Apr 242015
GLEE Partners with DEP Overseas Heritage Trail for Cleanups

This year GLEE (Green Living & Energy Education) partnered with the DEP’s Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail (OHT) team led by Ranger Amanda Linfors to host two cleanups around the bridgeheads of Niles Channel Bridge on Summerland Key and Ramrod Key. In January, twenty-two volunteers turned up and made significant progress removing marine debris, discarded […]

Apr 172015
Southernmost Car Club Show and Shine, April 19th

The Florida Keys Southernmost Car Club (FKSCC) holds it’s monthly SHOW & SHINE- CAR SHOW this Sunday, April 19th, Noon to 4pm. This event is for the lovers of classic, custom, and street rod automobiles of all years and makes. Fords, Chevys, trucks, sports cars, and chrome loaded motorcycles; if it is cool and on […]

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Apr 102015

The American Friends Service Committee of Miami and Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Miami, Monroe Ministries present informational sessions on the current status and application process for immigration initiatives including DAPA (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents) and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and TPS (Temporary Protected Status for Haitians).  Under […]

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Apr 102015
Jerusalem Post Correspondent to Speak at B'nai Zion

Herb Keinon, diplomatic correspondent for the Jerusalem Post, will speak at Congregation B’nai Zion at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, which is also Holocaust Remembrance Day. The program is free and open to the public. There will be a very brief commemorative service prior to the talk, according to Rabbi Shimon Dudai and Dr. […]

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Apr 102015
TSKW Accepting Poems for Robert Frost Contest

In honor of National Poetry Month, Monroe county students are encouraged to submit up to three poems each to the Robert Frost Poetry Contest for Children and Teens by April 30, 2015. Children aged 6-12 and teens aged 13-18 can mail or drop off poems at The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton Street. Students […]

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Apr 032015
Poetry Guild features Professor Elliott April 5

Established poet and Professor Elizabeth Elliott, a snowbird from Tavernier who makes meetings occasionally for a sleepover in the city, will be Key West Poetry Guild’s featured poet on Sunday, April 5 at 7 p.m. upstairs at Blue Heaven, Petronia at Thomas streets in Old Town. J.M. Varela will moderate. The meeting will, as is […]

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Apr 032015
ACLU, Florida Keys Chapter, to host Annual Town Hall Meeting

 The forum presented by the local Florida Keys Chapter of the ACLU will be: “Policing Issues in Paradise”, with a panel discussion by noted author Barbara Ehrenreich, Key West Police Chief Donnie Lee, Public Defender Patricia Docherty Gibson, Citizen Review Board member Larry Beaver, and City Commissioner Clayton Lopez. Highlighted will be treatment of minorities […]

Apr 032015
22 Monroe County Students to meet with Nobel Peace Laureate

Historic Tours of America is the lead corporate sponsor for Keys to Be the Change and their PeaceJam trip which will be on April 10 – 13. Twenty-two students from Monroe County will be traveling to Florida State University to attend the annual Leadership Conference. Students will meet and work with a Nobel Peace Laureate […]

Apr 032015
Adopt a Manatee for Mother's Day

The best kind of gift on Mother’s Day is one that comes straight from the heart.  A manatee adoption from Save the Manatee Club is a thoughtful surprise that any mom would be pleased to receive on her special day.  It makes a great gift and it also provides vital help for endangered manatees. A […]

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Apr 032015
Key West Artisan Market “Ocean Awareness” Edition This Sunday

The Key West Artisan Market: Ocean Awareness Edition will be held Sunday, April 5th from 10 am to 2 pm at the Restaurant Store parking lot, 1111 Eaton St. The Market follows the 6th Annual Mote Marine Laboratory Florida Keys Ocean Festival & Waterfront Craft Show on Saturday, April 4th at the Eco-Discovery Center and strives to continue to promote the important message of ocean awareness through […]

Mar 272015
Cooking Channel's Chef Emeril Comes to Islamorada

(Tallahassee, Fla.) – The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) is proud to present this week’s episode of Emeril’s Florida airing Sunday, March 29, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. EST on the Cooking Channel. In Sunday’s episode, celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse travels throughout South Florida visiting a few of his favorite restaurants in the region. “South Florida […]

Mar 272015
Bahama Village History Tour Saturday

Celebrate our biking community this weekend with a Bahama Village History Tour, led by City Commissioner Clayton Lopez with Monroe County Historian Tom Hambright and Bruce Neff, whose efforts are bringing a series of historical markers to Key West. Just meet the group Saturday, March 28th at 9 a.m. in the parking lot of the […]

Mar 272015
Free Hazardous Waste Drop-Off, Saturday

The City of Key West and Waste Management want to remind the community that Saturday is the monthly free hazardous waste and e-waste drop off for Key West residents. Everything from old paint to pesticides can be dropped off free of charge at Indigenous Park on Saturday, April 4th from 8 a.m. until noon. Drop offs […]