La Te Da by the Sea

La Te Da by the Sea

Grassy Key motels have new owners Christopher Rounds and Patrick Hegarty are no strangers to remodels. The duo completely flipped the $2.5 million investment of Key West’s La Te Da three years ago, which went from an abused historic business, to one of Key West’s most sophisticated small resorts, complete with restaurant, piano bar, and […]

#FishForJose: Spanish Fly lives on

#FishForJose: Spanish Fly lives on

Foundation and daughter carry on Wejebe’s legacy “The show must go on,” Krissy Wejebe-Moloney said, while nine months pregnant and planning the annual three-day fundraiser in her father’s memory. Her father, Jose Wejebe, was a beloved Lower Keys fishing guide who hosted the “Spanish Fly” fishing show and was killed in April 2012 in a […]

‘You play football like a girl’ has a whole new meaning

‘You play football like a girl’ has a whole new meaning

Nyad to give keynote at championship Sitting on a hilltop watching a flag football game in 1978 started Diane Beruldsen’s love for the game. Beruldsen is the founder and president of International Women’s Flag Football Association and the 26th annual Kelly McGillis Classic football championship happening Jan. 23 through Jan. 30 in Key West. With […]

NEW LOCATION: Christina’s Consignments

NEW LOCATION: Christina’s Consignments

Two weeks ago, Christina’s Boutique made the move from one side of Marathon to the other. The new, bigger location is double the size of the old location, with room enough to add men, children, and home décor inventory to her previous women-only offerings. “I like this side of town,” owner Christina Alo said. “It’s […]

Book Signing: ‘The Skinny Years’

Book Signing: ‘The Skinny Years’

Cuba to South Florida story based on local’s ‘Fat’ life Raul Ramos y Sanchez opens his newest novel, “The Skinny Years,” with a picture of pre-Castro Cuba in the late 1950s. What follows is a trip down South Florida’s nostalgia lane tracing Victor “Skinny” Delgado’s life growing up as an immigrant. It details both the […]

Red Barn shows ‘Picasso’

Red Barn shows ‘Picasso’

Need a good laugh? It’s a must see Einstein and Picasso walk into a Parisian bar… It could have happened, but probably didn’t. Nevertheless, this hilarious Red Barn Theatre play illustrates the hilarity that might have ensued.  Imagine it is 1904, or somewhere around then. A young Albert Einstein, played by Marc Crown, has recently […]

Drink the Sky

Drink the Sky

Everdew water made in the Keys Catching water vapor straight from Florida Keys’ skies, Everdew water can’t get any more pure, or any more homegrown. Founders Maria Ershova and Duane Orridge, Big Pine Key residents for the past four years, came up with the idea brainstorming with business and engineering backgrounds. “There isn’t a lot […]