Editors Pick

Robert the Doll Returns to Upper Keys

Robert the Doll Returns to Upper Keys

‘Possessed’ doll to haunt Keys History & Discovery Center He’s back. Robert the Doll will return to the Keys History & Discovery Center on Thursday, Oct. 26. In collaboration with the Key West Art and Historical Society and Key West author and ghost hunter David Sloan, the center welcomes back the Keys’ most haunted artifact. […]

Pigeon Key, Marathon Community Theatre rebuild

Pigeon Key, Marathon Community Theatre rebuild

REBUILDING INSTITUTIONS They’re down, but not out. Both Pigeon Key, the tiny and historic island in the middle of the 7 Mile Bridge, and Marathon Community Theatre, the homegrown theatre and cinema, sustained significant damage from Hurricane Irma. And while the task is formidable, it’s completely within the organizations’ reach to rebuild. PIGEON KEY It […]

“Don’t Rebuild the Keys”

“Don’t Rebuild the Keys”

A lesson in reckless journalism and a symptom of American Discordance. Omri Ben-Shahar, no stranger to editorials perforated with sensationalized journalism (just do a quick Google search on his no-show debate with Jay Edelson), recently published a Forbes piece titled “Don’t Rebuild the Florida Keys.” The article is not only a reckless abandonment of facts […]

Keys officials counter false news

Keys officials counter false news

Don Lemon has egg on his face All across Florida, electricity was out. Televisions were mute here and afar, but not our city officials. Elected spokepersons wanted to get the word out we were okay, and went on major media blitz from CNN to Fox News post-Irma. But the message wasn’t exactly what the mainstream […]

Monroe County Schools closed “indefinitely”

Monroe County Schools closed “indefinitely”

The Monroe County Schools remain closed indefinitely at this time, but at this time school is canceled with certainty through Friday, Sept. 15. Superintendent Mark Porter made the decision following conference call meetings with Monroe County Emergency Management officials. Due to the need to survey damage from Hurricane Irma throughout the Keys, officials ask that […]

Artist Paula Leftwich: ‘Tiny details’

Artist Paula Leftwich: ‘Tiny details’

Self-taught painter obsessive about art Artist Paula Leftwich doesn’t care where she paints. She’s happy outside in the open air, or at her home studio. Recently, she’s even been setting up shop at Shady Palm Gallery on Thursdays to finish up her acrylic lifelike projects. Her forte: incredibly detailed marine life and bird scenes. “I’m […]

1 2 3 17