11 December 2018

32 Cold Sea Turtles Flown to Florida Keys to Warm Up

Thirty-two critically endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtles that were rescued off Cape Cod were flown by private plane Tuesday from Quincy, Massachusetts, to the subtropical Florida Keys, where they will convalesce at Marathon's Turtle Hospital.
24 May 2018

Uniquely Florida Keys Events Highlight 2018 Calendar

Colorful history, artistic culture, quirky ambiance and celebrations of the Florida Keys island chain’s underwater paradise, outdoor adventures and tasty cuisine provide visitors with year-round entertainment, festivals and special events.
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24 December 2012

Florida Keys Congressman Joe Garcia Fishes Off Islamorada

Newly elected Florida Keys Congressman Joe Garcia, left, recently watched his friend Miami attorney William Barzee, right, reel in this nice dolphin off Islamorada in the Florida Keys. The pair fished on the Catch 22, skippered by Captain Scott Stanzcyk. Photo by Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau
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19 December 2012

2012 Underwater Santa

Spencer Slate, garbed as a scuba-diving Santa Claus, eyes a green moray eel Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, while submerged off Key Largo, Fla., in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. During the holiday season, Slate dresses as Santa to entertain his dive shop customers and to help raise funds for a local children's charity. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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05 November 2012

TedWilliamsRememberance

Davey Johnson, right, manager of the Washington Nationals, and Nicole Ellis, left, place a memorial wreath in Florida Keys waters, Nov. 2, 2012, during a remembrance of the late Boston Red Sox slugger Ted Williams. More than 25 years ago, Williams was instrumental in assisting Ellis' father, Gary, with initiating a series of Redbone light tackle fishing tournaments to raise funds for cystic fibrosis treatment and research. The original Redbone tournament marks its silver anniversary this weekend and the series has raised some $18 million for the cause. Nicole Ellis, now 28, was diagnosed with the disease at birth. Williams, who wore a #9 jersey, died July 5, 2002. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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22 October 2012

2012 Underwater Pumpkin Carving 03

Jana Vandelaar, left, and her daughter Jacqueline Vandelaar, right, show off their Snoopy jack-o-lantern created with a vote message at the Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Key Largo, Fla. The event, organized by the Amoray Dive Resort, attracted 42 divers who participated or watched the offbeat competition. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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22 October 2012

2012 Underwater Pumpkin Carving 02

Cat Rambo, left, and Manuel Garcia, right, show off their respective interpretations of presidential candidate Mitt Romney, left, and President Barack Obama, right, at the Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Key Largo, Fla. The event, organized by the Amoray Dive Resort, attracted 42 divers who participated or watched the offbeat competition. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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22 October 2012

2012 Underwater Pumpkin Carving 01

Cat Rambo carves her interpretation of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at the Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Key Largo, Fla. The event, organized by the Amoray Dive Resort, attracted 42 divers who participated or watched the offbeat competition. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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22 August 2012

DianaNayad19

In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, endurance swimmer Diana Nyad, right, answers reporters' questions after arriving in Key West, Fla., Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. Nyad failed in a fourth attempt to complete a swim across the Florida Straits from Cuba to the Florida Keys. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)
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22 August 2012

DianaNayad18

In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, endurance swimmer Diana Nyad, right, listens to reporter's question after arriving in Key West, Fla., Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. Nyad failed a fourth attempt to complete a swim across the Florida Straits from Cuba to the Florida Keys. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)