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Sarah Thomas

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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.

Country on the Island – Nashville Songwriters “In the Round” Jan....

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

From Here to “Heaven”: Rowan Ricardo Phillips visits Key West High...

Rowan Ricardo Phillips isn’t new to islands. The celebrated poet, National Book Award finalist and author of the collection “Heaven” is the child of...

The Cosmetic Controversy: Anti-Sentimism & Legal Vulnerability in Key West? The...

The city’s ongoing attempts to crack down on the practices of Duval Street cosmetic shops have been nearly overshadowed this week. The local media...

Key West dining does a body good

Our wonderful island is known for a lot of things, and indulgence is one of them. From our theme songs “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and...

Immigration gets attention

The Peter Brown case, which we reported on last week, has put the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, and its relationship with Immigration and Customs...

Flagler’s Sidecar

The Casa Marina, Henry Flagler’s grand hotel on the south side of Key West, is known as a sort of oasis at the end...

Key West Considers Sunscreen Ban

In June, Hawaii Governor David Ige signed a trailblazing bill that will ban sunscreens containing chemicals, including oxybenzone, that have been proven harmful to...

Pampering with Purpose

Amri Spa feels like something between a spiritual retreat and an artists’ commune — by way of a luxury resort. That may sound mystifying,...

ICE in the Tropics: The Story Behind the Peter Brown Case

This week, the ACLU—along with the ACLU of Florida, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP—filed a lawsuit against the...

Teri Johnston is Officially Key West’s Newest Mayor

It’s the end—and beginning—of an era. On Nov. 19 at noon, Key Westers gathered at Josephine Parker City Hall on White Street to see...