LBK News

  • Developers submit competing plans to build on St. Armands
    by admin on November 22, 2021

    STEVE REID Editor & Publisher sreid@lbknews.com The Sarasota City Commission cast a relatively small net when it asked for proposals last August to purchase and develop the two-acre Fillmore parking lot located behind Alvin’s Island on St. Armands […]

  • Sarasota City Commissioner struggles to control ‘hotel houses’
    by admin on November 22, 2021

    STEVE REID Editor & Publisher sreid@lbknews.com Sarasota City Commissioner Jen Ahearn-Koch found herself fighting on several fronts when the issue of hosted rentals arose at last week’s public meeting. First, Ahearn-Koch said that the initiative by the […]

  • Longboat Key Police activity week of November 19, 2021
    by admin on November 22, 2021

    Nov. 12 Noise complaint 9:00 a.m. Officer Ferris responded to Hughes Street in regard to a noise disturbance. The complainant didn’t want to meet, but noted to dispatch there was a “no work order” at the location and believes there should not be any […]

  • Letters to the Editor week of November 19, 2021
    by admin on November 22, 2021

    Kiwanis Gourmet Lawn Party attendees To: Longboat Key Commissioner Penny Gold Penny, omitted from your list of activities is the annual Kiwanis Gourmet Lawn Party on December 4th starting at 12 noon (officially).  Kiwanis is now projecting 800 attendees, […]