Key West residents won a major battle against cruise ship pollution with a vote by the City Commission. Key West Committee for Safer, Cleaner Ships explains the events, writing: Friends: After two hours of public comment and a half-hour of discussion on the dais, the proposed Operating Agreement with Pier B Development Corporation was defeated […]
Uber drivers are rumored to come down from Miami, speak little English, sleep in their cars, and are totally unfamiliar with Key West’s Old Town street patterns, using GPS to get around our one-square-mile Old Town. No thanks, Uber. Go Local: Call Five 6’s Key West taxi service (305-296-1800), Old Town’s reliable favorite for the […]
Residents of Key West continue the fight against the cruise ship industry in an effort to protect their water and economy. Now the Key West Committee for Safer Cleaner Ships is raising the alarm over a new proposed agreement between the city and the Pier B Development Corporation. They write: Friends: As we wrote yesterday, the […]
After you touch down at Key West International Airport, head to Five Brothers in Old Town and pick up a Cuban mix sandwich for your group. I have been going to Five Brothers since Pepe began working there with his dad, three decades ago. Just yesterday at Five Brothers, I was happy to learn that […]
French Burgundy, Syrah, and Champagne: As a group, these are the one/two/three punch for which I rely on Mark Gambuzza, Key West’s “Wine Guy.” Nobody in the Florida Keys comes close to Mark, where most restauranteurs know little to nothing about fine wine. I buy 100% of my French Burgundy, Syrah, and Champagne from Mark, […]
OK, Your Survival Guy just got back from a Key West summer camp in March, and it was awesome. Look, it’s been a crazy couple of years for all of us with this Covid debacle, and we all need to step back and ask, “what the heck just happened?” We all need a break. I […]
Residents of Key West can be happy today that Carnival Cruise Lines has dropped service to the town. Key West voters have had it with the pollution created by cruise ships like Carnival’s and voted them out. It’s been so much better since. Fran Golden reports in Cruise Critic: Carnival Cruise Line notified travel agents […]
Originally posted March 21, 2021.
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Originally posted on March 26, 2021. Hard to believe it has been nearly 30 years since I walked away from dealing with investing clients, prospects, or the financial media. I also stopped speaking at capacity-filled investment conferences around the world from New Orleans to Switzerland to Hong Kong. About that same time, Debbie and I […]