Jim McCarthy

Jim McCarthy believes in community reporting, giving back and life on the water. A workout fanatic, diver and a bogey-golfer, Jim loves chicken wings, Marvel movies and sports.

Keys Eats: Bad Boy Burrito

It’s downright bad in all the right ways. Stop by Bad Boy Burrito, located toward the back of Village Square at The Trading Post, for some Mexican fare that’ll...

A peek inside Key Largo’s Luxurious Bungalows

A teal golf cart with a striped-apron roof is situated on the driveway near U.S. 1 in Key Largo near MM 99, bayside. Passers-by don’t get to see much...

Stanczyk top captain for swordfish

Last year, Capt. Nick Stanczyk tied for first in most swordfish tagged in the Atlantic Ocean. Stanczyk wasn’t ready to tie again this time around, so he fished extra...

Islamorada Allocates for Affordable Housing

Aside from the state’s 300 allocations, only 36 units are left designated for affordable housing in the village of Islamorada. Mark Gregg, Achievable Housing Citizens' Advisory Committee member, came before...

Keys Eats: Ballyhoo’s Offers Great Seafood With a Side of Southern Hospitality

At Sal’s Ballyhoo’s in Key Largo, stop in and get some chef-crafted Florida Keys seafood and enjoy a little southern hospitality.  Located in the median near MM 97.8, Ballyhoo’s has...

Senator Flores Walks the Walk With Proposed Affordable Housing Bill

A bill recently introduced by Florida state Sen. Anitere Flores proposes a new tool to confront the affordable and workforce housing issue in the state, especially in the Keys.  Flores,...