April 9, 2014
Brian Wamback submitted this photo of a full moon over Longbeach Village.
March 25, 2014
Send us your announcements of births, engagements, weddings and anniversaries. We want to share your celebrations.
March 22, 2014
On the morning of March 22, the Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key held its annual pancake breakfast at St. Mary, Star of the Sea. Attendees were treated to a hot breakfast including pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee as well as a 50/50 raffle and prizes.
March 19, 2014
Here’s a roundup of reader-submitted photos from events around the Key. To submit photos for this new weekly feature, email Kelsey Grau at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 18, 2014
Twin Shores and Gulfshore mobile-home parks held a joint parade to celebrate St. Patrick's Day on March 18. For over 25 years, the parade has been a much-loved tradition for the communities.
March 15, 2014
On March 15, the residents of Longbeach Village celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with a colorful parade through their streets.
March 10, 2014
The Longboat Key Club and Resort held a round robin tennis tournament and dinner to benefit the Child Protection Center on March 10. In its 9th year, the popular fundraiser has donated over $17,000 to the Center with each event.
February 26, 2014
Retired Longboat Observer Senior Editor Dora Walters spoke about the memorable people and events she covered during her career.
February 26, 2014
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February 19, 2014
Helene Tucker and Lynne Ginsburg are two of many participants who exercise their fitness options at Bayfront Park Recreation Center.
19 Longboat Key Fine Art Festival
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
19 Mote's Party on the Pass
22 Nia with Gail on Anna Maria Island
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
23 Nia with Gail on Longboat Key
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
A Cinderella story
A 10-week-old miniature pinscher puppy found a “happily ever after ending” at the Celebration of Pets April 12, at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds.
Pharmacy brings dose of medicine to Publix
The in-store pharmacy of Longboat Key Publix opened Monday, approximately 16 months after the completion of the new store at 525 Bay Isles Parkway, in the Shoppes of Bay Isles.
Golfer scores victory with less than a stroke
The Longboat Key Masters Golf Tournament, which took place March 28 through March 31, at the Resort at Longboat Key Club’s Islandside and Harbourside golf courses came down to less than one stroke’s difference between first-place winner Kevin Preston and second-place winner Michael Russell, of Longboat Key.