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Things To Do for $10 or less for family of 4
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Recent Posts

Florida Keys Checkpoint and Curfew Information 9-17-17

From MCSO - Florida Keys Checkpoint and curfew information:. Checkpoint: The checkpoint in Florida City will close at 8 p.m. for Lower Keys and Marathon residents. You will not be allowed to pass after 8 p.m. This does mean some Lower Keys residents will not get past Marathon until after ...
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Hurricane Irma Florida Keys Monroe County Recovery Website

Monroe County EOC Update – 9.14.17 Noon Welcome to the Keys Recovery website. This is a very early iteration of the website. We are currently adding content and functionality on a staged version of the site and anticipate being able to go live tomorrow with a more robust version. Given ...
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15 Tips Staying Safe at Home After Hurricane Irma

Catastrophic storm surge flooding and wind damage emergencies were only part of the effects left behind from Hurricane Irma. People are starting to return to their homes. The American Red Cross urges safety and encourages people in affected areas to follow the advice of local authorities. If evacuated, return only ...
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Hurricane Irma – Middle – Lower Keys – Do NOT Attempt Re-Entry

Hurricane Irma - Florida Keys officials are adamant that residents from the Middle and Lower Keys not attempt re-entry. Although Upper Keys residents and business owners with the yellow sticker are theoretically allowed back into the islands, the reality is likely more complicated. Waiting alongside those Upper Keys residents are ...
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Hurricane Irma Recovery Contact Info Debris Cleanup Info

If you evacuated for Hurricane Irma out of the area, consider staying away for a few extra days. Before you decide to return, consider the following: Power will be out for an undetermined period of time. This means no air conditioning, no lights, no refrigeration, no water pump and, in ...
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Hurricane Irma Key Largo – Islamorada Residents Re-Entry Begins Tuesday 7am

Hurricane Irma Message from Monroe County BOCC  - Monroe County will open re-entry into the Keys for residents and business owners in Key Largo, Tavernier and Islamorada at 7 a.m. Tuesday. Entry requires a yellow re-entry sticker or proof of residency or business ownership in those three cities. A roadblock will ...
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Hurricane Irma Aftermath In the Lower Florida Keys – 9/10/2017 Video

Apocalyptic scene across Florida Keys following Hurricane Irma and the devastating storm surge across Big Pine, Bahia Honda, Marathon, Duck, Long, and Lower Matecumbe Keys. Shots of heaps of interlaced debris and destruction, destroyed US Highway 1, stranded boats, obliterated neighborhoods, and scattered vehicles and belongings. All footage shot during ...
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Hurricane Irma in the Florida Keys

Hurricane Irma, pushing a dangerous flood of ocean water, made landfall early Sunday morning, 9:10am,  on Cudjoe Key, just a short drive up the Overseas Highway from Key West. The storm arrived in the Lower Keys as a Category 4 with howling winds and the National Weather Service Key West ...
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Good and Evil of Hurricanes for Florida Keys Coral Reefs

Why it's Time For a Storm or Two in the Florida Keys. It has been over 10 years since the Florida Keys have seen even a close pass of any hurricanes. It was 1998 when the last hurricane actually hit the Florida Keys. Due to the media, you only hear ...
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Key Largo Rowell’s Waterfront Park Development Discussed

The Monroe County Parks & Recreation Advisory Board will meet at 6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 28, to discuss how the county is planning to move forward with the development of Rowell’s Waterfront Park. Park designers S&ME, formerly known as Little John Engineering, will be on hand to answer any questions ...
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Ladies Lets Go Fishing Weekend University in Islamorada

An award-winning "Ladies Lets Go Fishing!" weekend university provides a girls' getaway Friday through Sunday, Oct. 20-22, where female anglers can learn techniques from prominent fishing captains in the Florida Keys' sport fishing capital of Islamorada. More than 8,000 graduates to date have learned to become anglers or polished their ...
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Marine Reserves Could Help Commercial Fishing

Commercial fishermen may be able to catch more of the profitable fish they want with Marine Reserves than without them, according to a study in the journal PNAS led by the University of California, Davis. Marine reserves are a subset of Marine Protected Areas. Some MPAs allow fishing, but marine reserves are ...
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Harbor Lights and Days Inn Islamorada Hotels Sold

Atlanta-based developer Songy Highroads and partner the Wardman Group of Washington, D.C., purchased two oceanfront Islamorada hotels this summer, paying a combined $16 million. The companies closed on the 37-room Days Inn & Suites Key on Islamorada’s Upper Matecumbe Key on July 27 for $8.8 million. They bought Harbor Lights Resort on ...
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Hogfish – New Rules for Florida Keys Begin August 24 2017

The FWC approved several management changes to hogfish. These changes will go into effect in on Aug. 24, 2017. Approved changes include: A new state management boundary between the Keys/east Florida and Gulf stocks will be at 25 degrees 9 minutes north latitude (a line due west of Cape Sable, ...
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Florida Keys Tourism – Love It or Leave It

Early Florida Tourism In the early 1900s, thousand of tourists were coming to Florida. They came to stay in the new hotels, rest in the warm weather, enjoy the natural beauty, and some even came to recover from illnesses. Many wealthy people, such as Thomas Edison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and ...
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Sharks of Big Pine Key – Sportsman’s Adventures 2017

While the flats are usually a quiet place, the sharks of Big Pine Key make their presence known with loud drag screams and high jumping. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbVXrlsOeR0 Welcome to Sportsman's Adventures -- Florida's most popular fishing show. Join South Florida fishing guide and tournament professional Capt. Rick Murphy as he shares ...
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Florida Keys Permit Bridge Fishing – Islamorada

My buddies Chris, Jesse , Ricky and I took a trip to do some Florida Keys Channel 2  Permit bridge fishing. We were targeting Permit mainly and got on an EPIC bite of sight fishing them on the flats in islamorada, in super clear water. We also got on a ...
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3 Boutique Hotels in The Florida Keys

The temperatures have been letting us know it’s summer for quite some time now, but it’s not too late to get in on the season’s hottest deals. Those of us lucky enough to call South Florida home are also fortunate to have America’s tropical island oasis right on our back ...
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Lobster Bully Netting Best Practices for Harvesters and Homeowners

Spiny lobster season is gearing up, and it is not just for divers. Harvesting by Lobster Bully Netting at night with the use of bully nets and lights is legal and fun, and is popular in the Florida Keys and portions of Miami-Dade County. By being courteous and respectful of ...
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