Nele Kirt

Nele Kirt has a master’s in communications from Ohio University with 40 years of media experience in TV, radio and printed press.

Did You Ever Wonder – what’s that huge spider fella in the big web?

Entomologist Larry Hribar from the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District talks spiders: Florida is home to a lot of spiders. Among the most conspicuous are the orb weavers.  Pictured is...

The best Cuban food is found at Juice Paradise

With her playful smile, slim body and quick movements Kenia Montes De Oca is a living whirlwind. She came to Marathon about 14 years ago to join her husband,...

Get Wrecked: restaurant’s owners – and customers – keep coming back

Good rule of thumb: Follow the locals. In this case, to S.S. Wreck & Galley Grill on Grassy Key. It’s where locals go to discuss a day on the...

LAZY DAYS SOUTH: A TASTY ‘HOME’ ON MARATHON’S WATERFRONT

At Lazy Days South, guests can arrive on foot, by car, or by boat. Located in the Marathon Marina and Boatyard, the restaurant has several slips of its own...

Batter Up! Cupcakery opens on Key Colony Beach

Be it a five-tier wedding cake weighing 150 pounds or a small cupcake looking like a piece of art, Simone makes them all. The cakes come in different flavors:...

Hideaway Café: the most romantic restaurant in the Keys

The sign by MM 58 in Grassy Key reads “Rainbow Bend Resort” and even after turning into the parking area behind the fence, it’s hard to notice another, more...