January 9, 2013
Whether you are in great physical condition and raring to go or one of those snowbirds who returns each winter saying, "I haven't done a thing since I left here last spring," you have quite a smorgasbord of classes to choose from on the Key this season.
December 9, 2012
The 13th annual Observer Challenge took place Friday, Dec. 7 through Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Longboat Key Public Tennis Center. Players participated in the challenge by playing singles, doubles and mixed doubles.
December 5, 2012
The Longboat Key Club Women's Golf Association held its annual holiday golf outing and party Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Longboat Key Club Harbourside Dining Room.
November 27, 2012
The Longboat Key Public Tennis Center began its Longboat Key Senior Clay Courts tournament Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the tennis center.
November 14, 2012
Ask a Sarasota beauty about her skin, and she's likely to mention her aesthetician. One local favorite is Monee Arpin, who recently relocated from Main Street to L. Spa on South Pineapple Avenue.
November 5, 2012
The first Longboat Key Open took place over a four-day period starting Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the Longboat Key Club Islandside golf course. The winner of the open with a score of 269 was Jhared Hack from Sanford, FL.
October 29, 2012
More than 400 people took part in the third annual Longboat Key International Triathlon & Duathlon Sunday, Oct. 28, at the Longboat Key Club & Resort.
September 21, 2012
Thirteen teams took part in the First Responders Second Annual Golf Tournament Friday, Sept. 21 at the Longboat Key Club Harbourside Golf Course. This year’s tournament was held in honor of Longboat Key Police Chief Al Hogle.
September 19, 2012
East made a couple of fine defensive plays on this deal, but Declarer parried with some good plays of her own and eventually prevailed.
September 12, 2012
We round out our series on bridge coups with a personal favorite.
Hat's off to Dee Pelton, volunteers
Dee Pelton held a luncheon that will be tough to top.
Youth sailors descend on City Island
Approximately 250 people hit the water Saturday, April 20 through Sunday, April 21, for Sailfest. The regatta, Sarasota Youth Sailing's biggest fundraiser of the year, included four classes of competition — Optimus, 420, Laser and Multi-hull — and a barbecue feast.
Book club sunsets for the season
The Sunset Beach Book Club, in its 10th year, ended this season with a luncheon and discussion of the book “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn, April 18, at Lazy Lobster. Discussion moderator was Ricki Carroll. Together, the group read five books this season.