13 December 2017

Florida Keys Sheriff’s Officer Plays Grinch To Issue Motorists Onions Instead of Tickets

Motorists who speed a little bit through selected school zones on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway during the holidays might just get an onion from the Grinch instead of a traffic citation.
13 December 2017

Big Pine & Lower Keys Nautical Expo to Offer Maritime Merchandise Jan. 13-14

Attention, water enthusiasts: boats, motors and nautical items galore are to be available at the 14th annual Big Pine & Lower Keys Nautical Expo. A popular annual “pop-up” outfitter of supplies for a wide variety of water activities, the open-air market is set for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14. 
11 December 2017

Savor Local Seafood and Salute Commercial Fishermen at Key West Festival

Attendees at the 13th annual Florida Keys Seafood Festival scheduled Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14, can celebrate the region’s world-renowned fresh seafood and the commercial fishermen who devote their careers to harvesting it. 
07 December 2017

Warm Weather and Scenic Course Mark 20th Key West Half Marathon

Runners seeking a picturesque warm-weather challenge this winter can find it Sunday, Jan. 14, during an event acclaimed as one of the United States’ leading winter half-marathons.
06 December 2017

Offbeat ‘Drops’ and Fireworks to Mark Florida Keys New Year’s Eve

From beachside fireworks to wacky takeoffs on the traditional ball drop in New York’s Times Square, the Florida Keys offer visitors a wealth of ways to welcome 2018. And because “winter” in the subtropical island chain means balmy breezes rather than blizzards, revelers can leave heavy coats and boots behind as they head out to celebrate wearing light dresses or shorts and sandals.
05 December 2017

Islamorada’s Baygrass Bluegrass Festival to Offer a Well-Strung Weekend Jan. 12-14

Visitors to the Florida Keys in January can delight in the warmer climes, and music lovers can revel in Islamorada’s Baygrass Bluegrass Music Festival set for Friday through Sunday, Jan. 12-14.
04 December 2017

Texas Anglers Win Islamorada Sailfish Tournament, Kicking Off Gold Cup Series

A Texas father-and-son team clinched the win in the final minutes of the Islamorada Sailfish Tournament Sunday, Dec. 3, kicking off the renowned triple-crown Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship series.
04 December 2017

Florida Keys Group Burns Hurricane Flags to Mark Storm Season's End

Florida Keys residents staged the ceremonial burning of hurricane warning flags Thursday evening to mark the official Nov. 30 end of the turbulent 2017 Atlantic Basin hurricane season.
04 December 2017

Collegiate Athletes to Train and Compete at Key Largo’s Orange Bowl Swim Classic

Lured by Key Largo’s subtropical weather and a first-class training facility, hundreds of the nation's finest collegiate swimmers are to meet and compete in a popular monthlong training session that culminates in the Orange Bowl Swimming Classic, set for Wednesday, Jan. 3.
01 December 2017

Jules’ Undersea Lodge, Nation’s Only Underwater Hotel, Reopens in Key Largo

Jules’ Undersea Lodge, the United States’ only submerged recreational hotel, is to reopen to overnight divers Friday, Dec. 1.