Erin Stover Sickmen

Erin gets to flex her creative muscle as Artistic Director of the Studios of Key West but has also completed a graduate degree at Harvard, served as a National Park Service Search and Rescue volunteer, visited all 50 states, rescued a 300lb sea turtle, nabbed the title of Key West Ms. Gay Pride, and gotten involved with Special Olympics. She says yes to pretty much everything. Luckily her wife, daughter and crazed terrier put up with this.

SEX, DRUGS & PALM TREES: LOCAL COLLECTS STORIES FROM GOOD OLD DAYS

I’m not exactly a green plantain, but as someone who landed in Key West a little over eight years ago, I also don’t yet have much Conch cred. So,...

ZOOM ATTIRE: BUSINESS ON THE TOP, COMFORT ON THE BOTTOM

For the better part of the past year, many of us have been living our professional lives from the midsection up — Grecian busts with more personality. For the first...

Women, COVID & today’s economy

Ladies, we’re tired, right? Cooking, cleaning, raising kids and running the world takes its toll. At the start of 2020, women’s participation in the labor force was at an all-time...

ALL THAT GLITTERS: ECO-FRIENDLY OPTIONS STILL SPARKLE

As if 2020 hasn’t handed us enough heavy blows, along comes a pill that will be especially hard for Key Westers to swallow. Friends, this won’t be easy, but...

KEY WEST’S CASA PINGUINO GETS PUMPED FOR THE HOLIDAYS

This holiday penguin poem needs a bit of an explanation: Each year, Tony “Fat” Yaniz and Becki Balcer deck out their home with inflatable penguins. Over the years the tradition...

Thanks-galley Dinner: Big Meals Aboard Small Spaces

Those who spend their days — and holidays — on liveaboard boats in the Florida Keys know a secret. Everyone, even the landlubbers among us, knows how a day...