Florida Keys Weekly



Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Artist finishes lighthouse replicas for city signage

Larry “Lighthouse Larry” Herlth is seriously into lighthouses. But not in the tiny-wooden-replica-that-sits-on-the-shelf kind of way. He’s into macho-thousand-pound-weld-it-out-of-steel kind of way. The Islamorada resident’s interest in the structures started out small, he said, but quickly blossomed into something of an obsession. “A captain friend of mine suggested that I build one as an artistic

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Reef Perkins is a man of mystery, adventure

I do have a half-finished, fictionalized work that shrinks with each honest edit. It is so difficult for me to write that I will call my next book a work of “friction.” The first story involves a...

Friday, February 1st, 2013

In Their Own Words with Bachaco

Some songs are bilingual, some are straight English, some are straight Spanish. It really depends on when the song was written, how it was written, and what it talks about. It doesn’t seem to matter anymore nowadays,...

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Shooter takes a shot on Key West.

Photographer C.J. Groth said she “threw caution to the wind” when she left Illinois to experience Key West for a year. That was 1990 and Groth is still experiencing the island life and has added award winning...

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

Dick Moody found three muses.

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

Lauren McAloon Sculptor

Lauren and her husband Brendon McAloon had never been to Key West when they decided to move here from New England. “We made the decision, literally, by flipping a coin,” McAloon, a sculptor, said the other day...

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Red Elvises revisit the Keys

Late October in the Keys is fabulous for many reasons, including the fact that the Red Evlises are blasting through the islands again on a musical tour. The group starts out in the Middle Keys and plays...

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Ken Fradley, Key West’s Horn Man

Ken Fradley’s background in the music scene of Manhattan reads like a Who’s Who of Broadway and the world’s stages; and that’s without mentioning the three times he played at the Clinton White House. You wouldn’t know...

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