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Florida Keys

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2014

    Batch Gastropub Opens: We Get a First Bite

    After years of envisioning an authentic gastropub in Miami, partners Kevin Danilo and Jerry Flynn have opened Batch Gastropub in Brickell. The duo has been planning this venture for a half-decade and working on the space for nearly a year, building bars from scratch, installing a wood-burning ove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    Florida Wants To Use Drones To Fight Mosquitoes

    According to Phys.org the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District is evaluating how realistic it could be to use drones aka "unmanned aerial vehicles" in the battle against Mosquitoes. Hell yeah, science! The battery powered war machines would weight less than two pounds and be equipped with tiny i ... More >>

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    July 22, 2013

    Twenty Pounds of Cocaine Washes Up on Keys Beach

    A sleepy beach in the Florida Keys had more cocaine on in this weekend then your average South Beach nightclub. A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer found twenty pounds of the white stuff sitting on the shores of Long Key State Park on Friday.

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Pennsylvania Mom Thought Dead Found Living Homeless in the Keys for a Decade

    The last time Brenda Heist's children saw her, she had dropped them off at school. They returned home to find dinner defrosting, and laundry half done, but mom was missing. An extensive search was undertaken, but Heist was never found. Three years ago, Heist's husband even petitioned to have her leg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Celebrity Chefs Celebrate Christmas: Anthony Bourdain's Easy Bake Oven, Guy Fieri's Puppy, Mario Batali's Speedball

    After the usual anticipation and rushing around, Christmas 2012 has come and gone. Santa is relaxing with an eggnog and the reindeer and elves have the day off after a job well done.It looks like our favorite celebrity chefs celebrated the holidays in style as well, and Tweeted about their Christmas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2012

    Tropical Storm Isaac: Hurricane Warning, Schools Closed Monday UPDATED

    It's happening, people! Southern Miami-Dade and the Florida Keys are under a hurricane watch as Tropical Storm Isaac keeps moving northwest at 17 mph. The northern part of the county remains under a hurricane warning.The latest NOAA update has the storm making landfall in Cuba with max sustained win ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Cautionary Tale: Hunt Lobster Illegally, Lose Your Boat

    Two Florida Keys residents were sentenced in Miami for illegally harvesting more than a quarter-million dollars' worth of spiny lobsters over the course of a few years.Michael W. Kimbler and Michael Bland, both of Big Coppitt Key, were sentenced yesterday in Federal District Court for "conspiring to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Pythons Can Survive in Saltwater, Could Invade Florida Keys

    ​For now, Florida's invasive python population has largely been relegated to the fresh water of the Everglades and surrounding areas, but a new study shows the alien snakes can survive for up to a month in saltwater. That means there's potential the snakes could expand their range and start poppin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Whale with Scoliosis Fitted with Back Brace at SeaWorld

    ​After beaching herself in the Florida Keys in May, a female pilot whale named "300" developed severe scoliosis during his rehabilitation at Sea World in Orlando. So, Sea World teamed with a Florida orthopedic surgery to create a special back brace for the whale. 

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Hurricane Rina Becomes Category 2, Florida Keys Now in Cone

    ​Quickly developing Hurricane Rina has now achieved Category 2-strength winds less than a day after becoming a hurricane, and there's no sign she's about to slow down. Forecasters now expect the storm to make a hard right turn, with the Florida Keys in its possible path.

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Keys Teen Arrested for Drive-by, Blow-Gun Shooting

    ​In Miami-Dade, we have drive-by shooting. In the Florida Keys, things are a little different. They have drive-by, blow-gun shootings.The victim in the incident was with his wife in a parking lot of a Circle K on Wednesday around 11 p.m. All the sudden he felt a sharp pang in his right side. He'd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Your Poop is Killing Coral in the Keys

    ​Caribbean elkhorn coral used to be one of the most plentiful corals in the Caribbean and Florida Keys. But over the past 15 years, it has declined by about 90 percent and is now considered an endangered species. Scientists weren't quite sure exactly what was to blame until now. It's your poop.

