+Rowing bid receives presidential support
President Barack Obama will sign a letter in support of the 2017 World Rowing Championship to be held at Nathan Benderson Park.
+Manatee County property values on the rise
East County communities, such as Lakewood Ranch, are exceeding county averages.
+Turtle nests on track for strong season
Summer showers haven't stopped turtles from pouring onto Longboat Key’s beaches this season to nest.
+IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Polo Grill
This week we went in the kitchen at Polo Grill with Tommy Klauber for pan-seared grouper and pumpkin-and-goat cheese ravioli.
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Commission savors the sunshine
The weather on Longboat Key was cloudy on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 11, but the Longboat Key Town Commission stayed in the sunshine, as far as the Longboat Observer could tell.
Resident keeps eye on the pie
Inspired by her mother’s homemade banana cream pie, Bird Key resident Kim Manning had a sweet idea: key lime with a twist.
Show us your spirit this season
This week, our reporters will make our final decisions on our favorite displays of holiday cheer for our “Spirit of the Season” contest. This year’s competition isn’t limited to lights.