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...

SCHOOL BOARD TACKLES POLICY CHANGES AFTER PARENTAL RIGHTS BILL

A first reading of district policy revisions following the passage of the Parental Rights in Education bill consumed the largest portion of the Monroe County School Board’s...

ROTARY CLUB OF KEY WEST INSTALLS CATHY CRANE AS NEW PRESIDENT

As if Cathy Crane wasn’t busy enough as Monroe County’s director of veterans affairs and attendee at nearly every charity event, she’s also now president of the...

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...

LOSE YOURSELF IN THESE LANDSCAPE DESIGNS – HOME & GARDEN MAGAZINE

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If design work is largely about solving problems, good design is about solving them in such a way that you forget what the original problems were in...

SERVE WHAT’S IN SEASON WITH FRESH FRUIT RECIPES – HOME & GARDEN MAGAZINE

By Stephanie Mitchell Blackberry Lemon Smash Ingredients  - 2 oz. white rum or vodka (your choice)- 10-12 fresh blackberries- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice- splash of simple syrup- lemon zest ice...

TAKE ME HOME: ADORABLE FACES ARE WAITING AT THE FKSPCA

Dating in the Keys can be a drag, but thankfully there are plenty of animals waiting for their perfect adoption “match” at the Florida Keys SPCA. Keys...

KEYS HISTORY: FLORIDA KEYS’ BAHIA HONDA ISLAND BUSTLED WITH ACTIVITY

The first surveyor general for British East Florida, William Gerard de Brahn, named the island Rice Island on his 1772 chart. The island’s Spanish name, Bahia Honda,...

IN PICTURES: QUEER KEYS NONPROFIT IS OUT & PROUD

Key West is no stranger to coming-out stories, parties or fundraisers. So a coming-out party AND fundraiser for the nonprofit Queer Keys was a perfect fit on...