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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 […]

The Catman: Dominique LeFort speaks ‘cat’ and French

The Catman: Dominique LeFort speaks ‘cat’ and French

 Shortly after the award winners for the Bubbas were announced, The Weekly promptly received an email from one of Dominique “The Catman” LeFort’s adoring fans. “Why wasn’t The Catman on the list of most famous celebrities?” Jason Dunkle of Pennsylvania wrote. “You know what the two most frequent questions at Mallory Square are? Where are […]

One Woman Show: ‘The Wedding Warrior’ in Islamorada

One Woman Show: ‘The Wedding Warrior’ in Islamorada

By Theresa Java Casey Dressler, a.k.a. the Wedding Warrior, will preview her play, “The Wedding Warrior,” this weekend in Islamorada. The local woman wrote the play and will also star. Casey is a Keys kid, she was born and raised in Islamorada and graduated Coral Shores High School in 2001. She’s held a few jobs […]

THE EARLY YEARS: Marrero to screen first films

THE EARLY YEARS: Marrero to screen first films

It is difficult to define the creative range of local artist Michael Marrero. Some say his art can be defined as “life portraying a Conch,” while others maintain it’s “a Conch portraying life.” Regardless, the local artist, photographer, writer, producer, father and Executive Director at the Key West Theater has written plays performed in Cuba […]

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. […]

Smooth Sailing: Camp rears new sailors

Smooth Sailing: Camp rears new sailors

“There’s no crying in sailing,” Captain Chris Anderson tells three slightly scared five-and six-year-olds on the first session’s morning class for kids eight and under. “Now pull in the sail, and let’s go to Mermaid Island.” Where is Mermaid Island, you ask? Well, it’s the floating docks at the City Marina at Boot Key Harbor, […]

Safety First: On average, two die during Florida’s lobster sport season

Safety First: On average, two die during Florida’s lobster sport season

Divers Alert Network (DAN) will offer a series of presentations addressing lobster mini-season and risks associated with this two-day event. The series will start one week prior to this year’s mini season throughout the Keys and South Florida. Dr. Peter Buzzacott, director of Injury Monitoring and Prevention at DAN, and staff have developed a presentation […]

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