City seeks firm for Duval Street improvements

Gerald Ford was president the last time Key West made a concerted effort to upgrade and improve Duval Street. Telephones had cords, airplanes had smoking sections and...

All-star puppy scores with Key West home

Rafe Halpern had enough on his plate, quite literally, running his new Seaside Café at the Southernmost House and running after his 3-year-old son, River. A new puppy...

New videos highlight One Human Family and Keys’ fragility

A new video on the Florida Keys’ marketing website at fla-keys.com highlights Key West’s inclusiveness by featuring local residents who provide various answers to the recurring question...
Key West welcomes 44 Wounded Warriors - A group of people riding on the back of a bicycle - Road bicycle racing

Key West welcomes 44 Wounded Warriors

The Key West Military Affairs Committee will host Soldier Ride 2020, a division of the Wounded Warrior Project, starting at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11. Forty-four Wounded...
A.H. Monroe builds 47 affordable apartments in Key West - A large building in the middle of the street - House

A.H. Monroe builds 47 affordable apartments in Key West

The new $14 million complex taking shape on Bertha Street has caught the attention of local residents heading to the airport or Smathers Beach. A.H. Monroe, formerly AIDS...
Lost treasure – Photographer Don Kincaid dies - A man wearing a suit and tie - Gentleman

Lost treasure – Photographer Don Kincaid dies

Key West lost one of its treasured legends on Dec. 17, when diver, underwater photographer and treasure finder Don Kincaid lost his battle with cancer at the...
It takes a village… - A small boat in a body of water - Marina

It takes a village…

As recently as five years ago, plenty of Key Westers still had to ask directions to Stock Island’s Shrimp Road, or at least give the destination some...
Key West Chamber changes hands - A man holding a sign in front of a fence - M-tree

Key West Chamber changes hands

Scott Atwell recently returned to his hometown of Key West to lead the Key West Chamber of Commerce. With a resume that includes leading the Florida State...
Building a reality - A group of people walking on a beach - Water

Building a reality

Gold-painted shovels and city officials in hard hats marked the official groundbreaking on Dec. 10 of 103 workforce-housing apartments on College Road.  The ribbon cutting with giant scissors...
Governor appoints Cates to County Commission — Former Key West mayor to finish Kolhage’s term - A man smiling for the camera - Key West Citizen

Governor appoints Cates to County Commission

Craig Cates no longer has to mount an election campaign for his County Commission run. Governor Ron DeSantis called Cates Tuesday morning and, after a brief conversation,  appointed...