August 14, 2010
Sarasota Yacht Club members dressed to impress for their annual Black and White Ball.
August 13, 2010
Gordon and Lynda Hall bought Green Ginger Hair Design after moving to Sarasota from France.
August 12, 2010
Rhea Goldman, 100, was a Longboat Key resident.
August 11, 2010
Longboat Key Turtle Watch volunteers rise early every morning to patrol the beach for signs of sea-turtle nesting.
August 10, 2010
The Longboat Key Public Tennis Center hosted youths from Brothers & Sisters Doing the Right Thing Widen Our World Summer Youth Program (WOW) Tuesday, Aug. 10. The group got tennis lessons before heading to the beach.
August 9, 2010
The Rev. Kenneth Higginbotham, 82, was serving at All Angels by the Sea Episcopal Church at the time of his death.
August 7, 2010
Bayou Tavern Executive Chef Angelo Chiroli shares an exclusive recipe with YourObserver.com readers.
August 6, 2010
Stephanie Claussen opened Steff's Stuff in Whitney Beach Plaza two-and-one-half years ago.
August 4, 2010
This year, participants will meet up at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub for search.
August 4, 2010
The two-day event will feature publishing and film insiders, along with crime-scene investigation experts.
Mote-tagged shark swims toward Sarasota
A 14-foot, 2,300-pound great white shark is currently heading eastbound toward Sarasota.
Police get a wheel deal from anonymous citizen
An anonymous citizen recently contacted the town with an offer to buy the Longboat Key Police Department a new bicycle.
Surprise daytime turtle encounter
On his evening beach walk, Longboat Key resident Mike Haycock was in for a big surprise when he spotted a sea turtle coming out of the water Sunday.