Top rules for boaters

With National Safe Boating Week from Saturday, May 19 to Friday, May 25, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary put together some helpful reminders. Make responsible boating decisions...

Milagros means ‘Miracle’ – New Big Pine Key restaurant getting rave reviews

Milagros, a new restaurant that opened after the dust of Hurricane Irma settled, is getting rave reviews on social media from locals who have tried the Spanish-inspired...

ON A ‘MISSION’

With a new album – number 16 – due out in a matter of weeks, Styx will perform in Key West on Thursday, May 17. The album, “The...

COUNTY STALLS ON ACCEPTING THE ‘1,300’

There’s potentially a boatload of affordable housing units coming from the state to Monroe County, discussed at a meeting of the Board of County Commissioners May 10...

METEOROLOGIST-IN-CHARGE

Congratulations to long time resident Chip Kasper newly appointed Meteorologist-In-Charge at the NOAA/Florida Keys National Weather Service in Key West, Florida. The position was previously held by...

STANLEY SWITLIK GETS SRO

Sgt. Spencer Bryan was greeting children this morning (May 14) at Stanley Switlik Elementary. Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay said he will be putting a school resource...

Visiting ‘Bomberos’ – Argentinian firefighters train in the Keys

Monroe County Fire Rescue (MCFR) is participating with firefighters from Argentina in an exchange program sponsored by Rotary International. Six volunteer firefighters from the Buenos Aires region spent...

AFRO ROOTS TOUR COMES TO KEY WEST

The Studios of Key West and The Green Parrot host a multi-day celebration featuring live music, lectures and workshops Afro Roots Key West kicks off at the Green Parrot on Thursday,...

‘MOONLIGHT’ IN MARATHON

Director Michael Chaplin uses the discreet phrase: “scatalogical humor.” His producer, Marilyn Tempest, speaks much more plainly. “This play contains thermonuclear levels of flatulence jokes,” she said. “But there’s no...

Splish Splash

Teens and pre-teens looking to get their feet wet in the world of marine science can do it at the Dolphin Research Center in Marathon. “It’s the most...