WHEN CHRISTMAS PAUSED WORLD WAR I – ANNUAL HOLIDAY MAGAZINE

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A remarkable thing happened in the early months of World War I — the Christmas Truce of 1914, when the holiday spirit halted the war for a...

KEYS HISTORY: SAND KEY LIGHTHOUSE SAVED LIVES & MARKS THE DECLINE IN WRECKING INDUSTRY

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The Havana Hurricane of 1846 is thought to be the first recorded Category 5 hurricane to strike Cuba. As the storm crossed the Straits of Florida, it...

ISLAND ASTROLOGER: IT’S ECLIPSE SEASON, BABY!

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It’s eclipse season, baby! The intricate choreography of sun, moon and earth carries us into the peculiar light of eclipses every six months, bringing forth extravagant culminations...

IN PICTURES: KEY WEST PARADE SALUTES ALL WHO SERVED

Key West honored its veterans from all military branches during the Nov. 11 Veterans Day Parade down Duval Street. The parade included military and police marching bands as...

IN PICTURES: RACE WORLD OFFSHORE WRAPS UP A WEEK OF KEY WEST POWERBOAT RACES

Their proper name is the Race World Offshore Key West World Championships, but folks in Key West just call them “the boat races.” The high-speed, high-performance, high-dollar competition...

IN PICTURES: MARATHON VETERANS DAY PARADE

U.S. 1 took a temporary break from its hectic pace on Nov. 11 to honor the men and women who have served our country in all branches...

IN PICTURES: OCEAN FEST BRINGS EDUCATION & EXCITEMENT TO ISLAMORADA

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With exhibits and touch tanks came live animals, Florida Keys Brewing Co.’s “Resistant Strain” beer, entertainment and education during Mote Marine Laboratory’s Ocean Fest: A Community Celebration...

‘HAVANA NIGHT’ FUNDRAISER BENEFITS LOCAL MUSEUM

The Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation put on its fifth annual signature event, “A Havana Night at the Museum,” with title sponsor Islamorada Brewery & Distillery....

STUDENT OF THE WEEK: BENNETT HESSING

The Upper Keys Weekly is proud to partner with Ocean Studies Charter School faculty and staff in choosing “The Student of the Week.” Recipients are chosen on...

DONATE KIDS’ BOOKS TO LITERACY PROGRAM

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Literacy Volunteers is asking the community for help by donating children’s books in good condition to fill Little Conch House Libraries that are popping up throughout the...