KEY WEST LOSES CITY MANAGER GREG VELIZ TO WATER UTILITY

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Key West City Manager Greg Veliz on Friday agreed to accept the deputy director job with the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority. He told the Keys Weekly he would...

HOUSE CALLS: CONCIERGE DOCTOR STARTS PRACTICE IN MIDDLE KEYS

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He’s a concierge doctor. Most think that means a fancy doctor with an exclusive clientele. But Dr. Greg Keifer understands and practices it differently.  “I call it ‘direct...

KEY WEST MAY CONSIDER UPGRADES TO ITS MAIN ENTRANCE

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If Duval Street is at the heart of Key West’s tourism economy, North Roosevelt Boulevard is the artery that carries the island’s lifeblood to it. At least one...

KEY WEST CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HIRES NEW EXEC

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The board of directors of the Greater Key West Chamber of Commerce announced on March 3 that Robert Goltz had been selected as the chamber’s new executive...

VILLAGE HEARS ORGANIZER, VENDOR CONCERNS RE: FARMERS MARKETS

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Organizers of two Islamorada farmers markets recently expressed their frustrations to council members over the village not only deeming the events flea markets, but also notifying them...

KEY WEST’S RED BARN THEATRE PRESENTS ONLINE PERFORMANCE OF ‘SEZ SHE’

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Key West’s Red Barn Theatre will present the fourth online offering of its 41st season with a streaming production of Jane Martin’s funny and provocative “Sez She,”...

‘ISLAND HOPPING’ NATIONAL TV SHOW HIGHLIGHTS FLORIDA KEYS

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Talk about a cool job. Christina Wilson’s “real” job is as a field inspector with the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District. But the past few months have turned...

KEY WEST WORKS TO REGULATE E-BIKES ON STREETS & SIDEWALKS

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They’re green. They reduce the number of cars on the road and they’re a fitness option. But they’re also fast, cumbersome on sidewalks and all but silent when...

NEW GRANTS HELP HISTORIC RESTAURANTS

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The National Trust for Historic Preservation has partnered with American Express to launch a new grants program that aims to help restaurants’ recovery from the COVID pandemic. The...

ST. PETER PARISH BUILDS NEW CATHOLIC CHURCH ON BIG PINE KEY

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From the devastation of Hurricane Irma rises the new St. Peter Catholic Church on Big Pine Key, where construction by Florida Lemark Corporation is in its final...