Letter to the Editor:

The Key West Chamber of Commerce is requesting that the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA) delay decisions regarding the Stock Island RO (Reverse Osmosis) plant expansion and/or...

Cowboys of the sea

Apple juice and the wide open ocean Underneath my mom and dad's fish tank in their living room lives a picnic basket. Not just any picnic basket filled...

First time for everything

Newbie takes on paddleboarding A quick phone call from Paddle the Florida Keys’ owner Scott Baste, and the plans for my first stand-up paddleboard trip are finally set....

Commercial fishing for beginners

SUMMER ADVENTURE SERIES [Editor’s note: This summer the Keys Weekly team is focusing on what we are loosely billing as “summer adventures.” The stories will publish every week....

Leadership Monroe graduates 25th class

Strangers to Best Friends Have you ever seen the inside of the old jail (or the new one), or watched someone be extracted from a crushed car, looked...

The Weekly Goes to Washington

A visit with U.S. Congressman Carlos Curbelo Typically I catch up with our U.S. Congressman Carlos Curbelo in warmer conditions, but last Friday I had the opportunity to...

In memory: Jessica Lynn Irwin

August 11, 1984 – March 11, 2017 Yesterday I wrote the hardest 135 words of my life – my best friend’s obituary. Today isn’t any easier. It all...

Celebrating the Holidays in Style

By Leah Maki Tis the season for cookie baking, tree decorating, and Christmas caroling. It’s also the season for party planning, menu prepping, and celebrating. There is no...

No crown, no problem

$368,330 raised in eight weeks by four candidates This crazy eight-week journey started over a couple of beers at trivia night when Jeremy Wilkerson said a second candidate...

Craving a hint of fall?

 By Leah Maki Fall is my favorite season. I grew up going to apple orchards and pumpkin patches, baking pumpkin and apple pies, sipping cider next to a...