Be a Guest Again – Staycation at Sunset Key

Naysayers say there is no such thing as a good deal, but they never saw this bargain coming. Tis the season for “local specials” and Sunset Key...
Fireworks in the night sky - Florida Keys

Top 10 things we love/hate about July 4th

Tons of visitors flock to the Keys to celebrate Fourth of July in the islands. We got all the good stuff — fireworks, hot dogs — but with...

4th of July, Keys Style

KEY WEST Leave it to Key West to celebrate Independence Day with Key lime pies, mermaids, jam bands and, oh yeah, fireworks! Historically, the 4th of July is...

How we celebrate reflects who we are

This week offers us two days of remembrance: Yom HaShoah, or Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, on May 2, and Cinco de Mayo, commemorating a Mexican military victory,...

Easter’s on its way

From Easter egg hunts to brunches and beer hunts, there’s no shortage of events happening leading up to the holiday. Here’s a list of some of the...

Marlin to carry cross for 33rd time

Pastor Marlin Simon will never forget that Good Friday when he was stopped by a police officer as he walked with a small group along U.S. 1...

Dear Santa: Letters from Local Celebs and Students

KIDS LETTERS From the fourth-grade classrooms of teachers Leslie Rasmussen and Taylor Forgraves:  Dear Santa, What I would like is a new pair of clothes I would also like a...

Is Santa coming to Marathon?

It’s a hot-button topic for a cold season: the annual tradition of the firefighters circumnavigating Marathon with Santa to greet the kids on or about Christmas Eve....

Zonta Club hosts annual event

The annual Holiday Festival of Trees sponsored by the Zonta Club of Marathon features 43 trees this year — from small to towering, from all natural driftwood...