A landscaping crew began cutting the sea grapes in front of the Twin Shores and Gulfshore of Longboat Key mobile-home parks Monday, Nov. 2. Residents and motorists anticipate the end of October each year, because they get their view of the Gulf of Mexico back. The sea grapes grow tall each summer during sea-turtle nesting season, which runs from May 31 through the end of October.
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Commission savors the sunshine
The weather on Longboat Key was cloudy on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 11, but the Longboat Key Town Commission stayed in the sunshine, as far as the Longboat Observer could tell.
Resident keeps eye on the pie
Inspired by her mother’s homemade banana cream pie, Bird Key resident Kim Manning had a sweet idea: key lime with a twist.
Show us your spirit this season
This week, our reporters will make our final decisions on our favorite displays of holiday cheer for our “Spirit of the Season” contest. This year’s competition isn’t limited to lights.