Marathon resident Rose Diezel marks an important milestone

Rose Diezel turns 90 on Saturday, Sept. 15. Her children — Wendy Houser and Tom Diezel — coordinated with the Marathon Weekly to celebrate the happy occasion. How...

Leadership project encourages cleaner Keys

“Don’t pass it up, pick it up.” That’s the message from Leadership Monroe Class XXVI*, otherwise known as the “Stormtroopers” — a homage to the terrible Irma. Envisioning a...

Poker paddle is next weekend – Third annual event features updated course

Early last week anxious paddle boarders received their first glimpse of the new Florida Keys Poker Paddle course that starts and ends behind the library on Lower...

Help develop the Keys’ future

In the spring of 2017, a 17-page questionnaire regarding business and residential priorities circulated the Keys. 433 were returned. It was created to help craft the 2018...

Trash 4 Beer

“We just cleaned house out there. Got a whole trailer full of stuff,” said Coastal Realty broker John El-Koury on Monday afternoon. “Anchor, anchor chain, old buoys,...

MMA Fights Return to Key West

Key West has a long history of fighting as entertainment, from banned cock fights to Ernest Hemingway and friends duking it out after a late night of...

Village of Islamorada: Re-Think the Proposed Ban on Plastic Straws

On July 19 the Islamorada Village Council voted to ban “plastic straws” everywhere in the Village including personal property (if a permit is required). There is no...

Top 15 Items that would appear on Florida Keys “Antique Roadshow

We’ve often wondered what the producers of “Antique Roadshow” would discover if they brought the show to the Florida Keys. Probably not a jade collection from the...

CUBA VS. KEY WEST

More than 1.5 million Floridians identify as Cuban, and tourists flock to the Keys to get a taste of “Cuban” food. According to the Pew Research Foundation,...

Sunset Sue

Five years ago, Suzy Curry brought a tub of banana pudding to Sombrero Beach. She was refueling a group of kayakers on their 160-mile journey, from Miami to...