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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Beach project wraps up
Approximately 100,000 cubic yards of sand was placed on the north end of the Key from North Shore Road to Broadway.
PHOTO OF THE DAY: Flippered Friends
Mote Marine Laboratory’s Holly West washes a baby sea turtle that was brought in after a coyote attacked its nest July 10. Sea turtles face a variety of predators while they’re nesting, but Mote strives to help them by caring for any wounds, administering antibiotics and releasing them off shore when they’re strong enough.
Groin project costs come in under $2.5 million
The groins will be built next summer near the North Shore Road beach access to help hold sand in place on the north end that is swept off the Key