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PHOTO GALLERY: Freedom Fest

PHOTO GALLERY: Freedom Fest

July 4, 2011

Longboaters decked out in red, white and blue and children riding bicycles decorated with cheery "I LOVE AMERICA" posters, flags, streamers and even dogs proudly marched in the Freedom Fest parade July 4. Following the parade, everyone lined up for a fest and games.

PHOTO GALLERY: BKYC Fourth of July Celebration

PHOTO GALLERY: BKYC Fourth of July Celebration

July 4, 2011

The members of Bird Key Yacht Club enjoyed an evening of fun games, prizes and potato races Monday, July 4 at Bird Key Yacht Club. The club also had dinner and watched the fireworks over the Sarasota Bay.

PHOTO GALLERY: LBKC Lobster BBQ

PHOTO GALLERY: LBKC Lobster BBQ

July 3, 2011

The Longboat Key Club held a Lobster BBQ Sunday, July 3 by the pool at the Longboat Key Club Resort. Besides serving up lobster, the buffet included many other dishes followed by a variety of desserts. The guests also enjoyed live music by Max McCann.

PHOTO GALLERY: Boom Boom on the Bay

PHOTO GALLERY: Boom Boom on the Bay

July 2, 2011

The annual "Boom Boom on the Bay" fireworks show got a little soggy Saturday, July 2 when a thunderstorm rolled in during the fireworks display that took place over the Sarasota Bay and was put on by Mar Vista and Moore's Stone Crab.

WEEKEND BEST BET: Fourth of July on Longboat Key

WEEKEND BEST BET: Fourth of July on Longboat Key

July 1, 2011

This weekend, Longboat Key will be full of patriotic parties.

OBITUARY: Estella Lilly

OBITUARY: Estella Lilly

June 30, 2011

Estella Lilly, 85, was a longtime resident of Longboat Key.

OBITUARY: Lois Rosenthal

OBITUARY: Lois Rosenthal

June 29, 2011

Lois Rosenthal, 81, was a Longboat Key resident.

Winner: 10 or Fewer Employees: Kitchens by Kerrie

Winner: 10 or Fewer Employees: Kitchens by Kerrie

June 29, 2011

Kerrie Lehnert makes a mean "homeless stew" — a concoction she developed from her grandmother's recipe and began serving to the homeless on the streets of San Francisco years ago.

Winner: Rookie Small Business: Your Fitness Instructor

Winner: Rookie Small Business: Your Fitness Instructor

June 29, 2011

Petar Sibinkic began training in kayaking at age 7 in his native Serbia. His efforts brought him to two Olympic games: Atlanta, in 1996, and Sydney, in 2000.

Winner: Non-Profit Organization: Save Our Seabirds Inc.

Winner: Non-Profit Organization: Save Our Seabirds Inc.

June 29, 2011

Even when she isn't at Save Our Seabirds Inc., Executive Director Lee Fox is still saving seabirds (and other birds). She gets a constant stream of injured birds at her home in Wimauma.



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