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    300-Pound Eagle Ray Traps Woman After Jumping on Boat

    ​The celluloid tails of giant sharks jumping on to boats and devouring everything in sight may be works of fiction from movies like Jaws. But occasionally a giant underseas dweller making their presence known above the water line happens. This weekend in the Florida Keys, just off Islamorada, a wo ... More >>

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    December 9, 2010
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    November 23, 2010

    Feeling Broke and Murderous? Try Whacking Some Lionfish While on Vacation

    via bbc.co.ukLost your job? Vent on some invasive lionfish - and get paid for it!​Just when you think God has forgotten about South Florida, he goes and completely makes up for it by sending hordes of hideous lionfish our way.We know what you're thinking: But Riptide, isn't that a bad thing?Not if ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010
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    November 11, 2010

    Case of Dengue Fever Confirmed in Miami-Dade For First Time in Nearly 60 Years

    via Natalie DeeDengue Fever is back. For the first time in nearly 60-years Miami-Dade health officials have confirmed a case of locally acquired Dengue Fever. The disease is carried by mosquito, and was thought to be under control in Florida since 1934. However a recent outbreak in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Key Lime Pie at Icebox Cafe

    Courtesy of Icebox CafeAs a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to cafe@miaminewtimes.com.

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Food News Roundup: LandShark, Art Basel, No App, Bordeaux, Bahamas, and Benihana

    Boston Culinary Group signed contract extension with LandShark Stadium to provide food and beverage services through 2021. [Hospitality-1st]AOL's Digital City restaurant recommendations for Art Basel include Mr. Chow, Hakkasan, Michael's Genuine, and Caviar Kaspia. [DigitalCity]An advertising agency ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    News Roundup

    The Dolphins won their first preseason game, against Jacksonville, 12-9. [NBCMiami]Kourtney & Khloé Take Miami premiered to 2.7 million viewers, the highest ratings for a premiere on E! since The Anna Nicole Show. Let's hope the Kardashians' show ends better than Smith's. [TVbtN]Some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    News Roundup

    Local Ten teens in the Florida Keys filmed each other having sex, and now they're getting hit with child pornography charges. [Herald] The owners of Village of Merrick Park, a fancy shopping plaza in Coral Gables for the elegantly Botoxed, filed for the biggest real estate bankruptcy in U.S. histor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    Calypso's Seafood Grill -- Fresh and Local in Key Largo

    What the Hell Is She Crab Soup? from Miami New Times on Vimeo.One of the greatest things about livin' in South Florida is our proximity to the Florida Keys. Calypso's Seafood Grill has been standing at mile marker 99.5 in Key Largo, Monroe County, for 14 years. It's not the cheapest place down south ... More >>

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    January 15, 2009

    Pitch a Tent

    Not in your pants.

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    Ros-Lehtinen Swears She Won't Hang Up On You

    Congratulations to Ileana Ros-Lehtinen who moved her Washington, D.C. offices this weekend, and as is her custom, she sent out a release about it, with lots and lots of exclamation marks!Starting today Monday, December 15, 2008, this will be our new home away from home. If you have recently sent a p ... More >>

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    July 24, 2008

    Yee-haw!

    Lobster Rodeo is now in session.

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    May 8, 2008

    Hug a Tree at GLEE

    The Green Living and Energy Education Expo hits Key West.

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    January 11, 2007

    The Keys’ Kindest Month

    The time to visit is now

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    February 9, 2006

    Meat Eat Manifesto

    No beans about it

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    January 26, 2006
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    January 19, 2006
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    January 5, 2006

    Olde-School Merriment

    Joust for the fun of it

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    September 29, 2005
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    September 1, 2005
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    August 25, 2005
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    August 25, 2005
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    August 18, 2005
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    July 7, 2005
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    May 12, 2005
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    March 17, 2005
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    February 26, 2004
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    August 2, 2001

    Dolphin Days

    The Original Florida Keys Ladies Dolphin Tournament

  • News

    December 28, 2000

    Vox Populi

    Opposition to developing an airport in Homestead continues to grow

  • Recreation

    May 11, 2000

    Best Place To Canoe

    Everglades National Park from Flamingo to Cape Sable

  • Dining

    February 26, 1998
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    January 1, 1998
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    January 16, 1997
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    January 9, 1997

    A Key Battle

    The Conch Coalition and Taras Lyssenko claimed environmentalists were out to destroy the culture and economy of the Keys. Voters listened.

  • News

    June 6, 1996

    The Bloom That Vexes

    In a popular Keys diving spot, marine researchers find two species of algae that tend to favor polluted waters

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    August 17, 1995

    Who Cut the Cheese?

    A year after a UM research vessel ran aground on a protected reef, a persistent odor lingers

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    November 14, 1990
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