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The Best of Marathon 2016 awards local businesses

The Best of Marathon 2016 awards local businesses

*= multiple award recipient  Best Place to People Watch *Sombrero Beach Best Place to take the Kids Aquarium Encounters Best Event Seafood Festival Best Park *Sombrero Beach Best Sunset *Sunset Grille Best Place to Have a Wedding Hawks Cay Best Neighborhood Behind the Airport Best Local Celebrity *John Bartus Best Non-Profit Organization/Foundation Habitat for Humanity […]

Marathon: RV resort, affordable housing for mid-town

Marathon: RV resort, affordable housing for mid-town

Developer submits plan to the city The Housing Trust Group has proposed a plan for the long-shuttered Crystal Cove Resort in Marathon. Located between 47th and 50th Streets on the Gulfside, the plan is to develop 28 RV parking spaces on the water complete with a pool and clubhouse, 46 affordable housing units, and 7,700 […]

Bubba Blast: Annual awards evening

Bubba Blast: Annual awards evening

The third annual Bubbas, Key West people’s choice awards, took place this past weekend at the Key West Theater. Nearly 300 dignitaries, supporters and winners were in attendance to share a night of laughs while celebrating the some of the best businesses, people and places in the Southernmost City — all while supporting Samuel’s House. […]

D’Asign Source wins ‘Houzz’ award

D’Asign Source wins ‘Houzz’ award

D’Asign Source of Marathon has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for customer satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The 55-year-old, family-owned design/build firm was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design […]

#News: Country club development gets working capital

#News: Country club development gets working capital

Florida Keys Country Club, formerly Sombrero Beach Country Club, has a backer. Index Investment Group has formed a partnership with Peter Rosasco and Bob Leef to enhance the property with $60 million worth of upgrades — including a redesigned golf course, a 110 hotel rooms, 15 villas and a new marina. When the improvements are […]

#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 […]

#News: Leaders meet to talk housing needs in the Keys

#News: Leaders meet to talk housing needs in the Keys

“This is a crisis of extreme proportions,” warned County Commission Heather Carruthers during a roundtable discussion about affordable housing earlier this week. In a report commissioned by the BOCC and prepared by the Florida Consensus Resource Center (FCRC) of Florida State University, data revealed that Monroe County is one of the most “cost-burdened” small counties […]