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 curfew. Deputies will allow returning […]
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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 the situation in the Keys […]
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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 afternoon daylight on September 10, […]
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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 sick Barracuda bite with both […]
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Florida keys Diving Alligator Reef Islamorada – Video

From Divers Direct. Alligator Reef is one of the largest reef systems in the Upper Keys. In the 1960s, a study of Alligator Reef found and identified more than 500 species of marine life. The reef is around a wrecked ship; the USS Alligator built in 1820, which went down in 1825 while on a Navy […]
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Diving Rebreathers What to Know Before You Dive

A major benefit of rebreathers is longer dives because a portion of the gas supply is reused, than when using open circuit scuba tanks. Rebreathers are great for photography because they don’t frighten fish with exhaust sounds. And, they deliver warm, moist breathing gas and a more optimum gas mixture for divers on extended and […]
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Movies Filmed in the Florida Keys – 1942 to 1979

There is a long history of filming in the Florida Keys. The unique ocean views, both above and below the water, continue to attract filmmakers. Listed below, by date, are movies filmed in the Florida Keys between 1942 to 1979, at least in part. The location information came from IMDb. http://www.imdb.com/ You can read more […]
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Movies Filmed in the Florida Keys – 1980 to 1998

There is a long history of filming in the Florida Keys. The unique ocean views, both above and below the water, continue to attract filmmakers. Listed below, by date, are movies filmed in the Florida Keys between 1980 to 1998, at least in part. The location information came from IMDb. http://www.imdb.com/ You can read more […]
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Movies Filmed in the Florida Keys – 2000 to 2017

There is a long history of filming in the Florida Keys. The unique ocean views, both above and below the water, continue to attract filmmakers. Listed below, by date, are movies filmed in the Florida Keys between 2000 to 2017, at least in part. The location information came from IMDb. http://www.imdb.com/ You can read more […]
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Things to Do in Kid Friendly Florida Keys

With its azure blue waters, swaying palm trees, year-round warm temps and bright blue skies, Kid Friendly Florida Keys makes for the perfect tropical escape. Two state parks, a national park and a national marine sanctuary offer plenty of opportunities to explore and learn. Plus it’s easy to reach, at just a little over an […]
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Postcard Inn Beach Resort and Marina Hotel Review, Islamorada

Islamorada Postcard Inn at Holiday Isle 9 out of 10 Telegraph expert rating Playing up the retro charm of a 1950s beach vacation, Postcard Inn Beach Resort & Marina at Holiday Isle is a stylish, all-encompassing retreat in Islamorada boasting a full service marina, private beach, lagoon-style pool and popular Tiki bar. Location 10 / 10 Postcard Inn […]
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Florida Keys Underwater Paradise – Video

I kept hearing about this place for many years. The moment I first saw the Beauty, I Knew I had found the Florida Keys Underwater Paradise. Wonderful, Vivid, Crystal Clear Waters. Great fishing and fresh seafood. Breathtaking wrecks submerged in their own History. Incredible & Welcoming People. I Felt Humbled. Couldn’t ask for more… Like […]
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Florida Keys consider SunPass at Card Sound Bridge

The scenic Card Sound Bridge on North Key Largo likely will undergo $3 million in repairs this year — and could see the start of a technological change. Source: The sun might go down on one of South Florida’s last toll booths run by a person as the Keys consider SunPass | News | KeysNet
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Today’s Key West: A Mixture of Class and Honky Tonk

For years now I have heard stories about Key West. Key West, after all, is the land of Tennessee Williams and Ernest Hemingway. Hemingway, in fact, called Key West “the St. Tropez of the Poor.” I finally made it to Key West and saw for myself the mythic party land under the palms. I was […]
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The Manly Pigeon Plum

The is a mensch, a real man. He doesn’t show off with flashy flowers or spectacular seeds. He simply does his job in a tropical hardwood hammock with grace and order. He is shaped by a single trunk when young, but soon sprouts new trunks almost parallel to each other. The evergreen leaves of the […]
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