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Dr. Mills to speak on cancer research breakthroughs

Dr. Mills to speak on cancer research breakthroughs

Please join us and learn about major breakthroughs in the war on cancer at Kim’s Fundraiser on Monday, April 23 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Michael’s on East.

The special guest speaker will be Dr. Gordon Mills, the Director of the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy, and Chair, Department of Systems Biology, at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

April 21, 2012 | Posted in In the news, Top Box | Read More »

Key Club, town ready to appeal

Key Club, town ready to appeal

The Longboat Key Club redevelopment approval has been overturned in a Sarasota courtroom, and both Town Attorney Dave Persson and Key Club attorney John Patterson are confident an appeal would be met with success for a number of reasons.

January 7, 2012 | Posted in Major Headlines | Read More »

Key Club approval in judge’s hands

Key Club approval in judge’s hands

The Islandside Property Owners Coalition spent Wednesday morning arguing in court that the development order granted by the town of Longboat Key to the Longboat Key Club is illegal and not in compliance with law and should be “quashed” by Judge Charles Roberts.

November 19, 2011 | Posted in Major Headlines | Read More »

Key Club, IPOC at legal crossroads

Key Club, IPOC at legal crossroads

With the Colony more or less in limbo until Federal District Appeal Court Judge Steven Merryday offers a final ruling and remedy, which is due any day, the Longboat Key Club Islandside redevelopment challenges continue unabated with several new twists and turns

September 3, 2011 | Posted in Major Headlines | Read More »

Tigers — developers

Tigers — developers

Late on another hot and humid August morning I headed over the bridges to the big city, Sarasota, for the monthly meeting of the movers and shakers of the county, the Tiger Bay Club. This is a test of endurance. Inside the pleasantly cool restaurant, Michaels on East, I heard what I took as a great remark, “You really have to like chicken to put on a jacket on a day like today.” Good line, eh?

August 26, 2011 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Key Club Hotel checks in, checks out

Key Club Hotel checks in, checks out

Many Longboaters were thrilled last week when front-page news in the Longboat Observer stated that the Longboat Key Club would in fact build a hotel first, as soon as the legal challenges to its approved redevelopment plan are over

July 1, 2011 | Posted in Major Headlines | Read More »

Carville talks politics

Carville talks politics

Political commentator and strategist James Carville was the honored guest at the Sarasota Tiger Bay Club’s annual dinner event last Wednesday evening at Michael’s on East. Carville spoke of the coming elections, the economy and answered questions from Tiger Bay members. Carville is shown with Tiger Bay President John Patterson and County Commissioner Nora Patterson.

June 17, 2011 | Posted in In the news, Top Box | Read More »

Key Club attorney responds

Key Club attorney responds

I enjoyed your article ‘Let’s enjoy our own Longboat Key Renaissance.’ Your upbeat, “let’s get on with it” message is on point. The Key Club won over a majority of the residents and for good reason. Longboaters came to realize that the enhancements

April 25, 2011 | Posted in Letters, Opinion | Read More »

What tops Longboat’s wish list?

What tops Longboat’s wish list?

Longboat Key’s future. In many ways, the words are both a beginning and an end. Like Longboat Key literally, our community is an island apart. For years we were perceived as an insular wealthy community with overwrought strict codes, an anti-development attitude and a complete desire to control every aspect of public life.

December 24, 2010 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

State agency decides IPOC appeal

State agency decides IPOC appeal

The Florida Department of Community Affairs reached a determination that aspects of two zoning code changes adopted prior to the town’s approval of the Longboat Key Club redevelopment proposal are inconsistent with the Longboat Key’s Comprehensive Plan.

October 23, 2010 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »