BOAT RAMP ETIQUETTE IN THE BUSIEST NAUTICAL MONTHS OF THE YEAR

With Memorial Day in the rearview mirror, we’re officially into the sweltering days of summer in the Keys. The season will see residents and visitors alike flock...

XAVIER MCKNIGHT’S ACTING SKILLS AREN’T A KEYS SECRET ANY MORE

By Abigail Haddock Xavier McKnight is a member of a small yet distinguished crowd: a true Conch cast in a nationally touring musical. McKnight was born in Key...

JOHN WOLTZ: HOLIDAY ANXIETY

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I am way behind in submitting an article. I realize that. Here’s my excuse: over the last five weeks, we have had all three (adult) kids visit...

TURKEY & PIGSKIN: FOOTBALL IS A THANKSGIVING TRADITION

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As the famed ESPN sportscaster Chris Berman would say, we’re “rumblin,’ bumblin’ and stumblin’” into the holiday season.  Family and friends will gather around the table, sharing a...

OPINION: SHOULD RODGERS BE PUNISHED?

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers may be the smartest guy in the room, but he’s not the only smart person there. When he’s addressing sports writers,...

WILD THINGS: ASK THE BIRD GEEK

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What happened to the parrots that used to fly around Old Town and eat mangoes? — Banyan Tree Amy I’m not sure when you moved here, but when...

IN THEIR WORDS: TAKE STOCK IN CHILDREN’S CHUCK LICIS-MASSON

Chuck Licis-Masson, a Key West local, has been the executive director of the Monroe County Education Foundation since 2012. His passion for not only the mentees, but...

BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS: 4 FAVORITES NOT TO BE MISSED

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The Book ThiefBy Markus Zusak This book is narrated by Death. A concept hard to grasp until we meet Liesel Meminger and Death is never questioned again. It...

REEF’S REPORT: CATCHING UP WITH CORAL THE K9

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Hi friends! Reef the fox here for another weekly edition of “Reef’s Report,” and boy do I have a special treat. As many may know, I have...

QUIT SMOKING, AND YOUR LUNGS AND THE ENVIRONMENT WILL BE HAPPIER

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The other day, as I was returning my shopping cart to the corral at the local grocery store in Big Pine, I watched a lady take her...