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As if born with a silver sifter in its eye and a trowel in its table of contents, Sarasota Magazine digs deep into the city scene each month to uncover, inspect, and document all of the shiniest happenings and personalities. The magazine started in 1979, and it has since established itself as a go-to guide for local dining, arts and entertainment, shopping and fashion, real estate, travel, and more. Take a peek at some of the current issue's features online, including an exploration of celebrated architectural icons worldwide, a look at the origin and history of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, and a glossy guide to Sarasota's current top-tier luxury retailers. Because a watched mailman gets creeped out and never delivers your first magazine, set your eyes on Sarasota Magazine's online event calendar in order to find something fun to do while you wait for your subscription to reach a boil.
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