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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.
Margaret Atwood on being alert - A person wearing a red hat - The Handmaid's Tale

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 - A group of people walking down a street - Reef Relief

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...
Country on the Island – Nashville Songwriters “In the Round” Jan. 27 - A group of people standing next to a guitar - Huck & Lilly

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 School - A group of people standing in front of a curtain - Academic conference

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 Whole Story Behind Sam Kaufman’s Cosmetic Vote. - A group of people holding a sign - Picketing

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 - A bunch of fruit sitting on top of a wooden table - Grain and Berry - Palm Harbor

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 - A close up of a logo - Illustration

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 - A person sitting at a table with a glass of wine - Henry Flagler

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 - A group of people on a beach near a body of water - Fort Zachary Taylor

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 - A bedroom with a bed and a window - Interior Design Services

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,...