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WELCOME BACK: inmemoriam

WELCOME BACK: inmemoriam

November 9, 2011

Longboat Key lost many beloved friends, neighbors and community members during the summer. Here, we remember those who have died and whose memories live on through their contributions to the Key — and innumerable areas. Names are listed in the chronological order of deaths.

POLL OF THE DAY: Paws on the beach?

POLL OF THE DAY: Paws on the beach?

November 7, 2011

In tonight's meeting the Longboat Key Commission will appoint members to the Dog Beach Feasibility Committee to explore the idea of giving dogs limited access to select portions of Longboat Key beaches.

Commission to discuss former Klauber property tonight

Commission to discuss former Klauber property tonight

November 7, 2011

The town's contract to buy the property adjacent to Bayfront Park will be discussed at tonight’s meeting.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bird Key Yacht Club Welcome Back

PHOTO GALLERY: Bird Key Yacht Club Welcome Back

November 5, 2011

Bird Key Yacht Club held a “Welcome Back” bash for its members and guests on Saturday, Nov. 5. The event was organized by Chairman Joyce Steel with help from Rene Brooks. Chef Joe Santangini prepared a feast of fish for the night.

PHOTO GALLERY: Ferraris on St. Armands

PHOTO GALLERY: Ferraris on St. Armands

November 5, 2011

Red was the color of the day at Ferraris on St. Armands on Saturday, Nov. 5. But it could have been green for the total cost of the 50 or so Ferraris accumulated on the circle to be viewed by the public and other owners. Only one car would be deemed “The best in show.” Many car gazers hoped they could join the Ferrari Owners Club members on the circle someday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Republican Club

PHOTO GALLERY: Republican Club

November 4, 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.

PHOTO GALLERY: Make A Mark

PHOTO GALLERY: Make A Mark

November 4, 2011

Santa, or David Jennings, ditched his sleigh for an opti boat at the Make A Mark race at Sarasota Yacht Club on Friday, Nov. 4 against other costume-clad sponsors and yacht club commodores. The fundraiser and kick-off for the Sarasota Yacht Club Invitational Regatta supports Sarasota Youth Sailing, and the young sailors helped racers and judged the event. There was also a silent auction and buffet for the event.

PHOTO GALLERY: Christ Church Welcome Back

PHOTO GALLERY: Christ Church Welcome Back

November 4, 2011

Christ Church members return to a brand new place to call home. They celebrated the snowbird member's homecoming on Friday, Nov. 4 with drinks and appetizers. The event was held at sunset at Islands West Clubhouse.

Study recommends three north-end groins

Study recommends three north-end groins

November 4, 2011

The long-awaited study suggests placing a terminal groin and two permeable adjustable groins at the north end of the Key.

Photos of the Week

Photos of the Week

November 4, 2011

Enjoy some of our best photos this week from all Observers.



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