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2024
April
18,
2024
| 17:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
I.CARE, an Islamorada-based organization dedicated to incorporating recreational divers in activities to restore Florida Keys coral reefs, is to hold its second annual Trash Derby Thursday through Sunday, May 2-5. The event is to mobilize underwater
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Ruled by the natural ebb and flow of the ocean, the Florida Keys backcountry is a realm of natural beauty, tranquil waters and seemingly limitless horizons. Largely unspoiled and teeming with plant and animal life, it’s the perfect spot to escape
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In today’s fast-paced world, the intense press of schedules and responsibilities — plus the ever-present lure of social media — make it all too easy to get overstressed, overstimulated and overwhelmed.When “real-world” pressures and uncertainties
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April
05,
2024
| 16:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Florida Keys & Key West are putting Earth Day in the spotlight with a wide range of activities throughout the island chain on and around April 22, 2024.Every day is a reason to celebrate the beauty of the planet in the Florida Keys, full of
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March
21,
2024
| 20:29 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Springtime in the Florida Keys & Key West features weather that’s ideally suited for every type of outdoor activity.Throughout the Keys, resorts are undergoing refurbishments and upgrades to enhance visitors’ experiences and stays. In addition,
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When you’re not able to travel to the Florida Keys for the area’s amazing diving, you can experience the island chain’s exquisite underwater world through the free streaming channel and app, FloridaKeysTV, providing hours of quality dive programming
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February
26,
2024
| 17:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
To celebrate the Florida Keys’ vibrant cultural community and heritage, a recently launched social media trivia competition offers entrants the chance to win a getaway to explore cultural offerings and experiences throughout the island chain.The
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February
13,
2024
| 17:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Scott Christian of Milton, Georgia, earned 719 points for released barracuda to win the fly division of the 2024 Cuda Bowl Tournament that ended Feb. 10 in the Lower Florida Keys. Guided by Captain Chad Huff of Marathon, Florida, he was named the
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The easy, breezy atmosphere of the Florida Keys carries the sound of music across the island chain, with live musical performances, concerts and music festivals across many genres delighting Keys visitors with a variety of options.While a number of
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January
23,
2024
| 22:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The 2024 performing arts season in the Florida Keys & Key West is set to captivate audiences with lively musicals, comedies, dramas and other top-notch performances. Here are some upcoming highlights.Since 1978 The Key Players group has provided
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January
19,
2024
| 20:32 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Trop-rock singer Howard Livingston, son of a Kentucky coal miner, started playing Keys-inspired music only 18 years ago and has just released his 11th album, “House Down by the Sea.”In the Lower Keys, Livingston and the Mile Marker 24 Band are
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January
17,
2024
| 16:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Astronomers and astrophotographers from around the globe are to gather in the Lower Florida Keys Monday through Sunday, Feb. 5-11, to enjoy 180-degree viewing of the Southern Cross and other constellations, comets and stars during the Winter Star
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January
09,
2024
| 19:30 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Visitors to the Florida Keys can now discover the island chain’s unique eco-attractions and environmental offerings by using the free Florida Keys Eco-Experience Trail pass.The mobile-exclusive digital pass enables users to check in at area
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January
05,
2024
| 15:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Jan. 5-6: Fish for Holly Sailfish Tournament. Islamorada. Created to raise money for Keys scholarships and domestic violence initiatives, this memorial tournament honors the late Holly Given, a Keys resident and avid angler. Participants gather at
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2023
December
28,
2023
| 19:25 PM Europe/Amsterdam
RAMROD KEY, Florida Keys — Former “American Idol” contender Kate Watson and other local and regional acts are to entertain attendees at the sixth annual Spanish Fly Music Festival, a Lower Florida Keys favorite that benefits the José Wejebe Memorial
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December
08,
2023
| 15:14 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Boaters, anglers, divers, snorkelers, kayakers, paddleboarders and others who enjoy the Florida Keys marine environment can find gear for their on-the-water adventures Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14, at the Big Pine & Lower Keys Nautical
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November
28,
2023
| 18:38 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Lighted and decorated boats of all shapes and sizes are to illuminate the sparkling waters of the Florida Keys in December, drawing visitors to local hubs and hotspots to watch festive boat parades and revel in the Keys’ holiday spirit.From Key
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November
21,
2023
| 16:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Captain Shawn McKay of Sugarloaf Key and angler Gannon Dudlar of Key West, Florida, earned 1,250 points and the spin division grand championship in the Sugarloaf Showdown that ended Nov. 18 in the Lower Florida Keys.The duo released six barracuda,
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November
15,
2023
| 20:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Bright and beautifully “belighted” subtropical holidays in the Florida Keys & Key West are filled with warmth, inspiring good cheer throughout the 125-mile-long island chain. From Key Largo to Key West, the 2023 holiday season features spirited
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October
26,
2023
| 21:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
BIG PINE KEY, Florida Keys — Sleigh rides and snowball fights aren’t on the menu of holiday amusements in the subtropical Lower Florida Keys, but visitors don’t need them to celebrate the season at the Lower Keys’ Island Art Festival.The open-air
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October
25,
2023
| 20:25 PM Europe/Amsterdam
SUGARLOAF KEY, Florida Keys — The Lower Florida Keys’ wiliest in-water inhabitants are to lure angling teams to the 10th annual Sugarloaf Showdown, a fundraising fishing tournament scheduled Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 16-18.Presented by
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October
17,
2023
| 17:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Bicyclists are to pedal through the entire Florida Keys island chain along scenic Overseas Highway and Heritage Trail routes during a 165-mile fundraising ride from Miami to Key West. The 20th annual SMART Ride, also called the Southern Most
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Chef Paul Kapsalis and wife Kris Kubik are owner-operators of South of the Seven restaurant, tucked inside the gulfside 1950s-era Sugarloaf Lodge at mile marker 17 on Sugarloaf Key.Popular fare includes local Rosefish fried whole with Thai chile
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September
27,
2023
| 16:25 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The “Florida Keys Traveler” podcast, a 30-episode series showcasing the continental United States’ southernmost island chain from the early 1800s to the present, has launched globally on more than 25 platforms. The podcast, produced in
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September
27,
2023
| 16:25 PM Europe/Amsterdam
FLORIDA KEYS — As temperatures begin to cool, fall in the Florida Keys & Key West is ideally suited for outdoor festivities and immersive activities, on and in the water and on land. Expanded airline seat capacity, new and newly renovated hotels
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September
07,
2023
| 09:34 AM Europe/Amsterdam
FLORIDA KEYS - As temperatures begin to cool, fall in the Florida Keys & Key West is ideally suited for outdoor festivities and immersive activities, on and in the water and on land. Expanded airline seat capacity, new and newly renovated hotels
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September
05,
2023
| 16:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Parents, kids, grandparents and extended families can explore Florida Keys attractions, tours, nature centers, museums, watersports and other offerings through a value-added program that provides free admission and opportunities for children age 12
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August
07,
2023
| 11:47 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Hockey player Ryan Lomberg, left wing for the Florida Panthers, joined coral restoration expert Dr. David Vaughan Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Plant a Million Corals Foundation's land-based coral nursery on Summerland Key for a milestone event: the
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July
25,
2023
| 13:52 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Following the airing of a successful television pilot in 2022, a five-episode series of "Destination Dive" is slated for broadcast on Discovery each Sunday from Aug. 6 through Sept. 3.
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July
21,
2023
| 13:49 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Evan Carruthers of Maple Plain, Minnesota, caught and released four permit to earn 500 points and the title of grand champion angler at the 2023 Del Brown Permit Tournament that ended July 19. The tournament honors the late angling legend Brown, who
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