Three fascinating novels about amnesia

A bonk on the head or seemingly innocent bite from a mosquito and suddenly you can’t remember your own name. It’s hard to imagine not knowing where...

Local couple makes Disney donation to MCT – Almost 40 years of ‘Whosits, Whatsits,...

By Sydney Schuhmacher  Disney aficionados Joanne and Jim Zimmerman have a vast collection of memorabilia. Joanne said it’s probably “hundreds of items,” although she quickly clarifies that it’s...

The Human Tapestry of Tattoos

By Sara Matthis and Sarah Thomas On the heels of National Tattoo Day (it’s July 17, by the way), and in the middle of a record-hot, skin-baring summer,...

Kids summer troupe set to perform ‘Peter Pan’ in Marathon

By Sydney Schuhmacher  On Friday and Saturday, July 12-13, at 7 p.m., the Marathon Community Theatre (MCT) Children's Summer Theatre Program will present “Peter Pan Jr.” This summer...

Summer Reads for Every Beach Bookworm

As the holiday weekend approaches and you fire up those grills, be sure to have a great book in hand for before and after the big display....

The Striking Work of Artist Dick Matson

by Reda Wigle Key West is a city of characters, and artist Dick Matson is among its most colorful. A Yale-educated, ex-advertising exec, Matson is known as much...

Take your mind off the start of hurricane season with a good book

Hurricane season is here. For serious readers, that means a good book. A fictional escape is essential when a storm is brewing in the middle of the...

Marathon Artist Krystal King Wows with New Work

For every time a parent tells their child they won’t make a living with art or music, there’s a success story to prove them wrong. Meet Marathon...

Vandenberg project celebrates 10-year anniversary with weekend of events

By Erin Stover Sickmen On May 27, 2009 the USNS Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg was intentionally sunk to create an artificial reef in the Florida Keys National Marine...

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...