Virginia Panico Announces Retirement – Key West Chamber Head Steps Down in December

Virginia Panico, long-time Executive Vice President/ CEO of the Key West Chamber of Commerce, announced she will retire at the conclusion of her current contract on Dec....

Former ‘Deadliest Catch’ crabber buys Conch Key marina and inn

Most crabbers in the Florida Keys are used to 70-plus degree temperatures while they work. But for Erik James, the new owner of the Conch Key Inn...

Young couple takes the reins at popular Marathon eatery

Sara and Dallas Cook are the new owners of Overseas Pub and Grill. Recently of Jupiter, Florida, the couple said they looked up and down the Keys...

Mallory Square Meltdown: a bureaucracy vs. a restaurant without a kitchen

It’s gotten too hot in the kitchen. Or lack of a kitchen, rather. The June 18 commission meeting took on the tone of Mom — aka Mayor Teri...

Commercial fishermen can apply for Irma assistance

Twenty-one months after Hurricane Irma, the funds are in place to begin restoring the losses of commercial fishermen in the Keys. The Florida Wildlife Commission has $44.6...

A first look at the new boutique resort on Grassy Key

More than 100 locals showed up to celebrate the opening of the Grassy Flats Resort and Beach Club in the Middle Keys, pulling folks from Marathon and...

MORE FREEBEE

Visitors and locals needing a ride to restaurants, hotels or businesses on Upper Matecumbe Key will still have Freebee to choose. But the service may very well...

Island Life, Carlos Garcia, Ocean Sothebys

By Tiffany Duong “It’s really difficult to find good information about living in the Florida Keys,” said Carlos Garcia. “I couldn’t find out anything before I moved here,...

General Horseplay goes the extra 127 miles

Chris Shultz and his cohort of professional merry-makers have been opening, and occasionally closing, bars and restaurants in Key West for a decade now. His team has...

Blue Star adds diving, fishing operators

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary has added A Fishing Guide of Islamorada, Flying Fish Charters of Key West, and Sail Fish Scuba of Key Largo, Florida, as...