The Brilliant Life of David Wolkowsky

1919  August 25 David Wolkowsky is born in Key West. 1919  September 2The Florida Keys Hurricane hits, killing 772 people. 1923  The Great Depression hits Key West, and the...

Marathon Airport Celebrates 75 Years of Aviation

The community is invited for a day full of fun at Florida Keys Marathon International Airport, Oct. 20 to celebrate 75 years of its history.  T.J. Henderson, assistant...

SATURDAY’S CONCERT FEATURES JERROD NIEMANN, LITTLE TEXAS AND MORE

Consider this the precursor to February’s CoralHead Music Festival. This weekend’s Coral Country Road Concert in Marathon features Jerrod Niemann, Little Texas, the Billy Rice Band, Zach...

RED TIDE BLOOM/WHITE FLY INFESTATION

Tom Frankovich was taking a break from putting together a report on THAT red tide, out stretching his legs, when a Key Largo man pulled up in...

The hurricane evacuation model’s influence on development

#1 How we got to this point (Sept. 27, 2018) #2 The hurricane evacuation model’s influence on development (Oct. 4, 2018) #3 What the “takings” lawsuit might look like...

Politics and Mermaids. Yes, We Said it. Now Read It!

Key West never ceases to make dreams come true, at least for an evening or two. Now, among great imaginative events like Fantasy Fest and Pirate days,...

Marathon celebrates its best

On Sept. 29, about 150 Marathon citizens (maybe more than that, whatever the maximum occupancy sign says) gathered for the annual Best of Marathon awards presented by...

Holy Cow! Local Leaders Offer Solutions to 2020 Cow Key Bridge Closure

It’s hard to muster enthusiasm for a root canal, but it’s a necessary evil. That’s what residents of Stock Island and Key West will have to accept...

Louie Anderson Brings the Laughs: Famed Funny Man Comes to Key West

It’s the voice, his signature voice that is tinged with a nasally sweetness that any comedy lover can recognize. With just the right amount of sarcasm, warmth...

Best of Marathon This Weekend: Bartender Finalists Mix it Up

Best restaurant and best resort are important categories in the annual Best of Marathon people’s choice awards. But nothing is more significant and momentous than crowning the...