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Longboat fears Sarasota roundabout could worsen traffic at Gulfstream

Longboat fears Sarasota roundabout could worsen traffic at Gulfstream

‘A lot of us are nervous. We have not seen traffic of this magnitude through a roundabout and we would hate to be the guinea pig.’

May 15, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Losing a son and a friend of our community can be redeemed through hot dogs, donuts and lots of love

Losing a son and a friend of our community can be redeemed through hot dogs, donuts and lots of love

Scott had that ability to make whomever he was talking to feel that they were the only person that mattered — even if for a few moments. And while that sounds simple, most people with their racing thoughts, endless anxieties or salesman-like agendas are never present completely in the moment.

February 5, 2017 | Posted in Obituary, Opinion, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

Scott Pastor — A friend of our community

Scott Pastor — A friend of our community

A friend of Sarasota and the Longboat Key community — Scott Pastor — died at the age of 48.

February 5, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Obituary, Top Box | Read More »

Thoughts on traffic

Thoughts on traffic

I learned back in the day that roadway capacity is finite, and not a function of velocity.

February 4, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

CANDance Competition raises funds and awareness

CANDance Competition raises funds and awareness

Professional dancers partnered with amateurs to raise money for the Community Aids Network at the 2016 CANDance competition fundraiser last week at Michael’s On East. Organizer Scott George oversaw the evening’s events which included an auction, dinner, dance competition and after-party dancing. George says the event raised a record amount of more than $200,000.   [...]

November 13, 2016 | Posted in In the news, Key Events, Top Box | Read More »

Coon Key Bridge near completion

Coon Key Bridge near completion

Coon bridge work to be completed in August.

August 23, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony vote coming

Colony vote coming

“I am more optimistic than at any point since the closing of the Colony six years ago.”

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Traffic woes

Traffic woes

Crossing various waterways is the essence of island travel. Most of us know this.

April 25, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Coldwell broker ready to lead office

Coldwell broker ready to lead office

Longtime Longboat Managing Broker Bob Stanley steps down after a decade on Key.

April 4, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Town talks traffic help, crosswalks at meeting

Town talks traffic help, crosswalks at meeting

‘Remember, the average age is 70 plus years and people are not running across the street.’

April 4, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »