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Tonight’s Loss, Sarasota’s Gain

Tonight’s Loss, Sarasota’s Gain

February 23, 2014 | Posted in Key Events, Top Box | Read More »

A night of Longboat food, fashion and fun

A night of Longboat food, fashion and fun

About 200 attendees met at the Longboat Key Club Harbourside to enjoy over 17 restaurants at the annual Longboat Key Garden Club fashion show. Proceeds from the event support environmental scholarships and grants for college students. Scroll down for additional photos. Photos by Steve Reid and Lillian Sands

February 10, 2014 | Posted in Key Events, Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

Writers’ roundtable coming to Chapel

Writers’ roundtable coming to Chapel

An Island-style Writers’ Roundtable will be held Tuesday, Feb. 25, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Longboat Island Chapel.  Anyone interested in writing or publishing is welcome to attend. A Writers’ Roundtable usually includes readings by attendees, if they choose to read, and an exchange of ideas and opinions relating to the art and […]

January 22, 2014 | Posted in Key Events, Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

Medical Mobile Unit coming to LBK

Medical Mobile Unit coming to LBK

The Longboat Key Health Fair will be held via mobile unit on Wednesday, Jan. 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 62740 Gulf of Mexico Drive. There will be blood pressure checks, diabetes-glucose screening, HIV testing, body mass index, help locating ongoing medical care, and tips for staying healthy. Call 941-861-5000 or 941-685-3572 for […]

January 22, 2014 | Posted in In the news, Key Events, Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

What’s happening at the LBK Education Center

What’s happening at the LBK Education Center

SUSAN GOLDFARB Contributing Writer goldfarb@lbknews.com Afghan Women: Beyond the Veil On Thursday, Jan. 23 from 11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Longboater Toni Maloney, co-founder and CEO of the non-profit organization, Business Council for Peace, will  present Afghan Women: Beyond the Veil.  Price for Members $18 and Non-Members $23.   Super Bowl Foreplay!  If you love […]

January 22, 2014 | Posted in Key Events, Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota hosts the Village de chefs — an epicurean delight

Sarasota hosts the Village de chefs — an epicurean delight

On Wednesday evening, October 9, Sarasota was host to Village de chefs, a unique event with 20 chefs and pastry chefs form around the globe showcasing their epicurean delights.

October 12, 2013 | Posted in Key Dining, Key Events, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Community invited to Bob Craft’s Memorial Service October 7

Community invited to Bob Craft’s Memorial Service October 7

Captain Bob Craft of Longboat Key, Fl. passed away on April 10, 2013, at age 70.  Bob was born In Louisville, Ky. on January 21, 1943.  He was the son of Robert & Elma Craft of Kentucky. He is survived by his devoted wife of 35 years, Alycia Araneo Craft formerly of Charleston, S.C. Bob […]

September 28, 2013 | Posted in In the news, Key Events, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Urban Land Institute study needs volunteers

Urban Land Institute study needs volunteers

Anyone interested in participating in the upcoming Urban Land Institute study to help shape the future of Longboat Key should contact Town Hall at 316-1999, ext. 271. The deadline to apply is Monday, Sept. 30. A panel of planning experts will interview 100 residents, business owners and anyone familiar with Longboat Key by appointment only […]

September 28, 2013 | Posted in Key Events, News Shorts | Read More »

Batiks Botanico-Viva Florida

Batiks Botanico-Viva Florida

The exhibition Batiks Botanico-Viva Florida, which opened recently at the Marie Selby Museum of Botany and the Arts-Selby Mansion, features batiks by artist Angela Marie Isaza inspired by the plant life of Florida and her native country of Colombia.  The show runs from August 15, 2013 through November 17, 2013. Open daily from 10a.m.-4:30 p.m. […]

September 2, 2013 | Posted in Key Events, Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

Longboater’s play takes stage at Players Theatre

Longboater’s play takes stage at Players Theatre

The Players Theatre in Sarasota recently brought Longboat Key resident and playwright Ron Pantello to life and and it was well received by the audience.  Ron and his wife, Pat, are full time residents on Longboat Key.  Prior to his retirement, Ron spent almost 40 years in advertising in New York City.  Always involved with […]

August 26, 2013 | Posted in In the news, Key Events, Key Life, Top Box | Read More »