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Sarah Thomas

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.

Homeless in Paradise Part 1

Paradise has its problems, and homelessness in the Keys is one of them. While some transient people seek out the Keys’ warm weather, many...

What FEMA floodplain maps mean for the Keys

The FEMA floodplain maps have been looming on the horizon for South Florida and the Keys like a storm cloud. The preliminary maps drawn...

Grand Opening of I.C. Doubles on Duval Street

Back at the turn of the 20th Century, 203 Duval St. was home to the Island City National Bank. It helped fund the development...

Off the Hook

Off the Hook was a locals’ favorite during its tenure on Simonton Street, and the new location on Caroline points toward a rosy —...

City Eyes Citizen Building – Special Election April 16

The City of Key West has long had its sights set on the building that currently houses the Key West Citizen newspaper, located at...

Keys Eats: Miso Happy Will Make You Me-So Hungry

The 500 hundred block of Southard is fast becoming its own dining district. Forerunners The Café and Kojin paved the way for tasty, fresh...

Bill would improve treatment for female inmates –  Monroe County already...

The Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act is receiving attention statewide, calling for reforms on how women are treated in Florida prisons. The state Senate...

Going Green on the Deep Blue – Honest Eco launches first...

Honest Eco’s Billy Litmer is making waves with his environmental mission: leading eco tours on an electric boat built from scratch, with a little...

Living Large in Small Spaces – Creating a Tiny Paradise

Key West has a booming real estate market, and we all enjoy the eye candy of multi-million dollar properties — whether or not they...

The Good, the Bad, the Funky: The Goombay Story

Every year, Goombay is a local festival favorite: the smell of beef patties and gumbo in the streets, the sweet, strong tang of rum...