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Home for Christmas

While sitting around the table at the Wesley House Family Service’s Adoption Day luncheon in November, Kelley Porter shared her Hurricane Irma evacuation story. Her two children,...

The Star of The Basilica of St. Mary

With a slight self-deprecating wit and charming smile, Father John Baker radiates energy, warmth and steadfast faith in our community. Just mention his name and parishioners, as...
Erin Muir

Erin Muir: Heritage and Home

Erin Muir’s roots run deep in the coral rock of the Upper Keys. The newest addition, 10-month-old Violet, (a seventh-generation Conch on her mother’s side) is already...
Alyson Crean City of Key West

Alyson Crean keeps the info flowing

Answers on demand Riddle: Who is always in the news but never the story? That’s Alyson Crean, the public relations officer of the City of Key West for...

It’s the little things, and the big things

Woman raises thousands for Irma supplies More than 50 bottles of bleach, gloves, masks, and cases of garbage bags, 32 garbage cans, 10 tarps, shovels, extension cords, six...

InFINite possibilities: Kevin Freeman

Coach Kevin Freeman ready for school, three new seasons With 18 years of experience teaching at Marathon High School, Kevin Freeman is ready to start the 2017-18 school...

Alexa Wheeler: Doyenne of vacations

At 21 years old, Alexa Wheeler was already working the real estate scene in Gainesville after graduating from the University of Florida. After some time in north...

Beth Ranson: No bugging her

‘I love mixing PR and science’ “I like to talk about mosquitoes, not myself,” said Beth Ranson, seriously. Ranson’s job is pretty important nowadays, as the public relations...

TDC: Wheeler Dealer Done

Head of TDC steps down after 20 years Harold Wheeler knew it was time to retire, but he will be the first to admit it wasn’t an easy...

Wonder Woman

(How Nadene Grossman Orr should dress for Fantasy Fest) Key West is a party town with one helluva party planner. Nadene Grossman Orr has become the ultimate superhero...