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PHOTO GALLERY: Pearson celebrates 100th birthday with Sands Point

PHOTO GALLERY: Pearson celebrates 100th birthday with Sands Point

November 13, 2011

Ursula Pearson turned 100, Saturday, Nov. 12, and has been celebrating for the last couple of days with friends and family. Lois Lesser held a Sands Point birthday bash at her home, Sunday, Nov. 13. Pearson lived at Sands Point for 37 years.

PHOTO GALLERY: Stone Crab Celebration

PHOTO GALLERY: Stone Crab Celebration

November 12, 2011

The week closed with the Stone Crab Celebration and Winemaker Auction. Tasting stations manned by guest chefs and culinary chefs prepared dishes showcasing the area, like stone crab claws. Entertainment was provided by live art from artists at the Longboat Key Center for the Arts, a Division of Ringling College of Art and Design and the Ringling College of Art and Design and music from members of the Sarasota Orchestra.

PHOTO GALLERY: Cooking Idol

PHOTO GALLERY: Cooking Idol

November 12, 2011

One of the Bacchus on the Beach demonstrations was “‘Cooking Idol’ – The Healthy Cooking Challenge” where attendees were selected to participate in their own cooking competition. They were judged by Bravo’s Top Chef Dave Martin, Adam LaZarre of Villa San-Juliette, “American Idol” producer, Ken Warwick and Adam Alvarez executive chef from Tampas’ Café DuFrain.

PHOTO GALLERY: 23rd Annual St. Armands Art Festival

PHOTO GALLERY: 23rd Annual St. Armands Art Festival

November 12, 2011

Over 175 artists and craftsman displayed their original artwork out on the circle this past Saturday and Sunday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Harold Schneider turns 99

PHOTO GALLERY: Harold Schneider turns 99

November 11, 2011

Harold Schneider is a popular man. For his 99th Birthday on Nov. 11, 2011, his friends and family celebrated at Sarasota Sailing Squadron with barbeque and live music. In his 99 years, he has worked with various agencies of the U.S. government, survived a plane crash and lived all over the world: Genoa, Italy; Stockholm, Sweden; Paris, France; American Embassy, Moscow; Iceland, and Cairo, Egypt.

PHOTO GALLERY: Plymouth Harbor Celebrates Vets

PHOTO GALLERY: Plymouth Harbor Celebrates Vets

November 11, 2011

Plymouth Harbor is full of men (and woman) who served the country. On Veteran’s Day, Friday, Nov. 11, a celebration was thrown in their honor. Many dressed in red, white and blue for affair. There was also dinner, drinks and dancing.

PHOTO GALLERY: Republican Club

PHOTO GALLERY: Republican Club

November 11, 2011

In honor of veteran’s day, Rear Admiral Steve Branham retired in July 2010 after working for the U.S. Coast Guard for 37 years stopped by the Republican Club of Longboat Key on Friday, Nov. 11 at the Sarasota Yacht Club. He talked to the group about protecting the shores and our freedom.

Photos of the Week

Photos of the Week

November 11, 2011

Enjoy a selection of our favorites photos from each Observer this week.

POLL OF THE DAY: A good cell tower plan?

POLL OF THE DAY: A good cell tower plan?

November 11, 2011

Developers are moving forward and agreeing to submit additional documents about the 150-foot stealth cellular tower. Is plan so far a good one?

PHOTO GALLERY: Women's Resource Center Fundraiser

PHOTO GALLERY: Women's Resource Center Fundraiser

November 11, 2011

Patrons of Harry’s Continental Kitchens wined and dined on behalf of the Women’s Resource Center of Manatee. The Women’s Resource Center aids local women in overcoming obstacles or moving forward with services like counseling, employment coaching, support groups, computer classes and more. For every attendee, $5 proceeded the cause.



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