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A critical analysis of the proposed north-end hotel

A critical analysis of the proposed north-end hotel

LBK is no longer a viable community for those who work or volunteer off the island on a frequent basis.

April 25, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

New York values

New York values

Call it “politics” or call it “art of the deal,” the Donald has already shown himself proficient at working with rigged or crooked systems.

April 25, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »

Traffic woes

Traffic woes

Crossing various waterways is the essence of island travel. Most of us know this.

April 25, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

North Longboat Key hotel plan underscores poor planning

North Longboat Key hotel plan underscores poor planning

The referendum really reads: “Dear voter, do you wish to give the Town Commission carte blanche with your neighborhood?”

April 15, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Latest Longboat crosswalk plan to mar island entrance with FDOT signs

Latest Longboat crosswalk plan to mar island entrance with FDOT signs

Is an inferior, but cheaper solution, a good enough outcome?

April 15, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Is there time for the speech?

Is there time for the speech?

There is room for another memorable address. We have not heard that yet from either side. Maybe we will before Cleveland.

April 15, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Trump will NOT be the party choice

Trump will NOT be the party choice

His misstatements prior to Wisconsin regarding abortion and his priorities for the federal government revealed a shallow understanding of national issues important for a candidate for the leadership of the free world

April 12, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »

Just what do we know about the Irish

Just what do we know about the Irish

Numerous digs, most notably in Austria and Switzerland, have traced the outlines of the Celts.

April 12, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

On to the April primaries

On to the April primaries

The rancor between the two leading candidates has reached such an unbelievable low that it would be an insult to grammar school children if one were to compare it to a school cafeteria food fight.

April 4, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »

The Republican predicament

The Republican predicament

I must admit to be surprised that the voters of Longboat Key favored Mr. Trump. I’m not surprised that they voted for Mrs. Clinton.

April 4, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »