CRUISE SHIPS: STATE EXPANDS PIER B’S BOUNDARIES

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Key West’s great cruise ship debate is far from over, and in fact exploded like a firework on July 1, when state officials agreed to expand by...

KEY WEST MAN RUNS INTO BURNING HOME TO SAVE DOGS

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“The house is on fire, and we cannot get your dogs out.” Justin Benson and Bailey Thomasson were celebrating a friend’s birthday at Lost & Found bar in...

NEW CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL COMING TO KEY WEST IN AUGUST 2023

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Students in Key West, the Lower Keys and perhaps farther north will have a new option when it comes to high schools in August 2023. Not only is...

INDEPENDENCE DAY FESTIVITIES IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

Local parades, beach parties and on-the-water fun topped off by fireworks displays will highlight Independence Day celebrations throughout the Florida Keys.  Key West The Key Lime Festival features culinary...

LOCAL NFL PLAYER MEKHI SARGENT GIVES BACK TO KEY WEST

NFL running back Mekhi Sargent was a Key West Conch before he became a Jacksonville Jaguar, and he hasn’t forgotten his roots.  Sargent faced some pint-sized defenders Friday...

COAST GUARD TALL SHIP EAGLE VISITS KEY WEST

There's a cool-looking ship at Mallory Square today through Sunday and will be open for tours this weekend. No, it's not a cruise ship. The U.S. Coast Guard...

FANTASY FEST: KING & QUEEN CAMPAIGN QUESTIONS ANSWERED

This will be the last year that AH Monroe coordinates, and benefits from, the Royal Campaign for King & Queen of Fantasy Fest. Following this year’s coronation...

KEY WEST OFFICIALS TALK FANTASY FEST

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Fantasy Fest will continue under the direction of its founders and current producers, the Key West Tourist Development Association, for the next three years, if officials approve...

EXCLUSIVE Q&A: POWER BILLS JUMP 30% IN KEY WEST & LOWER KEYS

Keys Energy Services, the Lower Keys’ electric utility, on Wednesday announced a sudden 30% spike in June power bills due to the skyrocketing cost of natural gas....

KEYS CANDIDATES OFF TO THE RACES 

The new season of “Keys Politics'' premiered Friday in real life. Its first episode drew an enthusiastic — and bipartisan — audience to Hometown’s Meet the Candidates...