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In Their Own Words

SHERIFF’S CAPTAIN DON FANELLI REMINISCES ON 35 YEARS OF SERVICE

Capt. Don Fanelli could tell stories for hours on his law enforcement career that spanned 35 years.  He remembers the days working in Ohio before shuttering mills and...

MOVE OVER TOILET PAPER, NOW WE’RE RUNNING OUT OF PEPPER

Move over, toilet paper and make room for pepper. Really. Pepper. The pandemic just keeps giving … or in this case, taking away. In the spring of...

A tribute to tribute bands

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The current situation surrounding the pandemic has caused many folks to get creative in how they go about their business. Conch Records founder and TV88 Executive Producer...

SEX, DRUGS & PALM TREES: LOCAL COLLECTS STORIES FROM GOOD OLD DAYS

I’m not exactly a green plantain, but as someone who landed in Key West a little over eight years ago, I also don’t yet have much Conch...

A dead whale washed up in the Everglades. Turns out, it’s a new species...

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In January 2019, a 38-foot, 30-ton whale washed up on Sandy Key in the Everglades. I happened to be camping at Flamingo, by chance, and ran over...
The Trouble with Hemingway … and Women - Ernest Hemingway with his mouth open - Ernest Hemingway

The Trouble with Hemingway … and Women

I’ll warn you: I’m having a Papa’s Pilar Blonde at 1:53 p.m. on a work day in order to conjure the words necessary to write about Hemingway,...
Print is not dead

Print is NOT dead

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By Jason Koler and Britt Myers Earlier this week a report announced the demise of the Keynoter and Upper Keys Reporter as we know it, leaving a void...
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