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Smith accepts piano bar residency

Singer and pianist Larry Smith has accepted a residency engagement at the Little Room Jazz Club, 821 Duval St., where he will be performing at the new piano bar on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays during the happy hours of 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Smith is a seasoned veteran singer and pianist who draws material[…]

KEYS’ Bevis marks 10 years with utility

Keys Energy Services employee Jennifer Bevis recently celebrated her 10th anniversary with the utility. Bevis serves as a Power System Coordinator within the Engineering and Control Department. She is responsible for maintaining a reliable and secure power system by controlling the loading of KEYS’ generating resources.

Bradeen named top volunteer

The Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation recently honored Lisa Bradeen as Volunteer of the Year during a volunteer appreciation dinner at the Islamorada home of board member Phyllis Mitchell and her husband, Bob. Bradeen, who serves as a docent nearly every week and has been a long-time supporter of the foundation, was honored for[…]

Postcard Inn adds executive chef

Postcard Inn Beach Resort and Marina, an iconic Florida Keys getaway located in the Sport Fishing Capital of the World, Islamorada, recently announced the promotion of Ryan Wisely to executive chef. A proven leader in the food and beverage industry, Wisely previously served as the executive chef of Amara Cay Resort, the sister property of[…]

Key West mayor named to TDC

Teri Johnston, elected mayor of the City of Key West in late 2018, has been named to the Monroe County Tourist Development Council, the agency responsible for tourism marketing of the Florida Keys and Key West. Johnston’s appointment was announced by the Monroe County Board of County Commissioners. She replaces Key West City Commissioner Jimmy[…]

Fishermen’s honors employees of quarter

Fishermen’s Community Hospital in Marathon recently presented Exemplary Employee Awards for the fourth quarter of 2016. The award honorees were nominated by their peers and patients for consistently practicing and promoting exemplary professionalism, competency in their jobs, and going above and beyond their duties. Nurse of the Quarter honors went to Kathleen “K.C.” Traenkle of[…]

Perez marks 20 years at restaurant

General Manager Micky Perez recently celebrated his 20th year work anniversary at Conch Republic Seafood Company. Perez, originally from Brooklyn, New York, has been the mastermind behind the scenes bringing delicious fresh seafood, tasty beverages and the well-known Happy Hour to residents of and visitors to Key West for two decades. Conch Republic Seafood Company[…]

Hospital earns accreditation

The American College of Cardiology recently recognized Lower Keys Medical Center for its demonstrated experience and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. Lower Keys Medical Center was awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation in November 2018, based on rigorous evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who may be experiencing a[…]

Doctor, staff moving offices

Dr. Joseph R. Paprota of Keys Medical Group – Pulmonology and his staff have moved from the offices from 3428 N. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West, to 1111 12th Street, Suite 109, in the Key West Professional Building. The office phone number will remain 305-296-1558. Dr. Paprota is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and[…]

Sunrise Rotary welcomes Crowe, Nolan

The Key West Sunrise Rotary Club recently welcomed Key West City Engineer Kelly Crowe and his wife, former educator Jeri Nolan, as new members. Rotary District 6990 Gov. Drew Monaghan performed the installation. The Key West Sunrise Rotary Club in the Conch Republic, established in 1988, provides community service, supports charities, and funds college scholarships[…]