Five Longboat firefighters get their badges
department's newest members
Five Longboat firefighters get … the Longboat Key Fire Department were honored on Thursday, March 23 at … Longboat Key department works. Dezzi called it “the Longboat way of doing …
Context matters in election
Longboat, spilling over into the Town Commission race. Beware of fake news and vague news crafted to mislead.
No one on Longboat Key made it here … fake news and vague news crafted to mislead.
Letters to the Editor Longboat Key 02.16.17
life style and ambiance of the Longboat Key community? I have been told … 3,000 nonconforming units that exist on Longboat Key. Why then would … Unicorp’s favor, but the Longboat Key commissioners appear to be missing in …
Mote's crocodilian exhibit ready for big debut
Saturday, Feb. 25.
Mote's crocodilian exhibit ready for … organization. Inside Mote’s “Oh Baby! Life Cycles of the Seas” exhibit, is …
Considering life in Israel, Americans need to get a grip
consider news. Sensationalism everywhere. It was exhausting.
Longboat Key … Emily Walsh is publisher of the Longboat, Sarasota, Siesta Key and East … The internet was full of fake news. And mainstream media were …
Town's IT expert creates his own world on film
will hit the big time.
Town's IT expert creates his … find Barry Gaines working as an IT specialist for Longboat Key, doing … a full-time job and family life. “It’s called ‘no life, no sleep and a great …
Meet A.G. Lafley, former Procter & Gamble CEO and bayfront planning chairman
position in 2010. After originally buying a part-time residence on Longboat Key when his father moved to the area in 2004, he eyed a home in the city near the bayfront for his post-business life. By 2013, though, he …
New managing editor arrives at Observer
most of his career in Florida.
New managing editor … a comparison of offensive styles in the NFL. It’s my life, and Interstate 4 runs … as managing editor of the Sarasota Observer and Longboat Observer …
Gator will find a happy home at Mote
Gator will find a happy home at Mote … live a life of relative luxury at Mote. Caimans are similar to crocodiles … Brian Siegel said he’s waited nine years for this exhibit to come to life …
Top Story — March: Longboat Key medical center sets opening date
life of Longboat Key residents, one of its first missions was to … with the Observer’s Digital Year in Review.
Top … Observer’s Digital Year in Review.
Leaving Longboat Key, especially in the …
Looking Ahead: Town Center concept moves forward, Foundation looks to future
pursuit of initiatives to enhance the quality of life on Longboat Key is … cultural center on the island.
Looking Ahead: Town … The town of Longboat Key, the Longboat Key Foundation and Ringling …
Longboat Key petitions for bridge-opening fixes
Longboat Key petitions for bridge-opening fixes … U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, said he would intervene with … Key has found a new champion. U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key …
Longboat Key Arts Center deal extended with Ringling College
multiuse center is designed to improve the quality of life on Longboat Key … town manager Mike Hein.
Longboat Key Arts Center … Hein.
The Longboat Key Center for Arts, Culture and Education ultimately …
Looking Ahead: Colony remains on brink of revitalization
citizens of Longboat Key have had to watch helplessly from the sidelines as … Colony. It will be written by the voters of Longboat Key when they consider … memories of The Colony in its heyday. It brought many of us to Longboat Key …
Longboat Key stages Ron Johnson art exhibit
Longboat Key stages Ron Johnson art exhibit … to Longboat Key is on display throughout December. Johnson, 84, died June 27. After retiring to Longboat Key, Johnson volunteered with many …
Top Story — June: Pattigeorge’s new owner: ‘It’s my destiny’
Top Story — June: Pattigeorge’s new owner: ‘It’s my … of the shuttered Pattigeorge’s Restaurant property on Longboat Key … was too far north (on Longboat Key); too seasonal; the building too old …
Polo in Lakewood Ranch could be ride of your life
Pattigeorge's on Longboat Key. She was busy, perhaps too much so for a hobby. And … Lakewood Ranch ... Polo Grill and Bar. It's a huge part of her life and will … I had to drive from Longboat across town and I did that for six years …
Longboat Key referendum issues preoccupy 2 biz plaza owners
perception of his plans.
Longboat Key referendum issues … U.S. president, Longboat Key voters will also help determine the fate of … “are not models of clarity.” Longboat Key referendum questions The town …
MY VIEW: Observations from a decade of memories
Longboat Observer, Sarasota Observer, Longboat Key, Robin Hartill … military training on Longboat Key during World War II: “Fighter jets soared across Sarasota Bay and swooped down on Longboat Key, firing guns and …
Gene Jaleski returns for fifth Longboat Key Commission run
Gene Jaleski returns for fifth Longboat Key Commission run … fifth race for a seat on the Longboat Key Town Commission. Jaleski won one … A GLANCE Age : 75 Hometown : Larchmont, N.Y. Moved to Longboat Key : 1985 to …