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” […]

6 BIG WINS in state legislature

6 BIG WINS in state legislature

Rep. Holly Raschein breaks it down State representative Holly Raschein said she is happy the legislative season is over and be back home in the Keys. She can hang her hat on some great successes that will be affecting Monroe County soon in a positive way. Raschein has one more year as a junior Representative […]

Paving Paradise?

Paving Paradise?

Workshop Thursday, June 1 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Waterfront Brewery Something of this magnitude, has to have community input.” — Key West Commissioner Sam Kaufman. Commission considers garages, traffic in Old Town   It seems rather antithetical to the city’s mission to go “Car Free” and then potentially build parking garages in Old Town. The new […]

The Play Project: The Evolution of Theater

The Play Project: The Evolution of Theater

Up Close and Personal Creating art is not easy, and showing the process to an audience, infinitely harder but rewarding. This is the premise of Murphy Davis and Wendy Hammond’s theater experience now at The Studios of Key West. The idea is to take a new, fresh play “Coming Up For Air” – written by […]

Waterfront Playhouse’s “Forever Plaid”

Waterfront Playhouse’s “Forever Plaid”

Musical Splendor The Waterfront’s season is drawing to a close and they are going out a bang with their latest production “Forever Plaid”. It’s a joyous singing comedy packed with harmonious vocals and sly humor. Step back in time to 1964 and meet the “Plaids” a quartet of rambunctious, over zealous singers, who miraculously have […]

Jamie Duncan picks up Key West 

Jamie Duncan picks up Key West 

Keeping it clean Every day at 4 a.m., Waste Management’s fleet hits the streets, making Keys life a little cleaner and safer, thanks to men like Jamie Duncan. A born and bred Conch, Duncan loves being a garbage man. This is his town and he is going to take care of it. With a broad […]