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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 »

November 2011 sales up 12.7 percent

November 2011 sales up 12.7 percent

‘Very few communities in the nation can compete with Sarasota in terms of affordable home values, climate, culture, amenities and the wealth of properties offered here.’ According to the Sarasota Association of Realtors, November 2011 property transactions in the Sarasota real estate market totaled 602, up 12.7 percent over last November. The real estate report […]

December 17, 2011 | Posted in Real Estate | Read More »

Stop making this something it isn’t

Stop making this something it isn’t

When I first heard that Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords had been shot, I, like very many Americans, wondered if it was the act of some right-wing political extremist. There are Americans who didn’t have to wonder — they knew it was the hated right wing

January 14, 2011 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »