Frankie and Bob Nelson celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary recently at the Sarasota Yacht Club.
Christ Church of Longboat Key, Presbyterian members presented a check from the proceeds of their recent Missions Fundraising Sale to Patrick Carnegie, president and CEO of the United Community Centers of Bradenton.
Mote Marine Laboratory's 26th annual Run for the Turtles was a success, Saturday, April 7, with more than 1,000 runners and walkers.
Mote's Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Hospital received a patient unlike any it has ever helped.
It's not a fluke â€” it's an 18-inch flounder caught by Diane Foxman, of Longboat Key, at the Mote Park Pier.
Casa del Mar is home to a world-famous cotton plant and a beautiful orchid garden and a month ago Casa del Mar staff planted its newest addition â€” a rose garden.
APRIL FOOLS â€” To combat rising printing costs, the Longboat Observer is asking for help from its readers.