Linda Evans, Stephanie Waring posing for a photo - Social group

Cancer Foundation Bottles up $6 Gs at the Bottlecap

Members of the Cancer Foundation thanked Sandra Balbuena for the fundraiser she spearheaded at the Bottle Cap during their monthly Board meeting. Sandy and her husband Frank...
A couple of people posing for the camera - Product

Roll Your Own

safe, legal and cheap A new industry is catching fire in the Monroe County. Besides fishing and tourism, a new business was just introduced in the Florida Keys...
Domestic Abuse Shelter struggles to rebuild - A pair of sunglasses on a table - Key West

Domestic Abuse Shelter struggles to rebuild

When the Domestic Abuse Shelter’s certification to operate a shelter was temporarily suspended in May by the state Department of Children and Families, The Lodge stepped in...
Key Lime tree planting initiative takes root in Key West - A bunch of fruit sitting on a table - Key lime pie

Key Lime tree planting initiative takes root in Key West

When was the last time you plucked a Key lime off your backyard tree for a fresh pie (or a G&T)? Can you remember?  Local tastemaker David Sloan,...

Chicken joint replaces Burger King on the boulevard

There’s nothing like a brand new fast-food option to get Key Westers’ attention and dominate discussions around town and online. Only on this island would the 2015...

Christina McPherson to take helm at Key West High School

Veteran educator and Key West High School graduate Christina McPherson will be the next Key West High School principal, Schools Superintendent Mark Porter announced on Feb. 19. McPherson,...

Key West official explains $1.2M in illegal rental fines

News of Key West’s first illegal rental arrest met with enthusiasm from residents vehemently concerned about visitors, who are not permitted in the Florida Keys, continuing to...

Locals help locals in times of need

Times have been indescribably tough for thousands of Key West workers and families, many of whom lost their livelihoods when the coronavirus pandemic shut down much of...

Covering Key West – Locals team up on masks

A Key West mail carrier and a community activist have joined forces to be sure everyone can cover up in these days of mandatory face masks and...

Give & Take: A Little Free Pantry unites a Key West neighborhood

Every once in a while, something simply good happens. The Little Free Pantry Project is one of those things. It started in an Arkansas neighborhood in 2016, quickly...