Keys locals featured on Shark Week

They went lookin’ for “Big Moe” and they might have found him.  James M. Platt, better known as “Bucko” around Marathon, squired around a team of scientists and...

Florida Keys star in new ‘Coast Guard Mission Critical’ tv show

It’s a television docuseries that follows the U.S. Coast Guard as they protect and patrol against drug runners, smugglers and human traffickers, as well as saving lives...

Bars, theaters open for business

Governor Ron DeSantis announced on June 3 that bars, movie theaters and bowling alleys in most of the state, including the Florida Keys, can reopen on Friday,...

The economics of the seafood festival

If tourism and commercial seafood got married, it would be the Marathon Seafood Festival. If they had babies, it would be all the organizations that benefit from...


The fish house and processing plant on the bayside of Marathon has a long and storied history, important to tell here — it supplies so much of...
Music festival rocks Marathon this weekend

Night Ranger and Confederate Railroad play Marathon tomorrow

It’s going to be a showdown between Night Ranger’s “Sister Christian” and Confederate Railroad’s “Queen of Memphis.” The two bands will be sharing the amphitheater stage on...
Bermuda Triangle - Curse of the Bermuda Triangle

Key Westers explore Bermuda Triangle tales

A one-legged boat captain, firearms instructor, author, motivational speaker and former Iraq security contractor boards a boat with three other Key Westers and heads for the Bermuda...
Eighth annual Baygrass Bluegrass set - The Grass is Dead Tickets

Eighth annual Baygrass Bluegrass set

Islamorada Community Entertainment’s eighth annual Craft Beer and Baygrass Bluegrass Festival is bringing multiple award-winning artists from across the United States to Founders Park, as well as...
Book ‘Fred the Tree’ delights young and old - A close up of a map - Fred the Tree

Book ‘Fred the Tree’ delights young and old

Once upon a time a seed began to grow out of the highway of the historic, Old Seven Mile Bridge. This now unused bridge, built in the...
David Lee Murphy

Nashville, Cali and local musicians to perform in Bahamas benefit concert this weekend

"Everything's Gonna Be Alright” on Saturday, Nov. 2 when California and Nashville musicians — including singer-songwriter David Lee Murphy — descend upon Islamorada’s Postcard Inn Beach Resort...