A person sitting in a tree - Marathon

Benefit planned for former Salty’s employees

A firefighter knocks down some hot spots after a fire destroyed Salty’s Waterfront Grill and 7 Mile Marina. There’s a benefit planned for out-of-work employees on Thursday, Jan. 30.
A plate of food - Taco

Recipe – Blackened Shrimp Tacos

Over the past few weeks, the Epicurean has received two requests for blackened dishes. One from Sundowners, for their lightly blackened Yellowtail with warm mango salsa, and...
A group of people on a boat in the water - Schooner Wharf Bar

Wrecker’s Cup Race Series starts this weekend – Series of four races re-enacts rivalry...

The much anticipated first race of the Schooner Wharf Bar Wrecker’s Cup Race Series is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 26 at 1 p.m. The course is seven...
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Infrastructure Investments; Marathon eyes sewer finish line

It’s done. The construction of Marathon’s wastewater and stormwater project is largely complete. The sewage treatment plants for areas 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and Little Venice are...
A construction site - Zhiyun Crane-M

Roosevelt seawall construction starts

Key West—More than 120,000 square feet of sheet pile is being delivered to the North Roosevelt Boulevard construction site for the first step in rebuilding of the...
A plate of food on a table - Caridean Shrimp

Recipe – Garlic and Beer Marinated Peel & Eat Shrimp

The next time you are having a party, try this variation of peel and eat shrimp. Suck the tails then peel and eat the shrimp! Garlicky,...
Katie Hartman et al. standing in front of a store - Ray Torres

10 bars, 7 days, lots of beer – Inaugural American Craft Beer Week pours...

American Craft Beer Week is an international drinking holiday coined by the Brewer’s Association. And it’s coming to Key West next week. Bone Island Brewing’s Jim Brady calls...
A white plate topped with meat and vegetables - Kaiyo Grill & Sushi

Recipe-Drunken Scallops by Chef Matt Slattery

Chef Matt Slattery at Kaiyo Grill in Islamorada presented this recipe for scallops at the recent Key Largo Food and Wine Festival. Scallops with a dash of beer and bacon -Amazing.
A plane flying over a body of water - Boat

7-day paddle through Keys raises funds to fight cancer – Kayakers embarking on 15th...

The Castaways Against Cancer is a group of kayakers who paddle from Miami to Key West each year, traveling more 160 miles in seven grueling days. Their...
A person holding a gun - The Studios of Key West

Lauren McAloon Sculptor

Lauren and her husband Brendon McAloon had never been to Key West when they decided to move here from New England. “We made the decision, literally, by flipping...