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Developing LBK’s future

Developing LBK’s future

The town’s land-use regulations and Comprehensive Plan place strict limitations on the redevelopment of many multi-family and tourism properties. In short, you can only build to the size and scale of what you own. That may soon change.

January 22, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Art glass sells strong at Longboat auction

Art glass sells strong at Longboat auction

There are more than 30 major glass collectors in Sarasota and on Longboat and the pieces sold for between $1,000 and $45,000 each.

January 22, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Holocaust survivor, renowned architect and Longboat planning icon Bob Diamant passes at age 92

Holocaust survivor, renowned architect and Longboat planning icon Bob Diamant passes at age 92

His impact helped form many of the regulations that encouraged stringent building design and the characteristics that formed the beauty and tranquility of Longboat Key.

January 22, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Tribute to Bob Diamant

Tribute to Bob Diamant

Longboat Key has lost one of the primary heroes of the Town.

January 22, 2015 | Posted in Al Green, Opinion | Read More »

Military cuts need revisiting

Military cuts need revisiting

Making benefits a target, not wasteful acquisition programs, is unfair to those who serve.

January 22, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Do colds like the cold?

Do colds like the cold?

Do cold viruses like cold weather? They certainly do. One reason is they replicate much better when you cool the nose. But why? What’s the mechanism for getting more colds when it’s cold?

January 22, 2015 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

On Patrol – Week ending January 16, 2015

On Patrol – Week ending January 16, 2015

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Jan. 7 Noise disturbance 6:00 p.m. Officer Wier responded to Buttonwood Drive in reference to a code violation, construction past 5 p.m. on a weekday without a permit. When Officer Wier arrived, [...]

January 22, 2015 | Posted in On Patrol, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending January 16, 2015

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending January 16, 2015

Longboat Key News encourages Letters to the Editor on timely issues. Please email to: letters@lbknews.com or mail to 5350 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Ste. 201B, Longboat Key, FL 34228. We also print letters sent to Town Hall that address Longboat Key issues. We reserve the right to edit. Pick up after dogs! To: All Snowbirds [...]

January 22, 2015 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — January 9, 2015 through January 15, 2015

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — January 9, 2015 through January 15, 2015

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — January 9, 2015 through January 15, 2015

January 22, 2015 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Myer Grand Bay

Myer Grand Bay

January 22, 2015 | Posted in z | Read More »