Sarah Thomas

Sarah Thomas is the Editor of Key West Weekly and moved down from her second-favorite island, Manhattan. She has worn many hats: publicist, tour guide, bartender, teacher, and cat wrangler, but this one seems to fit the best.

City Plans Duval Revitalization – Long Term Plan Rolls Out

Duval Street is one of the most iconic strips in the U.S. and has cleverly been nicknamed “The Longest Street in the World,” referencing its stretch from the Gulf...

An Account from the Ground – What is left behind after Dorian

By Paul Menta As told to Sarah Thomas  Editor’s Note: Paul Menta returned to Key West on Monday, Sept. 16  from his relief trip to the Bahamas with Robert Spottswood Jr....

Opening Hearts and Homes

When Alysha Kelly found out her husband Colin had orders to move to Key West, she was already thinking about being a foster parent. Alysha reached out to Meghan...

Amy Grant on Finding the Extraordinary Every Day

To children of the ’80s and ’90s, the name “Amy Grant” evokes an immediate reaction, potentially even a few lines of the Grammy-nominated, quintuple-platinum song “Baby, Baby.” Images of...

What FEMA flood maps mean for residents, real estate

The much-anticipated day has finally arrived: the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released its draft floodplain maps, which will affect how insurance rates are calculated in the Keys....

Communication Workers of America Challenge AT&T

20,000 AT&T workers in the Southeast who are members of the Communication Workers of America (CWA) union are striking because of what they say are unfair labor practices. Two...