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NEW LOCATION: Christina’s Consignments

NEW LOCATION: Christina’s Consignments

Two weeks ago, Christina’s Boutique made the move from one side of Marathon to the other. The new, bigger location is double the size of the old location, with room enough to add men, children, and home décor inventory to her previous women-only offerings. “I like this side of town,” owner Christina Alo said. “It’s […]

Book Signing: ‘The Skinny Years’

Book Signing: ‘The Skinny Years’

Cuba to South Florida story based on local’s ‘Fat’ life Raul Ramos y Sanchez opens his newest novel, “The Skinny Years,” with a picture of pre-Castro Cuba in the late 1950s. What follows is a trip down South Florida’s nostalgia lane tracing Victor “Skinny” Delgado’s life growing up as an immigrant. It details both the […]

‘Tis better to give, than receive

‘Tis better to give, than receive

Toys for Tots & Holiday Helpers collecting gifts for kids Every year, thousands of deserving children throughout Monroe County benefit from the charitable work of two leading organizations who work tirelessly to ensure that every boy and girl makes it onto Santa’s Nice List. “A lot of the list comes off the school’s free and […]

Craving a hint of fall?

Craving a hint of fall?

 By Leah Maki Fall is my favorite season. I grew up going to apple orchards and pumpkin patches, baking pumpkin and apple pies, sipping cider next to a fireplace, and going for walks to find the most radiant red, orange and yellow leaves. But in the Florida Keys when the temperatures are pushing 90 degrees, […]

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 […]

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