Based on how often Dick and I are in the “Mermaid,” it is not even close. And our endorsement is not meant as any negative for the always marvelous Louie’s Backyard or Latitudes at Sunset Key. The Thirsty Mermaid comes out of the box with a huge jump: The oyster purveyor is Island Creek in […]
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Back in the sixties, Tom Rush was a driving force in the folk music scene at Club 47 in Harvard Square, Cambridge Mass. At that time, I lived on the 2nd floor of a two-decker walk-up rat hole on Forest St., a tired little backstreet behind the old Forest Café on Mass. Ave., just off […]
Hurricane Irma may be a distant memory if you have no connection to Florida, specifically to Key West and the Florida Keys. But along iconic Rt. 1, from Key Largo to Key West, the aftermath of Irma’s destruction in early September is clearly present. Take any avenue off the main Keys highway, especially on the […]
The Miami Herald reports that progress is being made all along the Keys. Key West clean up is progressing well. The Herald reporters write: Key West progress Key West is also showing significant signs of progress that would allow residents to return to the southernmost portion of the island chain. “The clean up is going […]
FoxNews.com reports that survivors in Key West were delivered aid by a U.S. Army helicopter which touched down on the island. A U.S. military aid helicopter landed at a Key West shopping center on Wednesday, enabling authorities and locals to hand out food and water Wednesday afternoon to Hurricane Irma survivors. Local 10 News reporter […]