Mandy Miles

Mandy Miles drops stuff, breaks things and falls down more than any adult should. She's married to a saintly — and handy — fisherman, and has been stringing words together in Key West since 1998.

THAT HIPPIE BAND ROCKS EARTH DAY IN KEY WEST

“The first Earth Day was a protest of 20 million people, mostly hippies. The 51st Earth Day, which occurred on April 22, was celebrated by a billion (with a...

KEY WEST CELEBRATES CONCH REPUBLIC INDEPENDENCE

Key West wrapped a week of outlandish events to celebrate 39 years of the Conch Republic’s independence, which is summarized at conchrepublic.com: The Conch Republic was born on April 23,...

BINGO’S A BLAST AT MARYLIN’S IN KEY WEST

I was three syllables away from victory. G-50 was all I needed.  My knees bounced up and down, my ankles wound around the rungs of my stool. I was in the...

Conquering clutter — professionally

Cayce Whitock is young, gorgeous and magnetically enthusiastic. Oh, and her house is clutter-free and meticulously organized. But don’t hate her for that; hire her. A professional organizer and clutter...

BREAKING NEWS: LEGISLATURE SAYS KEY WEST CAN’T LIMIT CRUISE SHIPS

Key West’s effort to ban large cruise ships is on death row, the governor its only lifeline. A single signature by Gov. Ron DeSantis could bring a breathless end to...

FLORIDA KEYS SHERIFF USES DRUG MONEY TO BUY NEW SAFETY GEAR

Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay recently made it easier for his deputies to serve, protect and save lives in more ways than one. Ramsay spent about $130,000 of confiscated drug...