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Unconditional Surrender statue battle heats up Sarasota

Unconditional Surrender statue battle heats up Sarasota

Some call it an iconic homage to the Greatest Generation, others see a kitschy depiction of violating sexism looming on the Sarasota waterfront.

June 27, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Protesters take to Sarasota roadways following George Floyd’s death

Protesters take to Sarasota roadways following George Floyd’s death

Sarasota City Manager Tom Barwin said he was struck by the fact that the activists were mostly young, and he said they were generally in their teens to early 20s.

June 13, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Lido beach building on target

Lido beach building on target

One area project that has not been slowed or stalled by coronavirus is the plan to rebuild Lido Beach.

May 23, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Honoring those who passed into the night

Honoring those who passed into the night

Longboat Key News exclusively obtained the names of those who died in Sarasota and Manatee Counties related to the pandemic.

May 23, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Barwin’s world is paved with good intentions amid Coronavirus

Barwin’s world is paved with good intentions amid Coronavirus

Barwin is creating the exact opposite of helping social distancing. He is creating a defacto Covid funneling effect by encouraging City residents to recreate in other people’s back yard.

May 2, 2020 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

Easter Abounds

Easter Abounds

Easter abounds at the home of Longboat Key News.

April 13, 2020 | Posted in Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat considers hiring attorney to fight roundabout

Longboat considers hiring attorney to fight roundabout

Longboat Key fears that the roundabout could make traffic back-ups worse.

April 13, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

News Worthy week ending March 27, 2020

News Worthy week ending March 27, 2020

Longboat Key Foundation postpones golf tourney The board of the Longboat Key Foundation decided to postpone its April 18 golf fundraiser. The Longboat Key Foundation is a 501C3 organization with a mission to support Longboat Key, the environment and the people who make the island work. The foundation will issue refunds to all who request. […]

April 1, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, News Shorts | Read More »

News Worthy week ending March 20, 2020

News Worthy week ending March 20, 2020

Longboat Key Foundation postpones golf tourney The board of the Longboat Key Foundation decided to postpone its April 18 golf fundraiser. The Longboat Key Foundation is a 501C3 organization with a mission to support Longboat Key, the environment and the people who make the island work. The foundation will issue refunds to all who request. […]

April 1, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, News Shorts | Read More »

News Worthy week ending March 13, 2020

News Worthy week ending March 13, 2020

New condo proposed at the Quay Construction at the Quay Sarasota now includes a Kolter Group plan to build an 18-story, 150-unit condominium on the southeast corner of the bayfront tract. If approved, the condo will mark the third project on the site. The proposed condo will sit on the eastern edge of the 14-acre […]

March 20, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, News Shorts | Read More »