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Longboat Key

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No matter where you are in Florida and up the east coast of the United States, chances are pretty good that you'll see some level of weather from Hurricane Dorian.

Below is a link for the Sarasota County Hurricane Preparedness website, which contains information about closures, sandbag distribution and more. Each county may have different protocol in place, so please check your county Emergency Services website for more information.

Please stay safe through this holiday weekend and into next week.

CLICK HERE FOR SARASOTA COUNTY HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION

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WOW! A prime location investment opportunity - reduced $450,000! Recent zoning change may allow building of up to 6 NEW multi-family or 3 individual homes. Nestled between the gulf beaches and the bay on tropical N. Longboat Key on sailboat water direct to Longboat Pass and the Gulf of Mexico. 3 separately platted parcels including two vacant non-conforming waterfront lots (7009 & 7017 Longboat Drive N.) Dock pilings in place, seawall recapped in 2017. A 1946 vintage limestone, 6-unit multi-family building sits on the corner lot on one of the original building sites in the Historic Village of Longbeach. Just .01 mile to the beach access to the Gulf’s azure water and famous white beaches - enjoy blazing, colorful sunsets every night! Founded in the

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New zoning may permit up to 6 NEW multi-family homes to be built in place of existing 6 unit multi-family vintage structure. A rare, seaside income opportunity on boating water nestled between the Gulf and the bay. This unique, 1946 vintage, 6-unit limestone structure is located on a corner lot on one of the original building sites in the Historic Village of Long Beach on tropical North Longboat Key. Included are 3 platted non-conforming contiguous lots; two are vacant residential waterfront lots (7009 & 7017 Longboat Drive N.) Located just .01 mile to the beach access to Longboat Key's famous beaches and the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. New seawall cap, no bridges to the bay and direct access in minutes to Longboat Pass and the Gulf of Mexico. In

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Truly inspired living. Savor spectacular panoramic Bay and Intracoastal Waterway views, marine life and city lights from nearly every room of this incomparable home. Located on an oversized Bayfront lot on South Longboat Key's coveted waterfront near the Longboat Key Club, this resplendent 2007 custom-built luxury home includes every amenity one would expect. Ten-foot arched mahogany doors lead to splendid interior spaces with abundant natural light, including living room, dining room, library, spacious family room with natural gas fireplace and guest bedroom suite. Stunning Brazilian cherry cabinets, high-quality appliances and 5-burner gas cooktop anchor the spacious chef's kitchen with incredible views at every turn. Upstairs, an expansive

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Florida's Southwest coast has been in the news lately due to the recent red tide bloom, and it's been cause for great concern for both residents and tourists. 

Red tide has been occurring in this area and other areas across the globe for hundreds of years and generally lasts for just a few weeks. But this particular round of red tide, caused by higher-than-normal concentration of a microscopic alga named Karenia brevis, has been more severe and has lasted much longer than usual.

Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for seven counties most affected by the red tide - Sarasota, Charlotte, Manatee, Collier, Hillsborough, Lee, and Pinellas. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has sent teams of biologists and

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National Relaxation Day is observed annually on August 15th.  It is time to slow down, unwind and relax!

National Relaxation Day is an important day as we all need a break from the fast-paced and often hectic lifestyles we live. Taking time to recuperate and rejuvenate our tired minds and bodies may help prevent many health risks.  Like the founder of this day suggested, too much work can make us sick, run down, tired and that’s just wrong.  

But he was right! It has been proven that stress can be harmful to our health, both mentally and physically.  Most doctors will agree that finding ways to relax and finding ways to reduce stress will improve overall health.

What is your favorite relaxation activity?

  • Reading a book
  • Fishing with a
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Red tide continues to affect our coastal areas, killing hundreds of fish and causing respiratory irritation for many individuals. 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission posts regular updates for areas affected by red tide. Click here for more info.

The FFWCC also has a FAQ page that addresses everything from why red tide occurs to swimming safety to eating seafood in an area affected by red tide. Click here for answers regarding red tide.

Hopefully this red tide bloom will not last long so we can enjoy our local beaches and fish and wildlife can flourish!

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A rare, seaside income opportunity on boating water nestled between the Gulf and the bay. This 1946 vintage, uniquely charming six-unit limestone structure is located on a corner lot on one of the original building sites in the Historic Village of Long Beach on tropical North Longboat Key. Included are 3 platted non-conforming contiguous lots; two are vacant residential waterfront lots (7009 & 7017 Longboat Drive N.) Perfect for vacation rentals, located just .01 mile to the beach access to Longboat Key's famous beaches and the waters of the Gulf of Mexico where blazing sunsets are enjoyed each night. New seawall, no bridges to the bay and direct access in minutes to Longboat Pass and the Gulf of Mexico. In operation since the 1800s, the Historic

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Truly inspired living. Dolphins play daily in your backyard as you savor spectacular panoramic Bay and Intracoastal Waterway views, marine life and city lights from nearly every room of this incomparable home. Located on an oversized Bayfront lot on South Longboat Key's coveted waterfront near the Longboat Key Club, this resplendent 2007 custom-built luxury home has every amenity. Ten-foot arched mahogany doors lead to splendid interior spaces filled with natural light, with living room, dining room, library, spacious family room. Natural gas fireplace and guest bedroom suite. Stunning Brazilian cherry cabinets, high-quality appliances and five-burner gas cooktop anchor the spacious chef's kitchen with breathtaking views. Upstairs, are an expansive

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The National Weather Service is monitoring a system in Caribbean that is expected to move into the Gulf of Mexico. Forecasters say there is only a small chance it could develop into a tropical depression. Locally heavy rain is expected across the state regardless of whether the system strengthens. So keep those umbrellas handy!

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