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#DayTripping: Channel 5 Bridge & Island Fish Co.

#DayTripping: Channel 5 Bridge & Island Fish Co.

Every year, the Overseas Heritage Trail program increases the bikability of Monroe County. The extended bike trail covers about 70 percent of the Keys and every year, grows by just a bit. One of the prettiest and safest parts of the trail goes from the Channel 5 Bridge at MM 71 to the Island Fish […]

#DayTripping: Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters & Sweet Savannah’s

#DayTripping: Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters & Sweet Savannah’s

Contributed Visitors to the Middle Keys can enjoy an immersive experience with reef fish, invertebrates, stingrays and even sharks — without entering the ocean — at Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters, a marine life attraction in Marathon. The signature feature of the multimillion-dollar facility, located at the foot of the Vaca Cut Bridge, is a coral […]

#News: Cabana Club restoration begins (Iconic oceanfront club closed for two months)

#News: Cabana Club restoration begins (Iconic oceanfront club closed for two months)

April Tracy and her brother Mike were making big decisions this past Wednesday as construction crews hammered through the concrete pool deck of the Cabana Club on Key Colony Beach. Amid the chaos of the biggest renovation project since Hurricane Georges (1998) that sent the wooden pier into the pool and through the building, they […]

#Review: Summer Reading “Eleanor & Park”

#Review: Summer Reading “Eleanor & Park”

Lindsay Poetz was named Teacher of the Year for Plantation Key School in 2013. Like a good educator, she’s doing her summer reading too. “I am reading all of the books on the F.A.M.E. Florida Teen Reads list this summer to prepare for the upcoming school year. The best book on the list that I […]

#Events: Save the date!

#Events: Save the date!

 Upcoming Events:  Friday, Aug. 8 Sixth-grade student orientation from 8 to 11 a.m. at Marathon Middle School.  Saturday, Aug. 9 Quit smoking workshop from 10 a.m. to noon at the Doubletree in Key West.  Sunday, Aug. 10 Family fun event and school supply dispersal from 1 to 3 p.m. at Department of Juvenile Justice, Stock […]

#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 […]

#News: App helps Key West users find happy hour

#News: App helps Key West users find happy hour

Want to find the best place in town for 2-4-1 drinks? There’s an app for that. Looking for half- price appetizers? There’s an app for that. What time is happy hour at the Green Parrot? There’s an app for that, too. The recently launched “Happy Hour! Key West” mobile app helps users find the best […]