County launches vessel turn-in program

County launches vessel turn-in program

Monroe County’s Marine Resources Office, in coordination with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, will accept applications through Aug. 18 for its new Vessel Turn-in Program (VTIP). The federally funded pilot program is for vessel owners who cannot afford to properly dispose of end-of-life boats that are anchored in Florida Keys waters. The VTIP […]

ReMARCable Surf & Turf Fundraiser

ReMARCable Surf & Turf Fundraiser

The ReMARCable Surf and Turf fundraiser is taking place May 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. at two different and unique Key West venues to support the Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens (MARC) program. MARC provides life services for Monroe County’s Adult developmentally and intellectually disabled residents.  The event will begin at the Gardens Hotel, 526 Angela […]

Mystery Dinner Theatre Cabaret

Mystery Dinner Theatre Cabaret

The Mystery Dinner Theatre Cabaret in Key West. It’s an interactive mystery theatre whodunnit with an all-inclusive 5 course gourmet meal by Mangoes Restaurant, served in their beautiful upstairs ballroom at 700 Duval st. This costume dinner party also boasts live music by jazz crooner Rock Solomon, plus an after-dinner outdoor movie, all celebrating 1940’s culture […]

New Trauma Star Air Ambulance approved

New Trauma Star Air Ambulance approved

COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVES PURCHASE OF THIRD HELICOPTER FOR LIFE-SAVING TRAUMA STAR AIR AMBULANCE PROGRAM The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners approved purchasing a third Sikorsky helicopter for its life-saving, Trauma Star air ambulance program with funding from the infrastructure sales tax fund. The County began looking into a third helicopter for the Trauma Star […]

Shake that fringe, baby

Shake that fringe, baby

Throwback reappears in modern fashion with flair The resurrection of ’70s inspired fashion in 2015 brought on a surge of patchwork patterns, flared pants, and colored suede with the most coveted looks incorporating fringe. From chunky, oversized fringe dangling from sweaters and winter coats to delicate fringe details adorning necklaces and evening wear, the runways […]

Reggae Moonsplash concert set for this Saturday

Reggae Moonsplash concert set for this Saturday

According to an interview with the Jamaican Observer, singer Causion grew up as a fan of Third World. The two groups will join forces as well as Johnny Dread on Feb. 27 at the Moonsplash concert in Key West. “I’ve been hanging around them for some time and the vibe has always been great. They […]

Local student stars in production at the Waterfront Playhouse

Local student stars in production at the Waterfront Playhouse

Jake Ferguson, 8, likes baseball, Taekwondo — and acting. A second-grader in Mrs. Knowles class at Key West’s Poinciana Elementary School, Jake is not a newcomer to the stage. He had a lead role in his kindergarten class production and has attended a youth theater training program in Key West called Camp Bravo. But this […]

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