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Allman Betts Band Plants New Roots

It’s been 50 years since a group of Southern longhairs formed what would become one of the most celebrated rock ’n’ roll bands of all time. Now, Devon...
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Bushey reflects on Key West, 20 years at Rick’s

By Kirby Trahan Fred Bushey is truly one of a kind — with an emphasis on “kind.” With a face that most in the hospitality industry know on...
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Director amped up for 10th running of Key Largo Bridge Run


And they’re off! Come Nov. 9, runners of all ages and abilities will take to the start line in Key Largo for the 10th running of the...
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Lost Boy Creating – Matt Atkinson Builds Neverland One Board At a Time

Matt Atkinson of Lost Boy Creations became a builder out of necessity: the surf shack he was renting above the breaks in St. John was missing a...
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Rachel Crane creating happiness while saving the world

Rachel Crane lives a badass life that keeps her busy, challenged, and fulfilled. The Port Largo resident can sometimes be found in the Keys teaching SCUBA diving...

THE TOOL MAN – ‘Hard work pays off’

If you don’t know Todd Switzer, then you’ve at least since his big white truck, with “Snap-On” emblazoned in red letters. He’s traveled up and down the...

Actions by local coastie during shooting goes recognized

Just this month, Coast Guard Bosun Tracy Mannes, 31, was awarded the service’s Coast Guard Medal for her actions in 2017, during the shooting of concert goers...

Brother, sister excited for first year at Key Largo

It’s that time of year when students hit the alarm clock, mosey on down to the kitchen for breakfast and hop out the door with backpacks on....

Committed to Excellence – Principal Acevedo looks ahead to the Fall

Principal Amber Archer Acevedo has the hang of “back to school”—she’s been doing it nearly every year of her life. After graduating from college, she started in...

Keys couple uses art to inspire others, protect nature

Victoria Cassar and Ian Wilson-Navarro create art that sparks conversations about nature and how to protect it. The couple uses different mediums — sculpture for Cassar and...