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Kristen Livengood

Kristen Livengood
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Kristen Livengood is a Marathon High School and University of South Florida grad, mom of two beautiful little girls, and wife to some cute guy she met in a bar. She enjoys red wine, Tito's, Jameson, running (very, very slowly), and spearfishing.
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Chasing “chicken of the tree”

Key Wester Charles “Chuck” Meier knows iguanas. He knows the details of hunting, cleaning, catching and cooking the invasive species. And, he says that...
Dancing at Mallory Square post Hurricane Irma

The Weekly’s Top 10 of 2017

There is something about lists that people like to read. Here’s the Top 10 list of the Keys-based stories that went viral this past...
tooth fairy life

The year of the hurricane and the tooth fairy

Nineteen days after Hurricane Irma hit, we had our first real outing - down to Key West to watch the Miami Hurricanes play, how...
Artist in Marathon studio

Rocking Rockette to Gallery Goddess

Ganine Derleth can light up just about any room with her smile, but it started lighting up ballrooms at a young age. The artist,...

Elves light up Fred again

Two elves sit in a bar and order a cocktail. After overhearing the conversation beside them between two bachelors, they decide to chime in....
FIRM

Insurance Rate FREEZE

Fair Insurance Rates in Monroe (FIRM) was the only grassroots entity mentioned in the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation’s (OIR) order filed on Dec....
Lighted Bike Rides

Ride, Santa, Ride

It may be one of the newest bike rides taking place in the Middle and Upper Keys, but the Holiday Helpers bike rides aren’t...
Boys and Girls Clubs of Keys Area

Boys and Girls Clubs offer free after school programs

Boys and Girls Clubs offer free tuition for students With generous donations, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Keys Area announces that in its continuing...

Home for Christmas

While sitting around the table at the Wesley House Family Service’s Adoption Day luncheon in November, Kelley Porter shared her Hurricane Irma evacuation story....
Cleanup the Lower Keys

Making the Lower Keys Beautiful Again

Square Grouper bartender Lenore Baker used to spend her weekends relaxing on the boat at offshore sandbars – that is, until Hurricane Irma wreaked...