Old Town

Keys Cycles Under New Ownership

Keys Cycles Under New Ownership

When Lance Hummell cruised into the Florida Keys 21 years ago, he slung cocktails behind every bar in town. Never the party-all-night kind of guy, things certainly changed for him August 2, 2009 when he survived a horrific motorcycle accident in Key Largo when his bike collided into a boat trailer at 50 miles per […]

Marathon Politics: Council Moves Slowly on Image Improvements

Marathon Politics: Council Moves Slowly on Image Improvements

Too many lights. Too much curbing. Dilapidated buildings fronting the highway. Not enough trees. In the midst of budget season, the Marathon City Council is still struggling to gain some ground on improving the community’s aesthetic image, particularly along the U.S. 1 corridor. Community Image Advisory Board (CIAB) members Pete Chapman and Patti Childress (formerly […]

Key West Attracts Young Families

Key West Attracts Young Families

Photos by Josie Koler “Being a Rastafarian is a religion in some sense, and ties in with staying positive and trustworthy.” Adam Russell is a fairly new arrival to Old Town and fairly new at fatherhood. His talents lie in ceramics even thought he hails from the Glass City area a.k.a. Toledo, Ohio! Russell studied […]

Treasure the Night; Dress Students for Prom; Prom in Paradise

Treasure the Night; Dress Students for Prom; Prom in Paradise

Treasure the Night Key West Conchs Prep for Prom and Post-Graduation By Suzanne Egle For high school seniors, graduation is the culmination of four years of hard work and signifies the crossing the threshold to adulthood. For many of them, the Senior Prom is their last chance to party one more time with friends and […]

Yen for Moms

Yen for Moms

We all have a mom we know who handles the painstaking task of gluing the pieces of our world together from sun up… to way past sun down. In the Weekly Newspapers family, we have a new mom to unleash our odds and ends upon. Kate Koler is the V.P. of the company and also […]

Key West Neighbor of the Week: Peter Batty

Black-finish, turbo ceiling fans swirl from the ceilings of perhaps the most lauded office in Old Town, SBX Realty. Situated on Simonton and Fleming Streets, the swirling fans seen through the tall windows create the ambiance which makes first-time tourists move here. Only the Key West Weekly didn’t gain entrée to speak real estate. During […]