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Next Hot Yoga studio adds kettlebell workout to yoga

As if hot yoga wasn’t daunting enough, throw in a full kettlebell workout in the same heated room for a class called Hot Iron, which was recently trademarked by the two Key West fitness gurus — and girlfriends — who created the unique and challenging combination fitness class. Michelle Gonzalez[…]

Arts Council offers grant for local artists, groups

The Florida Keys Council of the Arts recently announced a new grant opportunity, Art Builds Community, to support arts and culture projects that spark conversations, spur social change, generate cultural equity and make our community stronger. Grant funding be offered at $5,000 and $10,000 for projects that support, build and[…]

TV crabber nets Conch Key lodge, marina

CONCH KEY — “Deadliest Catch” crabber Erik James didn’t just check into a room at the Bayview Inn Motel & Marina, he bought all 11 rooms, the bay bottom and the four parcels the hotel sits on. He has rebranded it as the Conch Key Inn & Marina and given[…]

History is focus as Oldest House gets new gift shop

The new gift shop at the Oldest House Museum — Old Island General Store — is unlike most other gift shops in town. But then, it has to be. “Our focus in opening the gift shop was on authenticity,” said Kelly Friend, who spent nine years on the board of[…]

Staying positive when stressed

All of the tips from the three previous columns you’ve read on cultivating a positive mindset are simple both in theory and in practice. Working with your thoughts, reframing and injecting fun into our day are easy if we stick to the practice, and they undoubtedly make us think and[…]

Keys arts council offering grants for artists, groups

The Florida Keys Council of the Arts recently announced a new grant opportunity, Art Builds Community, to support arts and culture projects that spark conversations, spur social change, generate cultural equity and make our community stronger. Grant funding is being offered at $5,000 and $10,000 for projects that support, build[…]