May 28, 2014
The Observer presents Longboat Key's summer camp options.
May 21, 2014
Organic juice bar opens on St. Armands Circle; Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week begins June 1; Circle businesses observe Military Appreciation Day
May 16, 2014
Is your family getting ready to head out on a summer vacation? Make sure you pack a copy of your Observer!
May 7, 2014
Richard Crooks throws his daughter, Ayla, up in the air during sunset on Longboat Key.
April 30, 2014
Donna Bennett submitted this sunset photo, taken at Lido Beach.
April 30, 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.
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.
11 Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
15 Arias In Flght
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
15 Being your best self
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
29 Santa Jaws at Mote Aquarium
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Only 9 days left to vote for your favorite 'It's Read Everywhere' photo!
Voting is now live for the Observer's 'It’s Read Everywhere' photo contest.
Happy birthday, Edith!
On Monday, long-time Sarasota resident Edith Barr Dunn blew out the candles for her 94th birthday.
Donte's Den names top dog
We’re sure the Walters family of Longboat Key thinks of its dog, Buck, as quite the golden boy.