You don’t need any more condominiums on Longboat Key. That doesn’t do one thing for our Key. It needs a tennis resort on the beach that is great for families and visitors. Ninety percent of the people who built houses on Longboat Key either stayed at the Colony or Key Club. We’ll get nice stores on this island eventually when it grows up.
“I do not know where we are going here – we sound like the Colony. We say we have a consulting agreement with the University of Florida, but to what end? I am not sure what the processes are, and what steps or of the timeline for those steps. I think we need to make this a tighter strategy with stricter timelines.”
Mote Marine Laboratory announced the arrival of Dr. Andrea M. Larsen and Dr. Emily Smith. Dr. Andrea M. Larsen was awarded a Mote Postdoctoral Research Fellowship to study the relationship between fish and bacteria — a key topic for understanding fish health in the wild and in seafood farming. Larsen earned her doctorate in Fisheries, [...]
Some readers of the Washington Post continues to insist that Nikita Khrushchev visited a Washington-area Giant food store during his 1959 U.S. visit. He didn’t. But through the research of Longboat Key Town Commissioner Terry Gans, the rumor may be better understood. As told by the Washington Post, Terry Gans, Giant’s vice president of advertising [...]