Jason Koler

Jason Koler, born in Florida and raised in Ohio, is the “better looking and way smarter” Keys Weekly publisher. When not chasing his children or rubbing his wife’s feet, he enjoys folding laundry and performing experimental live publishing.

Christi’s in Control

To say Christi Allen Franchini is enthusiastic is like saying the Florida Keys has nice weather. Her smile is as unlimited as her spirit and her aspirations benefit from...

Poker paddle is next weekend – Third annual event features updated course

Early last week anxious paddle boarders received their first glimpse of the new Florida Keys Poker Paddle course that starts and ends behind the library on Lower Matacumbe.  “I am...

FKCC buys plot for Upper Keys campus

On the morning of Aug. 21, the Florida Keys Community College solidified its pledge to bring a campus to the Upper Keys by purchasing commercial property at MM 106...

Trash 4 Beer

“We just cleaned house out there. Got a whole trailer full of stuff,” said Coastal Realty broker John El-Koury on Monday afternoon. “Anchor, anchor chain, old buoys, miscellaneous crap,...

Coming soon: more affordable housing!

A partnership between the Village of Islamorada, Monroe County and Habitat for Humanity hit pay dirt last week when ground was broken on a new affordable housing complex on...

Davis, Carlson and Bacheler file for Village Council seats

With Chris Sante opting not to pursue another term on the Village of Islamorada dais, two residents from different walks of life will be vying for his seat. Ken Davis,...