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Key Largo Resort Developer Seeks Affordable Housing Units

Playa Largo resort, currently under construction at mile marker 97.4, bayside, is seeking Monroe County Planning Commission approval for 24 off-site affordable housing units to serve as employee residences for its staff. It is also proposing to build 28 single-family homes on the same parcel of land as the two 12-unit workforce housing buildings. The commission…

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FWC Nab Wildlife Mobsters in Fishing Bust Off Key Largo

  Four Homestead men aboard a 15-foot skiff off North Key Largo were arrested Sunday on multiple conservation charges Sunday, state marine officers report. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers recovered a mesh bag from the bottom of Angelfish Creek, agency spokesman Officer Bobby Dube said. The bag held undersized lobster, snapper and grouper….

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Best of The Florida Keys – Key Largo – Islamorada – Key West

The Chica Travelsita, Travel Blogger and Travel Agent explores the Florida Keys from Key Largo to Key West! She stays at The Casa Morada in Islamorada, explores the waters with Upper Keys Sport Fishing and The Florida Fisherman and experiences delicious food and drinks at Lorelei’s Restaurant and Bar, Bitton Bistro and The Square Grouper….

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50th Anniversary of Key Largo’s Christ of the Deep Statue

An essay contest is underway to award an underwater wedding to mark the 50th anniversary of the iconic “Christ of the Deep” statue’s installation in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The 9-foot bronze “Christ of the Deep” has become a symbol for Key Largo’s John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, America’s first underwater preserve…

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Protected Molasses Reef Great for Diving and Snorkeling

The captain gives the OK and the Finstermeister family from Iowa piles on the dive boat.  “I can’t find my dive mask,” complains Freddie Finstermeister, 16. “Tell him to stop messing with my stuff,” whines his younger sister Flo Finstermeister, 14.  “Now children, no squabbling,” intones mother Finstermeister, Fiona, 40. Father Finstermeister, Fern, 41, taps…