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PHOTO GALLERY: Claude Butcher Opening

PHOTO GALLERY: Claude Butcher Opening

January 23, 2012

A magnificently sized portrait of the Florida Everglades greets attendees to the Longboat Key Center for the Arts, a Division of Ringling College of Art and Design on Thursday, Jan. 19. Claude Butcher’s large-scale, black-and-white photographs capture untouched landscape.

PHOTO GALLERY: Networking at Noon

PHOTO GALLERY: Networking at Noon

January 23, 2012

Longboat Key, Lido Key, St. Armands Key Chamber of Commerce members met at Lido Beach Holiday Inn on Thursday, Jan. 19. It was a productive lunch for attendees to Networking at Noon when business opportunities were made and networking took place.

PHOTO GALLERY: Highway Men Gallery Opening

PHOTO GALLERY: Highway Men Gallery Opening

January 20, 2012

The Longboat Key Center for the Arts' Highway Men exhibit opened Friday, Jan. 18. The exhibit, which runs through March 1, features 50 paintings from the collection of Larry Helmuth.

PHOTO GALLERY: Highway Men Gallery Opening

PHOTO GALLERY: Highway Men Gallery Opening

January 20, 2012

The Longboat Key Center for the Arts opened an exhibit of Highway Men paintings Friday, Jan. 18. The exhibit features 50 paintings from the collection of Larry Helmuth and will be on display through March 1.

JAN. 20: Daily Headlines Video

JAN. 20: Daily Headlines Video

January 20, 2012

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

PHOTO GALLERY: Arbor Day Celebration

PHOTO GALLERY: Arbor Day Celebration

January 20, 2012

The Garden Club of Longboat Key met at Bicentennial Park on Thursday, Jan. 19 for the planting of the groups geiger tree in honor of Arbor Day. Town commissioners were present and the group celebrated with “park acceptable champagne known as sparkling cider,” says Virgina Sanders. They shared tree stories and had lunch at Dry Dock following the ceremony.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sea Place Welcome Back Party

PHOTO GALLERY: Sea Place Welcome Back Party

January 20, 2012

Sea Place hosted a welcome back party for its owners on Wednesday, Jan. 18. They enjoyed dinner, dancing and each other’s company. The Sisters Act performed live music for the event.

Wet-suit burglar on St. Armands eludes police

Wet-suit burglar on St. Armands eludes police

January 20, 2012

Police searched the area this morning for a burglar who possibly swum away from authorities.

PHOTO GALLERY: Save Our Seabirds at Harry's Continental Kitchens

PHOTO GALLERY: Save Our Seabirds at Harry's Continental Kitchens

January 20, 2012

It was a balancing act among plates of Harry’s Continental Kitchens food, wine glasses and umbrellas for patrons attending the wine tasting fundraiser for Save Our Seabirds on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Though it might have rained on their parade, there was still a great turnout; $500 was raised for the bird rescue center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Historical Society speaker Bill Shaver

PHOTO GALLERY: Historical Society speaker Bill Shaver

January 20, 2012

The Historical Society of Longboat Key kicked off their speaker series on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at Longboat Key Center for the Arts, a Division of Ringling College of Art and Design. Bill Shaver, President of the Fossil Club of Lee County gave the lecture. He spoke about fossils of Florida, specifically bones and teeth, which are his specialty. He believes there is an alignment between paleontologists and historical societies, “Both find are relics of the past to preserve, record and pass on to future generations,” he says.



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