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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.

Keys photographer captures environmental crisis

Andreas Franke, a Keys-based photographer, has been creating exhibits that also raise environmental awareness. Most recently, his “Plastic Ocean” has garnered attention for its...

Financial Fitness kicks off: competition challenges high schoolers

There’s great news on the financial horizon: high schoolers from the Upper Keys all the way to Key West are eligible to enter Florida...

Duval Street promenade pilot approved by city commission

On Friday, Feb. 15, Duval Street will be subject to a new trial: the promenade pilot program, closing the 500-700 blocks. The Duval Street...

Key Lime tree planting initiative takes root in Key West

When was the last time you plucked a Key lime off your backyard tree for a fresh pie (or a G&T)? Can you remember?  Local...

COAST: New Horizons. Original Roots. Rustic Vibes

Billy Kearins isn’t new to serendipity. His workshop space-turned music venue-turned lifestyle brand Coast has been a product of hard work, and also, happenstance....

Key West Mayor Teri Johnston and the “state of the city”

At the Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon meeting at the Doubletree on Jan. 23, Mayor Teri Johnston apprised members of the “state of the...

“Glitch” reimagines the bar game

Walking into Glitch feels like walking back in time, maybe into your best friend’s basement, if your best friend was the coolest nerd in...

Nashville Songwriters “In the Round” on Jan. 27

Key West Theater and The Big Stage Productions are proud to present Nashville Songwriters “In the Round” on Sunday, Jan. 27. Key West Theater...

Margaret Atwood on being alert

Canadian author Margaret Atwood published “The Handmaid’s Tale” back in 1985. Yet, it has resurged with new life and new prescience — the eponymous...

You Screen, I Screen: Sunscreen “Ban” Makes Waves

On Jan. 15, demonstrators filled the sidewalks outside of Key West City Hall, brandishing signs with message like “Have Morals, Save the Corals.” Reef...