Mike Howie

Mike Howie is the Keys Weekly’s copy editor and a valued member of the team … if for no other reason than he makes us laugh.

IN THEIR WORDS: MARATHON’S JOHN BARTUS USES PANDEMIC DOWNTIME TO RECORD ALBUM OF ‘PERSONAL’ SONGS

Spend any time in the Middle Keys and you’ll hear John Bartus singing and playing guitar — or piano. His “Perpetual Island Tour” has been going for nearly 40...

HOWIE: I GOT THE PUBLIX VACCINE AND IT WAS A BIG MOMENT

I am not a morning person. But last week, I set my alarm and wandered into the living room in the dark. 5:50 a.m. The night before, I left my computer open...

Police chief saves the day – and pictures

The boat parade was almost over.  We had a great spot, at the end of the Seventh Street canal on Key Colony Beach. The boats, many with intricate displays that...

MY BAD – There is an ‘i’ in stupid

I have the best wife in the world. No, no, I’m sure your wife is great, too. But mine stopped laughing, oh, 120 seconds after she saw what I’d done. And...