Amy Patton

Amy Patton is a recently transplanted writer from Southampton, New York, where she served for two decades as the culture editor for The Independent weekly in addition to her work as a correspondent for NY Newsday and the Sag Harbor Express. In short, she swapped her snow shovel for a beach chair in Key West.

TWISTED ART WITH A SIDE OF SPHYNX

“I’ve already uploaded your DNA,” he said slyly. Meet local artist Sebastian Wolf who recently was hanging at the Kava Culture Bar on Fleming Street, where some of his metal and stone wearable — and collectible — art was on display. The quirky artist and his wife Magesty’s two constant companions...

FLORIDA KEYS FRUIT BECOMES A PREMIUM VODKA

What do you get from a breadfruit once it’s been peeled, sliced, chopped and frozen? Just ask Patrick Garvey, the head of Grimal Grove Reserve in Big Pine Key. He’ll probably  answer with “Why not vodka?” The eco-agriculturist has spent years trying to put together a way to turn his...

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