‘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...

Mystical Key Metaphysical Shoppe

It’s all about the light Wicca and Paganism get a bad rap according to Monika Wilkens, a practitioner of Wicca and owner of Mystical Key. Former critical care...

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...

The ReStore needs a new home

Affordable housing, and all the furnishings When the Habitat for Humanity of Key West and Lower Keys ReStore on Big Pine Keys opened in 2004 it quickly...

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...

Radical Heroes: Locals create video game

A YouTube search of “Radical Heroes Video Game” brought up several testers who tried out the demo version of a new PC game dropping toward the end...

Skivvy business: Lion’s Lair celebrates 20 years

By Theresa Java Kimberly Berger opened up a bathing suit and lingerie retail shop, Lion’s Lair Boutique in 1996. She sold simple bathing suits that retailed for about...

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...

De Palma shows ‘Soul’ of Key West

Newest book adds 65 artists to collection “I knew there would be a second book before the first one was even finished,” said author and photographer Ralph De...

New shop features high-end fishing gear

The Angler's Closet opens in Marathon. Although they own another retail space, the Carlsons couldn’t fit everything they wanted to sell inside it. So on Black Friday, the...