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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.

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...

Soul House Collaborative Grand Opening

A group of local artists and designers have joined forces for an exciting evening, and a continued collaboration. Oakleigh Waits’ Soul House, the chic...

County Commission: Everything You Need to Know from Wednesday’s BOCC Meeting

The Monroe Board of County Commissioners convened on Feb. 20 to focus on projects facing the county, most pressingly, FDOT projects Cow Key Channel...

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...