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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 »

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 »

Closing in on Colony vote

Closing in on Colony vote

Andy Adams, who owns more than 25% of Colony units, remains true to cliché of playing his cards close to the vest. Meanwhile, Unicorp to execute contract with Colony Lender for acreage and assets through 1031 exchange.

June 5, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town says dilapidated Colony structures “must be demolished”

Town says dilapidated Colony structures “must be demolished”

“The appearance from Gulf of Mexico Drive and neighboring properties continues to deteriorate.”

June 5, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Board votes ‘Yes’ to new Colony plan

Board votes ‘Yes’ to new Colony plan

Colony Board of Directors vote 9-0 in support of development plan that calls for 180 residences and 180 hotel rooms. The owners will vote for final approval in 90 days.

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

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 »

Colony to vote on redevelopment plan

Colony to vote on redevelopment plan

“If approved by owners,” said Colony President Jay Yablon, “…this will end all remaining litigation and finally put us on a firm path to redeveloping the resort.”

February 27, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

A wishy-washy Town Commission

A wishy-washy Town Commission

The commissioners need to buckle down and pay closer attention to the consequences of their inefficiency.

February 27, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »

Ringling film students arrested for trespassing at Colony

Ringling film students arrested for trespassing at Colony

The students said they thought it would make an ideal set.

February 8, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony offers under review

Colony offers under review

“I am not in this to make money off my unit, but only to get back on that beach. I now have two married kids and expect grandkids and this is where I want us to all get together to vacation. That’s why I am working so hard at this,”

January 31, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »