Mote Marine’s 2019 Sea Turtle Nesting

Mote Marine Laboratory coordinates with the county, state and federal efforts to conserve sea turtles – especially loggerheads since Sarasota County hosts the highest density of loggerhead nests in the Gulf of Mexico. The staff at Mote have documented sea turtle...

Register for CodeRED Weather Warning

Register for CodeRED Weather Warning What is CodeRED a free, secure, advanced and effective emergency system that allows you to receive calls, email alerts or text messages about events that could impact your neighborhood, or help protect your family or property:...

Meet Me at Harry’s

Harry’s is one of my absolute favorites on the Island, from fine dining, the deli, award-winning catering AND a convenience store that has everything from great sandwiches to fabulous wine so they have you covered!  The best crab cakes in all of Longboat Key and...

Tips to Avoid Common Beach Safety Hazards

As an active member of the Longboat Chamber of Commerce, I receive insightful information that I have the ability to share with my followers. Recently I received a great article on “Tips to Avoid Common Beach Safety Hazards” and with beautiful, long sunny days ahead I...

Why I Love Longboat Key

Why I Love Longboat Key ……I’m so happy to share with you the beauty of our idyllic Island & its many delights. Our turtle nesting season is in full swing until mid October, here are photos of two of my adopted nests that have hatched : When there is a...