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- The raw statistics are a little misleading. Yes, perhaps 102 businesses have closed. But some new businesses have replaced some of those that have closed. For example, Maureen's closed but Cafe on the Bay took its place. Cafe on the Bay closed but Lazy Lobster took its place. Orange Blossom closed but several restaurants have succeeded it, including the Re Federico currently there. Walter's points are well made overall but some qualifications are needed to bring things into perspective. Overall he's right on. We need reinvestment in business as an island community. Let the Key Cub expansion happen!
- and if the LBK expansion is rejected there will be more.
17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tiny trio tours safety facilities
Commissioner Lynn Larson’s three grandchildren, Zander, 9, Zora, 8, and Zoe Ramsey, 5, got a close-up look at what Longboat Key police and firefighters do to keep residents safe earlier this month, during a tour of the police and north fire stations.
Mar Vista dollars to benefit local teen
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub’s walls and ceiling are covered with dollar bills, signed and decorated by patrons. Every few years the restaurant removes the bills for a good cause.
'We Are The Marines'
That is how Maj. Brian Dix introduced “The Commandant’s Own” U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps July 4, at Avery Fisher Hall.