Mango Season in the Keys

By Erin Stover Sickmen Anyone who says the Keys don’t have seasons hasn’t experienced summer south of Miami. Aside from a near constant threat of spontaneous combustion, the...

On Friday and Saturday, June 7-8, ocean lovers in Florida and the Caribbean will work to help save and restore coral reefs during Coralpalooza 2019 — Our...

Island Life, Carlos Garcia, Ocean Sothebys

“It’s really difficult to find good information about living in the Florida Keys,” said Carlos Garcia. “I couldn’t find out anything before I moved here, so I...

There are residents who DON’T want more affordable housing

In November 2018, Cecelia Mattino of Marathon challenged the City of Marathon’s decision to accept its share of former Gov. Rick Scott’s award of 1,300 additional affordable...

Four major projects underway in Marathon

Trucks trundle past loaded to the brim with fill, and construction vehicles emit a constant “beep, beep, beep” in reverse. It seems all of Marathon is under...

Epic, 160-mile trek undertaken by 20 kayakers over six days

On Saturday, June 8, the Castaways Against Cancer, a fundraising team made up of 20 kayakers, will launch its 20th-annual adventure, paddling 160 miles from Miami to...

The big reveal: meet Marathon’s Engine No. 14

The City of Marathon Fire Rescue recently added a new “truck” to the fleet. Engine No. 14 joins Ladder No. 14, Tanker No. 14 and Engine No....

Nyad swings a hammer for Habitat on Big Pine

On Friday, April 5, long distance swimmer and motivational speaker Diana Nyad brought her EverWalk team back to Big Pine to help Habitat for Humanity build and...

Ultimate Guide to Easter in Key West

Key West isn’t exactly known for walking the straight and narrow. Even a weekend that is known as a sacred holiday may upend our expectations in the...

MICRO-LIVING?

The owners of Skipjack Resort & Marina have an interesting proposal for the City of Marathon: Let them take 109 rooms at the resort, convert them into...