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.
September 4, 2012
The 66th annual Sarasota Sailing Squadron Labor Day Regatta starting Friday, Aug. 31 through Sunday, Sept. 2
August 29, 2012
Historians of the Spanish-American War will have no difficulty figuring out how this week's coup got its exotic name. For the rest of us, there is Google.
August 22, 2012
West leads the King, and Declarer craftily ducks. Now, if West continues, he gives Declarer a second trick in the suit.
August 15, 2012
This week's deal contains a little bit of magic whereby a "certain" trump loser evaporates into thin air thanks to some well-timed Declarer play.
August 8, 2012
Many times in a class or the gym, someone will ask, 'Can I do that exercise?' A better question might be, 'How can I do that exercise?'
2 Power Networking Seminar
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
2 Florida's Children First 2014 Sarasota Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
16 Pillar of Hope Open House
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
16 Business After Hours Networking Event
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golfer sees swinging success
Longboat Key resident Arlene McKitrick celebrated her 200th golf championship win this week at Sara Bay Country Club in an FSGA event.
Mote receives NOAA grant
Mote Marine Laboratory recently received a $99,615 grand for its dolphin and whale rehabilitation efforts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Correction: Heitlers to net 75 years in April
In its Sept. 18 issue, the Longboat Observer featured Plymouth Harbor resident George Heitler, a lifelong tennis player who has played tennis for most of his 99 years and is a regular at the Longboat Key Public Tennis Center.