Florida Keys News

Sewer funds not in budget

Key West Citizen - Friday, April 18, 2014

Budget conferences between the state Senate and House of Representatives start next week, and $50 million in sewer funding for the Florida Keys is on the line. Rep. Holly Raschein and Sen. Dwight...

Last call for 'The Top' bar

Key West Citizen - Friday, April 18, 2014

It's last call on the seventh floor of La Concha Hotel, Key West. You don't have to go home, but after Sunday you can no longer hang out at The Top bar, a longtime sunset-watching spot with a near-panoramic view. The bar is closing down to make way for a luxury spa.

City eyes bed tax funds for shelter

Key West Citizen - Friday, April 18, 2014

Attorneys for Monroe County and the city of Key West are researching the issue of whether Land Authority funds can be used for the development of a homeless shelter on Stock Island. Land Authority...

Fighter squadrons roaring into town

Key West Citizen - Friday, April 18, 2014

A slow month of March around Naval Air Station Key West will give way to a handful of squadrons roaring in and out of Boca Chica Field beginning this weekend. The slow thaw up north as spring nears typically means a downturn in squadron action out at Boca Chica Field, but this month through June will prove different.