October 21, 2009
This hand is from an American Contract Bridge League International Fund Game, held at local bridge clubs.
October 7, 2009
One of the fascinations of bridge is that no matter how proficient we become at this game, there are so many variations to the play of the cards that it is certain that we will never become perfect.
September 30, 2009
Today’s South had no difficulty bidding this slam.
September 23, 2009
Terry O'Hara was 4 years old when he played golf for the first time. Since then, golf has been a constant for him.
September 16, 2009
September 16, 2009
Depending on which direction you are playing on this hand, there could be a top for East-West or a top for North-South.
September 9, 2009
The key to today’s game lies with South’s play of the club suit.
September 2, 2009
We often hear “second-hand low,” but, in this week’s hand, this would be a major error.
August 19, 2009
An overtrick at rubber bridge usually does not matter much, but at duplicate, it can be the difference between a top result and a bottom result.
August 12, 2009
If there were one activity you could pursue that would improve your cardiovascular condition and build muscle strength and stamina all while enjoying a peaceful, back-to-nature experience with little — if any — risk to your joints, would you try it? If so, learn to kayak.
19 Longboat Key Fine Art Festival
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
19 Mote's Party on the Pass
22 Nia with Gail on Anna Maria Island
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
23 Nia with Gail on Longboat Key
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
A Cinderella story
A 10-week-old miniature pinscher puppy found a “happily ever after ending” at the Celebration of Pets April 12, at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds.
Pharmacy brings dose of medicine to Publix
The in-store pharmacy of Longboat Key Publix opened Monday, approximately 16 months after the completion of the new store at 525 Bay Isles Parkway, in the Shoppes of Bay Isles.
Golfer scores victory with less than a stroke
The Longboat Key Masters Golf Tournament, which took place March 28 through March 31, at the Resort at Longboat Key Club’s Islandside and Harbourside golf courses came down to less than one stroke’s difference between first-place winner Kevin Preston and second-place winner Michael Russell, of Longboat Key.