Sports Page owner Kenny Barr got a history refresher last week when he read the “Longboat Lore” item about Shenkel’s restaurant, which his mother, Edith Barr Dunn, owned, closing April 24, 1994.
He thought it was ironic because the demolition of the old Sports Page Bar & Grille building began Wednesday, April 24. The good news: The Sports Page will be back, but at a new location within four to six months.
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Top Stories — Longboat Key: July
Mote scientists tagged the 2,300-pound great white shark last August, near Cape Cod, Mass.
Top Stories — Longboat Key: June
Ocean Properties Ltd. put in an offer at 3:59 p.m. Tuesday — one minute before bids were set to close for the bankrupt Colony Beach & Tennis Resort Partnership estate — and had the winning bid at $2.45 million.
Top Stories — Longboat Key: May
With an auction sale of 2.3 acres of Colony property scheduled for Friday, two different development teams have made offers for Dr. Murray ‘Murf’ Klauber’s bankrupt estate.