Aqua review continues despite lawsuit

Manatee County’s review of Carlos Beruff’s and Larry Lieberman’s mixed-use Long Bar Pointe project, newly named Aqua By The Bay, continued at a January development review meeting. With an August 2015 application, the developers proposed 3,200 homes and 78,000 square …

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Beruff seeks mitigation bank permit as ploy to destroy long Bar’s environment

In a surprise to the environmental community, developer Carlos Beruff’s company has applied for a mitigation bank over the submerged lands and wetlands his company owns at Long Bar Pointe. Mitigation Banks have been controversial since their inception. This mitigation …

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FedEx delivers rear-ender

  A FedEx truck driven by a 44-year-old Seffner man Jan. 25 rear-ended a 2008 Sebring as both vehicles traveled north on Marina Drive, north of 63rd Street. According to a Holmes Beach police crash report, the driver of the …

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