RUNNING THE ISLANDS - A man in a blue shirt - Water

RUNNING THE ISLANDS

Runners welcomed warmer climes at Islamorada’s annual Half Marathon, 10K & Beach N’ Beer Mile last weekend. The main half-marathon and 10K events on Dec. 8 ended...
ELVES DRESS FRED – Keys tree sends seasonal beacon - A tree in front of a building - Bayou

ELVES DRESS FRED – Keys tree sends seasonal beacon

You can never make us tell, because we don’t know. Once a year, a group of anonymous elves undertake the brave job of dressing “Fred the Tree”...
Holiday craft market brings 40-plus vendors - A little girl standing in front of a window - Christmas tree

Holiday craft market brings 40-plus vendors

More than 40 booths scattered the grounds of the Francis Tracy Garden Center in Tavernier on Nov. 30 for the Holiday Craft Market & Festival. In honor...
Wesley House celebrates Adoption Day - A young boy sitting on a bench - Recreation

Wesley House celebrates Adoption Day

This past weekend, Wesley House Family Services celebrated the adoption of 10 children to five different families. The event was held at Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters, giving...
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Mote’s new “Reef Revival” Program

Mote Marine Laboratory has partnered with Captain Hook’s Dive Center in Big Pine to put the tools for coral restoration into our hands. During the new “Reef...
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Hundreds trek across Jewfish Creek Bridge

Around 600 runners and walkers took to Jewfish Creek Bridge for the half marathon and 4K run/walk during the 10th annual First State Bank Key Largo Bridge...
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PINK ARMY – Inaugural bra walk in Key Largo sees large support

With bras and pink attire, a large contingent came out to take part in the inaugural American Cancer Society Key Largo Bridge Bra Walk on Oct. 20....
Awards, awards, awards – Marathon Chamber hosts annual celebration - A group of people posing for the camera - Socialite

Awards, awards, awards – Marathon Chamber hosts annual celebration

On Oct. 18, the Marathon Chamber of Commerce hosted a party for hundreds of members at Hawks Cay to present the new board, chairman and hand out...
CELEBRATING CONSERVATION DECK: REEF Fest brings education, adventure - A group of people in a small boat in a body of water - Sea kayak

CELEBRATING CONSERVATION – REEF Fest brings education, adventure

REEF hosted its annual celebration of marine conservation in Key Largo on Oct. 17-20 and welcomed attendees from around the globe. The events were studded with leaders...
BROOMSTICK PARKING ONLY – Annual Witches’ Ride raises funds for cancer research - A group of people riding on the back of a bicycle - Road bicycle racing

BROOMSTICK PARKING ONLY – Annual Witches’ Ride raises funds for cancer research

Witches and warlocks gathered in costume at The Catch on Oct. 19, for the sixth annual Witches’ Ride fundraiser. Participants rode bikes together to the Caribbean Club...