Scholl contract up – New faces at City Hall

At the City Commission meeting on Tuesday, May 7, City Manager Jim Scholl will announce what is next for him — his contract with the city is...

Tim Staub, Bike Czar

It took a while, but the city has once again been able to fill the position of bicycle/pedestrian/transportation coordinator – locally dubbed “bike czar." It’s been bumpy...

Graduation Spotlight: KWHS student walks in FKCC graduation

It isn’t often that a student completes a college-level degree before receiving her high school diploma. But that’s just what Leila Nolan will be doing this Friday,...

First they came for straws, then plastic bags: state legislation going after local laws

It’s funny, almost. Florida legislators and Key West city officials are using the exact same argument on opposite sides of the issue to prove their point. Key...

“Going to the Mattresses”: Cow Key Channel Bridge Repair Negotiations Improve

Virginia Panico, executive vice president of the Key West Chamber of Commerce, was prepared to “go to the mattresses” for Key West when it came to FDOT’s...

City Eyes Citizen Building – Special Election April 16

The City of Key West has long had its sights set on the building that currently houses the Key West Citizen newspaper, located at 3420 Northside Drive....

The Good, the Bad, the Funky: The Goombay Story

Every year, Goombay is a local festival favorite: the smell of beef patties and gumbo in the streets, the sweet, strong tang of rum punch. Families can...

Diesel Plant slated for Museum, Brewery in Key West

Just one year ago, a wrecking ball was inches away from Bahama Village’s Keys Energy Services diesel plant. Thanks to public outcry, the call went out to...

Key West Airport Welcomes New Direct Flights

Key West International Airport (EYW) celebrated two new nonstop services through American Airlines from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) on Feb. 16....

Duval Street promenade pilot approved by city commission

On Friday, Feb. 15, Duval Street will be subject to a new trial: the promenade pilot program, closing the 500-700 blocks. The Duval Street Committee that has...