No bite = no malaria

No bite = no malaria

Local Rotarian helps The Mosquitero project   Mosquitos are a worldwide problem and some nations do not have the means or the science to fight them effectively like the Keys. Thanks to the Rotary Club’s Mosquitero Project, volunteers are going global with a uniquely designed net to help stave off the devastating effects such as […]

‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ still resonates

‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ still resonates

‘Society in miniature’ The littlest theater in Key West is delightfully not daunted by a big production. Hard to imagine taking on the literary giant “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” by Ken Kesey on such a small stage, but Bob Bowersox and his TheatreXP have done it with aplomb and zeal. Director Patrick New […]

Not Your Average Book Report

Not Your Average Book Report

Art Contest at Book and Books It’s not necessarily a requirement to be an artist to win an art contest maybe just an avid reader. Start with a book, a favorite book and from there create a masterpiece. There’s a whopping $500 shopping spree for art supplies at stake. Books and Books at The Studios […]

Meet the one-and-only Cupcake Sushi

Meet the one-and-only Cupcake Sushi

Patented! Chef Lori Shubert filed for a patent for her remarkable Cupcake Sushi in 2013 and now, four years later, she has it. It is an understatement to say Shubert is thrilled. “How often can you make something completely original and brand new?” said Shubert. Honestly, not that often. “The second I thought of doing […]

Ed Russo: Passion trumps politics

Ed Russo: Passion trumps politics

Russo speaks on environment, president   For 17 years, Edward Russo has lived in the Florida Keys, “the most unpretentious place I know.” This from a man who wrote the 2016 book “Donald Trump: An Environmental Hero.” Russo was not afraid to tackle the most polarizing American political figure in recent years. Why? Russo has […]

Crocodiles not uncommon in the Florida Keys

Crocodiles not uncommon in the Florida Keys

After awhile crocodile… Well, hello, my 1,000-pound, four-footed, reptile friend, been here long? Actually, yes. Last week, a rather pot-bellied 7-foot American saltwater crocodile found itself newsworthy on Stock Island, but is this unusual? Not really. Residents of the Keys have been living with crocodiles, whether knowingly or not, since the ’70s. “Florida Keys Crocodiles” […]

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