Charlotte Twine

Charlotte Twine fled her New York City corporate publishing life and happily moved to the Keys six years ago. She has written for Travel + Leisure, Allure, and Offshore magazines; Elle.com; and the Florida Keys Free Press. She loves her two elderly Pomeranians, writing stories that uplift and inspire, making children laugh, the color pink, tattoos, Johnny Cash, and her husband. Though not necessarily in that order.

COUNTY: ONLY 2 AFFORDABLE HOUSING BUILDING PERMITS LEFT IN THE KEYS

Can you say “affordable housing crisis”? There are only two affordable housing building permits, a.k.a. ROGOs, left to be allocated in the entire Florida Keys. Most of the workforce housing...

CODE COMPLAINTS: WILL ENDING ANONYMOUS COMPLAINTS PREVENT TIME-WASTING TIT-FOR-TAT FIGHTS?

Anonymous complaints to a local code compliance department from one neighbor to another, tit for tat, almost seem like an unavoidable American way of life. Kind of like apple...

UPPER KEYS ELKS THROWING ‘NEW YEAR’S IN JULY’ BENEFIT FOR CHILDREN’S THERAPY SERVICES

Florida Keys Elks Lodge 1872 knows how to celebrate for a good cause. After all, almost every night, an Elks member stands outside and blows on a conch shell...

$5.4 M NEEDED FOR FLOODED KEY LARGO NEIGHBORHOOD – HOUSE & SENATE TO VOTE

In September 2020, Carlos Gimenez was running for Congress when he visited the flooded Twin Lakes neighborhood in Key Largo with his wife, Lourdes, at the invitation of neighborhood...

ANTICIPATED ROWELL’S WATERFRONT PARK BREAKS GROUND NEXT MONTH FOR $1.4M PROJECT IN KEY LARGO

Yes, you’re reading this right, and no, you don’t have to rub your eyes: construction at Rowell’s Waterfront Park is beginning in the next month, according to Kevin Wilson,...

‘THE SUPPORT HAS BEEN HUMBLING’: GOOD SAMARITANS DROPPED OFF HUGE CHECKS AT KEYS CANCER FUNDRAISER

Tavernier couple Kathy and Ben Elmore have been floored by the reaction of the Keys community to her cancer diagnosis. At the packed July 10 day-long fundraiser that was...