguette Clark.

01/31/2014 By Bob Plunket

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Mr. Chatterbox: Should You Attend Your High School Reunion?

This month, Mr. Chatterbox ponders attending his 50th high school reunion.

01/02/2014 By Bob Plunket

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Mr. Chatterbox Takes a Day Trip

History, home cooking, and reform school--the day trip of Mr. Chatterbox's dreams.

10/01/2013 By Bob Plunket

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Mr. Chatterbox: An Exclusive Look at His Home and Collections

This month, Mr. Chatterbox gives us an exclusive tour of his home--and his extensive collections.

08/01/2013 By Bob Plunket

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Mr. Chatterbox: How Do You Know When it's Time to Retire?

In this month's Mr. Chatterbox, Bob Plunket asks, "How do you know when it's time to retire in Sarasota?"

07/01/2013 By Bob Plunket

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Mr. Chatterbox: May 2013

Mr. Chatterbox has voted--for the Best Outsider Architecture.

05/01/2013 By Bob Plunket

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Sarasota Film Festival 2013: Closing Weekend

Mariel Hemingway's film "Running From Crazy" and a Conversation with Griffin Dunne are part of Sarasota Film Festival 2013's closing weekend festivities.

04/15/2013 By Kay Kipling