Florida Keys Business This Week

Key West Citizen - Sunday, July 5, 2015

New owners mean nicer accommodations — and higher rents — at one of Key West’s largest apartment complexes, where a 20-year deed restriction requiring rents  to remain...

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, July 1, 2015

ISLAMORADA — When one local fish market closes, Mike Forster says it’s time for another to open. Forster, owner of Mangrove Mike’s CafĂ© and other businesses, decided to fill the...

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, July 1, 2015

MARATHON —  The Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce board of directors recently donated $5,000 to the Middle Keys Take Stock in Children Foundation. Each year the chamber board allocates...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, June 28, 2015

Shoes and shirts go out of style and jeans tighten around changing waistlines until wistfully relegated to the “skinny section” of a woman’s closet. But jewelry always fits....

Key West Citizen - Sunday, June 21, 2015

Women’s dresses cost $3.15. Barbie dolls were $1.92 and boys’ Batman costumes were about $5 in 1965, when Sears opened its department store in the first shopping plaza on North Roosevelt...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, June 14, 2015

Dennis Mikkelson has owned a gift shop in the epicenter of the city’s cruise ship district for 27 years, “without selling a single t-shirt,” he says with a wry smile, gesturing to...

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, June 10, 2015

BIG PINE KEY — Beth Shirley set up shop here a quarter century ago, surrounding herself with whimsical sea creatures, local artwork and handmade baubles in the same sea-glass tones that shimmer...