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Historic real-estate office building still stands

Historic real-estate office building still stands

April 21, 2010

One of the first real-estate offices on Longboat Key was started by Luther Garaux in the 1940s and was located in a two-story building at 5144 Gulf of Mexico Drive. The building still stands and is now, fittingly, an apartment complex.

Beachplace enjoys a day at the races

Beachplace enjoys a day at the races

April 21, 2010

Beachplace has gone to the dogs. Residents attended their annual "Night at the Dogs" event April 8, at the Sarasota Kennel Club.

Publix employees help save our local seabirds

Publix employees help save our local seabirds

April 21, 2010

Approximately 35 Longboat Key Publix employees were hard at work on Saturday, April 10, but they weren't behind the store’s counters. Instead, they were volunteering at Save Our Seabirds.

Holy mackerel:Resident catches 32-pound fish

Holy mackerel:Resident catches 32-pound fish

April 21, 2010

Longboat Key resident Paul Geck recently reeled in quite the catch: a 50-inch, 32-pound king mackerel that he caught 1.5 miles west of Longboat Pass.

Longboat Key swans go into nesting mode

Longboat Key swans go into nesting mode

April 21, 2010

Spring is in the air, and that means the Harbour Links swans are in nesting mode.

After 30 years, teacher and student get a new deal

After 30 years, teacher and student get a new deal

April 14, 2010

When part-time Lido Key resident Dr. Arthur Liebman welcomed recently the students attending his course on New Deal Drama, part of the Academy of Lifelong Learning at the University of South Florida, he took a second look at the man in the first row.

The Diamonds You Are benefit is a gem

The Diamonds You Are benefit is a gem

April 14, 2010

The Diamonds You Are held a benefit April 10, at Re Federico, in Avenue of the Flowers.

Duke takes top title

Duke takes top title

April 14, 2010

Duke University's men's basketball team clinched the NCAA title in a 61-59 win over Butler Monday, April 5.

Latest books come hot off the press

Latest books come hot off the press

April 7, 2010

The Longboat Key Historical Society has reprinted 750 copies of "From Calusas to Condominiums" by Ralph Hunter, founder of The Longboat Observer.

USF to hold fishery talk at Mote Marine

April 7, 2010

The University of South Florida will present "Environmental Economics: Sustaining the Fishery" from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, at Mote Marine Laboratory.



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