Remembering Manny Madruga

Remembering Manny Madruga

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 […]

Key West Weekly: Now Delivering!

Key West Weekly: Now Delivering!

As most know, the Keys Weekly papers are the most widely distributed publications in the Florida Keys. With 30,000 copies and three distinct community papers each week, the company takes great pride in its distribution—including more than 3,000 hand delivered locations throughout the Keys, home delivery in all of Marathon and more than 650 hand […]

THE EARLY YEARS: Marrero to screen first films

THE EARLY YEARS: Marrero to screen first films

It is difficult to define the creative range of local artist Michael Marrero. Some say his art can be defined as “life portraying a Conch,” while others maintain it’s “a Conch portraying life.” Regardless, the local artist, photographer, writer, producer, father and Executive Director at the Key West Theater has written plays performed in Cuba […]

Going after the fourth penny

Going after the fourth penny

TDC and Monroe County argue advertising vs. affordable housing Can one be guilty of doing their job too well? That’s what the Tourist Development Council and the Lodging Association were asking officials at Tuesday’s TDC meeting in Key West. The question has been lingering since a February meeting in Marathon, when the Monroe County Workforce […]

Between the Navy and a seawall

Between the Navy and a seawall

City ponders future of Truman Annex Harbor  It was difficult to determine whether it was Key West City Commissioner Richard Payne or revolutionary activist Thomas Paine at Old City Hall this past Tuesday evening. The former Key West judge passionately lambasted the Navy over rights to the Truman Annex Harbor — even receiving outward cheers […]

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