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March 6: Daily Headlines Video

March 6: Daily Headlines Video

March 6, 2012

Join us as we observe and report today's stories from Longboat Key, East County, Sarasota, and Siesta Key.

Commission warns Colony parties

Commission warns Colony parties

March 6, 2012

Commissioners were frustrated by the lack of progress in resolving the longstanding disputes and warned parties to work out an agreement or risk losing units.

March 5: Daily Headlines Video

March 5: Daily Headlines Video

March 5, 2012

Join us as we observe and report today's stories from Longboat Key, East County, Sarasota, and Siesta Key.

PHOTO GALLERY: Denim and Diamonds

PHOTO GALLERY: Denim and Diamonds

March 5, 2012

On Saturday, March 3 the members of Bird Key Yacht Club ditched their normal classy outfits for something with a little more glitz and glam. Members put on their best denim, their best diamonds and even some diamond covered denim for a Western-themed evening with dinner and dancing.

PHOTO GALLERY: Home and Garden Tour

PHOTO GALLERY: Home and Garden Tour

March 5, 2012

Six of the neatest homes on Longboat Key were featured in the Longboat Key Garden Club’s Home and Garden Tour on Saturday, March 3. Docents filled each room of the home giving a guided tour about art, furniture and architecture. Merchants sold art, bonsais and other handmade crafts at each location.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: It'll blow over

PHOTO OF THE DAY: It'll blow over

March 5, 2012

Heavy winds swept the area on Sunday, March 4, but eventually blew over — but not before blowing this boat into Bird Key Park.

PHOTO GALLERY: Israel Tennis Centers Foundation

PHOTO GALLERY: Israel Tennis Centers Foundation

March 5, 2012

The Israel Tennis Centers Foundation came to Longboat Key on Thursday, March 1. It is something the non-profit organization dedicated to the social, psychological and physical development of Israeli children through tennis has been doing for about 30 years. The children from a handful of the 14 tennis centers across Israel showed off the tennis skills they acquired through the program and shared their stories at dinner. For instance, Nadine Fahoum a Muslim Arab from Hafia attributes much of her success to the doors the Tennis Centers opened. She will be graduating from Duke University where she is on athletic scholarship and is the number one singles player for tennis. The event was held at the tennis gardens and also at the harborside dining room at Longboat Key Club and Resort.

RVA buys Cedars, Barrier Island Realty

RVA buys Cedars, Barrier Island Realty

March 5, 2012

The sale closed Feb. 29 and includes Cedars Tennis Resort operations and Barrier Island Realty Inc., which owned and managed the resort.

PHOTO GALLERY: Save Our Seabirds Sunset Soirée

PHOTO GALLERY: Save Our Seabirds Sunset Soirée

March 5, 2012

On Thursday, March 1, Save Our Seabirds hosted a very elegant and sold-out affair. Its walkways were lined with tiki torches and candles, people sipped on cocktails and enjoyed appetizers served by Longboat Key Club and Resort staff. A string duet played accompanied by squawking serenades from the birds. Bird was the word at this event; the soiree and auction was a fundraiser held to spread awareness about the non-profit facility and its injured birds, rehab and release efforts. The evening also featured prosthetic expert Kevin Carroll, the man known for his collaboration efforts for Winter the Dolphin’s tail. Carroll has been spending his free time donating prosthetic legs to Sand Hill Cranes at Save Our Seabirds. He was presented with a certificate of appreciation for the work he has done.

Colony stakeholders to give update tonight

Colony stakeholders to give update tonight

March 5, 2012

Colony Beach & Tennis Association and Club Holdings representatives will present at tonight’s commission meeting.



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