18 November 2021

Allyson Gantt: Steward of the Keys’ National Parks

Allyson Gantt inspires others to care for the Florida Keys’ two national parks and their unique environments. She’s overseeing a year of activities for Everglades National Park’s upcoming 75th anniversary of its founding Dec. 6, 1947.

18 November 2021

Islamorada’s I.CARE: A Community-based Approach to Reef Restoration

Coral reefs are considered the rainforests of the oceans, supporting marine life, protecting shorelines and providing food and economic benefits to humans. Along with thousands of the world’s ocean advocates, recreational divers interested in volunteering can participate in protecting this resource through coral restoration.

18 November 2021

Florida Keys Celtic Festival Returns to Marathon Jan. 7-9

Celtic history, culture, food and music are to be celebrated by attendees at the Florida Keys Celtic Festival, a favorite family event in the Middle Keys. The 2022 event is set for Friday through Sunday, Jan. 7-9, after a one-year hiatus due to coronavirus concerns in early 2021.
12 November 2021

Father/Daughter Team Repeats Sugarloaf Showdown Win in Lower Keys

Guide Pat Bracher and his 9-year-old angler daughter Charley Bracher released six barracuda, six bonefish and four permit to earn their second consecutive two-division win in the Sugarloaf Showdown that ended Nov. 6 in the Lower Florida Keys.
04 November 2021

Florida Keys & Key West Resort Delegates to Attend IMEX America

Hospitality executives representing resorts throughout the Florida Keys are to showcase Keys venues for meetings and incentive groups at IMEX America, Nov. 9-11.
02 November 2021

Triathlon to Test Athletes’ Stamina and Speed Dec. 4 in Key West

A test of stamina, speed and endurance awaits athletes in Key West during the Tri Conch Republic, an annual challenge that draws competitors from around the U.S. and abroad.
28 October 2021

Black Pumas to Star in Key West’s COAST is Clear Music & Arts Festival

The internationally acclaimed Black Pumas and other indie and folk-rock all-stars are to entertain music lovers during the 2021 COAST is Clear Music & Arts Fest, a high-energy Key West gathering set for 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4.
26 October 2021

Jordan Budnik: Steward of the Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center

Jordan Budnik, executive director of the Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center in Tavernier, has already achieved at age 29 what she hoped to accomplish perhaps in her pre-retirement years.
21 October 2021

Key West Film Festival to Celebrate 10th Anniversary Nov. 17-21

Film buffs can celebrate cinema through nearly 120 contemporary cinematic offerings, including about 100 short films and 20 features, during the 10th annual Key West Film Festival set Wednesday through Sunday, Nov. 17-21.
21 October 2021

Autumn Anglers to Fish the Robert-James Sales Redbone Tournament Nov. 5-7

Anglers, guides and celebrities are to be drawn to Islamorada to fish for elusive shallow-water gamefish during the 2021 Robert-James Sales Redbone, scheduled Friday through Sunday, Nov. 5-7. The popular catch-and-release tournament pits participants against redfish and bonefish.