#Events: What to do … What to do …

#Events: What to do … What to do …

Friday, Oct. 31 Parrothead “Meeting of the Minds” from 5 to 8 p.m. at The BottleCap Lounge, Key West (benefits VNA/Hospice). Saturday, Nov. 1 Tickets go on sale for Master Chefs Classic on keystix.com. Saturday, Nov. 1 Craft fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fishermen’s Community Hospital. Saturday, Nov. 1 Young Eagles free […]

#News: Netflix announces name and teaser for Islamorada based TV show

It was one year ago when Hollywood’s “go-to” trade website, Deadline, announced that Netflix had ordered a 13 episode run from  Damages creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler. Since that time, upper Keys residents have been excited (and honestly sometimes frustrated) with filming at some of their favorite locations. Islamorada, Tavernier, and Key Largo have […]

#Events: Golf balls + Water + 90 hours = fish food

#Events: Golf balls + Water + 90 hours = fish food

The Upper Keys hosted the organized “on the water” golf tournament, known as the Conch Scramble last Saturday. The quirky, and Tiger Woods–free event is a 501(c)3 organization that makes grants to nonprofit organizations in an effort to enrich the quality of individual, family, and community life. With hundreds of participants in the golf event, […]

#DayTripping: Jacobs Aquatic Center & Key Largo Park

#DayTripping: Jacobs Aquatic Center & Key Largo Park

Known to Upper Keys residents simply as the “Pirate Pool,” Jacobs Aquatic Center in Key Largo Park (MM 99.5) was founded in 1998 by Barbara Jacobs. While the facility was still in its early planning stages, project managers weren’t having much luck finding public or private funding. It wasn’t until a fateful day in 1998 […]

#DayTripping: Nautilimo

#DayTripping: Nautilimo

Remember that time you arrived via water in an awesome Cadillac-style nautical stretch limousine that’s actually a boat? Wait, you mean to say you haven’t ridden in an awesome Cadillac-style nautical stretch limousine that’s actually a boat? Man, are you missing out! The Nautilimo is arguably the Keys’ most unique boat tour and departs from the […]

#DayTripping: Robbie’s Marina & Hungry Tarpon

#DayTripping: Robbie’s Marina & Hungry Tarpon

Robbie’s Marina is one of the premier tourist spots in The Florida Keys offering fishing, snorkeling, boat rentals (motorized and non), and stand up paddle boarding – however, what they are truly famous for is the tarpon feeding. Visitors pay a couple of bucks to walk out on the dock and few extra for a […]

#News: Election Results Are In!

#News: Election Results Are In!

Primary day is upon us, and the results are in. They are as follows:   ::drumroll::  County Commissioner District 2  Danny Coll 43% George Neugent 56% Monroe County Circuit Court Group 1  Mark Jones 63% Don Barrett 36% Monroe County Circuit Judge Group 4  Jack Bridges 30% Bonnie J. Helms 46% Tegan Slaton 23% Key West Mayor  Craig Cates […]

#News: Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Daily Crime & Information Report

#News: Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Daily Crime & Information Report

Per MCSO  Trailer fire on Big Pine Key Deputies and firefighters responded to a fire in a trailer in Seahorse Campground at 7:45 p.m. Deputy Kendall Bailey responded as did firefighters from Big Pine fire department. The resident of the trailer, 55 year old David Baker, was also on scene. The fire was extinguished, but […]

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