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It’s kinda secretive…Krewe sets up in Key West

It’s kinda secretive…Krewe sets up in Key West

Masked balls, extravagant costumes, marching groups, floats, fountains of booze — the whole mysteriousness behind Key West’s newest group is piquing interest around the island. After moving to Key West five years ago, Valsin Marmillion, noticed its likeness to his native Louisiana. Being a member of several krewes in New Orleans over the years, he […]

Handcrafted Skateboards are made in Key West

Handcrafted Skateboards are made in Key West

It’s pure old school. Bill Schult and Kris Roehrig are taking skateboards out of the factory and putting them back into the hands of craftsmen. These two woodworkers-inventors are combining their passion for wood and skateboarding with their new business Bone Island Originals, or Bio. The unique, one-of-a-kind skateboards are sold only in Key West. […]

Marathon: Trivia Night isn’t trivial

Marathon: Trivia Night isn’t trivial

Winning contestants walk away with gift cards, bragging rights Are you smarter than the next guy?  Answer these without the help of Google: A. What is the largest bone in the human body? B. Name the popular rapper who was born in 1986 in Canada as Aubrey Graham? C. In what year was the bikini invented? […]

Spa al Maré celebrates 10 years

Spa al Maré celebrates 10 years

Location offers pure oxygen infused facials Holding their November grand opening in the new 1500 Reynolds St. location, Spa al Maré is nothing short of new, being the Casa Marina and Reach Resort’s go-to spa for the past 10 years. Starting with beachside massages and moving from locations inside the resort after Hurricane Wilma, Spa […]

October means it’s time to refresh with care at Pier House

October means it’s time to refresh with care at Pier House

The inaugural event last year boasted a bevy of beauties to model the fashions. They are: Event Coordinator and Zonta Past President Roberta DePiero, left, Suzanne Moore, Emalyn Mercer, Joe Dantoni of Pier House, Mary-Lynne Price, Deirdre Robbins, Gloria Agee, Karen, Leslie Concepcion, emcee Jennifer Hughes, and Sophie DeVooght. ——– It was 1993 when Gloria […]

Biking for charity – 2 events on 2 wheels

Biking for charity – 2 events on 2 wheels

The reMARCable Tour de Keys This is not a race, it’s a 100-mile bike ride to raise money for the MARC House, a Keys nonprofit that serves adults with developmental disabilities. Organizer Jo Socha had already dreamed up a solo ride to raise money when it occurred to her to open up the field. So […]

Calendar features local women, Sales benefit the reef

Calendar features local women, Sales benefit the reef

Key West Brew Fest infuses friendships 2016 ‘Trust Me I’m A Local’ calendar signing Labor Day weekend Islamorada Beer Company Co-Founder Jose Herrera spent Labor Day weekend last year slinging signature beers at Brew Fest in Key West. While spinning the popular swag wheel at the company’s tent on the Southernmost Beach during the signature […]