Send lizards packing

Send lizards packing

Iguana Gone a new & natural repellant Winter might provide a tiny respite, a kind of “not as many as usual” situation, then bam! The weather warms and it’s iguana here, iguana there, iguana everywhere. They are the house quests that were never invited to the party. What to do? Developer and builder Frank Abdo’s […]

‘Blackbird’ an emotional showcase

‘Blackbird’ an emotional showcase

Lolita later Mike Mulligan is the oldest working actor in Key West and, at 70, doesn’t just choose any role. When he read the script for “Blackbird,” by David Harrower, the veteran actor knew the play was special. The play presents a variety of challenges and ultimate theater for actor and audiences alike. The setting […]

Rorey Carroll comes back to Coast

Rorey Carroll comes back to Coast

Songs of the siren Rorey Carroll is a lyrical modern siren. She is the mesmerizing image and sound of legendary guitar-strumming, long-haired Joni Mitchell, combined with the bandit ways and humor of actress Mary Louise Parker. Carroll’s musical evolution reads like a Kerouac novel. She has ridden the rusty rails and seen the other side […]

February is “Know Your Fisherman” month

February is “Know Your Fisherman” month

Who caught it?   Fresh yellowtail or frozen tilapia? Key West Pink or farm raised shrimp from China? It can be easier, and cheaper, for restaurants to bait and switch (forgive the pun) a seafood dinner. Menus up and down the Keys tout local cuisine with marketing words such as “local” or “fresh” next to […]