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Ocean Properties, Key Club and Town putt together for new Cultural Arts Center

Ocean Properties, Key Club and Town putt together for new Cultural Arts Center

Ocean Properties and the Longboat Key Club held its annual charity event recently that featured a golf tournament and a grand finale on Saturday night that benefited area and national charities. The event also included a putting challenge wherein Ocean Properties, which operates the Resort at Longboat Key Club, awarded Town of Longboat key officials if […]

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Key Recreation, Top Box | Read More »

Exploring the joys of parking meters, Donald Trump, Xanax and the media

Exploring the joys of parking meters, Donald Trump, Xanax and the media

The fact is, big personalities win in an environment of mass media. Think Clinton, JFK, Trump, Eminem, Kanye, Oprah, SpongeBob.
Gandhi, Jesus, James Joyce and Pablo Neruda would never make it in today’s America. They would be marketed as the names of cheap perfume remaindered at TJ Maxx.

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

The risks of failing to see the sea

The risks of failing to see the sea

‘Precisely because we depend on the oceans, we should pay closer attention to their security.’

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Town pursues code tweak for St. Regis condo sales

Town pursues code tweak for St. Regis condo sales

Town Commission voted unanimously Monday to have town staff work on possible changes to the code to allow the
temporary sales structure for the St. Regis. Condominiums.

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Lido Pavilion plan vote set for Jan. 14

Lido Pavilion plan vote set for Jan. 14

The vote will decide whether the plan, which includes remodeling the pavilion into a 200-seat restaurant along with a tiki bar and rented cabanas, is compatible with the neighborhood.

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Medical Director Steve Newman steps down

Medical Director Steve Newman steps down

The Medical Director for Longboat Key and all of Sarasota County, Dr. Steve Newman, retired this week.

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Editorial Letters – Week ending November 9, 2018

Editorial Letters – Week ending November 9, 2018

Longboat Key News encourages Letters to the Editor on timely issues. Please email to: letters@lbknews.com or mail to PO Box 8001, Longboat Key, FL 34228. We also print letters sent to Town Hall that address Longboat Key issues. We reserve the right to edit. Pedestrian Crossings To: Editor We totally agree with the suggestion by […]

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending November 9, 2018

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending November 9, 2018

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Oct. 27 Coyote sighting 9:59 a.m. Officer Smith was dispatched to 3200 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive for a reported sighting of a coyote. Officer Smith arrived and the coyote was […]

November 11, 2018 | Posted in On Patrol | Read More »

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — November 2, 2018 through November 8, 2018

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — November 2, 2018 through November 8, 2018

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — September 29, 2017 through October 4, 2017

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Real Estate | Read More »

Longboat Key News In Print — November 9, 2018 edition

Longboat Key News In Print — November 9, 2018 edition

Click to open up the edition and then click to open up the page full size just as it was printed.

November 11, 2018 | Posted in In Print | Read More »