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Chris Gerbasi

Chris Gerbasi has been a journalist for more than 30 years, writing and copy editing for newspapers and magazines throughout Michigan and Florida, and covering everything from city hall to spring training.
Local Talent: She’s a natural

Local Talent: She’s a natural

Artist Hope Barton features Florida scenery at her Clermont gallery. Florida’s natural beauty is recognized worldwide, so it’s no wonder…
A house becomes a home

A house becomes a home

Chop House turns fortunes at revolving-door location in The Villages. The restaurant at 1045 Old Camp Road in The Villages…
This ‘N That: Give up already

This ‘N That: Give up already

You’re not kidding anybody with those fake New Year’s resolutions. Happy New Year! New year, new you! Get excited! Get…
Under the covers

Under the covers

The faces of Style have included performers and models. Beautiful actress and model Kelly Le Brock made hearts race in…
Storied figures

Storied figures

The legacies of some community leaders are still being written. Style regularly profiles local legends who have been instrumental in…
My First Time: Petrina

My First Time: Petrina

Entertainer finds a gig and a husband in The Villages. Interviewer: Chris Gerbasi ≈ Photo: Douglas Tyler Singer Petrina moved…
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