Freebee: The Environmental Shuttle that Might Change Transportation in the Keys

By Charles Fulco Lately you may have noticed brightly colored vans shuttling passengers up and down Overseas Highway in Islamorada. Freebee Inc. is a no-charge, environmentally friendly shuttle...

Two Paws Up! New Florida Keys SPCA Facility Opens

One of the most touching moments in literature was between a pig and a spider. “‘Why did you do all this for me?' he (Wilber) asked. 'I...

COAST: New Horizons. Original Roots. Rustic Vibes

Billy Kearins isn’t new to serendipity. His workshop space-turned music venue-turned lifestyle brand Coast has been a product of hard work, and also, happenstance. The motto: “Coast....

Leslie Christensen makes dream getaways come true

A day after moving to Marathon, Leslie Christensen found her dream job. “I was roped into going to a Rotary meeting with Theo and Geanine Derleth and afterwards...

Village discusses creation of business district

With shops, galleries and businesses, activity around Morada Way is flowing. There’s a need, however, for infrastructure improvements, according to village officials. As for the Morada Way Arts...

Keys rally around paycheck-less ‘Coasties’

The power struggles and the government shut down in Washington, D.C. are very removed from the Florida Keys turquoise waters and drinks with little umbrellas. And yet,...

Major Deal: Berkshire Hathaway Purchases ACRE in Marathon & Lower Keys

On New Year’s Eve, the final papers were signed to transfer ownership of Christie’s American Caribbean Real Estate offices in Marathon and the Lower Keys to Berkshire...

Coral Shores Football Standout Signs With THE U

Robbie Prosek, a standout for Coral Shores High School’s football program, committed to the University of Miami on Dec. 19, the first day for signing a National...

Free Ride! Upper Keys Gets Free Trial for Electric Vehicle Services

Beginning Thursday, the Miami-based electric transportation company Freebee will be providing free rides within a section of the Upper Keys. The ride service is embarking on a six-month...

Quincy Perkins Films for National Geographic

It almost sounds made up, but it’s not. Key West local award-winning filmmaker Quincy Perkins was contacted by National Geographic last summer to create a documentary about...