Put your teen to ‘work’ fostering a cat this summer

About a week into fostering a kitty from the Marathon campus of the FKSPCA, I realized two things: One, why haven’t we done this before?  And, two, summertime is...

Key Lime: The Pie of Presidents!

Don’t let sayings like “as American as apple pie” fool you. Apple pie evolved out of Europe. Key lime pie, on the other hand, was born in...

Former ‘Deadliest Catch’ crabber buys Conch Key marina and inn

Most crabbers in the Florida Keys are used to 70-plus degree temperatures while they work. But for Erik James, the new owner of the Conch Key Inn...

Updated Rowell’s design unveiled

It’s Rowell’s Park reimagined: Community members came out to the Murray Nelson Government Center on June 24 to get a look at the latest conceptual plan for...

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....

Welcome Home! Key West Families move in via Homebuyer Assistance Program

Living in a community in a constant struggle with affordable housing, it’s worth celebrating our victories. A big one came last week. The City of Key West...

Keys Animal Hospital welcomes Shavonne Corbet

By Sarah Mandile Local pet owners have something exciting to look forward to next time they bring their furry friends to Keys Animal Hospital. Recently, the staff has...

Dog and car wash benefits animal shelter and Forgotten Felines

Bring the dog for a scrub on Saturday, June 29. No, dog? That’s fine. Bring a car or a truck or a bicycle.  The folks from the Marathon...

The future of insuring my ground level home looks grim

The house is almost paid off and it’s decision time. I’m wondering if I should get rid of flood insurance altogether and self-insure, or continue to pay...

Middle Keys dad Jerry Dieguez is raising a raft of Keys kids

Jerry Dieguez is gonna need a bigger boat. With six kids, one grandchild, and plenty of room left to grow, Dieguez is definitely one of the most...