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.

POPULAR ISLAMORADA BOAT LAUNCH NEARS COMPLETION

Almost a year has passed since the closure of a launching point at Indian Key Fill in Islamorada. The area, used by boaters and kayakers, could open soon with...

COLLEGE SWIMMERS COMPETE IN KEY LARGO’S ORANGE BOWL

Men and women swimmers from Northern Michigan cruised to victory in the Orange Bowl Swimming Classic at Key Largo’s Jacobs Aquatic Center on Jan. 3. Based in Marquette, Michigan,...

FROM THE FAMOUS FOX: BAYGRASS BLUEGRASS COMING TO FLORIDA KEYS BREWING CO.

Hi friends! Reef the fox here with your weekly “Reef’s Report.”  I hope everyone had a safe and happy New Year. I rang in the New Year fast asleep in...

‘AVATAR’ PRODUCER JON LANDAU LISTS KEYS HOME FOR $13.9 MILLION

The producer of “Titanic” and “Avatar” Jon Landau and his wife, Julie, who have more than 350 unique varieties of plants on almost four acres, are putting their Islamorada...

FORMER AID TO COUNTY MAYOR TAKES NEW JOB AS ASSISTANT TO ISLAMORADA MANGER

A familiar face in Florida Keys government has landed a new job with the village of Islamorada. A former executive aide to Michelle Coldiron, Katie Atkins was hired to become...

BOATS RECEIVE ANNUAL BLESSING AT ISLAMORADA’S WHALE HARBOR ON NEW YEAR’S DAY

Boats large and small made their way to Whale Harbor Channel on the oceanside for the annual Blessing of the Fleet on the morning of New Year’s Day. Starting...