The Trauma Star air ambulance service in the Keys has a third helicopter. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday received the third copter for the service, a joint effort with Monroe County Fire Rescue. This machine will be stationed at the Lower Keys Medical Center. The other two are based at the Marathon airport. […]
What’s old is new again By Hays Blinckmann & Sara Matthis Monroe County, the City of Marathon and the Village of Islamorada have signed off on a resolution to explore the idea of a toll on Overseas Highway. It wouldn’t be the first time. From 1938 to 1954, Overseas Highway was officially called the “Overseas […]
City of Key West looking at venue management for amphitheater A few weeks ago, the Keys Weekly broke the news that Jimmy Buffett and his booking agency were in talks to solidify a spring/summer concert at the Key West amphitheater. Not only did the news of a major Key West concert set off a firestorm […]
LET THE BUZZ BEGIN! JIMMY BUFFETT to perform at the Key West Amphitheater in 2018 . Preliminary Dates: Spring / Summer 2018 MORE TO COME as negotiations are finalized between the City of Key West and tour management.
Bubbas 2017 Official Winners List The Food Best Key Lime Pie KERMIT’S (won by 11 total votes out of almost 6.000 votes) This is Kermit’s first big win after losing to Blue Heaven three times. Blue Heaven Square Grouper Best Fish Sandwich HOGFISH BAR & GRILL Now a 4 time winner! O.’s Fish […]
Mystery Solved A trip through the Lower Keys has Keys residents doing a double take as the iconic Fat Albert blimp appears to have procreated. Flexing its massive investigate muscles, the Weekly happened to connect with Chip Lyons in hopes of unraveling the Lower Keys blimp mystery. Lyons is the manager of the Cudjoe Key […]
Head of TDC steps down after 20 years Harold Wheeler knew it was time to retire, but he will be the first to admit it wasn’t an easy decision. At 70, the seasoned marketing director commands an annual budget of more than $55 million, while framing the blueprint of the Florida Keys tourism boom after […]
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Guide to local specials Eddie Cochran felt our pain back in 1958 when he sang the immortal “Sometimes I wonder what I’m a-gonna do, But there ain’t no cure for the summertime blues”. Well, maybe there is, at least around these parts. So listen up, locals: Go out, eat, drink and be merry. Enjoy the […]
Up Close and Personal Creating art is not easy, and showing the process to an audience, infinitely harder but rewarding. This is the premise of Murphy Davis and Wendy Hammond’s theater experience now at The Studios of Key West. The idea is to take a new, fresh play “Coming Up For Air” – written by […]