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Is It Cold Where You Live Today?

January 6, 2012 News

Key West, Florida is the southernmost point in the United States, so you would assume it’s always warm, right? Well, this morning they tied a low temperature record set in 1879. Yes, 1879! The low dropped to 49* in the wee hours of the morning.  Now if you’re in Minneapolis,  Minnesota right now your temperature […]

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Pigeon Key Centennial Celebration in the Florida Keys

December 23, 2011 News

Historical Pigeon Key in the Florida Keys is hosting its 100 year celebration of the Henry Flagler railroad.  Pigeon Key is nestled beneath the Old Seven Mile Bridge just two miles west of Marathon. The island is five acres in size and housed more than 400 workers who built the Henry Flagler railroad in the […]

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Christmas Shopping in Shorts!

December 15, 2011 News

Is It Cold Where You Are? Ah, Christmas in the Florida Keys! My first Christmas in Marathon was in 1976. It was snowing all over the country … but not in the Keys! People were shoveling and scraping their cars of ice… but  not in the Keys!  It was single digit temps all over the […]

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Middle Keys Christmas Boat Parades

December 9, 2011 News

Do you love Christmas? Do you love boats? Do you love parades? Then you’re going to be very happy this weekend.  The City of Marathon, in the Florida Keys, is hosting it’s Boot Key Harbor Lighted Christmas Boat Parade tomorrow,  December 10th at 5 pm.  You’ll see everything from little dinghies all the way up […]

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Are You Missing Your Pet Python?

November 30, 2011 News

 ”It’s hard to move your car when a 7 foot Burmese python is blocking the driveway,” reads The Florida Keys Keynoter article. Yikes!  Key Colony Beach Police Officer Charles Griffith coaxed a 7 foot Burmese phython into a trash can on November 12, 2011 at the Monte Christo Condominium. A German tourist found the snake […]

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HGTV Puts Florida Keys In The Spotlight

November 17, 2011 News

The Florida Keys is the focus of a new show coming to the popular TV channel HGTV, the Keynoter reports.  It’s called “Live Here, Buy This!”   Last week the TV crew filmed scenes at two Upper Keys homes for the upcoming new series for 2012. Production Executive Andrea Griffith states, “It’s a fantasy show that […]

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