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Longboat Fish Fry officially on hold

Longboat Fish Fry officially on hold

STEVE REID Editor & Publisher sreid@lbknews.com The Longboat Key Historical Society’s annual Fish Fry fundraiser that was slated for Oct. 30, is officially on hold said event organizer Shirley Beachum. “We may hold it in the spring; that is the plan,” said Beachum after spending Friday talking to vendors and fellow organizers. Beachum said too […]

October 27, 2015 | Posted in Key Dining, Key Life, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Fish Fry moves to new locale

Longboat Key Fish Fry moves to new locale

The Annual Longboat Key Fish Fry is a tradition dating back to the 1940s, and began when residents needed to raise money for area organizations. Held by the Longboat Key Historical Society, the event had been held each year on the third Friday in October at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant. This year the event will […]

October 12, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Historical Society museum closes at Whitney Beach Plaza

Longboat Key Historical Society museum closes at Whitney Beach Plaza

The Longboat Key Historical Society announces the closure of the Society’s museum located at the Whitney Beach Plaza. After an extensive search for a new location and having fewer volunteers to staff the facility, the decision was made to continue the Society’s activities with an annual membership drive, fish fry and lectures program, independent of a physical facility.

November 11, 2012 | Posted in Major Headlines, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Fish Fry a kettle full of hot fun!

Longboat Fish Fry a kettle full of hot fun!

The Longboat Key Historical Society held its annual Fish Fry on Friday, October 19  from 5 to 9 p.m. at Longboat Key’s Mar Vista restaurant. The fish fry is an annual favorite for Longboaters and visitors. This year’s fish fry was a battle of Grouper versus Mullet and the winner was the guests, who all […]

October 29, 2012 | Posted in In the news, Key Events, Top Box | Read More »

‘Fabulous Fossils of Florida’

‘Fabulous Fossils of Florida’

The Longboat Key Historical Society presents “Fabulous Fossils of Florida” lecture by Bill Shaver at 7 p.m. Shaver is the president of the Fossil Club of Lee County. His presentation will include a mini-exhibit of several fossils he found including shells, shark teeth and vertebrate fossils such as the dire wolf, mammoth, mastodon, glyptodont, giant […]

January 12, 2012 | Posted in In the news, Key Events, Top Box | Read More »

Annual Fish Fry draws crowd from near, far

Annual Fish Fry draws crowd from near, far

The Annual Longboat Key Historical Society Inc. and Mar Vista Fish Fry Dinner featuring grouper vs. mullet fry-off was held Friday, Oct. 21, at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub. Mar Vista Restaurant prepared both the fried dinners of grouper and mullet, which also featured cheese grits, green fried tomatoes, dessert and libations. Guests were […]

November 5, 2011 | Posted in Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

Fish Fry set for Oct. 21

Fish Fry set for Oct. 21

The Annual Longboat Key Historical Society Inc. and Mar Vista Fish Fry Dinner featuring grouper vs. mullet fry-off will be held Friday, Oct. 21, at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub. Mar Vista Restaurant will prepare the fried dinners of both grouper and mullet. Tickets will be available at the door and are $30, or […]

October 7, 2011 | Posted in Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

LBK Historical Society holding t-shirt design contest

LBK Historical Society holding t-shirt design contest

The Longboat Key Historical Society is holding a contest for the best beach design for their t-shirt. Anyone interested in submitting a design for the Historical Society should e-mail the submission to landsendmarina@mac.com.

July 5, 2011 | Posted in Key Life | Read More »

Historical Society holds benefit this week

Historical Society holds benefit this week

The Longboat Key Historical Society held a benefit dinner Thursday evening, March 24, at the Bayou Tavern in Whitney Beach Plaza

March 25, 2011 | Posted in Key Life | Read More »

Christmas from the heart of Longboat Key

Christmas from the heart of Longboat Key

If your holiday shopping isn’t finished yet but your energy level is, perhaps shopping close to home is the answer. Whether your list is short or long, with everyone on it from young to old, for friends or family, Longboat Key offers pleasurable shopping with plenty of options.

December 17, 2010 | Posted in Key Life, Top Box | Read More »