Truman Medical Center accentuates personalized care

Truman Medical Center accentuates personalized care

Dr. Mackey makes some changes Dr. Timothy Mackey has taken ownership of the Truman Medical Center and is redefining family practice. Dr. Mackey’s attitude is, “We treat people like people and consider that a privilege.” He said he is doing away with the sterile, medical office with new paint, furnishings and artwork, and also the […]

Brunch is about choice – at Hot Tin Roof, variety IS the spice

Brunch is about choice – at Hot Tin Roof, variety IS the spice

Brunch seemed straight forward and predictable until the Hot Tin Roof Restaurant located at Ocean Key Resort in Key West decided to kick it up a notch. Make a reservation, (seating goes fast), and settle in because it is a unique culinary experience. Surrounded by the crystal blue waters off Mallory Square, the Hot Tin […]

A conversation with Dr. Aydin Atilla, ER Director at LKMC

A conversation with Dr. Aydin Atilla, ER Director at LKMC

Key West doctor defends health care at Lower Keys Medical Last month, at a contentious district hospital board meeting, Dr. Aydin Atilla, medical director of the Lower Keys Medical Center Emergency Room, was thrust into the spotlight and challenged on the care being provided in the ER. At the meeting, a handful of individuals asserted […]

The many sides of Key West’s Ralph De Palma

The many sides of Key West’s Ralph De Palma

Programmer, photographer, historian Ralph De Palma misread the definition of retirement. Or perhaps he just understood it as “start all over doing something you completely love.” Not that he didn’t love his first career as a software engineer at Cape Canaveral, yes working on Space Shuttles (super cool). In 2001, needing a break, he accepted […]

Q&A with a Blue Angel pilot

Q&A with a Blue Angel pilot

Captain Jeff Kuss looks forward to a ‘safe and precise’ show Captain Jeff Kuss is a 33-year-old F18 Blue Angel pilot who will by flying over the Keys this weekend with a sense of pride and privilege. Originally from Durango, Colorado, Captain Kuss knew he wanted to be a pilot since he was 8 years […]