Tom Dougherty was in the shallow waters of Whitney Beach about a week after Tropical Storm Debby, when he thought he stepped on a seashell. The “shell” turned out to be a shell casing. It is a 50-caliber casing fired from what he believes to be a Browning M2 50-caliber machine gun. The S.L. 42 stamped on the base of the casing suggests it came from the St. Louis Ordinance Co. and was made in 1942. This was another reminder that Longboat Key was a shooting range and gunnery in its early history.
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Town Commission reviews Colony today
Town Manager Dave Bullock suggests Colony buildings should be torn down.
PHOTO GALLERY: St. Armands Circle Association's Holiday Party
On the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 10, the St. Armands Circle Association held their annual holiday party at Crab & Fin Restaurant. Attendees were treated to cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and enticing raffle prizes.
IN THE KITCHEN WITH: SoMa Creekside
This week we went in the kitchen at SoMa Creekside while owner and chef Dave Shiplett prepares his signature spicy peanut calamari. Get the recipe and watch an instructional video in this week's 'In the Kitchen.'