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Let’s stop watching the Colony Porn Channel

Let’s stop watching the Colony Porn Channel

When it comes to the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort redevelopment a bizarre form of land use porn has emerged and I hear otherwise sane people getting caught up in images and feelings that have little or no basis in anything resembling reality.

February 14, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

How Marijuana, Trump and Clint Eastwood can make the Colony Resort great again

How Marijuana, Trump and Clint Eastwood can make the Colony Resort great again

We do not need to wonder how this will play out. We do not need to analyze how well Trump will do or what the future of the Republican or Democratic party will be in America. All we have to do is lay down in bed, turn on a network or read on the Internet and we will know what to think.

November 13, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

Town close to falling into litigious Colony quagmire

Town close to falling into litigious Colony quagmire

Our community leaders are once again playing chicken with lawsuits, development rights and how to go about applying the rules in a fair and equitable manner. And it could all affect the outcome at the Colony as well as the chances that the Town gets sued.

September 25, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Colony seeks to keep 237 units

Colony seeks to keep 237 units

An obvious determinant of the value of the Colony is the number of units that will be allowed to be rebuilt.

September 25, 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 »

Judge blesses Unit Owners’ offer; Klauber to be paid $350,000 cash

Judge blesses Unit Owners’ offer; Klauber to be paid $350,000 cash

The Association said it would wire $3.1 million immediately with a separate agreement to give Klauber the $350,000 in cash. The money for The Association was being funded by Andy Adams as a loan to be paid back by Unit Owners.

September 5, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Judge denies unit owners as Colony asset sale looms

Judge denies unit owners as Colony asset sale looms

‘I may be sympathetic to Unit Owners but I’m not here to protect them. This is a business decision and I don’t see any evidence of bad faith by Unicorp and I believe they are a qualified buyer.’ — U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Rodney May

August 29, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony owners suffer blow in court

Colony owners suffer blow in court

Judge May said the agreement between Unicorp and the Estate is the strongest and unless it is superseded by the Association or another party on Aug. 28, it will be approved.

August 24, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Unicorp moves to buy Colony estate; Association argues back

Unicorp moves to buy Colony estate; Association argues back

If the Judge agrees with the Trustee and Unicorp on Aug. 28, it will continue Unicorp’s consolidation of Colony assets.

August 8, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony contenders bid on $23 million judgment

Colony contenders bid on $23 million judgment

The sale can lead to an increased consolidation of ownership or an increase in liability for Colony unit owners depending on who wins at auction.

August 8, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »