‘I’m gonna rock your world’

‘I’m gonna rock your world’

The Key West event featuring Jim Knight on Wednesday, June 28 at 4 p.m. will also include an expo featuring top products and services for the hospitality industry and businesses in general. Tickets are $52 in advance and $75 at the door. For tickets or sponsorship opportunities, contact Lynne Hernandez at 305-710-3962 or email lhernandez@frla.org. […]

Schools, tourism get boost

Schools, tourism get boost

Special session for our state senator While new to Keys voters, Sen. Anitere Flores is not new to Tallahassee. She first spent six years in the House in Tallahassee, elected in 2004, before putting in another six years in the Senate. When district lines were redrawn in 2015, she became the Keys’ representative of District […]

‘tah-DANCE’ tah-morrow

‘tah-DANCE’ tah-morrow

Annual community revue is on Saturday For eight years, Marathon Community Theatre has produced a summer dance spectacular known simply as “tah-DANCE.” This year’s production is subtitled “One More Time,” and the show’s structure resembles a behind-the-scenes look at similar dance shows on TV like “So You Think You Can Dance.” The dancers take the […]

Tri-umphant at MaraTri

Tri-umphant at MaraTri

Annual MaraTri delights all More than 100 racers turned out for the annual Memorial Day triathlon race in Marathon at Sombrero Beach. Organized largely by the D’Ascanio family, with a legion of helpers, this is a very family friendly race and a really good time. That said, it’s an incredibly well organized race — staggered […]

Fishermen & The Fish House

Fishermen & The Fish House

An examination of the management plan for county-owned commercial waterfront Monroe County is one step closer to acquiring the 8-acre parcel known as Gulf Seafood on Stock Island. At its most recent meeting, the Monroe County Board of Commissioners approved a broad-stroke management plan, one of the requirements of the state’s Stan Mayfield Working Waterfront […]

OPEN SKIES TO CUBA

OPEN SKIES TO CUBA

Locals fly to Cuba to talk about opening Keys-Cuba connection for sport aviators Earlier this month, five private airplanes carrying 10 passengers took off from Florida Keys Marathon International Airport to fly to Varadero, Cuba. Taking into account the wide variety of aircraft capable of different speeds, they staggered the take-offs so that all could […]

ON TRACK at MHS

ON TRACK at MHS

Marathon High School track athletes Jonathon Pitchford, left, Takara McKnight, Joel Zalia, Keygan Jeffries and Aydan Child compete at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida this past weekend. Owen Pitchford, far right, also traveled as an stand-in runner, but did not compete. They did the unexpected.” -Teresa Konrath, MHS athletic director Marathon High Varsity Track  […]