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Conflict on the menu at Selby Gardens

Conflict on the menu at Selby Gardens

To allow a restaurant to be leased and open late into the evening is simply cramming a commercial operation that has little to do with Selby other than serving as financial fuel.

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Selby Gardens master plan heads back to City Hall

Selby Gardens master plan heads back to City Hall

It is the parking garage and restaurant that has drawn criticism primarily from neighbors to the east and south who believe they will be impacted by an increase in activity at the site

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mayor Alpert pushes for Sarasota Orchestra resolution

Mayor Alpert pushes for Sarasota Orchestra resolution

Sarasota Mayor Liz Alpert urged commissioners to codify their commitment to Sarasota Orchestra to help find a home within the city.

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key News Shorts

Longboat Key News Shorts

The utilities undergrounding project continues to be full steam ahead. The Town of Longboat Key’s work is currently focusing on GMD both on the South and North ends of the Key.

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Fruitville Road roundabout officially underway

Fruitville Road roundabout officially underway

Phase I of the US 41-Fruitville Road roundabout is now officially underway, with the contractor, Wright Construction, Inc., mobilizing in the construction area and preparing for utility work.

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — October 24, 2019 through October 30, 2019

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — October 24, 2019 through October 30, 2019

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — September 5, 2019 through September 11, 2019

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Real Estate | Read More »

Editorial Letters – Week ending November 1, 2019

Editorial Letters – Week ending November 1, 2019

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. The Bay project To: Longboat Key Commissioner Jack Daly We at […]

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending November 1, 2019

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending November 1, 2019

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 Found property 2:20 p.m. Officer Tillman responded to Broadway in reference to found property. Upon arrival, Officer Tillman spoke with the complainant who stated he found a canoe on Sisters […]

November 4, 2019 | Posted in On Patrol | Read More »

Another take on immigration?

Another take on immigration?

America has been granted an extraordinary stroke of luck: a big dose of youth and energy just as its global competitors are greying.

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Traffic impediments circle St. Armands as season nears

Traffic impediments circle St. Armands as season nears

The Mayor is so outraged by the speed bumps that he recommends that drivers from Longboat to Sarasota avoid the circle by traveling through the residential neighborhoods as a form of automobile-based civil disobedience.

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »