Elliott Key

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    A 14-Foot Great White Shark Named Katharine Spent the Weekend Circling Miami Beach

    After a few days of torrential rain, waterspouts, and tornado warnings to end last week, this weekend brought glorious sunshine and cool ocean breezes -- meaning half of Dade County spent Saturday and Sunday wading in the Atlantic Ocean or enjoying Biscayne Bay. They weren't alone out there. (Cue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Stone Crab Season Starts With Helicopter Delivery (Video)

    The 2014 stone crab season officially began this morning, October 15, at midnight, and all over Miami, people are chomping at the bit for their first taste of the sweet claws. But most restaurants won't have this particular fruit of the sea until tomorrow, when the traps are all raised and the firs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Hurricane Andrew Turns 20 Today: Five Amazing Videos of the Storm

    See also, "Photos: Remembering Hurricane Andrew" and "Hurricane Andrew at 20: Miami Herald Reporters Remember."Twenty years ago today, Hurricane Andrew made landfall at Elliott Key as a Category Five monster before tearing west through Miami-Dade and leaving $26.5 billion in damage in its wake. In ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 15, 2011
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    October 4, 2007
  • News

    October 21, 1999

    Fear and Boating on Biscayne Bay

    Regattus interruptus aboard the Special Warfare dampens historic nude fest

  • Recreation

    May 13, 1999

    Best Island Hike

    Elliott Key

  • News

    March 25, 1999

    Conched Out

    The queen conch, long a culinary favorite and a symbol of life in the Keys, is disappearing from local waters

  • News

    August 27, 1998

    Alpha Males

    Forty years after Castro's revolution, the men of Alpha 66 talk tough but sometimes snooze

  • News

    April 17, 1997

    The Fidel Fixation

    Exactly 36 years ago the Central Intelligence Agency blew it at the Bay of Pigs. For an encore it created the biggest commando operation in U.S. history -- right here in South Florida. It's time for a sentimental tour.

  • News

    February 22, 1996

    Bahama Trauma

    Miami kayaker Miguel Hernandez was having the time of his life on a solo voyage to Cuba -- until a multinational team of drug cops crashed the party

  • News

    August 16, 1994

    The Language of Nature

    Destruction. Upheaval. Change. Rebirth. In the two years since Hurricane Andrew, Biscayne National Park has had to learn an entirely new vocabulary

  • News

    December 18, 1991

    Biscayne National Dump

    What do you do with that funky old Chris Craft? Cut her loose in a beautiful, parklike setting.

  • News

    October 16, 1991