NEW USPS STAMPS FEATURE FLORIDA KEYS MARINE LIFE

One certain stand of elkhorn coral and one “smiley” balloonfish from the Florida Keys will be making their way around the country – as part of a...

LOCAL RESORT GIVES SCHOOL SUPPLIES & HAIRCUTS TO EMPLOYEES’ KIDS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

For Florida Keys kids, the first day of school is right around the corner (Wednesday, Aug. 10). With it comes the required school supplies, shoes, clothing and...

MIKE STACK: KEY WEST’S HOMETOWN RAPPER & 2022 BUBBA WINNER

By Cricket Desmarais Unless you’ve been living under this rock instead of on it for the last month or so, you’ve heard the up-tempo rap song, “I’m from...

COLLEGE OF THE FLORIDA KEYS GROWS WITH COMMUNITY

Have you been to the College of the Florida Keys lately? Cool things are happening on the Key West campus — from aquaculture and alternative energy, to...

FLORIDA GOVERNOR BACKS KEYS SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE IN DISTRICT 5 RACE

A nonpartisan race for the Monroe County School Board’s District 5 seat has brought Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis’ endorsement of candidate Alexandria Suarez.  In the past month, DeSantis...

‘WE WON’T GO BACK’ WOMEN’S MARCH SET FOR AUG. 21 IN KEY WEST

Key West will join the surge of peaceful demonstrations taking place nationally to protest the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade, which federally protected abortion...

FANTASY FEST: ARTISTS WANTED FOR KEY WEST’S BIGGEST PARTY POSTER CONTEST

The Florida Keys Council of the Arts and organizers of Fantasy Fest 2022 are encouraging artists to submit their vision of this year’s theme, “Cult Classics &...

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...

MEL FISHER DAYS COMMEMORATES 1622 SINKING OF ATOCHA & KEY WEST TREASURE HUNTERS

This year’s Mel Fisher Days celebration, Sept. 2-6, commemorates the 400th anniversary of the sinking of the Atocha and other ships in the 1622 Fleet. Multiple venues...

KEY WEST VIETNAM VETERAN RECEIVES OVERDUE HONOR

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The “wrongs of the past were righted” on Monday morning, when Key West native Alvin Alce received his Purple Heart from the U.S. Army — 53 years...