Upper Keys

The Biking Dead

The Biking Dead

Upper Keys Zombie Pub Crawl is Saturday If Key West seems like a bit too far of a drive for some zombie fun, Islamorada will be holding its third annual Zombie Pub Crawl bike ride on Saturday, Oct. 21. “The Islamorada Zombie Pub Crawl started with three friends three years ago. While enjoying a pint […]

Robert the Doll Returns to Upper Keys

Robert the Doll Returns to Upper Keys

‘Possessed’ doll to haunt Keys History & Discovery Center He’s back. Robert the Doll will return to the Keys History & Discovery Center on Thursday, Oct. 26. In collaboration with the Key West Art and Historical Society and Key West author and ghost hunter David Sloan, the center welcomes back the Keys’ most haunted artifact. […]

What’s next for fishing guides post-Irma

What’s next for fishing guides post-Irma

Zinke caps permit fees for Everglades Everglades National Park and local fishing guides seemed to be making progress on proposed fees to the park’s commercial use authorization permit program and entrance fee structure pre-Irma. Commercial use permits allow private businesses, like fishing guides, to operate within federal lands and waters. “The last meeting we had […]

Reefs resilient post-Irma

Reefs resilient post-Irma

Following Hurricane Irma, the biggest question some divers had was, “How’d the reefs do?” The answer: “The reefs were in better shape than we anticipated,” said Jack Fishman, Rainbow Reef Dive Center marine conservation coordinator. The dive center’s fleet fared well during Irma, and five days after, was back on the water. On Sept 16, […]

Habitat’s Builder’s Club boosting construction

Habitat’s Builder’s Club boosting construction

Join the Club The first rule of Habitat for Humanity’s Builder’s Club is you tell everyone about the Builder’s Club. The homebuilding organization’s Upper Keys affiliate created the club/program as a way to recognize its most dedicated supporters. It’s not all that difficult a club to join. There are three levels of commitment. First is […]

First time for everything

First time for everything

Newbie takes on paddleboarding [Editor’s note: This summer the Keys Weekly team is focusing on what we are loosely billing as “summer adventures.” The stories will publish every week. Some are pretty straightforward, no-experience-needed adventures of a day; others focus on the treasures awaiting locals and visitors “off the beaten path.”] A quick phone call […]

Fly the coop, visit the Roost

Fly the coop, visit the Roost

It was the fresh citrus and elevated fertile lands of North Key Largo that earned Garden Cove its name. The waterfront bay was a destination for pirates and sailors who would arrive to purchase fruits high in vitamin C to prevent scurvy. Back in those times, early Keys farmers shared the higher ground with local […]

Morada Bay Cafe

Morada Bay Cafe

Morada Bay’s Beach Café opened its doors in 1996 after the bayside site was given an extensive makeover. The vision for the new eatery was to embody the essence of a peaceful oasis, strewn with gorgeous flora and relaxing bayside views. “It became a place where you could enjoy the view and eat some good […]

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