August 12, 2009
These doubles are somewhat hard to understand, but the bridge world is sometimes strange.
August 5, 2009
In this hand, West and his partner were playing a one-club opening bid that was strong, therefore, West opened with a one-diamond bid.
July 29, 2009
Bidding strange hands is not easy, but understanding strange bidding is most difficult.
July 29, 2009
July 16, 2009
Tennis courts at the Longboat Key Public Tennis Center are still in use for members while construction of a new pro shop gets underway.
July 15, 2009
July 8, 2009
Against the four-heart contract, West leads the ace of spades. You follow after looking at the dummy with the king of spades.
June 24, 2009
When she was 58 years old, Gina Wexler weighed 241 pounds. An over-the-top balletomane and self-proclaimed Rudolf Nureyev groupie for some 20 years, she decided she was going to learn to dance.
June 17, 2009
June 15, 2009
Longboat Key Club keeps kids occupied with tennis, swimming and golf this summer.
16 Nia with Gail on Longboat Key
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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
Resident receives U.S. citizenship
For one Longboat Key resident, facing the American flag and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance held special meaning at the Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key’s April 3 breakfast meeting.
Lacrosse players engineer spring break
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) lacrosse team members hit the beach on Longboat Key during their recent spring break.
Observer wins 20 Local Media Association awards
Local Media Association, made up of 2,000 newspapers in U.S. and Canada, announced the winners of its 2013 Editorial Contest Monday. The Observer Group won a total of 20 awards among eight of its newspapers, making it the third top company winner.