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Key West sargassum 2023 | Four months early and already piling up
No. Just no. It's not time for the Key West sargassum 2023 update. I don't write about Key West sargassum until June; heck maybe not until August. So, one beautiful Saturday morning back in mid-February, out on an Argo Navis sail with the Key West Art and Historical...
Linda Grist Cunningham is editor and proprietor of Key West Island News. She lives on the island with Ranger Ed and the Cat 5s.
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Key West cruise ships | Imagine the crowds if there were still three ships a day
I can't get Rob O'Neal's picture of the cruise ship Norwegian Dawn out of my mind. Rob says in his social media post on Jan. 21, that he shot the picture from about three miles away as he was heading back into town. The 965-foot long ship, which docked at Pier B on Jan. 18, dwarfed the island....
Chinese spy balloon? Boring. We’ve got Fat Albert and the F-35s
Chinese spy balloon? Meh. While the conspiracy brethren and their political media managers were agog last week over that Chinese spy balloon's cross-country journey, the Florida Keys were all "hold my beer. I'mma gonna make me up a Facebook meme." When you've got Fat Albert (spying on the Florida...
Key West conversations | Remembering the good old days
Look, I admit it: I live inside a bubble on a tropical island where pretty much everyone I hang out with is like me. Nothing wrong with that until we start thinking that what "we" think about the old days is the only way to think. A bunch of us wish it were 1975, when our memories about the old...
Key West Island News
Who we are: We are a Key West-owned digital news and information company that uses a community-support model to sustain our news, information and connections mission. Our funding comes from our local and off-island subscribers, select advertisers and investors. We are governed by an advisory board comprising residents and journalism and community-building professionals. Editor and publisher Linda Grist Cunningham owns KeyWestWatch Media LLC, which publishes Key West Island News.
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“Key West is an amazing canvas”
Key West chef and photographer Martha Hubbard walks the island each morning. For years she has shared with her social media friends a photo or two to start the day. Now she shares her photographs exclusively with Key West Island News. From pounding waves off the White Street pier to a Royal Poinciana bursting red, Martha’s photos are a stunning reminder that we live in a canvas made new every day.
Shade Ceramics and Shutter Photography
Contemporary artisan ceramics and photographs crafted in Key West | Follow the latest news from our gallery! We love sharing what we’re doing in the White Street gallery — and we welcome you to stop in when you’re in the neighborhood.
PAWS IN PARADISE: MEET KEY WEST'S LEGENDARY 'CATMAN' & HIS FLYING FELINES ... See MoreSee Less
PAWS IN PARADISE: MEET KEY WEST'S LEGENDARY 'CATMAN' & HIS FLYING FELINES
keysweekly.comI was sitting at Andy’s Cabana enjoying a fish taco when I heard someone mention the cat herder. A cat herder? Impossible. Everyone knows you can’t herd cats. Ah, but there was a man who could. ...
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Armand Michael Siolek Fran Anne there he is
Cathy Blok Fucile
David W. Mueller. Glad I got to see him with you
Ross Hagie Glad we got to see him! Connor Greguska check him out if you can when you are in Key West🐈🌴😎
We've known him for years. Great guy!
I loved this at Sunset on Mallory Square.
Kirsten Madama Comley Terri Graham too bad u missed him. But Nort ran into him when we went to Mallory Sq last year.
Love the cat man
I thought he retired
Jennifer Watts Simpson
Donna Benton Embrey
We saw him and the cat's performance a few years ago. Will always recall him saying "Oscaaaaar" to one of the cats.🙂😺
I’ve seen his show for several years. It’s the best show at Mallory Square!
Maureen Meenanmaybe you should train your new pets?? You could give him some competition 😁
Michele Sivertsen Dill
Saw him many years ago at a Renaissance festival around Tampa!
Fun show and guy. Watched him drive down the road on a moped with a stack of animal kennels on back.
Had my picture taken with him 4 days ago…same great man, miss his performances
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Key West is a tiny island at the end of three extraordinarily old and fragile umbilical cords connected to mainland Florida. Our water, our electricity and our communications depend on plugging into the mainland and praying the extension cords hold through hurricanes, boom trucks, out-of-control drivers, unfortunate sailboat captains, salt, water and sun. Oh, and the occasional iguana or bird shortening out a power line or substation. ... See MoreSee Less
Key West infrastructure | What happens when the pipes break? - Key West Island News
www.keywestislandnews.comWell, that was fun, huh? You know, the night the bars shut down and the water stopped running? You probably didn't know it until you went to get some water in
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