The 2017 Bubbas have been awarded, after more than 10,000 online votes, and now it’s time to celebrate the winners and participants. You’ll see them throughout this newspaper. And in case you missed the awards ceremony last weekend, here are 10 nuggets about the Bubbas for you to file away: Top 10 Reasons You Might […]
LET THE BUZZ BEGIN! JIMMY BUFFETT to perform at the Key West Amphitheater in 2018 . Preliminary Dates: Spring / Summer 2018 MORE TO COME as negotiations are finalized between the City of Key West and tour management.
Head of TDC steps down after 20 years Harold Wheeler knew it was time to retire, but he will be the first to admit it wasn’t an easy decision. At 70, the seasoned marketing director commands an annual budget of more than $55 million, while framing the blueprint of the Florida Keys tourism boom after […]
Popular band to play Key West The true testament to any great band is to evolve and somehow resonate beyond musical genres and singular fan bases. For Big Head Todd and The Monsters (BHTM), who play two shows this Saturday and Sunday at the Key West Theater, the band can certainly hold their own claim […]
A visit with U.S. Congressman Carlos Curbelo Typically I catch up with our U.S. Congressman Carlos Curbelo in warmer conditions, but last Friday I had the opportunity to drop in (literally) on the young U.S. Representative during session at our nation’s capital. As the temperatures outside a snow-covered D.C. were teetering below freezing, the bowels […]
The Outkast Agency, a national PR firm for Lyft, one the largest rideshare companies in the U.S., sent a press release early Thursday announcing Lyft’s plans to operate in Key West beginning at noon the same day. Currently, ridesharing of any kind is illegal in Key West proper and punishable by up to a $500 […]
Employees of the Thirsty Mermaid in Key West, Deanna, Lisa, Tito, Tommy & Evan, help ring in one year of business. Swing in and wish them a happy birthday at 521 Fleming St.
The Key West Theater was in the infant stages of booking larger acts when Edwin McCain took the stage in late December of last year. It was during that show, after a fervent crowd stood and demanded an encore, that McCain returned to the stage and performed a gripping rendition of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.” When […]
Late prosecutor touched many lives in the Keys I would receive a text reading “HH,” which was Manny’s code for happy hour. It was typically a Monday or Tuesday and it was understood we would meet at the Brewery. And it was equally understood I would have to endure relentless taunts ranging from his superior […]
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