‘TROUBLED WATERS’

WLRN’s new documentary “Troubled Waters: Turtle’s Tale” explores the impact of human behavior on our environment — as seen through the lens of one of the Keys’...

Plastic Ban – Commission sends measure to staff

The “sunscreen ban” made waves back in February, which the Key West city commission approved, and Gov. Ron DeSantis ultimately upheld (vetoing HB 771), after an attempted...

A Crustacean Celebration – Key West Lobsterfest 2019

By Erin Stover Sickmen Lobster season started on Aug. 6. Just two days later, Key Westers and lucky visitors can sit down to a crustacean feast of epic...

Female Entrepreneurs, Part I

The utility of Angela Carnoske’s cheekily-named KINK(Y) Wine Rubber is evidenced in the first two minutes that we meet. We are at Wine-O on Duval Street, the...

Got Insurance? Some locals talk about going naked (self-insuring)

The popular complaint after Hurricane Irma went something like this: “Those so-and-so insurance companies have been collecting my premiums for years and ONLY gave me (insert number...

Kilts in the Keys is this weekend

The annual Kilts in the Keys party marks the halfway point to the seventh annual Florida Keys Celtic Festival. Set for Sunday, Aug. 4, the party supports...

The Human Tapestry of Tattoos

By Sara Matthis and Sarah Thomas On the heels of National Tattoo Day (it’s July 17, by the way), and in the middle of a record-hot, skin-baring summer,...

Last day to apply for county to buy your damaged home – Keys have...

Can’t take it any more? Want to wash your hands of the whole affair — your storm-wrecked home — and walk away? Monroe County has a program...

Rep. Mucarsel-Powell champions humane standards in detention centers

The hottest topic on the Hill, and in Homestead, in recent weeks has been the conditions at immigrant detention centers. Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell has been one of...