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Bud Collins, famed tennis commentator, passes Friday

Bud Collins, famed tennis commentator, passes Friday

Bud Collins, who wrote his way into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, died on Friday. He was 86. For nearly 40 years, Bud Collins called the Colony Beach and Tennis Resort on Longboat Key his home for the winter. According to his wife, Anita Ruthling Klaussen, Collins died Friday, March 4, at home in […]

March 7, 2016 | Posted in Key Recreation, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Don’t bulldoze my home

Don’t bulldoze my home

BLAKE FLEETWOOD Guest Columnist opinion@lbknews.com There are some people in this town who want to bulldoze the 237 condos at the Colony Beach and Tennis Club. Georgie McFarland commented in the Longboat Key News, “Most of the Colony should be bulldozed immediately.” People are also understandably tired of the legal fights and the loss of […]

August 31, 2012 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »