Dockside

#Music: Georgia band coming to Dockside

#Music: Georgia band coming to Dockside

Born in the North Georgia hills and defying current genre classification, Rolling Nowhere has been described as a “psychedelic junkyard roots band” with a sound that evolves with every show. Their sound combines classic country, old timey folk, blues roots and psychedelic rock ‘n’ Roll. The band has down home, three-part harmonies, a mutual love of songwriting, and a wide […]

Southernmost Cevicheria – Croce’s Turtle Kraals claims ceviche crown

Southernmost Cevicheria – Croce’s Turtle Kraals claims ceviche crown

In the corner of a seaport steeped in a tradition of conch fritters, salvaging and turtle soup is a dockside cevicheria changing the way Key West enjoys seafood. A cevicheria is, of course, an establishment dedicated to the art of ceviche, or fish “cooked” in citrus juices. From fresh lime juice and sushi-grade fish to […]

California Bound

The growth of Key West and its eventual naval and transportation influence on the world can be attributed in large part to an ideal maritime location, fresh water, coal, and fire. With the advent of the Industrial Revolution came an engine that would accelerate the rate of expansion and wealth in Key West. The steam […]

Florida Keys to host Wounded Warriors

Florida Keys to host Wounded Warriors

Soldier ride departs Miami next Thursday bound for Key West Last month, television and radio stations flooded the air with stories of surprise reunions amongst military families just in time for the holidays. For those not welcoming home a child, parent or spouse from overseas, residents and visitors of the Florida Keys will have the […]

Roco’s Dockside on Boot Key Harbor

Roco’s Dockside on Boot Key Harbor

The Dockside Bar and Grill at Sombrero Marina on Boot Key Harbor is once again under new ownership, and this time, under a slightly new reincarnation. Tony and Caitren Piscetello sold the Italian restaurant and pizzeria they owned and operated for the past six years in their Connecticut in order to relocate to Marathon. “We’re […]

Clarence Clemons, 1942-2011

Clarence Clemons, 1942-2011

My first introduction to Clarence Clemons was probably the same as it was for most everybody. In 1975, Bruce Springsteen released his Born to Run album. On the cover, in black and white, was a portrait of black and white. There was the Boss, a somewhat ratty-looking Bruce Springsteen, holding his hot-rodded Fender Esquire guitar […]

The Dock is still rockin’

The Dock is still rockin’

All is well once again on Sombrero Boulevard at one of Marathon’s favorite local watering holes. General Manager Lee Lawhorn is back in the kitchen and at the helm of the Dockside Bar & Grill with assistance from managers John and Debbie K. “We’re really aiming to bring back our local crowd with affordably priced […]

Marathon Politics: City Still Weighing Options for Sidewalk on 53rd Street

The Marathon City Council has yet to pinpoint the best option to ease pedestrian access to businesses along 53rd Street next to the Publix Shopping Center. City Manager Roger Hernstadt presented two options along with cost estimates during Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled meeting, but the council asked Hernstadt to bring back conceptual drawings at the […]