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#News: City looks to regulate drones (City staff and business owners seek resolution)

#News: City looks to regulate drones (City staff and business owners seek resolution)

Key West City Commissioner Jimmy Weekley put forward an ordinance at the commission meeting Wednesday to regulate drones and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). If passed, the law would provide privacy and safety protections until state or federal regulations preempt the ordinance. “I would like to have this ordinance in place for public safety prior to […]

#News: Compassion is at the core (All Animal Clinic is located on Stock Island)

#News: Compassion is at the core  (All Animal Clinic is located on Stock Island)

The best part of being a veterinarian is saving animals’ lives. There was a cat brought in that was hit by a car, had a crushed jaw and its sinus split. Most clinics would have euthanatized her but I knew she could be saved. Now Ping is going to be returned to her owner tomorrow,” […]

#News: AP Scholar Awards announced for Coral Shores

#News: AP Scholar Awards announced for Coral Shores

Fifty-two students at Coral Shores High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) Exams. The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program offers students the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both […]

#News: Mike Cinque will be on the November ballot

#News: Mike Cinque will be on the November ballot

The former councilman and mayor who served three terms on the dais sees Marathon at a critical juncture in regards to growth and says he has the time and experience to steer the city through the next boom. “As hard as I worked for the infrastructure improvements in the past few years, I am concerned […]

#News: Artist appreciates the creative journey between art forms

#News: Artist appreciates the creative journey between art forms

Robert “Sparrow” Jones has an in depth knowledge of paint, color and contrast. Before he was a painter he thought he might be a writer (his father was an English teacher and he was interested in storytelling). But his career path veered from one art form to another. “I was first interested in books and […]

#RIP: Peter Anderson

#RIP: Peter Anderson

Peter Anderson 1947-2014 Mark Ryno: My friend, Sir Peter. A wonderful man who lived life to it’s fullest. In good times and bad, he stayed strong. He was a leader and a mentor of mine. “The truly magical thing about Key West is how quickly new friends can become old friends.” R.I.P, my friend. I love […]

#Question: How would you spend the day with Hemingway?

#Question: How would you spend the day with Hemingway?

As Key West prepares to honor the legacy of one of America’s most notable icons, it’s a time to reflect on what we know — or think we know — about famous author Ernest Hemingway. Did he love cats or hate them? Was he a lover or a fighter? Did he steal that urinal or […]

#News: Student of the Week (Angela Martin, Senior)

#News: Student of the Week (Angela Martin, Senior)

Faculty and students at Key West High School chose a Weekly Student by selecting candidates with good character, achievements and involvement. These students stand out amongst their peers and are recognized by the Key West Weekly. Angela Martin, Senior Q: What clubs and/or sports are you in and what do you like about them? A: […]

#PeoplesChoiceAwards: The Bubba’s 2014 (who’s your pick?)

#PeoplesChoiceAwards: The Bubba’s 2014 (who’s your pick?)

As the Key West People’s Choice Awards, The Bubba’s 2014, has reached its deadline for submissions, community members have had a few favorite categories. Of course The Best Key Lime Pie and Best in Drag are tight competitions and many people in town have different opinions on the location of the Best Sunset. But from […]

Grateful Guitar: go-to experts – Shop sells instruments, helps musicians

Grateful Guitar: go-to experts – Shop sells instruments, helps musicians

For an island that was noted for its fishing and trade industries, Key West is now defined by its art — and music is the muse of the eclectic community. In a one-mile stretch, there are more than 50 live music venues that showcase legendary talent up and down Duval Street. Whether it’s the southern […]

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