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Colony Unit owners sued for $5 million in Sarasota County Circuit Court; Complete suit posted

Colony Unit owners sued for $5 million in Sarasota County Circuit Court; Complete suit posted

Colony Lender filed suit against each and every Colony Resort unit owner to collect more than $5 million it says is owed for back rent and interest on the recreational facilities it owns.

September 17, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Village parking meets with review

Longboat Village parking meets with review

Where to and where to not park in the Longboat Key Village was up for discussion Monday.

September 16, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Unicorp’s Whittal presents plan to five Commissioners

Unicorp’s Whittal presents plan to five Commissioners

“I have learned that the Colony was the genesis of what Longboat Key is today. I take my hat off to Murf for being a pioneer. Now we want to do something new and special.”

September 16, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Commissioner Gans finds Soviet connection

Longboat Commissioner Gans finds Soviet connection

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 [...]

September 16, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town stocks new pension board

Town stocks new pension board

Longboaters Steve Branham, Frank Cona, William Forcht, Lou Levy and Nancy Woodley all were nominated and will start Sept. 29. The Commission chose Branham to serve as Chair of the Board and named Frank Cona as Vice Chair

September 16, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony Occupancy: a case of conditions

Colony Occupancy: a case of conditions

Longboat Key Commissioners asked Town Manager Dave Bullock what the process and procedure is for any re-occupancy of the resort.

September 6, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Dolphin swims free after Mote and others help rescue

Dolphin swims free after Mote and others help rescue

‘We are seeing situations like this all too often along Florida’s coasts.’

September 6, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota social scene kicks off with a ‘Cure’

Sarasota social scene kicks off with a ‘Cure’

Saks Fifth Avenue hosts ‘Key to the Cure’ at new mall.

September 6, 2014 | Posted in Business, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

‘An Evening with Stephen King’ sold out

‘An Evening with Stephen King’ sold out

Only three weeks after being publicly announced, “An Evening with Stephen King” is sold out and the Manatee Library Foundation has reached its $100,000 fundraiser goal to benefit Manatee County Public Library System. People can add their names to a waiting list should seats become available by visitingwww.manateelibraryfoundation.org Event organizers say there will be other [...]

September 6, 2014 | Posted in In the news, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Club to serve as ‘Teaching Hotel’

Longboat Key Club to serve as ‘Teaching Hotel’

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee and the Resort at Longboat Key Club are teaming up to train people to work in Florida’s hospitality industry. The partnership will turn the four-star resort into a “teaching hotel” for USF’s College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership program. Students in the program will spend 16 hours total working [...]

September 6, 2014 | Posted in Key Recreation, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »