Key West Island News
Key West Island News connects Key West residents and friends of the island, fosters our One Human Family culture and advances understanding of shared goals for our island community
The only thing certain in the Key West political debacle that centers on the unruly, much missing-in-action Monroe County Commissioner Eddie Martinez is that its resolutions will shape the Key West community for decades. So, while I'd rather be hanging holly, let's...
What's up in Key West?
What's up in Florida?
Things to do
As my mother always said when I’d whine about some Key West infraction: “Yes, but you live in Key West.” And, that makes me smile. Come to think of it, I should go back and add it to the five things we can talk about over happy hour and holiday dinner.
Let's get the headline out of the way first: If you're reading this on Saturday, Oct. 30, in the Key West Citizen, you have one more day before your residential parking sticker expires. Technically. You've got two choices: Panic and head to social media for an outrage...
Earlier this week, Ranger Ed and I did happy hour at The Grand Cafe on Duval with two visitors who'd never been to Key West. They were winding up a four-day "introductory course" to the island a bit foot sore and weary and primed for a return trip. I'm a sucker for...
Disney World's Key West is not Key West. Though I understand how first-time visitors might find that confusing. Especially if they've tripped across the Disney World promotion videos for its Old Key West Resort. I mean Disney's Old Key West looks like, well, Key...
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 What we do: We do original reporting and aggregate information from trusted news sources in Key West, the Keys and the state of Florida. We choose our trusted sources carefully to ensure accuracy and useful information. Why we do it: We believe Key West needs a comprehensive, trusted source of news and information — a single place where residents and friends of Key West can find what they need to know each day. What’s important to us: The topics shape our coverage: The Key West mystique; economic development; environmental protection; not-for-profits, arts and entertainment; small businesses and entrepreneurs.
“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.