Entertainment

#Events: 13 Scary Years

#Events: 13 Scary Years

The Haunting of Fort Taylor is a true ghostly thrill. The organizers of the super popular haunted house play on the fort’s grim history and freak-quent reports of paranormal activity. “There was a yellow-fever outbreak here in 1862. The fort was designed with cisterns and infected mosquitos bred in the water contaminating it,” said event […]

#Music: Flow Tribe moves feet

#Music: Flow Tribe moves feet

“Back cracking music.” That’s how the New Orleans natives in Flow Tribe describe their sound. It’s a groove-based gumbo, a mixture of classic Louisiana traditions (funk, jazz, electric blues) and modern-day influences (rock, hip-hop). It’s music that moves, music that hits you in the heart and the feet. Music that sounds as celebratory as the […]

#Event: Frankendread to bring the rhythm to Cabana Breezes

#Event: Frankendread to bring the rhythm to Cabana Breezes

Frankendread is an accomplished Caribbean performer who brings the islands to his audience through energetic performances that combine calypso, soca and steel pan. Known for his past inexhaustible performance schedule of corporate events, weddings, private parties, clubs, bars, tiki huts, backyards, cruises, street performances and any other conceivable venue, Frankendread’s mission of presenting island music […]

#Music: Georgia band coming to Dockside

#Music: Georgia band coming to Dockside

Born in the North Georgia hills and defying current genre classification, Rolling Nowhere has been described as a “psychedelic junkyard roots band” with a sound that evolves with every show. Their sound combines classic country, old timey folk, blues roots and psychedelic rock ‘n’ Roll. The band has down home, three-part harmonies, a mutual love of songwriting, and a wide […]

#Music: The Heavy Pets, the perfect jam band, returns to Green Parrot

#Music: The Heavy Pets, the perfect jam band, returns to Green Parrot

The Heavy Pets return to The Green Parrot with shows at 10 p.m. on Friday, October 3rd and 5:30 p.m. and 10 p.m on Saturday, Oct. 4. The Heavy Pets are an American rock and roll band whose contagious vibe blends rhythm and blues, jazz-funk and reggae fusion with homegrown rock. They are known for powerhouse performances spiked with hot electric licks and […]

#News: Custom Conch Cannons: locally crafted spearguns

#News: Custom Conch Cannons: locally crafted spearguns

Custom Conch Cannons was created to satisfy Cole Harrison’s quest for the perfect speargun. “I call it functional art,” said Harrison. “There is no feeling like spearing a fish for dinner with a handmade gun. It’s a satisfaction that must have been felt by mankind’s first hunters.” A lifelong spearfisherman, Harrison crafted his first speargun […]

#DayTripping: Jacobs Aquatic Center & Key Largo Park

#DayTripping: Jacobs Aquatic Center & Key Largo Park

Known to Upper Keys residents simply as the “Pirate Pool,” Jacobs Aquatic Center in Key Largo Park (MM 99.5) was founded in 1998 by Barbara Jacobs. While the facility was still in its early planning stages, project managers weren’t having much luck finding public or private funding. It wasn’t until a fateful day in 1998 […]

#DayTripping: Nautilimo

#DayTripping: Nautilimo

Remember that time you arrived via water in an awesome Cadillac-style nautical stretch limousine that’s actually a boat? Wait, you mean to say you haven’t ridden in an awesome Cadillac-style nautical stretch limousine that’s actually a boat? Man, are you missing out! The Nautilimo is arguably the Keys’ most unique boat tour and departs from the […]