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House of Worship Celebrates 40th Anniversary

By Sara Sinaiko / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Temple Beth Israel is located in Bay Isles On December 2, 1979, a small number of Jewish families met in a living room to light the spark that would kindle the light of Judaism on Longboat Key. That light would grow and become Temple Beth Israel. With the guidance of retired Rabbi Albert Shulman of…

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The Education Foundation – Marianne E Gallery Soiree – LBK Tennis Center/2018 Senior Super CAT II Tournament

By Sara Sinaiko / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Nancy & John Harris – The Atrium/Teresa Larson & Stanislas Kostka, Artist in Residence/Rich McGrath Invites us Courtside Nancy and John Harris welcomed friends and patrons of The Education Foundation of Sarasota County to The Atrium in Bay Isles for a Get to Know You Party. Teresa Larson, of Marianne E, welcomed Internationally Recognized Fine…

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DIAMONDS! Symbol of Love and Eternity

By Sara Sinaiko / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Mark & Rhonda Zemil, Gemologists, GIA, Master Jewelers, Help Us Discover The Story of Diamonds A diamond (from the Ancient Greek: ἀδάμας adámas, meaning “unbreakable,” “proper,” or “unalterable”) is one of the best-known and most sought-after gemstones. Diamonds have been used as decorative items since ancient times; some of the earliest references can be traced…

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Volunteer Steve Anderson

Heartfelt with Steve Anderson

By Sara Sinaiko / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Steve Anderson is a man of many interests and talents. We highlight his story because of the revolutionary changes that he brought to the heart transplant field. Steve founded the public company, CryoLife, Inc., the “first biomedical company to specialize in the low-temperature preservation of human heart valves used for complex cardiac reconstruction, primarily in…

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Recipe Pat Dabbert

Dabbert’s Tropical Champagne Punch

By Sara Sinaiko / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

A Valentine’s Day Party Pat & David Dabbert, LBK Isles Life Business Partners, serve this festive punch on First Friday Art Walks at their Palm Avenue Gallery. It is a fine way to celebrate Valentine’s Day or other Holidays. Ingredients: 1 12 oz. frozen orange juice 1 12 oz. frozen lemonade juice 1 12 oz.…

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Carmine Durzo And Behar Farewell

Farewell to Behar Cake, Bay Isles Beach Club

By Sara Sinaiko / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

New LBK Isles Life Events Everyone who owns property in Bay Isles has enviable access to The Bay Isles Beach Club. All of us who have enjoyed this prime location on the Gulf of Mexico know Behar, who cared for the property so lovingly. We wish him well as he relocates to be with his…

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Holly Hennessey

By Sara Sinaiko / January 1, 2019 / 8 Comments

Virtue, a 53′ Hatteras Yacht, is Home at the Moorings in Bay Isles Holly lives her life to the fullest, taking every opportunity to enjoy maximum time on the water at the Moorings Marina at Bay Isles. She welcomed me with a chilled bottle of Prosecco, and when the cork was a bit stubborn, she…

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Celebrating Our Twelfth Issue of LBK Isles Life

By Sara Sinaiko / January 1, 2019 / 2 Comments

Happy New Year! With this twelfth issue of LBK Isles Life, we have completed our Start-Up Year, a fitting New Year milestone. Happy New Year!  I wish you all a wonderful 2019 and look forward to more news, stories, people and LBK Isles Life Events. In fact, our LBK Isles Life Group Cruise planned for…

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Bay Isles Beach Club – Bayou Neighborhood Party

By Sara Sinaiko / January 1, 2019 / Comments Off on Bay Isles Beach Club – Bayou Neighborhood Party

The Bayou threw a wonderful party on November 3 at The Bay Isles Beach Club.  Carmine Durzo orchestrated a spectacular evening, serving chilled shrimp, charcoal grilled steak and chicken from The Chop Shop, a selection of salads and cheese and an array of delicious desserts.  Of course, there was wine and beer and soft drinks.…

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Home Of Month Wolfs

Living Aboard in the Moorings of Bay Isles

By Sara Sinaiko / January 1, 2019 / Comments Off on Living Aboard in the Moorings of Bay Isles

Nautical Lifestyle attracts Bay Isles Boaters Jeannie & Skip Schuelke and Laurie & Bob Wolfe Living aboard a Yacht requires imagination, a sense of adventure, strong self-reliance, knowledge, courage, flexibility, a willingness to learn and to make quick and sound decisions and many other adjectives, too many to list. As a former boater, who traveled…

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Volunteer Of Month Cynthia & John Beeman

John Beeman

By Sara Sinaiko / January 1, 2019 / Comments Off on John Beeman

A Lifetime Commitment The Reunion! I now know why men who have been to war yearn to reunite. Not to tell stories or look at old pictures. Not to laugh or weep. Comrades gather because they long to be with the men who once acted their best, men who suffered and sacrificed, who were stripped…

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Recipe Of The Month - Bean and Pasta Soup

Bean and Pasta Soup for Regattas

By Sara Sinaiko / January 1, 2019 / Comments Off on Bean and Pasta Soup for Regattas

Feeding a Hungry Crowd/A Recipe for 100-120 People The Lagoon of Venice is the most important survivor of a system of estuarine lagoons that in Roman times extended from Ravenna north to Trieste. In the sixth century, the Lagoon gave security to Romanized people fleeing invaders (mostly the Huns). Later, it provided naturally protected conditions…

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Meet your Bay Isles Neighbors Rochelle & George Stassa

By Sara Sinaiko / December 1, 2018 / Comments Off on Meet your Bay Isles Neighbors Rochelle & George Stassa

Reinvention 2.0 – Creating New Lives in Retirement Rochelle and George Stassa met in New York City and they have been living super-charged lives since their first meeting at a mid-town party. “The entertainment for the evening was a ventriloquist who was so bad that his lips moved more than the dummy’s,” recalls Rochelle. “We…

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Step Inside with Ray Rajewski

By Sara Sinaiko / December 1, 2018 / Comments Off on Step Inside with Ray Rajewski

Our Own Bay Isles “Man Cave” All photos in this article ©  Mary Lou Johnson When Ray offered an inside look at his self-described “Man Cave,” photographer Mary Lou Johnson and I took him up on the idea. What a fun visit was in store. From the pristine landscaping to every beautiful detail, this is…

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LBK Isles Life – COMPEER Event

By Sara Sinaiko / December 1, 2018 / Comments Off on LBK Isles Life – COMPEER Event

The Gift of Giving through the generosity of the LBK Isles Life Community and Event Program Thank you, Bay Isles resident, Bunny Skirboll for your kind note: Hi Sara, I couldn’t go to bed without thanking you again for providing a wonderful, fun and successful event to benefit COMPEER. Our COMPEER Board Members and friends…

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