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.
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.
23 LBK Chamber of Commerce Networking Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
25 Manatee Audubon -- Bird walk at Leffis Key
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
15 Being your best self
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
29 Santa Jaws at Mote Aquarium
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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A fitting tribute
A day after receiving an Ageless Creativity Award from the Ringling College/Longboat Key Center for the Arts in honor of their late father, Ed Brickman, daughter Carol Diamant and son Eli Brickman held a celebration of life service Saturday.
Alma mater honors Harold Ronson
Philadelphia University presented Longboat Key resident Harold Ronson with its “Leadership in Philanthropy” award Oct. 11, at its Homecoming Dinner Dance.