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Colony vote coming

Colony vote coming

“I am more optimistic than at any point since the closing of the Colony six years ago.”

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

North LBK rezone ballot for hotel to hit voters

North LBK rezone ballot for hotel to hit voters

Longboat voters to decide fate of 120-room hotel Floridays wants to build on 2.62 acres.

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Detert endorses Patterson for Senate

Detert endorses Patterson for Senate

Detert praised Patterson’s ability to deal with many issues successfully in the region.

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sea turtle nests in daytime

Sea turtle nests in daytime

A female sea turtle came ashore and began laying her eggs around 8 a.m.

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sustaining our swans

Sustaining our swans

“This is pretty unique what we have on Longboat Key.”

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Tube Dude moving downtown

Tube Dude moving downtown

Tube Dude is leaving St. Armands Circle for a property on Main Street just east of South Osprey Avenue. Scott Gerber, the president of Sarasota’s tubular smiling sculpture company, has plans to place an 18-foot tubular giraffe in the yard at 1818 Main Street. He’s modifying the interior, which is the previous home of Victoria [...]

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Business, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Brad Saivetz passes

Brad Saivetz passes

Brad Saivetz of Longboat Key, 93, died on July 12, 2016. He was born in Everett, Massachusetts and lived in Quincy, Massachusetts for 50 years then retired to Longboat Key, Florida for the past 25 years. He was the beloved husband of Temi Steir Saivetz, with whom he shared 70 years of marriage. Bradford was [...]

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony demo in works

Colony demo in works

A demolition permit has is underway for several Colony buildings including most of the structures that are visible from Gulf of Mexico Drive.

July 18, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

LBK Sand trucking over; dredge to start soon

LBK Sand trucking over; dredge to start soon

“Trucking is a small price to pay.”

July 18, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboater fears traffic from new Manatee development

Longboater fears traffic from new Manatee development

“The existing infrastructure is limited and can only take so much.“

July 18, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »