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Key Club plan hinges on voters

Key Club plan hinges on voters

‘We will renovate and improve the property with our own equity and our own money and this investment will translate into a renewed Key Club we believe will be something in which all of Longboat Key can be proud.’

April 24, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Key Club embraces community

Key Club embraces community

Islandside resident and Islandside Property Owner’s Coalition President Bob White spent a smiling moment with an owner of the Longboat Key Club, Ocean Properties’ Principal and founding family member Mark Walsh. They were joined by Cathy Cartier. Ocean Properties hosted a community fundraising event featuring comedian Bobby Collins last Thursday evening at its Harbourside Dining Room. Photos […]

April 1, 2014 | Posted in Key Events, Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

If Martin Luther King could stay at the Colony

If Martin Luther King could stay at the Colony

If the Colony or Longboat Key truly wants to create the magic that the Colony once was, it will start with a change in attitude and in tone.

January 21, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Longboater Nora White Passes

Longboater Nora White Passes

Nora White, 62 of Longboat Key died Thursday, January 3, at Sarasota Memorial Hospital following a heart attack the evening of the 28th at her home.  She and her husband Bob have been residents of the Key since 1992. Nora was born in Bamberg, Germany on March 10, 1950 to Dr. and Mrs. Manfred Gruessner. […]

January 8, 2013 | Posted in In the news, Major Headlines, Obituary | Read More »

2012 Year in Review — Town loses in Key Club court cases; codes undone

2012 Year in Review — Town loses in Key Club court cases; codes undone

The Town of Longboat Key suffered a major legal hit this year in the Longboat Key Club redevelopment battle. In November, Sarasota County Circuit Court Judge Lee Haworth issued a Declaratory Relief Action to the Islandside Property Owners Coalition (IPOC), a Longboat Key residents group, due to its argument that the Town zoning code and […]

January 2, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Residents unite

Residents unite

It looks now like the election lineup is set; alea iacta est (the die is cast)

December 16, 2012 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Town talks lawsuit fallout

Town talks lawsuit fallout

‘At times if you put layers upon layers upon layers, there comes a time when the code isn’t what you want the town to be.’

November 25, 2012 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

When ignorance marries a bad attitude on LBK

When ignorance marries a bad attitude on LBK

That a layperson would get confused is forgivable, but to think the Chair of a planning board could think adding bedrooms to a home changes density reveals the very heart of what went wrong over the past three years.

November 25, 2012 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

IPOC President on court ruling

IPOC President on court ruling

The attitude and philosophy is night and day from Loeb’s. Loeb was never willing to do anything. There position is “we are going to do what we are going to do and we don’t care what you want.”

November 18, 2012 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

The Commission should hang their heads

The Commission should hang their heads

Bob White and his group, IPOC, should be congratulated although I think they should also sue the town to get their money back.

November 18, 2012 | Posted in Al Green, Opinion | Read More »