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The sublime and critical beauty of Longboat politics

The sublime and critical beauty of Longboat politics

And guess what? I can make that argument via my cell phone from every inch of every street on Longboat Key. But no matter, if politics were pure, Macbeth, his wife and Brutus would all be cavorting in heaven.

November 10, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Longboat Key: Will our future be as bright?

Longboat Key: Will our future be as bright?

Today we have a cell tower policy so strict it is the legislative equivalent of saying you can only have a child by virgin birth. Unfortunately, that, too, is under assault.

May 4, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Acclaimed crime novelist Peter de Jonge visits Longboat Key Club April 9

Acclaimed crime novelist Peter de Jonge visits Longboat Key Club April 9

The Resort at Longboat Key Club is hosting a luncheon and reception on Tuesday, April 9, featuring well known New York novelist, Peter de Jonge, who will be discussing his most recent release, Buried on Avenue B which takes place on our very own Longboat Key! During the mid-eighties de Jonge co-authored three best-sellers with […]

April 8, 2013 | Posted in In the news, Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

Michael Welly steps down with Longboat Key Club sale

Michael Welly steps down with Longboat Key Club sale

‘Welly has done an outstanding job over the past eight years in making the Key Club the main economic engine of Longboat. He should feel good about that.’

October 20, 2012 | Posted in Business, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Redevelopment request pending at Longboat Key Club; Welly, White and Mayor Brown speak out

Redevelopment request pending at Longboat Key Club; Welly, White and Mayor Brown speak out

The Longboat Key Club will resubmit Islandside redevelopment plan under amended codes. The Club’s Mike Welly, Mayor Jim Brown and IPOC’s Bob White speak out.

September 17, 2012 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Now is the time for strong leadership

Now is the time for strong leadership

One would hope this Commission is strong enough to want a representative democracy and not a can of sardines neatly tucking in the same direction.

July 14, 2012 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Key Club redesigns meeting room

Key Club redesigns meeting room

The redesign showcases the talents of local craftsmen and manufacturers, and features a multitude of sustainable and environmentally friendly elements.

June 11, 2012 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Save Our Seabirds hosts Sunset Soirée March 1

Save Our Seabirds hosts Sunset Soirée March 1

The inaugural Save our Seabirds Sunset Soiree will be hosted from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 1 at the Save Our Seabirds Center. This is an opportunity to visit and learn more about the injured birds and the rehabilitation and release efforts of this not-for-profit organization.

February 24, 2012 | Posted in In the news | Read More »

Brenner vs. Rajewski — round one

Brenner vs. Rajewski — round one

There is going to be a very rare event on Longboat Key Tuesday, March 20: an election for the Town Commission. It is a contest for the third district, and it features current Vice Mayor David Brenner and challenger Ray Rajewski.

February 24, 2012 | Posted in Al Green, Opinion | Read More »

To the victor…

To the victor…

To “take back the commission” sounds like the beginnings of a power takeover. This takeover might just include the ‘spoils’ it gives out, maybe even to friends. You can decide.

February 12, 2012 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »