No hurricane shelters will open in Florida Keys

No hurricane shelters will open in Florida Keys

The City of Marathon and Monroe County have declared a state of local emergency The City of Marathon has activated its Emergency Operations Center at City Hall. Monroe County has also activated its Emergency Operations Center in the Marathon Government Building. Both are being staffed during regular business hours and will move to 24-coverage as […]

Monroe County closes KW airport, animal shelters; LKMC closes too

Monroe County closes KW airport, animal shelters; LKMC closes too

According to Monroe County:   The Key West International Airport will close Wednesday night after the last flight due to TSA’s security checkpoint ceasing the screening of airline passengers. The last flight is Delta # 567, departing for Atlanta at 5:50 p.m. All commercial flights at Key West International Airport will be canceled from Thursday […]

Pigeon Key is moving

Pigeon Key is moving

(Not the island, silly) The Pigeon Key Foundation of the Florida Keys now has new Marathon-based headquarters. It’s moved from Knight’s Key to the location of the former Pancho’s restaurant. The visibility from the highway, and its proximity to the Hyatt Place at Faro Blanco docks and historic lighthouse, make for a perfect fit, according […]

Letter to the Editor:

Letter to the Editor:

The Key West Chamber of Commerce is requesting that the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA) delay decisions regarding the Stock Island RO (Reverse Osmosis) plant expansion and/or replacement for a year, in order to facilitate public discussion and vetting of both the community’s water supply interruption needs, long-range sustainability strategies, and feasibility of the solutions […]

The Dan Band is coming to Key West

The Dan Band is coming to Key West

Funny, profane, girly music Few performers can turn a night of karaoke into a successful career in show business, but Dan Finnerty pulled it off. You might know Finnerty and his comedic musical group, The Dan Band, from their scene stealing appearance in the iconic comedy “Old School,” but that performance is a sliver of […]