Patience, please – Cow Key Bridge work continues as visitors return to Key West

The relative emptiness of Key West and the Lower Keys over the past 10 or so weeks was a rare silver lining with regard to...

Somebunny loves Stock Island! Locals stage Easter HUNT tomorrow

Organizers have put together a combination Easter egg hunt and scavenger hunt on Sunday, April 12. One hundred numbered buoys will be placed around Stock Island, south...

Key West official explains $1.2M in illegal rental fines

News of Key West’s first illegal rental arrest met with enthusiasm from residents vehemently concerned about visitors, who are not permitted in the Florida Keys, continuing to...

Virtual support platform delivers supplies, meets needs and helps locals

Community. Reaching out. Locals helping locals. These were the things on Stephanie Stevens’ mind when she launched the Florida Keys Request Line Facebook group earlier this week.  “From...

Two confirmed to date, with third awaiting confirmation

The number of positive coronavirus cases jumped to two Monday morning. Like the first case, the second is travel-related, according to health officials.  Per the Florida Health Department,...
BUILDING, SUPPORTING AND EXCELING IN 2019 - A group of coral - Coral reef

CRF, Mote kick up restoration efforts in 2019

Sometimes, the news from the reef can feel heavy and hopeless. Between record coral bleaching, overuse of ocean resources, toxic runoff, and now a mystery coral disease,...
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...
Oro Gold

Oro Gold Cosmetics Re-opening Draws Protests

Members of the Key West Rip-Off Rapid Response Team on Sunday afternoon protest the reopening of Oro Gold cosmetics shop at 518 Duval St., Key West.  City officials had issued...
Prescribed Burns

Prescribed Burns planned on Big Pine Key Next Week (October 28 – November 1)

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to conduct prescribed burns on one or more locations within the National Key Deer Refuge on Big Pine Key next...
First Quarry apartments could be ready next summer - Carlos Curbelo et al. standing on top of a cutting board - Florida Keys

First Quarry apartments could be ready next summer

When some tenants are given their keys to The Quarry Apartments on Big Coppitt Key a year from now, their new homes will be the result of...