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Longboat finds sweet spot in pickleball placement

Longboat finds sweet spot in pickleball placement

The Longboat Key Town Commission last Tuesday decided to create two new pickleball courts without sacrificing tennis nor basketball at Bayfront Park.

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat attempts to keep tennis, pickleball at Bayfront

Longboat attempts to keep tennis, pickleball at Bayfront

“The commission wants us to look at the entirety of Bayfront Park and see if we can have pickleball without removing tennis. I think it could be accomplished.”

September 24, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Bayfront Park Recreation Center may open for Longboat’s busy season

Bayfront Park Recreation Center may open for Longboat’s busy season

The town of Longboat Key is attempting to open the Bayfront Park Recreation Center to allow the popular facility to serve residents and visitors in the upcoming busy season. Currently, the expanded Bayfront Park is under redevelopment and sufficient access and parking as well as an area for emergency vehicles to turn around would have […]

December 15, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Candidates speak out on tourism, boat trailers and managing blight

Candidates speak out on tourism, boat trailers and managing blight

Longboat Key News asked each of the four candidates in the contested elections questions regarding three issues: whether to adopt a boat/trailer ordinance, if the town needs more tourism units, and whether the town should acquire the north end gas station. In the coming weeks leading to the election, Longboat Key News will publish questions and answers with the candidates. Here is what they had to say:

February 20, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat’s beach condition, admin costs and future challenges tackled

Longboat’s beach condition, admin costs and future challenges tackled

Should the town bury power lines on GMD or the entire key? Why or why not? And how should the project(s) be funded? Read what our candidates say…

February 8, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Candidates talk development rights, power line burying and dog park

Longboat Key Candidates talk development rights, power line burying and dog park

Should the town bury power lines on GMD or the entire key? Why or why not? And how should the project(s) be funded? Read what our candidates say…

January 31, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

What do you wish for on Longboat Key in 2015?

What do you wish for on Longboat Key in 2015?

‘I would love to see the Colony scraped clean; I would settle for that. Bare land would be enough to make my Christmas wish for sure.’

January 5, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Bayfront Park plan moves forward despite debate

Bayfront Park plan moves forward despite debate

‘I’m not going to let it go, and I’m not going to die before it is built.’

November 11, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony fiasco, Bayfront Park plan, burying power lines and all of LBK demands strong leadership

Colony fiasco, Bayfront Park plan, burying power lines and all of LBK demands strong leadership

Our memory of the former Colony haunts us. We want someone with vision to step in. But instead it looks like Rotterdam after Hitler’s Waffen planes carpeted the streets with bombs. And instead of the Klauber family selling units to friends, we see attorneys like so many wolves tearing at the carcass of a resort.

July 6, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Bayfront Park posts list of programs

Bayfront Park posts list of programs

Bayfront Park Recreation Center, 4052 Gulf of Mexico Drive, has posted a list of its programs for November and December. Muscles and More with Sherry Fideler will be held at 8 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Cost is $8 for members; $13 for non-members. Cardio Bootcamp takes place at 8 a.m. Tuesdays, and Cardio Strength […]

November 10, 2013 | Posted in Key Recreation, Major Headlines, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »