Stock Island

New Stock Island Charm

New Stock Island Charm

Matt’s Stock Island Kitchen & Bar Some restaurants are more an experience than just a place to eat and Matt’s Stock Island Kitchen & Bar, located in The Perry Hotel, surpasses any culinary expectation. When entering the hotel – open since May – diners feel the transformation of Stock Island culture into an architectural work […]

Fishermen & The Fish House

Fishermen & The Fish House

An examination of the management plan for county-owned commercial waterfront Monroe County is one step closer to acquiring the 8-acre parcel known as Gulf Seafood on Stock Island. At its most recent meeting, the Monroe County Board of Commissioners approved a broad-stroke management plan, one of the requirements of the state’s Stan Mayfield Working Waterfront […]

Rorey Carroll comes back to Coast

Rorey Carroll comes back to Coast

Songs of the siren Rorey Carroll is a lyrical modern siren. She is the mesmerizing image and sound of legendary guitar-strumming, long-haired Joni Mitchell, combined with the bandit ways and humor of actress Mary Louise Parker. Carroll’s musical evolution reads like a Kerouac novel. She has ridden the rusty rails and seen the other side […]

I Love Stock Island Festival coming soon!

I Love Stock Island Festival coming soon!

New I Love Stock Island Festival Offers More Than 50 Events and Activities Thanksgiving Weekend.  The I Love Stock Island Festival is a city-wide event Thanksgiving weekend, November 25-27, 2016 celebrating the heritage and history of Stock Island. Not limited to any one specific venue or happening, guests are invited to experience three full days of […]

Coast: Live by it – The hip, creative hotspot on Stock Island is shakin’ things up

Coast: Live by it – The hip, creative hotspot on Stock Island is shakin’ things up

Coast Projects is best defined as a temple of creativity. Artists, craftsman, adults and children, from beginner to advanced, work in collaboration with others to create something new. “This guy here is building his first boat. He is a captain in town,” said Founder and Creative Director of Coast Billy Kearins from his location on […]

#Feature: The art of fiberglass

#Feature: The art of fiberglass

Legendary drummer Clyde Stubblefield, best known for his days performing with James Brown, once said that musical notes look like Chinese [writing] to him. Instead, he claims that all he ever did was play from his heart and his soul. At first glance, it might seem strange to compare Steven Powell, a master fabricator, to […]