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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. […]

The Horrors of Heroin

The Horrors of Heroin

The Monroe County Coalition, dedicated to drug-awareness efforts, is having a meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Department of Children and Families, 1111 12th St., Key West. Speakers will address marijuana legalization progress, presence of opiates in Monroe County and substance abuse trends. Jim Hall will be presenting on the 2016 […]

Book Signing: ‘The Skinny Years’

Book Signing: ‘The Skinny Years’

Cuba to South Florida story based on local’s ‘Fat’ life Raul Ramos y Sanchez opens his newest novel, “The Skinny Years,” with a picture of pre-Castro Cuba in the late 1950s. What follows is a trip down South Florida’s nostalgia lane tracing Victor “Skinny” Delgado’s life growing up as an immigrant. It details both the […]

Parrot Sanctuary

Parrot Sanctuary

 Local woman plans to make home for unwanted pets By Theresa Java Jenifer Dermer envisions a place where parrots fly, forage for food and bathe. They flock together and socialize and they’re happy. Dermer dreams of a parrot sanctuary, a place for all unwanted and neglected parrots in Key Largo. Last week, the county permit […]

HUMANITARIANS OF THE YEAR

HUMANITARIANS OF THE YEAR

Elwell family and Shirley Freeman honored The American Red Cross Greater Miami & the Keys Chapter is proud to announce the Florence Spottswood 2017 Humanitarian of the Year Honorees, Ross and Janice Elwell and family, and the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Honoree, Dr. Shirley Freeman. In a teary eyed acceptance, Janice Elwell, thanked her family and […]