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...

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...

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...

Tiny Homes: Can we do that here?

In the discussions about affordable housing in the Keys, the term “tiny home” comes up over and over again. On the surface, the logic makes sense —...

Marathon/Monroe County digest housing study

Chairman: 90 days to recommendations for Marathon council Marathon’s affordable housing task force is in possession of the final draft of the housing study it commissioned. It appears...

Marathon woman celebrates milestone

Ariana Garcia knows the American Dream is alive and well. “Absolutely, I believe it,” she said, sitting in the office of Gail Borysiewicz of Gail’s Island Realty in...

The Marker Resort opens – Key West’s newest hotel fills niche

The sunset from the Captain’s Quarters overlooking the pool and Cero Bodega. The other side of the balcony boasts views of the harbor and Schooner Western Union...

The Gates boasts flair, innovation

100-room resort opens in Key  The new Gates Hotel hits that perfect note that most of Key West strives for — casual AND elegant. It’s located at the...

Airline in Talks to Provide Service

Tropic Ocean Airways and Keys officials are negotiating “final details” that would provide regular service out of Marathon Airport. The company, established in 2009, currently has six...

New airport director arrives in Marathon

Thomas “T.J.” Henderson has a bachelors degree in aviation management from Auburn University and a masters in business administration from Pepperdine. Plus, he has 11 years of...