IN PICTURES: CASTAWAYS AGAINST CANCER HONOR RESEARCH PLEDGES ON 23RD TREK

On June 17, a group of intrepid kayakers and cyclists pulled into Key West Simonton Beach. For the paddlers, it was the end of a grueling one-week,...

IN PICTURES: 12.5-MILE SWIM AROUND KEY WEST DRAWS 172 ATHLETES

Since 1996, swimmers have immersed themselves in their saltwater surroundings and competed in the Swim Around Key West, sponsored by the College of the Florida Keys. The 12.5-mile...

VOLUNTEERS SPEND 1 HOUR A WEEK KEEPING KEY WEST BEAUTIFUL

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One hour a week makes a huge difference, and volunteers are always welcome every Friday and some Saturday mornings, from 8 to 9 a.m., when teams clean...

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...

LOCAL COLLEGE OFFERS FREE NAUTICAL ROBOTICS SUMMER CAMP

The College of the Florida Keys is offering a free nautical STEM robotics camp, July 18-22, for teens 13 to 17. The one-week camp will engage students...

THIS FRIDAY: KRISTOPHER JAMES RETURNS TO KEY WEST THEATER

Kristopher James had music inside him from a young age. Sitting in the doorway of his room, with a radio and tape deck, he spent hours making...

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...

KEY WEST TO ALLOW BODY PAINT IN DESIGNATED ZONE FOR 2022 FANTASY FEST

Are painted boobs legal on Duval Street during Fantasy Fest? That was the underlying question, although it was never specifically asked during Wednesday’s meeting, when commissioners had to...

IN PICTURES: UNDERSEA MELODIES ABOUND AT 38TH UNDERWATER MUSIC FESTIVAL

Tunes and good times were plentiful beneath the waves at the 38th Annual Underwater Music Festival on July 9. Presented by the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce,...

SPORTS & MORE: IS THE END OF SPORTS IMMINENT?

I don’t know how to explain it, except to say that every sport has a major problem, problems that could destroy the sports as we know them...