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HTA celebrates dads and locals

The attractions and shops at Mallory Square are joining together to offer dads a special day of fun. On Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, kids can treat their dad to a ride on either the Old Town Trolley or Conch Tour Train, admission to the Key West Aquarium, Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum, Harry S[…]

Guitar summit plays the Keys

Three uniquely accomplished Keys guitarists — Mateo, Dave Feder and Rolando Rojas — will unite this weekend for the Florida Keys Guitar Summit, showcasing their skills individually and in duos and trios. Now in its second year, the concerts highlight master guitarists and their varied Keys-influenced musical styles.  Contemporary guitarist David Feder, classical guitarist Mateo,[…]

Key West musical plays London in July

Casting is complete for the previously announced world premiere of the new romantic musical comedy, “It Happened in Key West,” which will begin previews July 4 at London’s Charing Cross Theatre. The cast will be headed by Broadway actor Wade McCollum, who reprises his performance as Carl, and Alyssa Martyn as the tragic love of[…]

Apply by Monday for SBA storm loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses and private Florida nonprofits that are experiencing financial hardships because of Hurricane Irma, that only one week remains to apply for working capital disaster loans. Monday, June 11 is the deadline to apply for U.S. Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loans. The loans are available to[…]

Mote Marine hosts Save-A-Turtle event on Monday

The June meeting of Save-A-Turtle will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 4 at Mote Marine on Summerland Key, where David Vaughan will present “Health of the Coral Reef Post Irma.” Dave Vaughan is a senior scientist and manager of the coral restoration program at the Elizabeth Moore International Center for Coral Reef Research[…]

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Utility rebates end in June

 Keys Energy Services’ Rebate Program will sunset on Friday, June 15. Keys Energy customers interested in applying for a rebate must submit the necessary application and paperwork by 5 p.m. Friday, June 15, to be eligible. No rebate applications will be accepted after that date. Applications can be obtained at KeysEnergy.com. “We are once again[…]

United further expands Key West service

Expanded air service to Key West International Airport from New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport will begin this fall. Service from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport will start in mid-December. Beginning Oct. 4, United Airlines will shift from seasonal to year-round daily nonstop service to Key West on United Express 70-seat regional jets. From February through[…]

United expands New York/Newark flights

United Airlines announced this week that it will expand its nonstop regional jet service between Key West and New York/Newark from seasonal to year round operations. The service was formerly only available in the fall and winter months, but as of Oct. 4, 2018, the flights will be offered all year, according to a company[…]

Small businesses can get government contracts

In partnership with the Key West Chamber of Commerce, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Florida Keys Community College will present a free seminar entitled “Small Business, Big Contracts” at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22 in Room M-304A at the college’s Key West campus.  The forum will provide information and assistance to local,[…]