Aug 142015
DOH Orders Boondocks Restaurant to Reduce Seating by Two-Thirds Due to Environmental Violations

by Naja and Arnaud Girard….. “I am sitting under the huge tiki hut roof and all I can think of is: Am I going to do it or not?” All around him people, hundreds of them, are having dinner, drinking, listening to the band of young local musicians, having a great time. Only the owners of the restaurant know what our man is up to: The Boondocks Restaurant, a few miles from Key West, is, according to our whistleblower, dumping thousands of gallons of wastewater onto [continue reading…]

Aug 142015
It's Never Easy Being Green

by Kim Pederson……. Some friends here in Key West recently started a Kickstarter campaign for a feature film The Curse of the Spongeman. Reading about the project and seeing their short film precursor made me think about one of the movies that inspired the filmmakers: The Creature from the Black Lagoon (CFBL). The original “camporredy” (campy horror comedy) came out in 1954, filmed in black and white and 3D. It had two sequels, Revenge of the Creature and The Creature Walks Among Us, that I [continue reading…]

 August 14, 2015  Posted by at 12:42 am Issue #127, Kim Pederson 2 Responses »