OVERSEAS HIGHWAY HISTORY, THE FINAL CHAPTER

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Necessity inspired the first version of the Overseas Highway. It opened in 1928. The Category 5 Labor Day Hurricane forced a reimagining of the second version of...

Caretakers, boaters, fishers and superheroes

Moms wear many hats. They’re more than caretakers who try to get us out of bed, keep us clean and fed, and teach us right from wrong....

The piano: inspiring great music since 1700

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The piano was invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori sometime around 1700, and it has inspired centuries of musicians and composers ever since. It was originally called the pianoforte,...

BINGO’S A BLAST AT MARYLIN’S IN KEY WEST

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I was three syllables away from victory. G-50 was all I needed.  My knees bounced up and down, my ankles wound around the rungs of my stool. I was...

Guests create island Easter-themed painting

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A group of Keys visitors took paint brush to canvas as they readied themselves for an Easter masterpiece of epic proportions. A special holiday-themed “paint and sip”...

Foundation announces Middle and Upper Keys-specific funds

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Donors have a new opportunity to significantly increase their positive effect on residents of the Middle and Upper Keys.  Contributions to a new granting fund established at the...

COASTIE AND CUBAN ÉMIGRÉ MEET AGAIN 50 YEARS AFTER RESCUE

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To hear Pete Hernandez tell it, it was a grand adventure. For two days, he and his family and friends — altogether, 30 refugees — floated around the Gulf...

OBITUARY: SCOTT PHIPPS

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Scott Pearce Phipps passed away on Feb. 19, 2021 at Kendall Regional Medical Center in Miami.  Born in Greensboro, North Carolina on Feb. 12, 1957, he was the...

Conchs roll past Canes in girls lacrosse

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The Key West Conchs traveled to face the Coral Shores Canes for the first game of the girls lacrosse season on Feb. 19. The Conchs’ offensive firepower...

CARAVAN THANKS KEY WEST’S PROTECTORS

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Friday’s flag-drenched caravan through Key West included vintage military vehicles, motorcycles, trucks — and a trailer full of bagpipers. Longtime Key West resident Capt. Larry Gross said he...
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