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Quick Point Nature Preserve—a hidden treasure

Quick Point Nature Preserve—a hidden treasure

As we meander along the trails, we pass trees growing toward each other in a tangle of branches; there are wild shrubs and ground cover throughout Quick Point.

April 14, 2014 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Searching for Sara brings ‘Sarandipity’ to Longboat Key

Searching for Sara brings ‘Sarandipity’ to Longboat Key

Longboat Key Commissioner David Brenner was introduced along with other area dignitaries at the National Tourism Week luncheon May 11. The Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau hosted the event at The Powel Crosley Estate on Sarasota Bay

April 4, 2012 | Posted in Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

No dog day afternoon?

No dog day afternoon?

Vice Mayor David Brenner asked if there was a bit of pet prejudice going on in Longboat Key’s park system. Brenner asked Town Manager Bruce St. Denis at the last commission meeting why pets are allowed on a leash only at Durante Park. He wondered why Quick Point and Bayfront Park had different policies. St. […]

June 10, 2011 | Posted in Key Life | Read More »

Off the beaten path on LBK

Off the beaten path on LBK

Last winter, off the beaten path on LBK, I got some close-up views of an avian winter visitor feeding and of some resident birds. While the birds caught my eye, the settings immeasurably enhanced the experience.

October 2, 2010 | Posted in Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

A world at play on Longboat Key

A world at play on Longboat Key

Barely 11 miles separates the two bridges that attach Longboat Key to the rest of the world. In between, the relatively short strand of Gulf of Mexico Drive linking the two reveals an island filled with recreational opportunities, beginning with the extra-wide sidewalk that parallels the road from bridge to bridge.

May 28, 2010 | Posted in Key Life, Real Estate | Read More »