The former Bay Isles Shell gas station, 505 Bay Isles Road, was reduced to rubble Monday, June 1. When former owner Louy Freija chose not to renew his lease in April, Lakeland-based Publix Super Markets Inc., which bought Town Plaza I in September 2008, decided to knock down the gas-station building, remove the fuel tanks and replace them with landscaping and additional parking spaces.
Currently 0 Responses
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.