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  1. Columbia Restaurant Group to buy Pattigeorge'sRead the original story

    Yesterday | YourObserver

    Longboat Key lost two more icons Saturday night. Longtime Longboat Key resident and former Colony Beach & Tennis Resort executive chef Tommy Klauber prepared and served his last dinners as owner chef of PG's restaurant, the Bayfront restaurant also known as Pattigeorge's.

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  2. Lakewood Ranch developer sues Major League FootballRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | YourObserver

    Frank Murtha, the senior executive vice president for Major League Football, Inc., said Friday his company "is not going anywhere" although Schroeder-Manatee Ranch filed a suit in Manatee County Circuit Court to evict MLFB from its suite at 6230 University Parkway in Lakewood Ranch. On Wednesday, Schroeder-Manatee Ranch filed documents in Manatee County Circuit Court to evict and seek damages from Major League Football, which hasn't paid rent since March according to the suit, which recorded the rent per month at $11,918.

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  3. Major League Football exec says company "not going anywhere."Read the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | YourObserver

    Frank Murtha, the senior executive vice president for Major League Football, Inc., said Friday his company "is not going anywhere" although Schroeder-Manatee Ranch filed a suit in Manatee County Circuit Court to evict MLFB from its suite at 6230 University Parkway in Lakewood Ranch. On Wednesday, Schroeder-Manatee Ranch filed documents in Manatee County Circuit Court to evict and seek damages from Major League Football, which hasn't paid rent since March according to the suit, which recorded the rent per month at $11,918.

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  4. Goodwill administrator Alexa Olivas talks about how Goodwill workers sort through donation bins.Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | YourObserver

    That's tough to admit, considering the nonprofit organization, which specializes in thrift store sales, only exists to help communities. Even so, I tend to have bouts of I, me, my at times, and geez, Goodwill, what have you done for me lately? Goodwill would characterize me as a "treasure hunter," and through the years, I have come up with some great bounty as I sorted through all the odds and ends people donate.

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  5. Concession home tops home sales at $1.6 millionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | YourObserver

    A home in the Concession tops all transactions in this week's real estate. The Concession Golf Club LLC sold the home at 19451 Beacon Park Place to William and Christina Schlotthauer, of Bradenton, for $1.6 million.

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  6. On the road to excellenceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | YourObserver

    For nearly a year, The Out-of-Door Academy student, who will be a seventh grader next semester, has been splitting his time between his Lakewood Ranch home and Baltimore. At least twice a month, the 12-year-old boards a plane for Baltimore to spend an extended weekend.

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  7. SMR expands light industrial plan Developer hopes to add 700,000...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | YourObserver

    As Schroeder-Manatee Ranch looks to add 737,000 square feet of light industrial uses to its overall 208-acre Lakewood Ranch Commerce Park project, the emphasis clearly has been placed upon the "work" aspect of "Live ... Work ... Play." Light industrial uses already exist within the Commerce Park project, but Richard Bedford, SMR's vice president of planning, said more is needed.

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  8. Sales tax proposal heads toward referendum Voters will decide in...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | YourObserver

    Manatee County commissioners on June 21 approved an ordinance to levy a half-cent sales tax starting January 2017, if approved by voters on the November ballot. The ordinance specifies the tax will last for 15 years, that the county will establish a citizens oversight committee and specifies the allocation of dollars between the county and municipalities.

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  9. Lakewood Ranch pastor diesRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | YourObserver

    The Rev. Daniel P. Smith, was found at his residence Sunday when he did not arrive for a Sunday morning Mass.

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  10. Old recycle containers now ... Has- bins Manatee County will...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | YourObserver

    Lakewood Ranch residents say both could prove to be major issues as Manatee County rolls out delivery of its new single-stream recycling carts to single-family homes July 11 through September. "I don't have space for the big container," Summerfield resident Bob Swiatek told Manatee County utilities department representatives during a Lakewood Ranch Community Development District meeting on June 9. "It's problematic if there are two cars in the garage.

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  11. Bridge talk appears to be stalledRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | YourObserver

    It's not a topic for discussion at the Manatee County workshop for its five-year Capital Improvement Program, but the possible construction of a Tara Bridge is likely to be mentioned. Those opposing or advocating construction of the bridge plan to attend the June 16 workshop even though the item is not funded in the five-year Capital Improvement Program.

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  12. Lakewood Ranch's first brewery hopes to become ingrained locallyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | YourObserver

    The partners of Naughty Monk are quick to note they've gotten help along the road to opening their business. They sought advice on brewing best practices from CEO Mike Bisaha at Big Top Brewing Company and Mike Rogers at Darwin's Brewing Company.

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  13. Does sales tax make cents? Half cent tax would lead to a new East...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | YourObserver

    A proposed half-cent sales tax in Manatee County could reap big rewards for the East County community in terms of community assets, particularly for libraries and parks. Manatee County Administrator Ed Hunzeker last week released a list of infrastructure-improvement projects Manatee would commit to, if commissioners put the tax on the ballot in November and voters approve it.

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  14. Lakewood Ranch home robbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | YourObserver

    The Manatee County Sheriff's Office has leads but continues to investigate a home invasion robbery in the Greenbrook community. Four juveniles were counting money and listening to music around a pool at a home in the 6100 block of Blue Runner Court June 9, when two unknown black males wearing masks unlocked the screen and demanded money, a Manatee County Sheriff's Office report states.

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  15. The Sheriff's Office reports a home invasion robbery on Thursday night in Lakewood Ranch.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | YourObserver

    The Manatee County Sheriff's Office reported a home invasion robbery on Blue Runner Court at 9:45 p.m. Thursday in Lakewood Ranch. According to a Sheriff's Office report, the victims were sitting around the pool listening to music when two black males wearing masks entered through an unlocked screen door and punched two of the victims.

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  16. Esplanade home lands top sale's price at $835,000Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 8 | YourObserver

    A home in Esplanade topped all transactions in this week's real estate. Taylor Morrison of Florida Inc., sold the home at 13031 Malachite Drive to Mark and Claire Lloyd, of Bradenton, for $835,000.

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  17. Proposed budget gives public safety a boost Expected increase in...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 8 | YourObserver

    Although the Manatee County Sheriff's Office will get eight new deputies if Administrator Ed Hunzeker's preliminary budget is adopted, Sheriff Brad Steube said the additional officers won't be enough to create a new patrol district in eastern Manatee County. Steube has a long-term goal to add a fourth patrol district that would focus on the greater Lakewood Ranch/east county area.

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  18. A great leap yearRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 8 | YourObserver

    During the 2016 season, Sophia Falco captured three district championships, two regional championships and a state championship in the long jump. In addition to her state championship, Falco also won a pair of silver medals in the triple jump and 100-meter dash and a fifth-place medal in the 200.

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  19. Future pilots spread their wings at State College of Florida | East County | Your ObserverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | YourObserver

    After successfully introducing a ground school program at the Venice campus, SCF is bringing its private pilot ground school course to Lakewood Ranch. SCF is partnering with the Sarasota Aero Club, a flight instruction organization, to host the program.

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  20. Oyster Bay home sells for $2.3 millionRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 2 | YourObserver

    A sale in Oyster Bay Landings tops all transactions in this week's real estate. Oyster Bay Landing LLC sold the home and vacant lot at 1460 Rebecca Lane to John Crichton Jr. and Chantale Langlois, of Sarasota, for $2.3 million.

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