Key T-Shirts closes after 25 years


Key T-Shirts closes after 25 years


Date: November 23, 2010
by: Robin Hartill | Community Editor


Key T-Shirts, 6838 Gulf of Mexico Drive, has closed after 25 years in Whitney Beach Plaza.

“After 25 years at Whitney Beach Plaza, we have decided to close our doors,” said owner Rick Obeid in a prerecorded message left at the store’s phone number.

According to the message, Key T-Shirts could re-open at another location on Longboat Key next year.

“Thank you for your support, and we hope to see you again,” the message said.

Established in 1985, the beachwear-and-souvenir shop was the plaza’s oldest tenant.

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Currently 2 Responses

  • 1.
  • Rick:
    hope everything goes well with you. I know you have smaller children and need income, so our good wishes are with you.
    Irwin Singer
  • Irwin Singer
    Wed 24th Nov 2010
    at 2:06pm
  • 2.
  • When is the town of Longboat going to wake up??? We own a seasonal place there and over the last 20 yrs we have seen the island become a goast island... you have to go to the mainland or St Armands to get and do anything.. if it was not for Publix ??? someone need to step up and say to the old farts.. let us make this island a place people want to come to and stay..
  • Bruce Erickson
    Tue 23rd Nov 2010
    at 1:22pm
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