Longboat Key, Florida, courts pickleball expansion

STEVE REIDsreid@lbknews.com The Town of Longboat Key appears on the cusp of furthering its pickle ball offerings. At a May 20 Workshop, the Town Commission will hear a report and feasibility study showing that for about $100,000 four pickleball courts can be built at the Public Tennis Center property. Last year, the Longboat Key

Diane Phillips: Honestly, I’m All In A Pickle

As of Friday, June 14, 2019 Diane Phillips It’s possible that I slept through the last decade but highly unlikely so how else do I account for the fact that until Friday I never heard of the world’s fastest growing sport? Wonder if you have. It’s called pickleball. Not a very auspicious name

Punta Gorda, FL, Pickleball problem: Fence is wrong size

By DANIEL SUTPHIN Staff Writer May 30, 2019 Contracted workers for the city of Punta Gorda, pictured May 20, wait to get started building a sound-abatement fence at the eight pickleball courts at Gilchrist Park along West Retta Esplanade. Punta Gorda can’t seem to get a win when it comes to pickleball