Blurred Lines

On a recent trip offshore with Dallas Hopper (Fantastic II charters), I mustered up the courage to hop in at 1,600 feet to photograph a school of...

UNDERWATER CONFIDENCE

On Monday, the local Key Largo underwater hockey team taught a group of students from North Carolina how to play underwater hockey for the first time. The...

TOUR DE TURTLES

“Little Money” and “Coco” will be fitted with small transmitters and returned to their ocean home on Friday, July 20 at 8:30 a.m. from Sombrero Beach in...

Be safe, not sorry

On June 11, a family of six was swept into the sea on the oceanside of the Middle Keys. The time elapsed from “everything’s fine” to a...

A rising tide floats all boats

It was 1998 when Bruce Popham motored into the Middle Keys on his 46-foot Hatteras looking to begin the next chapter of his life after 20 years...

SARGASSUM SEASON

All summer long, visitors and locals in the Keys will find huge mats of Sargassum floating in what locals call “weed lines” just offshore. These weedlines can...

Suit yourself – Popular summer styles to try

The start of summer in the Florida Keys means it’s time for a new bathing suit or five (you can never have enough in South Florida, period)....

Come visit – Pigeon Key is open for business

Stepping onto Pigeon Key is like taking a step back in time. The island’s structures survive as reminders of Henry Flagler’s incredible vision to link Miami to...

Chica Libre – Victoria Burgess takes on the straits, and one world record, too

Paddleboarder Victoria Burgess made the trip from Cuba to Key West in under 30 hours this past week and, in the process, become a Guinness Book of...

KEEPING CLEAR WATERS

The Florida Keys’ being nearly free of septic tanks and cesspits means near-shore water quality has improved vastly, and with more federal funding on the way, improvements...