Home » Longboat Key News You are browsing entries tagged with “Longboat Key News”

Amid protest, Sarasota approves lease of Lido Beach Pavilion

Amid protest, Sarasota approves lease of Lido Beach Pavilion

“The community doesn’t want this and my boss is the community and they tell me they don’t want this,” said Koch. Commissioner Hagen Brody said he could not disagree more.with Koch.

December 31, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Managing Director Announced to Oversee Master Plan of Sarasota’s 42-Acre City-Owned Bayfront

Managing Director Announced to Oversee Master Plan of Sarasota’s 42-Acre City-Owned Bayfront

The Board of Directors of Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization announced Nov. 21 William Waddill has been selected as Managing Director. After a selection process that spanned nearly six months, Waddill will lead the Master Plan development with design and planning firm Sasaki to re-imagine the 42-acre city-owned Bayfront. The announcement was made at a publicly noticed […]

December 31, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending November 24, 2017

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending November 24, 2017

Longboat Key News encourages Letters to the Editor on timely issues. Please email to: letters@lbknews.com or mail to PO Box 8001, Longboat Key, FL 34228. We also print letters sent to Town Hall that address Longboat Key issues. We reserve the right to edit. Thanksgiving article To: Editor Thanks for your endearing personal article about […]

December 31, 2017 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending November 24, 2017

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending November 24, 2017

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Nov. 17 Move over law 1:13 p.m. Sgt. Coffman while directing traffic for a previous crash and stopped a Chevrolet for to slowing down for emergency vehicles. The driver was from out […]

December 31, 2017 | Posted in On Patrol, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — November 16, 2017 through November 22, 2017

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — November 16, 2017 through November 22, 2017

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — September 29, 2017 through October 4, 2017

December 31, 2017 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Will Lido Pool Plan take dive?

Will Lido Pool Plan take dive?

“It’s not like we are Clearwater Beach, which has a large commercial beachfront. We have a beautiful, quiet, family beach, which the tourists love and it sits next to a lot of residential neighborhoods who don’t want this.”

December 31, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

L’Ambiance condo sells for $4.8 million; seller Howard C. Tibbals created the Howard Bros. Circus at Ringling

L’Ambiance condo sells for $4.8 million; seller Howard C. Tibbals created the Howard Bros. Circus at Ringling

A first-floor double sized unit at L’Ambiance on south Longboat Key closed on Nov. 17 for $4.8 million. Of note is the residence was the long-time home of  Howard C. Tibbals, creater of the Howard Bros. Circus, which is a ¾-inch-to-the-foot scale replica of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus located on the Ringling […]

December 31, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

My Thanksgiving with Charlton Heston, Chopin, an English vegetarian and Mozart

My Thanksgiving with Charlton Heston, Chopin, an English vegetarian and Mozart

There is often something daunting about holidays which is conveyed in the fearful rhetoric we employ — “Did you get through the holidays?” “Did you pull off Thanksgiving?”

December 31, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Longboat Key News In Print — December 29, 2017 edition

Longboat Key News In Print — December 29, 2017 edition

Click to open up the edition and then click to open up the page full size just as it was printed.

December 31, 2017 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

Longboat Key News In Print — December 22, 2017 edition

Longboat Key News In Print — December 22, 2017 edition

Click to open up the edition and then click to open up the page full size just as it was printed.

December 28, 2017 | Posted in In Print | Read More »