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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.
Swimming  Against the Current - Ericka Hart et al. posing for the camera - Denise Bidot

Swimming Against the Current

It’s nice. It’s warm. We’re in a good mood.  Hearing those words from the mouth of a New Yorker and recent transplant to South...
Bistro writes the book on the art of dining - A bowl of food on a plate - Florida Keys

Bistro writes the book on the art of dining

Café Sole sits on the corner of Southard and Frances like a grand dame sipping a glass of Sancerre in the shade. She’s cool,...
Learning to Dive Part I - A screenshot of a cell phone - Recreational Dive Planner

Learning to Dive Part I

Living in the Florida Keys, getting one’s diving certification seems like a no-brainer. There are year-round opportunities to get out on — and under...
Ocean-Friendly Fishing and Lobstering - A man riding on the back of a boat - Florida Keys

Ocean-Friendly Fishing and Lobstering

Mini Lobster Season (and heck, any good day on a fishing boat) can bring out the enthusiastic, and careless, kid in us. But safe...
Taking Style to the Seas - A couple of people on a beach posing for the camera - Bikini M

Taking Style to the Seas

If you’re anything like me, there’s a struggle between what will be most comfortable on a boat — my worn Speedo, flip-flops, a big...
Learning to Dive Part II - A man holding a hot dog in a body of water - Florida National High Adventure Sea Base, Boy Scouts of America

Learning to Dive Part II

If you missed the last, information-soaked installment of “Learning to Dive,” in short, I learned a lot about depth and time and was humbled...
Jamaica in 24 Hours: An island adventure in a day - A large waterfall over some water - YS Falls

Jamaica in 24 Hours: An island adventure in a day

It was a dark and stormy night … actually it was a bright and early Key West morning, but I was ready for a...
Mobile Billboard Crackdown - A truck is parked on the side of a building - Florida Keys

Mobile Billboard Crackdown

The colorful, captivating, and — police say — distracting LED mobile billboard trucks zooming around Key West have been officially banned by the city....
BOCC will review first proposed budget on July 22 - A close up of a bowl on a table - Bank

BOCC will review first proposed budget on July 22

Budget season is upon us at city and county levels. On July 22, the Board of County Commissioners will convene to review the first...
The Trouble with Hemingway … and Women - Ernest Hemingway with his mouth open - Ernest Hemingway

The Trouble with Hemingway … and Women

I’ll warn you: I’m having a Papa’s Pilar Blonde at 1:53 p.m. on a work day in order to conjure the words necessary to...