Staff at the Plaza Five Points received an envelope marked with the words "TNT" and "Kaboom" before 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15.
The Oct. 17 grand opening of a new Publix at State Road 70 and Lockwood Ridge Road adds to the progress of Benderson Development projects.
The final remnants of the Avenue of the Flowers plaza are being torn down now, six months after the town expected.
About 57% of the respondents to a recent survey oppose plans to merge Sarasota and Manatee counties' transit systems under a private operator.
The retired Boys and Girls Club exec will help the firm with business outreach.
This week we went in the kitchen with Maurizio Colucci, owner and chef of Primo! Ristorante, while he prepares risotto alla parmigiana with braised beef short ribs. Get the recipe and watch an instructional video in this week's "In the Kitchen."
Herb Pegues II and Jeff Ellis are playing music again together — preparing for Doctor Idol — after not seeing each other for 40 years.
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23 LBK Chamber of Commerce Networking Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
25 Manatee Audubon -- Bird walk at Leffis Key
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
29 Santa Jaws at Mote Aquarium
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6 4th annual Longboat Key Gourmet Lawn Party
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Only 16 days left to vote for your favorite 'It's Read Everywhere' photo!
Voting is now live for the Observer's 'It’s Read Everywhere' photo contest.
A fitting tribute
A day after receiving an Ageless Creativity Award from the Ringling College/Longboat Key Center for the Arts in honor of their late father, Ed Brickman, daughter Carol Diamant and son Eli Brickman held a celebration of life service Saturday.
Alma mater honors Harold Ronson
Philadelphia University presented Longboat Key resident Harold Ronson with its “Leadership in Philanthropy” award Oct. 11, at its Homecoming Dinner Dance.