April 23, 2014
Kelly Atkins created Kai, a dance-based form of cardiovascular conditioning with strong connection to the mind/body universe.
April 17, 2014
Check out these reader-submitted photos of the sun halo, which formed a rainbow-colored ring around the sun Wednesday, April 16. Clouds containing ice crystals cause the sun's light to refract, resulting in this phenomenon.
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 email@example.com.
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.
17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tiny trio tours safety facilities
Commissioner Lynn Larson’s three grandchildren, Zander, 9, Zora, 8, and Zoe Ramsey, 5, got a close-up look at what Longboat Key police and firefighters do to keep residents safe earlier this month, during a tour of the police and north fire stations.
Mar Vista dollars to benefit local teen
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub’s walls and ceiling are covered with dollar bills, signed and decorated by patrons. Every few years the restaurant removes the bills for a good cause.
'We Are The Marines'
That is how Maj. Brian Dix introduced “The Commandant’s Own” U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps July 4, at Avery Fisher Hall.