Editors Pick

New species: Not at a snail’s pace

New species: Not at a snail’s pace

New species grows attached to USS Vandenberg Build it, and they will come. Who knew “they” wasn’t exclusive to scuba divers but a brand new snail species? Say hello to the Thylacodes Vandyensis, the latest edition to the non-native Keys’ species. Recognize the name? This gatstropoda vermatidae or a worm snail was discovered and only […]

Step up to the plate

Step up to the plate

Pops Stiglitz’s legacy continues Pops Stiglitz continues to be remembered fondly as a family man, and major supporter of Marathon High School and Stanley Switlik Elementary. The Career and Technical Center at Marathon High School is named in his honor — “Pop’s Place.” His memory also lives on through the annual Pops Stiglitz coed softball […]

Sync and swim

Sync and swim

Synchronized Swim Club treads water with the best Synchronized swimmers need to be flexible, strong, coordinated, and completely comfortable in the water. The complexity of the sport requires constant practice and dedication. The Upper Keys’ the Synchro Sirens embody every bit of that dedication – only smaller. Led by former Ohio State University’s national collegiate […]

KCB celebrates 60

KCB celebrates 60

Key Colony Beach Day takes place Sunday The City of Key Colony Beach celebrates its 60th birthday as a city at the annual Key Colony Beach Day being held Sunday, March 5. Hosted by the Key Colony Beach Community Association, more than 70 vendors will be in attendance with wares varying from artwork to the […]

Mystery Dinner Theatre Cabaret

Mystery Dinner Theatre Cabaret

The Mystery Dinner Theatre Cabaret in Key West. It’s an interactive mystery theatre whodunnit with an all-inclusive 5 course gourmet meal by Mangoes Restaurant, served in their beautiful upstairs ballroom at 700 Duval st. This costume dinner party also boasts live music by jazz crooner Rock Solomon, plus an after-dinner outdoor movie, all celebrating 1940’s culture […]

Marathon: Ground Breaking

Marathon: Ground Breaking

City staff hold ceremony recognizing new construction The City of Marathon broke ground on its new utilities and public works building on Wednesday. Representatives from the City of Marathon, contractor, designer and oversight agent attend the ground breaking of the new utilities and public works building in Marathon. The $1.9 million structure, located at 104th […]

Meet Bixby

Meet Bixby

Mike and his dog spread the positive message about rescue animals The first time Mike Minnick crossed the Seven Mile Bridge on his bicycle headed east with his dog three years ago, he was caught in a torrential downpour. “One second it was beautiful, and the next second it was raining so hard,” said Mike. […]

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