What recent great white sightings in the Keys mean

April and May have been big months for big sharks in the Keys. In mid-April, a fisherman named Carter Bates posted a video online of a white...

General Horseplay goes the extra 127 miles

Chris Shultz and his cohort of professional merry-makers have been opening, and occasionally closing, bars and restaurants in Key West for a decade now. His team has...

Marathon ladies teach girls about boating safety

“Everyone involved in the program this past weekend was a woman,” said Susan Prichard of Marathon Marina. “The Coast Guard’s engineer, the coxswain (captain) to the fuel...

Alex Rickert Stars in New Play “Making God Laugh”

Okay, full disclosure: Alex Rickert is a freelancer for the Weekly Newspaper. He’s also a dolphin trainer, and currently starring in “Making God Laugh,” a Marathon Community...

Go Fishing! Mother’s Day Dolphin Tournament in Marathon

It’s time. The annual Habitat for Humanity of the Middle Keys fishing tournament always coincides with Mother’s Day. And it always targets dolphin. “This is by far our...

Songwriters Fest Hits Key West with Free Show by Brad Paisley

By Erin Stover Sickmen The Key West Songwriters Festival is more than just an island party with a great oundtrack. The festival, in its 24th year, is the...

Kater spring boarding into teaching

Who’s ready to jump into summer camp season? At Founders Park, new springboard dive master Kelly Kater is. With 10 years diving competitively and recreationally, Kater has spent...

Reef Relief camp adds ‘Big Kids’

For 32 years, Reef Relief has been established in the Keys, first as a fledgling environmental nonprofit, and now as a source of action and influence in...

Check out the Weekly’s Ultimate Summer Camp Guide

The school year is winding down and summer looms on the horizon. From art to sailing to sports, activities are bountiful through August. Here is information to...

TOP TEN KEY WEST EVENTS TO CELEBRATE THE KENTUCKY DERBY

The 145th annual Kentucky Derby is met with much fanfare and revelry, two things Key West does best. But while Churchill Downs is known for racehorses with...