Morada Bay Cafe

Morada Bay Cafe

Morada Bay’s Beach Café opened its doors in 1996 after the bayside site was given an extensive makeover. The vision for the new eatery was to embody the essence of a peaceful oasis, strewn with gorgeous flora and relaxing bayside views. “It became a place where you could enjoy the view and eat some good […]

Bumby’s Passion

Bumby’s Passion

Lounge pays homage to Hemingway’s words The expressive prose of Ernest Hemingway’s “A Moveable Feast” informed General Manager Megan Hylton’s vision of Bumby’s. With few words, Hemingway builds the image of eating fresh chilled oysters and drinking wine in vivid detail. And with a little more research, the name choice seemed a no-brainer. Islamorada’s Hemingway-inspired […]

Future of Fracking in Florida

Future of Fracking in Florida

Rally calls for alternate solutions Fracking is fast becoming a controversial topic in the oil and natural gas industries, and now, the Keys. Hydraulic fracturing is a technique in which a liquid is injected under high pressure into a well in order to create tiny fissures in the rock deep beneath the earth, which then […]

Rising star: Sanders focused on expanding horizons

Rising star: Sanders focused on expanding horizons

South Florida’s Jade Sanders is a fresh-faced talent with a high ceiling in the country music world. Her powerful voice and catchy lyrics fetch instant comparisons to some of today’s top stars. Sanders’ father was her first guitar teacher, and for 10th birthday, got her a guitar. After learning her first three chords, she just […]

Sync and swim

Sync and swim

Synchronized Swim Club treads water with the best Synchronized swimmers need to be flexible, strong, coordinated, and completely comfortable in the water. The complexity of the sport requires constant practice and dedication. The Upper Keys’ the Synchro Sirens embody every bit of that dedication – only smaller. Led by former Ohio State University’s national collegiate […]