23 September 2020

New Offerings Mean a Relaxing, Fun-Filled Autumn in the Florida Keys & Key West

This fall, new offerings greet visitors traveling to the Florida Keys & Key West, with 125 miles of places with wide-open spaces stretching over scenic islands and vistas of turquoise sea and sky.
22 September 2020

Brad Bertelli: Steward of Florida Keys History

As curator and historian at Islamorada’s Keys History & Discovery Center, Brad Bertelli is a storyteller who spins colorful, articulate tales with rich factual details about life in the Florida Keys.
16 September 2020

United Airlines to Resume Service to Key West from Chicago and Newark Oct. 1, Add New Service from Washington Dulles International Airport

Beginning Oct. 1 United Airlines is to resume daily nonstop service to Key West from Chicago O’Hare and New Jersey’s Newark Liberty international airports on United Express 70-seat Embraer E170 regional jets.
16 September 2020

Sculpture Trail Enhances Island Chain’s Landscape

Creativity is seemingly built into the DNA of the Florida Keys. Without even stepping inside a gallery or studio, visitors exploring the island chain can encounter an eclectic variety of open-air artistry. Prime among the outdoor creations is a collection of thought-provoking large-scale sculptures.
27 August 2020

Mike Goldberg: Steward of Islamorada’s Coral Reef

The life that Mike Goldberg — co-founder of I.CARE and owner of Islamorada’s Key Dives — created in the Florida Keys is a long way from his previous life as a Bear Stearns money manager, raising $100 million a year.
25 August 2020

Florida Keys Escape Significant Impact From Laura

Officials in the Florida Key staged a final tropical cyclone Laura emergency management coordinating virtual conference Tuesday, as the storm — that became a hurricane Tuesday morning — moved away from the island chain leaving little impact.

19 August 2020

Sea Turtles and Manatees Released in the Keys

As well as human visitors who come to the Florida Keys for rest and renewal, marine creatures in need come calling, too. Some arrive with health problems, while others are injured, orphaned or lost.
17 August 2020

Cuban Culture and Heritage Enrich Key West

Sway to the infectious rhythms of an outdoor salsa band. Savor the rush of caffeine from a shot of café cortadito sold by a smiling vendor. Pause on Duval Street to gaze at an imposing 19th-century building where history was made. And as you do, breathe a fervent “thank you” for the Cuban heritage that enlivens and enhances Key West.
13 August 2020

Divers Can Help Keys’ Ocean Ecosystem and ‘Take a Bite Out of Lionfish’ During REEF’s Upper Keys Derby

Divers can help preserve the Florida Keys’ native reef fish populations during the fun, socially distanced Reef Environmental Education Foundation 2020 Lionfish Derby. Scheduled Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 10-13, the derby challenges participants to capture and remove as many non-native lionfish as possible from Keys waters.
23 July 2020

Jessica Ann Cecil: Steward of Marine Life Through Art

Talented Islamorada artist Jessica Ann Cecil, 30, is self-taught with a unique flair for capturing marine life with colorful personalities — and she’s on a mission.