Gwen Filosa

Gwen Filosa is The Keys Weekly’s Digital Editor, and has covered Key West news, culture and assorted oddities since she moved to the island in 2011. She was previously a reporter for the Miami Herald and WLRN public radio. Before moving to the Keys, Gwen was in New Orleans for a decade, covering criminal courts for The Times-Picayune. In 2006, the paper’s staff won the Pulitzer Prizes for breaking news and the Public Service Medal for their coverage of the Hurricane Katrina disaster. She remains a devout Saints fan. She has a side hustle as a standup comedian, and has been a regular at Comedy Key West since 2017. She is also an acclaimed dogsitter, professional Bingo caller and a dedicated Wilco fan.

KEYS DEPUTY CHARGED WITH BURGLARY FOR SPYING ON HIS EX

A Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Deputy broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home on April 15 to spy on her and her new boyfriend, shouting through...

KEYS DEPUTY RECOVERING FROM INJURIES IN DRUNK DRIVER CRASH

A Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputy was seriously injured April 9 while he was handling a traffic stop on U.S. 1, after a drunk...

COME ON DOWN TO THE ‘PRICE IS RIGHT LIVE’ SHOW AT THE COFFEE BUTLER AMPHITHEATER ON APRIL 28

In its 23rd year of touring North America, "The Price is Right Live" will return to the Coffee Butler Amphitheater in Key West on...

DRUNK DRIVER WHO SLAMMED INTO MCSO DEPUTY’S CRUISER ON US 1 HAD .310 BLOOD-ALCOHOL LEVEL, SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAID

A Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Deputy was seriously injured April 9 while he was handling a traffic stop on U.S. 1, after a drunk driver struck...

FRED THE TREE GOES HOLLYWOOD IN NEW ‘ROAD HOUSE’ MOVIE

“Road House,” the new release from Amazon Prime starring a shredded Jake Gyllenhaal and Conor McGregor, purportedly takes place in the Florida Keys. But the...

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