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Hays Blinckmann

Hays Blinckmann
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Hays Blinckmann is an oil painter, author of the novel “In The Salt,” lover of all things German including husband, children and Bundesliga. She spends her free time developing a font for sarcasm, testing foreign wines and failing miserably at home cooking.

Top 10 Ways through a football game

It’s that time of year again, football this, football that, all about the playoffs and Super Bowl hype. Fantasy leaguers are twitching with excitement,...
Hiaasen in Key West

State of the union from Carl Hiaasen’s perspective

Not fake news Yes, Carl Hiaasen is that funny in person. A homegrown Colbert or Stewart, Hiaasen has been in journalism long enough to know...
Waterfront Playhouse

Not Demi Gods, But Men

As the saying goes, history really does repeat itself. How timely and appropriate for the Waterfront Playhouse to stage a full-scale production of “1776”...
FIRM in Key West

Rising Waters

FIRM (Fair Insurance Rates In Monroe) is always trying to help. Navigating wind and flood insurance with changing policies and government requirements is difficult...
Rip Off Shops

Seller Beware

Over the last two years, pages and pages of complaints have been filed with the Key West City Attorney’s office — the result of...

You Can Get Anything You Want

It rare that the family business is folk singing but it’s just a way of life for the Guthrie family. Spanning generations, social movements...
Cosmetic stores in Key West

The Cosmetic Store Web

“Can I ask you a question?” “I have a sample for you.” “I have something for your eyes.” “Can I show you something?” These are the questions –...
1776 The Musical, Waterfront Playhouse

‘1776’ comes to Waterfront Playhouse

One of the largest and most challenging productions ever undertaken locally debuts this month at the Waterfront Playhouse. Twenty-five actors and nine musicians will take...
San Carlos

Writers converge in Key West

What could be more timely than welcoming fellow writers and novelists from the Caribbean to Key West this year? Prize-winning novelists will be speaking...
Top Ten Cartoon

Top 10 Tech Terms Interpretations

There are so many new and different techie terms for cyber living, even Julian Assange can’t keep up, let alone @realDonaldTrump. The cyber world...