New brickwork strengthens West Martello

West Martello Tower, the centuries-old, red-brick fortress on Key West’s Atlantic waterfront,  hasn’t looked this good, or this strong, since the 1860s, when the Union Army built...

A short list of things you didn’t know about Ireland

No. 1 In 2015, the best selling beer in Ireland was … wait for it … Heineken. Since then there has been a wave of craft beer breweries...

STUDENTS AND STEWARDS

Twenty-two fifth graders from Plantation Key School ventured away from the classroom to a village preserve Feb. 25. With large buckets in hand, students joined forces with...
Brian Shea of the City of Marathon mans the table at Sombrero Beach to collect ideas for redeveloping the former Quay property, now a city park. More sessions are scheduled. SARA MATTHIS/Keys Weekly

Marathon is soliciting new ideas for city park

The ideas are trickling in: a sensory play park for children, a passive park with a man-made beach and restored lighthouses, an area for food truck concessions...
Bermuda Triangle - Curse of the Bermuda Triangle

Key Westers explore Bermuda Triangle tales

A one-legged boat captain, firearms instructor, author, motivational speaker and former Iraq security contractor boards a boat with three other Key Westers and heads for the Bermuda...
Smost Beach Cafe Wings

WINGIN’ IT

“We’re gonna need some more napkins; we’ve made a mess of things.” Our team here at the Key West Weekly takes our journalistic responsibility to this community...

Share the Good Vibes

When Melinda Van Fleet moved to the Keys with her husband, Ryan, she had to figure out how to make a living — and how to make...

Utility lines must move for pedestrian bridge project, and it’s going to cost

Construction is set for May on a project to get pedestrians safely across U.S. 1 in Islamorada. Concerns are arising, however, over the costs associated with the...
Youths take a stand for their future

Youths take a stand for their future

From the “Big Apple” to Big Pine, young people are fed up. They’re angry about what the climate crisis means for their futures, they’re organized and they’re...
Sculpture donated to bird sanctuary on display in gallery

Sculpture donated to bird sanctuary on display in gallery

Donors near and far have supported the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center and founder Laura Quinn’s mission to rescue, rehabilitate and release birds back into the wild....